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 Xarelto?

A
clopidogrel
B
dabigatran
C
rivaroxaban
D
enoxaparin
Question 1 Explanation: 
Xarelto (rivaroxaban) is an anticoagulant that is used to prevent the formation of blood clots.
Question 2
What is the generic name for Bystolic?

A
lisinopril
B
carvedilol
C
metoprolol
D
nebivolol
Question 2 Explanation: 
Bystolic (nebivolol) is a beta blocker that is used in the treatment of hypertension.
Question 3
What is the generic name for Flovent?

A
mometasone
B
fluticasone
C
fluticasone/salmeterol
D
budesonide/formoterol
Question 3 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 4
What is the generic name for NuvaRing?

A
ethinyl estradiol/norethindrone
B
etonogestrel/ethinyl estradiol
C
ethinyl estradiol/drospirenone
D
epoetin alpha
Question 4 Explanation: 
NuvaRing (etonogestrel/ethinyl estradiol) is a combined hormonal contraceptive vaginal ring.
Question 5
What is the generic name for Proventil?

A
ipratropium bromide
B
albuterol
C
levalbuterol
D
tiotropium bromide
Question 5 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 6
What is the generic name for NovoLog?

A
insulin aspart
B
insulin NPH
C
insulin lispro
D
insulin glargine
Question 6 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 7
What is the generic name for Vesicare?

A
solifenacin
B
oxybutynin
C
sertraline
D
sildenafil
Question 7 Explanation: 
Vesicare (solifenacin) is used for the treatment of overactive bladder with symptoms of urgency, frequency, and leakage.
Question 8
What is the generic name for Premarin?

A
raloxifene
B
folic acid
C
conjugated equine estrogens
D
etonogestrel/ethinyl estradiol
Question 8 Explanation: 
Premarin (conjugated equine estrogens) is used for the treatment of moderate to severe hot flashes due to menopause.
Question 9
What is the generic name for Benicar?

A
losartan
B
olmesartan
C
irbesartan
D
valsartan
Question 9 Explanation: 
Benicar (olmesartan) is used to treat high blood pressure.
Question 10
What is the generic name for Namenda?

A
duloxetine
B
donepezil
C
amitriptyline
D
memantine
Question 10 Explanation: 
Namenda (memantine) is used for the treatment of moderate-to-severe Alzheimer's disease.
Question 11
What is the generic name for Humalog?

A
insulin lispro
B
insulin detemir
C
insulin glargine
D
insulin aspart
Question 11 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 12
What is the generic name for Pataday?

A
olopatadine
B
olanzepine
C
olmesartan
D
omeprazole
Question 12 Explanation: 
Pataday (olopatadine) is an antihistamine that is used to treat itching and redness in the eyes due to allergies.
Question 13
What is the generic name for Ortho Tri-Cyclen?

A
ethinyl estradiol/drospirenone
B
ethinyl estradiol/norethindrone
C
ethinyl estradiol/norgestimate
D
ethinyl estradiol/etonogestrel
Question 13 Explanation: 
Ortho Tri-Cyclen (ethinyl estradiol/norgestimate) is used as a contraceptive to prevent pregnancy.
Question 14
What is the generic name for Toprol XL?

A
olmesartan
B
metoprolol
C
carvedilol
D
nebivolol
Question 14 Explanation: 
Toprol XL (metoprolol) is a beta-blocker that is used to treat angina (chest pain) and hypertension (high blood pressure).
Question 15
What is the generic name for Pristiq?

A
aexmethylphenidate
B
amitriptyline
C
desvenlafaxine
D
dexamethasone
Question 15 Explanation: 
Pristiq (desvenlafaxine) is an antidepressant that is used in the treatment of major depressive disorder.
Question 16
What is the generic name for Strattera?

A
lisdexamfetamine
B
atomoxetine
C
lidocaine
D
lorazepam
Question 16 Explanation: 
Strattera (atomoxetine) is used in the treatment of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).
Question 17
What is the generic name for Focalin XR?

