PTCB Top 200 Drugs Quiz: Part 2

Part 2 of our Top 200 Drugs quiz covers another 50 common prescription medications. The order of the questions is shuffled each time you take this practice test. You should go through it as many times as you need to in order to memorize all the brand and generic drug names. This is a great tool for your PTCB test prep.

Directions: Each question gives the brand name of a prescription drug. Select the corresponding generic drug name from the list provided.

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Question 1
What is the generic name for Levemir?

A
insulin aspart
B
insulin detemir
C
insulin lispro
D
insulin glargine
Question 1 Explanation: 
Levemir (insulin detemir) is a long-acting insulin that is used to treat diabetes in adults and children.
Question 2
What is the generic name for Proventil?

A
albuterol
B
levalbuterol
C
tiotropium bromide
D
ipratropium bromide
Question 2 Explanation: 
Proventil (albuterol) is a bronchodilator that relaxes muscles in the airways and increases air flow to the lungs. It is used to treat asthma, exercise-induced bronchospasm, and COPD.
Question 3
What is the generic name for Latuda?

A
risperidone
B
trazodone
C
lurasidone
D
ziprasidone
Question 3 Explanation: 
Latuda (lurasidone) is an antipsychotic that is used to treat schizophrenia and depressive episodes associated with bipolar disorder.
Question 4
What is the generic name for Xarelto?

A
enoxaparin
B
rivaroxaban
C
dabigatran
D
clopidogrel
Question 4 Explanation: 
Xarelto (rivaroxaban) is an anticoagulant that is used to prevent the formation of blood clots.
Question 5
What is the generic name for Zoloft?

A
amitriptyline
B
desvenlafaxine
C
duloxetine
D
sertraline
Question 5 Explanation: 
Zoloft (sertraline) is an antidepressant that is used to treat major depressive disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder, panic disorder, and social anxiety disorder.
Question 6
What is the generic name for Avodart?

A
finasteride
B
glyburide
C
furosemide
D
dutasteride
Question 6 Explanation: 
Avodart (dutasteride) is used to treat enlarged prostate.
Question 7
What is the generic name for Zocor?

A
rosuvastatin
B
atorvastatin
C
pravastatin
D
simvastatin
Question 7 Explanation: 
Zocor (simvastatin) is a statin that is used to help lower "bad" cholesterol and fats (such as LDL and triglycerides) and raise "good" cholesterol (HDL).
Question 8
What is the generic name for Desyrel?

A
ziprasidone
B
risperidone
C
donepezil
D
trazodone
Question 8 Explanation: 
Desyrel (trazodone) is an antidepressant that is used to treat major depressive disorder.
Question 9
What is the generic name for Eliquis?

A
rivaroxaban
B
apixaban
C
dutasteride
D
dabigatran
Question 9 Explanation: 
Eliquis (apixaban) is an anticoagulant that is used to treat deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism. It is also used to lower the risk of stroke and embolism.
Question 10
What is the generic name for Glucophage?

A
metformin
B
memantine
C
glyburide
D
furosemide
Question 10 Explanation: 
Glucophage (metformin) is used to improve blood sugar control in people with type 2 diabetes.
Question 11
What is the generic name for Victoza?

A
sitagliptin
B
exenatide
C
dulaglutide
D
liraglutide
Question 11 Explanation: 
Victoza (liraglutide) is an injectable medicine that lowers blood sugar (glucose) in adults with type 2 diabetes.
Question 12
What is the generic name for Ortho Tri-Cyclen?

A
ethinyl estradiol/norethindrone
B
ethinyl estradiol/norgestimate
C
ethinyl estradiol/etonogestrel
D
ethinyl estradiol/drospirenone
Question 12 Explanation: 
Ortho Tri-Cyclen (ethinyl estradiol/norgestimate) is used as a contraceptive to prevent pregnancy.
Question 13
What is the generic name for Zestril?

A
benazepril
B
amlodipine/benazepril
C
lisinopril/hydrochlorothiazide
D
lisinopril
Question 13 Explanation: 
Zestril (lisinopril) is used to treat high blood pressure and congestive heart failure. It is also used to improve survival after a heart attack.
Question 14
What is the generic name for Enbrel?

A
rosuvastatin
B
adalimumab
C
bupropion
D
etanercept
Question 14 Explanation: 
Enbrel (etanercept) is a biopharmaceutical that treats autoimmune diseases including arthritis and psoriasis.
Question 15
What is the generic name for Focalin XR?

A
lisdexamfetamine
B
desvenlafaxine
C
methylphenidate
D
dexmethylphenidate
Question 15 Explanation: 
Focalin XR (dexmethylphenidate) is a stimulant that is used in the treatment of ADHD and narcolepsy.
Question 16
What is the generic name for Flomax?

