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1. The anti-leprosy drug, clofazimine can discolor skin which of these colors?
2. Which of these drugs is used to treat breast cancer?
3. Which of these drugs is an example of a rapid-acting insulin?
4. Olanzapine is the active ingredient of which of these medicines?
5. Which of the following drugs is an example of a beta-blocker?
6. What is the active ingredient of the medicine, Glucophage?
7. Which of the following drugs is an example of a potassium-sparing diuretic?
8. Which of these antihypertensive drugs should be avoided in gestational hypertension?
9. Which of these medicines should be taken on an empty stomach, early in the morning, with a full glass of water?
10. Which of these terms is used to describe an inert substance or treatment that has no therapeutic value?
11. Which of the following drugs is used for smoking cessation?
12. Which of the following drugs must be administered once weekly?
13. Which of the following vitamins is fat soluble?
14. Fluoroquinolones belong to which class of medicines?
15. Which of these antibacterial drug classes is associated with tooth discoloration and photosensitivity?
16. Which of the following drugs is NOT an antibacterial drug?
17. What two active ingredients are found in the medicine, Semprex?
18. Omeprazole, pantoprazole, and lansoprazole are all examples of which drug class?
19. What is an antitussive drug used to treat?
20. What term is used to describe the inactive ingredients of a medicine?
21. Which of these drugs is used to treat urinary tract infections?
22. Patients taking monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs) are advised to avoid foods that contain which of these?
23. Green leafy vegetables affect the therapeutic impact of which drug?
24. Protease inhibitors are an example of a drug class used to combat which of these conditions?
25. Statins work by inhibiting the effects of which of these enzymes?
26. Which of these drug classes works by inhibiting ergosterol synthesis?
27. Alendronate is used in the treatment of which condition?
28. Proton-pump inhibitors are used to reduce levels of what in the body?
29. Which of these drugs contains a beta-lactam ring?
30. Which of these drugs is used to promote fetal lung maturation in women who are at risk of delivering prematurely?
31. Which of the following drugs is a beta-lactamase inhibitor?
32. “Setrons” are a drug class used to treat which of the following?
33. What is the active ingredient of the medicine, Lexapro?
34. Which of the following drugs is an example of a fluoroquinolone?
35. Integrase inhibitors are used in the treatment of which condition?
36. Which of the following vitamins is water soluble?
37. Which of these is an active ingredient of calamine lotion?
38. What is the active ingredient of the medicine, Zovirax?
39. Which of the following terms is used to describe the study of “what a drug does to the body”?
40. Carbamazepine (Tegretol) is used in the treatment of which condition?
41. Which of the following drugs is classified as an antipyretic medicine?
42. Which of these drugs can, at high doses, cause tinnitus?
43. Which of the following drugs is an example of a beta-blocker?
44. Metformin belongs to which of the following antidiabetic drug classes?
45. Z-drugs are indicated to treat which condition?
46. What is an analgesic drug used to treat?
47. Which of these drugs works as a calcium channel blocker?
48. Metronidazole is the active ingredient of which of these medicines?
49. Which of these drug classes work by enhancing the binding of GABA to the GABA A receptor?
50. What is allopurinol used to treat?
51. What is the active ingredient of the medicine, Neurontin?
52. Which of the following drug classes is used to treat depression?
53. Which of the following drugs is a macrolide antibacterial?
54. What is the active ingredient of the medicine Cialis?
55. Milk can reduce the effectiveness of which of these drugs?
56. If a drug is administered to the patient via the intravitreal route, where is the drug administered?
57. What is the active ingredient of the medicine, Tylenol?
58. Opioid drugs induce their analgesic effects by targeting which opioid receptor?
59. Which of the following is NOT an example of an anticholinergic side effect?
60. All of the following drugs, except which, is used to treat angina?
61. Ibuprofen is the active ingredient of which of these medicines?
62. Which of the following drugs is a H2 receptor antagonist?
63. Which of the following drugs is NOT an NSAID?
64. What is the active ingredient of the medicine, Prozac?
65. Oxybutynin, tolterodine, and solifenacin are used in the treatment of which of these conditions?
66. Albendazole (Albenza) is used in the treatment of what type of infection?
67. Which of these drugs is referred to as the “milk of amnesia”?
68. Phenazopyridine is known to discolor urine which of these?
69. Nitrofurantoin, a drug used to treat urinary tract infections, is known to discolor urine what color?
70. Which of the following drugs is not an anti-convulsant medicine?
71. Drugs administered via the intrathecal route are administered to what part of the body?
72. What is the mechanism of action of albuterol and salmeterol?
73. Which of these drugs is used to eliminate the poisons from the body?
74. Latanoprost is used in the treatment of which condition?
75. Drugs with the suffix “-pril” belong to which drug class?
76. Which of the following drugs is NOT an SSRI?
77. Ispaghula husk, methylcellulose, and sterculia are examples of drugs used to treat which condition?
78. What is the active ingredient of the medicine, Lipitor?
79. Which of the following is an example of a long-acting insulin?
80. Which of the following drugs is classified as a low-molecular weight heparin?
81. What is the active ingredient of the medicine, Viagra?
82. H1 antagonists, such as loratadine, are used in the treatment of which condition?
83. Which of the following foods should be avoided in patients taking statins?
84. Which of these drug classes is associated with a persistent, dry cough?
85. Which of these disciplines of pharmacy is used to convert a new chemical entity into a medicine that can be used safely and effectively by patients?
86. Which of these drugs can be used to treat intractable hiccups?
87. Amlodipine is an example of what type of drug?
88. Amphotericin B belongs to which of the following drug classes?
89. “Triptans”, such as sumatriptan, are used in the treatment of which condition?
90. Which of these conditions results from a deficiency of dopamine within the nigrostriatal pathway?
91. Which of these drugs is used in the treatment of gout?
92. Which of these drugs reduces absorption of levothyroxine?
93. Which of these medicines is NOT used in the treatment of gout?
94. What is the active ingredient of the medicine, Namenda?
95. Which of these drug classes work by inhibiting the COX enzyme?
96. Patients on “HAART therapy” have which of these conditions?
97. Which of these antiplatelet drugs works as an ADP receptor inhibitor?
98. Which drug is known to cause the syndrome of side effects called cinchonism?
99. Amiodarone is used to treat what condition?
100. What is the active ingredient of the medicine, Lasix?
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