A
methylphenidate
B
desvenlafaxine
C
lisdexamfetamine
D
dexmethylphenidate
Question 17 Explanation: 
Focalin XR (dexmethylphenidate) is a stimulant that is used in the treatment of ADHD and narcolepsy.
Question 18
What is the generic name for Levemir?

A
insulin glargine
B
insulin lispro
C
insulin detemir
D
insulin aspart
Question 18 Explanation: 
Levemir (insulin detemir) is a long-acting insulin that is used to treat diabetes in adults and children.
Question 19
What is the generic name for Avodart?

A
furosemide
B
glyburide
C
dutasteride
D
finasteride
Question 19 Explanation: 
Avodart (dutasteride) is used to treat enlarged prostate.
Question 20
What is the generic name for Pradaxa?

A
warfarin
B
dabigatran
C
clopidogrel
D
rivaroxaban
Question 20 Explanation: 
Pradaxa (dabigatran) is an anticoagulant that is used to reduce the risk of stroke and to treat blood clots.
Question 21
What is the generic name for Chantix?

A
valsartan
B
bupropion
C
venlafaxine
D
varenicline
Question 21 Explanation: 
Chantix (varenicline) is used to treat nicotine addiction.
Question 22
What is the generic name for Eliquis?

A
dabigatran
B
rivaroxaban
C
apixaban
D
dutasteride
Question 22 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 23
What is the generic name for Humira?

A
adalimumab
B
infliximab
C
etanercept
D
certolizumab pegol
Question 23 Explanation: 
Humira (adalimumab) is used to treat a variety of inflammatory conditions including arthritis, Crohn's disease, ulcerative colitis, and psoriasis.
Question 24
What is the generic name for Victoza?

A
dulaglutide
B
exenatide
C
liraglutide
D
sitagliptin
Question 24 Explanation: 
Victoza (liraglutide) is an injectable medicine that lowers blood sugar (glucose) in adults with type 2 diabetes.
Question 25
What is the generic name for Combigan?

A
brinzolamide/brimonidine
B
tobramycin/dexamethasone
C
dorzolamide/timolol
D
brimonidine/timolol
Question 25 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 26
What is the generic name for Invokana?

A
canagliflozin
B
clonazepam
C
cefazolin
D
citalopram
Question 26 Explanation: 
Invokana (canagliflozin) is an antidiabetic drug used to improve glycemic control in people with type 2 diabetes.
Question 27
What is the generic name for Dulera?

A
mometasone/formoterol
B
ipratropium bromide/albuterol
C
fluticasone/salmeterol
D
budesonide/formoterol
Question 27 Explanation: 
Dulera (momet asone/formoterol) is a combination inhaler that is used to control and prevent asthma symptoms.
Question 28
What is the generic name for Enbrel?

A
bupropion
B
adalimumab
C
etanercept
D
rosuvastatin
Question 28 Explanation: 
Enbrel (etanercept) is a biopharmaceutical that treats autoimmune diseases including arthritis and psoriasis.
Question 29
What is the generic name for Coumadin?

A
warfarin
B
enoxaparin
C
heparin
D
tamsulosin
Question 29 Explanation: 
Coumadin (warfarin) is an anticoagulant that is used to prevent the formation of blood clots in blood vessels.
Question 30
What is the generic name for Boniva?

A
alendronate
B
risedronate
C
ibandronate
D
calcitriol
Question 30 Explanation: 
Boniva (ibandronate) is used to treat or prevent osteoporosis in women after menopause.
Question 31
What is the generic name for Zestril?

A
amlodipine/benazepril
B
benazepril
C
lisinopril
D
lisinopril/hydrochlorothiazide
Question 31 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 32
What is the generic name for Zocor?

A
atorvastatin
B
pravastatin
C
simvastatin
D
rosuvastatin
Question 32 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 33
What is the generic name for Lopressor?

A
bisoprolol
B
nebivolol
C
metoprolol
D
carvedilol
Question 33 Explanation: 
Lopressor (metoprolol) is a beta-blocker that is used to treat angina (chest pain) and hypertension (high blood pressure).
Question 34
What is the generic name for Zithromax?