A
tamsulosin
B
doxazosin
C
terazosin
D
solifenacin
Question 16 Explanation: 
Flomax (tamsulosin) is used in men to treat the symptoms of an enlarged prostate.
Question 17
What is the generic name for Pradaxa?

A
warfarin
B
rivaroxaban
C
dabigatran
D
clopidogrel
Question 17 Explanation: 
Pradaxa (dabigatran) is an anticoagulant that is used to reduce the risk of stroke and to treat blood clots.
Question 18
What is the generic name for Flovent?

A
budesonide/formoterol
B
fluticasone
C
fluticasone/salmeterol
D
mometasone
Question 18 Explanation: 
Flovent (fluticasone) is used to control and prevent symptoms caused by asthma. It works by reducing inflammation of the airways in the lungs to make breathing easier.
Question 19
What is the generic name for NuvaRing?

A
epoetin alpha
B
ethinyl estradiol/norethindrone
C
etonogestrel/ethinyl estradiol
D
ethinyl estradiol/drospirenone
Question 19 Explanation: 
NuvaRing (etonogestrel/ethinyl estradiol) is a combined hormonal contraceptive vaginal ring.
Question 20
What is the generic name for Exelon?

A
memantine
B
enoxaparin
C
rivastigmine
D
donepezil
Question 20 Explanation: 
Exelon (rivastigmine) is used to treat dementia in people with Alzheimer's disease and Parkinson's disease.
Question 21
What is the generic name for Invokana?

A
citalopram
B
cefazolin
C
canagliflozin
D
clonazepam
Question 21 Explanation: 
Invokana (canagliflozin) is an antidiabetic drug used to improve glycemic control in people with type 2 diabetes.
Question 22
What is the generic name for Namenda?

A
amitriptyline
B
donepezil
C
duloxetine
D
memantine
Question 22 Explanation: 
Namenda (memantine) is used for the treatment of moderate-to-severe Alzheimer's disease.
Question 23
What is the generic name for Pataday?

A
olanzepine
B
omeprazole
C
olmesartan
D
olopatadine
Question 23 Explanation: 
Pataday (olopatadine) is an antihistamine that is used to treat itching and redness in the eyes due to allergies.
Question 24
What is the generic name for Dexilant?

A
omeprazole
B
dexlansoprazole
C
esomeprazole
D
rabeprazole
Question 24 Explanation: 
Dexilant (dexlansoprazole) is a proton pump inhibitor that is used to treat GERD and erosive esophagitis.
Question 25
What is the generic name for Dulera?

A
mometasone/formoterol
B
budesonide/formoterol
C
fluticasone/salmeterol
D
ipratropium bromide/albuterol
Question 25 Explanation: 
Dulera (momet asone/formoterol) is a combination inhaler that is used to control and prevent asthma symptoms.
Question 26
What is the generic name for Vesicare?

A
sildenafil
B
sertraline
C
solifenacin
D
oxybutynin
Question 26 Explanation: 
Vesicare (solifenacin) is used for the treatment of overactive bladder with symptoms of urgency, frequency, and leakage.
Question 27
What is the generic name for Celexa?

A
escitalopram
B
alprazolam
C
lorazepam
D
citalopram
Question 27 Explanation: 
Celexa (citalopram) is used to treat depression.
Question 28
What is the generic name for Humira?

A
infliximab
B
adalimumab
C
certolizumab pegol
D
etanercept
Question 28 Explanation: 
Humira (adalimumab) is used to treat a variety of inflammatory conditions including arthritis, Crohn's disease, ulcerative colitis, and psoriasis.
Question 29
What is the generic name for Actonel?

A
ibandronate
B
risedronate
C
alendronate
D
bupropion
Question 29 Explanation: 
Actonel (risedronate) is used to treat or prevent osteoporosis.
Question 30
What is the generic name for Lopressor?

A
carvedilol
B
bisoprolol
C
metoprolol
D
nebivolol
Question 30 Explanation: 
Lopressor (metoprolol) is a beta-blocker that is used to treat angina (chest pain) and hypertension (high blood pressure).
Question 31
What is the generic name for Cipro?

A
ciprofloxacin
B
levofloxacin
C
azithromycin
D
citalopram
Question 31 Explanation: 
Cipro (ciprofloxacin) is an antibiotic that is used to treat a variety of bacterial infections.
Question 32
What is the generic name for Ultram?

A
fentanyl
B
naproxen
C
tramadol
D
naloxone
Question 32 Explanation: 
Ultram (tramadol) is an opioid pain medication that is used to treat moderate to moderately severe pain.
Question 33
What is the generic name for Restasis?

