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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What is the generic name for Ultram?
Question 1 Explanation:
Ultram (tramadol) is an opioid pain medication that is used to treat moderate to moderately severe pain.
What is the generic name for Humalog?
Question 2 Explanation:
Humalog (insulin lispro) is a fast-acting insulin analog that is used to treat people with Type 1 diabetes or Type 2 diabetes.
What is the generic name for Exelon?
Question 3 Explanation:
Exelon (rivastigmine) is used to treat dementia in people with Alzheimer's disease and Parkinson's disease.
What is the generic name for Zithromax?
Question 4 Explanation:
Zithromax (azithromycin) is an antibiotic that is used to treat a variety of bacterial infections.
What is the generic name for Zestril?
Question 5 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.
What is the generic name for Celexa?
Question 6 Explanation:
Celexa (citalopram) is used to treat depression.
What is the generic name for Proventil?
Question 7 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.
What is the generic name for Cipro?
Question 8 Explanation:
Cipro (ciprofloxacin) is an antibiotic that is used to treat a variety of bacterial infections.
What is the generic name for Combigan?
Question 9 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.
What is the generic name for Lasix?
Question 10 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.
What is the generic name for Percocet?
Question 11 Explanation:
Percocet (oxycodone/APAP) is a combination drug that is used to treat moderate to severe acute (short-term) pain.
What is the generic name for Avodart?
Question 12 Explanation:
Avodart (dutasteride) is used to treat enlarged prostate.
What is the generic name for Ortho Tri-Cyclen?
Question 13 Explanation:
Ortho Tri-Cyclen (ethinyl estradiol/norgestimate) is used as a contraceptive to prevent pregnancy.
What is the generic name for Flomax?
Question 14 Explanation:
Flomax (tamsulosin) is used in men to treat the symptoms of an enlarged prostate.
What is the generic name for Victoza?
Question 15 Explanation:
Victoza (liraglutide) is an injectable medicine that lowers blood sugar (glucose) in adults with type 2 diabetes.
What is the generic name for Toprol XL?
Question 16 Explanation:
Toprol XL (metoprolol) is a beta-blocker that is used to treat angina (chest pain) and hypertension (high blood pressure).
What is the generic name for Xarelto?
Question 17 Explanation:
Xarelto (rivaroxaban) is an anticoagulant that is used to prevent the formation of blood clots.
What is the generic name for Dulera?
Question 18 Explanation:
Dulera (momet asone/formoterol) is a combination inhaler that is used to control and prevent asthma symptoms.
What is the generic name for Glucophage?
Question 19 Explanation:
Glucophage (metformin) is used to improve blood sugar control in people with type 2 diabetes.
What is the generic name for Actonel?
Question 20 Explanation:
Actonel (risedronate) is used to treat or prevent osteoporosis.
What is the generic name for Vesicare?
Question 21 Explanation:
Vesicare (solifenacin) is used for the treatment of overactive bladder with symptoms of urgency, frequency, and leakage.
What is the generic name for Zocor?
Question 22 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).
What is the generic name for Lotensin?
Question 23 Explanation:
Lotensin (benazepril) is used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension). It works by relaxing blood vessels so that blood can flow more easily.
What is the generic name for Pradaxa?
Question 24 Explanation:
Pradaxa (dabigatran) is an anticoagulant that is used to reduce the risk of stroke and to treat blood clots.
What is the generic name for Humira?
Question 25 Explanation:
Humira (adalimumab) is used to treat a variety of inflammatory conditions including arthritis, Crohn's disease, ulcerative colitis, and psoriasis.
What is the generic name for Chantix?
Question 26 Explanation:
Chantix (varenicline) is used to treat nicotine addiction.
What is the generic name for Lopressor?
Question 27 Explanation:
Lopressor (metoprolol) is a beta-blocker that is used to treat angina (chest pain) and hypertension (high blood pressure).
What is the generic name for Desyrel?
Question 28 Explanation:
Desyrel (trazodone) is an antidepressant that is used to treat major depressive disorder.
What is the generic name for Latuda?
Question 29 Explanation:
Latuda (lurasidone) is an antipsychotic that is used to treat schizophrenia and depressive episodes associated with bipolar disorder.
What is the generic name for Norvasc?
Question 30 Explanation:
Norvasc (amlodipine) is used to treat high blood pressure and coronary artery disease.
What is the generic name for Tenormin?
Question 31 Explanation:
Tenormin (atenolol) is a beta blocker that is used to treat high blood pressure and heart-associated chest pain.
What is the generic name for Levemir?
Question 32 Explanation:
Levemir (insulin detemir) is a long-acting insulin that is used to treat diabetes in adults and children.
What is the generic name for Bystolic?
Question 33 Explanation:
Bystolic (nebivolol) is a beta blocker that is used in the treatment of hypertension.
What is the generic name for Coumadin?
Question 34 Explanation:
Coumadin (warfarin) is an anticoagulant that is used to prevent the formation of blood clots in blood vessels.
What is the generic name for Strattera?
Question 35 Explanation:
Strattera (atomoxetine) is used in the treatment of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).
What is the generic name for Dexilant?
Question 36 Explanation:
Dexilant (dexlansoprazole) is a proton pump inhibitor that is used to treat GERD and erosive esophagitis.
What is the generic name for Restasis?
Question 37 Explanation:
Restasis (cyclosporine) is an immunosuppressant drug that is used in organ transplantation to prevent rejection.
What is the generic name for Pataday?
Question 38 Explanation:
Pataday (olopatadine) is an antihistamine that is used to treat itching and redness in the eyes due to allergies.
What is the generic name for Flexeril?
Question 39 Explanation:
Flexeril (cyclobenzaprine) is used for muscle spasms from acute musculoskeletal conditions.
What is the generic name for Zantac?
Question 40 Explanation:
Zantac (ranitidine) is a medication that decreases stomach acid production. It is used to treat peptic ulcer disease and gastroesophageal reflux disease.
What is the generic name for Enbrel?
Question 41 Explanation:
Enbrel (etanercept) is a biopharmaceutical that treats autoimmune diseases including arthritis and psoriasis.
What is the generic name for Xanax?
Question 42 Explanation:
Xanax (alprazolam) is a short-acting tranquilizer. It is used in the short-term management of anxiety disorders such as panic disorder or generalized anxiety disorder.
What is the generic name for Boniva?
Question 43 Explanation:
Boniva (ibandronate) is used to treat or prevent osteoporosis in women after menopause.
What is the generic name for Namenda?
Question 44 Explanation:
Namenda (memantine) is used for the treatment of moderate-to-severe Alzheimer's disease.
What is the generic name for Zoloft?
Question 45 Explanation:
Zoloft (sertraline) is an antidepressant that is used to treat major depressive disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder, panic disorder, and social anxiety disorder.
What is the generic name for Focalin XR?
Question 46 Explanation:
Focalin XR (dexmethylphenidate) is a stimulant that is used in the treatment of ADHD and narcolepsy.
What is the generic name for Flovent?
Question 47 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.
What is the generic name for Eliquis?
Question 48 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.
What is the generic name for Invokana?
Question 49 Explanation:
Invokana (canagliflozin) is an antidiabetic drug used to improve glycemic control in people with type 2 diabetes.
What is the generic name for NuvaRing?
Question 50 Explanation:
NuvaRing (etonogestrel/ethinyl estradiol) is a combined hormonal contraceptive vaginal ring.
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