A
azithromycin
B
zolpidem
C
ciprofloxacin
D
cephalexin
Question 34 Explanation: 
Zithromax (azithromycin) is an antibiotic that is used to treat a variety of bacterial infections.
Question 35
What is the generic name for Actonel?

A
bupropion
B
ibandronate
C
alendronate
D
risedronate
Question 35 Explanation: 
Actonel (risedronate) is used to treat or prevent osteoporosis.
Question 36
What is the generic name for Flomax?

A
tamsulosin
B
terazosin
C
solifenacin
D
doxazosin
Question 36 Explanation: 
Flomax (tamsulosin) is used in men to treat the symptoms of an enlarged prostate.
Question 37
What is the generic name for Glucophage?

A
glyburide
B
metformin
C
memantine
D
furosemide
Question 37 Explanation: 
Glucophage (metformin) is used to improve blood sugar control in people with type 2 diabetes.
Question 38
What is the generic name for Zoloft?

A
sertraline
B
amitriptyline
C
duloxetine
D
desvenlafaxine
Question 38 Explanation: 
Zoloft (sertraline) is an antidepressant that is used to treat major depressive disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder, panic disorder, and social anxiety disorder.
Question 39
What is the generic name for Lasix?

A
fluoxetine
B
hydrochlorothiazide
C
furosemide
D
hydrocortisone
Question 39 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 40
What is the generic name for Desyrel?

A
risperidone
B
ziprasidone
C
trazodone
D
donepezil
Question 40 Explanation: 
Desyrel (trazodone) is an antidepressant that is used to treat major depressive disorder.
Question 41
What is the generic name for Ultram?

A
fentanyl
B
tramadol
C
naloxone
D
naproxen
Question 41 Explanation: 
Ultram (tramadol) is an opioid pain medication that is used to treat moderate to moderately severe pain.
Question 42
What is the generic name for Norvasc?

A
amlodipine/benazepril
B
amlodipine
C
lisinopril
D
lisinopril/hydrochlorothiazide
Question 42 Explanation: 
Norvasc (amlodipine) is used to treat high blood pressure and coronary artery disease.
Question 43
What is the generic name for Restasis?

A
cyclosporine
B
cyclobenzaprine
C
pseudoephedrine
D
phenylephrine
Question 43 Explanation: 
Restasis (cyclosporine) is an immunosuppressant drug that is used in organ transplantation to prevent rejection.
Question 44
What is the generic name for Dexilant?

A
rabeprazole
B
dexlansoprazole
C
omeprazole
D
esomeprazole
Question 44 Explanation: 
Dexilant (dexlansoprazole) is a proton pump inhibitor that is used to treat GERD and erosive esophagitis.
Question 45
What is the generic name for Percocet?

A
oxycodone/APAP
B
codeine/APAP
C
hydrocodone/APAP
D
buprenorphine/naloxone
Question 45 Explanation: 
Percocet (oxycodone/APAP) is a combination drug that is used to treat moderate to severe acute (short-term) pain.
Question 46
What is the generic name for Celexa?

A
lorazepam
B
escitalopram
C
citalopram
D
alprazolam
Question 46 Explanation: 
Celexa (citalopram) is used to treat depression.
Question 47
What is the generic name for Exelon?

A
rivastigmine
B
donepezil
C
memantine
D
enoxaparin
Question 47 Explanation: 
Exelon (rivastigmine) is used to treat dementia in people with Alzheimer's disease and Parkinson's disease.
Question 48
What is the generic name for Cipro?

A
levofloxacin
B
azithromycin
C
citalopram
D
ciprofloxacin
Question 48 Explanation: 
Cipro (ciprofloxacin) is an antibiotic that is used to treat a variety of bacterial infections.
Question 49
What is the generic name for Lotensin?

A
benazepril
B
valsartan
C
lisinopril
D
losartan
Question 49 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 50
What is the generic name for Latuda?

A
ziprasidone
B
lurasidone
C
risperidone
D
trazodone
Question 50 Explanation: 
Latuda (lurasidone) is an antipsychotic that is used to treat schizophrenia and depressive episodes associated with bipolar disorder.
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