A
cyclosporine
B
phenylephrine
C
pseudoephedrine
D
cyclobenzaprine
Question 33 Explanation: 
Restasis (cyclosporine) is an immunosuppressant drug that is used in organ transplantation to prevent rejection.
Question 34
What is the generic name for Lasix?

A
fluoxetine
B
hydrochlorothiazide
C
hydrocortisone
D
furosemide
Question 34 Explanation: 
Lasix (furosemide) is used to reduce extra fluid in the body (edema) caused by conditions such as heart failure, liver disease, and kidney disease.
Question 35
What is the generic name for Combigan?

A
dorzolamide/timolol
B
brinzolamide/brimonidine
C
brimonidine/timolol
D
tobramycin/dexamethasone
Question 35 Explanation: 
Combigan (brimonidine/timolol) is a combination eye drop medication that is used to treat high pressure inside the eye due to glaucoma or other eye diseases.
Question 36
What is the generic name for NovoLog?

A
insulin aspart
B
insulin glargine
C
insulin lispro
D
insulin NPH
Question 36 Explanation: 
NovoLog (insulin aspart) is a fast-acting insulin that is used in the treatment of patients with diabetes in order to control hyperglycemia.
Question 37
What is the generic name for Premarin?

A
raloxifene
B
conjugated equine estrogens
C
folic acid
D
etonogestrel/ethinyl estradiol
Question 37 Explanation: 
Premarin (conjugated equine estrogens) is used for the treatment of moderate to severe hot flashes due to menopause.
Question 38
What is the generic name for Pristiq?

A
aexmethylphenidate
B
dexamethasone
C
desvenlafaxine
D
amitriptyline
Question 38 Explanation: 
Pristiq (desvenlafaxine) is an antidepressant that is used in the treatment of major depressive disorder.
Question 39
What is the generic name for Lotensin?

A
valsartan
B
lisinopril
C
losartan
D
benazepril
Question 39 Explanation: 
Lotensin (benazepril) is used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension). It works by relaxing blood vessels so that blood can flow more easily.
Question 40
What is the generic name for Humalog?

A
insulin detemir
B
insulin glargine
C
insulin lispro
D
insulin aspart
Question 40 Explanation: 
Humalog (insulin lispro) is a fast-acting insulin analog that is used to treat people with Type 1 diabetes or Type 2 diabetes.
Question 41
What is the generic name for Boniva?

A
ibandronate
B
alendronate
C
calcitriol
D
risedronate
Question 41 Explanation: 
Boniva (ibandronate) is used to treat or prevent osteoporosis in women after menopause.
Question 42
What is the generic name for Percocet?

A
hydrocodone/APAP
B
codeine/APAP
C
buprenorphine/naloxone
D
oxycodone/APAP
Question 42 Explanation: 
Percocet (oxycodone/APAP) is a combination drug that is used to treat moderate to severe acute (short-term) pain.
Question 43
What is the generic name for Strattera?

A
lisdexamfetamine
B
atomoxetine
C
lorazepam
D
lidocaine
Question 43 Explanation: 
Strattera (atomoxetine) is used in the treatment of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).
Question 44
What is the generic name for Chantix?

A
bupropion
B
varenicline
C
venlafaxine
D
valsartan
Question 44 Explanation: 
Chantix (varenicline) is used to treat nicotine addiction.
Question 45
What is the generic name for Zithromax?

A
zolpidem
B
azithromycin
C
ciprofloxacin
D
cephalexin
Question 45 Explanation: 
Zithromax (azithromycin) is an antibiotic that is used to treat a variety of bacterial infections.
Question 46
What is the generic name for Norvasc?

A
lisinopril
B
amlodipine
C
lisinopril/hydrochlorothiazide
D
amlodipine/benazepril
Question 46 Explanation: 
Norvasc (amlodipine) is used to treat high blood pressure and coronary artery disease.
Question 47
What is the generic name for Toprol XL?

A
metoprolol
B
carvedilol
C
nebivolol
D
olmesartan
Question 47 Explanation: 
Toprol XL (metoprolol) is a beta-blocker that is used to treat angina (chest pain) and hypertension (high blood pressure).
Question 48
What is the generic name for Bystolic?

A
metoprolol
B
carvedilol
C
nebivolol
D
lisinopril
Question 48 Explanation: 
Bystolic (nebivolol) is a beta blocker that is used in the treatment of hypertension.
Question 49
What is the generic name for Benicar?

A
irbesartan
B
olmesartan
C
losartan
D
valsartan
Question 49 Explanation: 
Benicar (olmesartan) is used to treat high blood pressure.
Question 50
What is the generic name for Coumadin?

A
tamsulosin
B
heparin
C
warfarin
D
enoxaparin
Question 50 Explanation: 
Coumadin (warfarin) is an anticoagulant that is used to prevent the formation of blood clots in blood vessels.
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