Quiz : How Well Aware Are Your About Top 200 Generic Drugs?

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Are you well aware of pharmacology? How well acquainted are you with the top 200 generic drugs and their uses? Take this quiz and test your knowledge. Drugs are the breakthrough in modern medicine. They are used to treat countless diseases. We challenge you to get a good score on this informative quiz. Do you think you can do it? Make sure to read the questions carefully before answering. You are expected to answer all the questions. Why don't you play this quiz with your friends for a fun, knowledgeable time? Wouldn't it be super fun? We wish you good Read moreluck with this quiz! Keep learning!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Salicylates (asprin) Bayer what are they used for?

    • A.

      Relieve mild to moderate pain, Anti inflammatory, & anti pyretic

    • B.

      For severe pain

    • C.

      Addictions

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    A. Relieve mild to moderate pain, Anti inflammatory, & anti pyretic
    Explanation
    Salicylates, such as aspirin (Bayer), are commonly used to relieve mild to moderate pain, as they have analgesic properties. They also possess anti-inflammatory effects, making them effective in reducing inflammation in conditions like arthritis. Additionally, salicylates have antipyretic properties, meaning they can help reduce fever. Therefore, they can be used for relieving pain, reducing inflammation, and lowering fever.

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  • 2. 

    Acetaminophen (Tylenol) what is it used for

    • A.

      Relieves mild to moderate pain, anti pyretic, (causes constipation)

    • B.

      Addicting

    • C.

      Severe pain

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    A. Relieves mild to moderate pain, anti pyretic, (causes constipation)
    Explanation
    Acetaminophen, commonly known as Tylenol, is a medication used to relieve mild to moderate pain and reduce fever (anti-pyretic). It is not addictive. However, one of its side effects can be constipation. Therefore, the correct answer is "relieves mild to moderate pain, anti-pyretic, (causes constipation)".

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  • 3. 

    NSAIDS   ( Advil, Motrin, Naprosyn), -more potent that salicylates -relieve mild to moderate pain -anti-inflammatory -anti-pyretic

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    NSAIDs (Advil, Motrin, Naprosyn) are more potent than salicylates, meaning they are stronger in relieving pain. They are also known for their anti-inflammatory and anti-pyretic properties, making them effective in reducing inflammation and fever. Therefore, the statement is true.

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  • 4. 

    Piate-type for severe pain addicting

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    This statement is suggesting that Piate-type medications are effective for severe pain and also have the potential to be addictive. The word "addicting" implies that these medications can lead to dependence and addiction if not used properly. Therefore, the statement is true.

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  • 5. 

    Analgesia a state in which pain is not felt even thoug a painful condition exists.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Analgesia refers to a state in which an individual does not feel pain, even though they may be experiencing a painful condition. This means that despite the presence of a painful stimulus, the person does not perceive or experience the pain. Therefore, the statement "a state in which pain is not felt even though a painful condition exists" accurately describes analgesia, making the answer True.

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  • 6. 

    Anti- pyretics do not reduce fevers

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Antipyretics are medications that are specifically designed to reduce fevers. They work by blocking certain chemicals in the body that cause fever, such as prostaglandins. By inhibiting these chemicals, antipyretics help to lower body temperature and provide relief from fever. Therefore, the statement "antipyretics do not reduce fevers" is false.

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  • 7. 

    What is the scientific name of Prozac?

    • A.

      Fluoxetine 

    • B.

      Sertraline 

    • C.

      Escitalopram 

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    A. Fluoxetine 
    Explanation
    Fluoxetine is the correct answer as it is the scientific name of the popular antidepressant drug Prozac. It belongs to a class of drugs called selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) and is commonly used to treat depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder, and other mental health conditions. Sertraline and escitalopram are also SSRIs, but they are not the scientific names for Prozac. Therefore, the correct answer is Fluoxetine.

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