Pharmacy technician top drug quiz ( A few at a time.)

learn the brand name and generic name of many top drugs, that may be found on the PCTB test for Pharmacy Technician.

published on September 30, 201510 responses 0

This well known drug, is used as a blood thinner. It is known by the brand name of Coumadin.
Coumadin is used to prevent heart attacks, strokes, and blood clots in veins and arteries.
It has a generic name known as:

Warfarin
praxid
touvinal
boudoclav
enfarzar

PRINIVIL is a drug used for hypertension and congestive heart failure.
the generic name is?

Amavil
Lisinopril
Prinoval
Amovox
Feridol

APAP is an abbreviated name for a drug that is often mixed with another drug, to achieve a desired result.
What is it also known as?

Apapolexi
Acetaminophen
Plavix
Apapolol

Got heartburn? You may need this drug, for relief.
PRILOSEC is a Proton Pump Inhibitor (PPI)
it reduces gastric acid. The Generic name is?

Alprazolam
Omeprazole
Metphorazole
Teramazole

This drug is a Beta Blocker, commonly used as a heart drug.
Tenormin is the brand name.
The generic name, should be easily remembered.

Tenaranol
Atenolol
AntiQue
Altatenolol

This pain reliever is called PERCOSET.
some possible side effects are : breathing that becomes excessively slow or may stop. A Life threatening problem can occur if it is given to newborns. This drug also called ?

APAP + Oxycodone
Percotol
Rombitor
Cephalalgia

This drug is used to lower cholesterol levels. ( the bad kind, not the good kind.) It is known as ZOCOR.
But, has another generic name as well. It is also called?

Simvastatin
Olevastatin
Zocorstatin
Zithrostatin

This powerful drug is a macrolide antibiotic.
Brand name is ZITHROMAX.
And, yes, it does have another name.
Choose it from those below.

Anzithrocide
Azithromycin
Andacor
Mecladine

NORVASC is a calcium channel blocker. It is often used to lower hypertension.
Do you know the generic name?

Splendor
Amphalidadine
Amlodipine
panaradine

SYNTHROID is an unusual name. This drug is basically a hormone replacement.
The generic name is?

Levothryroxine
trimoxine
Synthrazine
Juju coffee bean

Any fans of the popular Television show "House M.D."? If so, you know that Dr. House was, without any doubt addicted to
a pain reliever called VICODIN. The drug, is also called ?

Apap
Penoxil
Apap + hydrocodone
Renedin

This drug does a lot of multi tasking ( used for many things.) i.e. Anxiety, muscle relaxer, sedative.
it is a Schedule 4 drug. It is, unfortunately, also widely abused.
It is spelled the same, forwards and backwards. XANAX. ( THAT might help you remember it!)
The generic name is?

Xananolol
Renedax
Alprazolam
Xanolam

Here we have another cholesterol lowering drug.You probably know these drugs are called Statins.
LIPITOR is the brand name. Do you know the generic name?

Atorvastatin
Efforstatin
Demerol
Lipistatin

Tired yet? Hang in there, we are almost finished! If you are feeling kind of nasty, it may be time for an antibiotic.
AUGMENTIN comes to mind. Hopefully you know the generic name? If not, you soon will!
It is ?

Amoxicillin + clavulanate
Augemacillin
penaugtin
perceptin

Feeling better yet? You will in a few moments, as we wrap up this quiz.
This drug is called AMOXIL. Another name for it? ( this should be an easy one!)

Amoxicillin
whyareyounotchillin
Ibechillin
Amoxidillion

Alrighty then, almost break time, you earned it!
You may have friends or family members who need
this drug. It is an anti-diabetic drug called......
GLUCOPHAGE.
The generic name is ?

Metformin
Tenormin
Glucomax
Benazepril

If you started feeling quezy during this quiz, it might be gastric acid. Perhaps an antacid might help?
how about NEXIUM ?
Do you know the generic name?

esomeprazole
omeprazole
oxidol
tyoneonazole

Just for fun, question. Pick the drug that is NOT a pain reliever.

Percoset
Vicodin
Ambien
Hydrocodone