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The $25000 Drug Pyramid Part II

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The 25000 Drug Pyramid Part II game quiz
"How much do you know about prescription and over-the-counter drugs? Start at the bottom of the pyramid with easier questions and work your way up to the insanity at the top! Same format as Part I, different drugs."

15 Points Per Correct Answer - No time limit  



1. $50. Ibuprofen (Motrin, Advil) is a very common over-the-counter drug. To which therapeutic class does it belong?
    Anti-angina: nitrates
    Topical antiseptics
    Antineoplastic agents
    NSAIDs (Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs)


2. $100. This drug comes in a dizzying array of dosage forms and strengths, including pink-and-white 25mg capsules. Allergy sufferers will know I am talking about the antihistamine _________________.
    Diphenhydramine (Benadryl)
    Tadalafil (Cialis)
    Imatinib (Gleevec)
    Allopurinol (Zyloprim)


3. $250. Many people must take levothyroxine (Levoxyl, Synthroid) on a daily basis. These tablets often have strengths expressed in micrograms. So what exactly is levothyroxine prescribed for?
    Migraine headaches
    Rheumatoid arthritis
    Hypothyroidism
    Nicotine withdrawal


4. $500. Constipation is a common health issue. Which of these drugs may be recommended by a physician to relieve constipation?
    Pseudoephedrine (Sudafed)
    Docusate (Colace)
    Chlorpromazine (Thorazine)
    Eptifibatide (Integrilin)


5. $1000. Given to patients with fungal infections, what drug is available in a myriad of dosage forms, including a powder, an oral suspension, and a cream?
    Levetiracetam (Keppra)
    Cephalexin (Keflex)
    Phenobarbital (Luminal Sodium)
    Nystatin (Mycostatin)


6. $2500. Benzodiazepenes like lorazepam (Ativan) have numerous uses. For which condition would Ativan MOST likely be prescribed?
    Asthma
    Urinary tract infection
    Hypothermia
    Anxiety


7. $5000. Cardiovascular medications encompass a great number of therapeutic classes. To which class does propranolol (Inderal) belong?
    Alpha blockers
    Beta blockers
    Membrane stabilizing agents
    Calcium channel blockers


8. $10000. Emesis is a condition we all hope to avoid, if at all possible. Which of the following drugs is NOT an antiemetic agent?
    Dronabinol (Marinol)
    Nimodipine (Nimotop)
    Ondansetron (Zofran)
    Promethazine (Phenergan)


9. $20000. Many drugs appear in combinations - that is, two or more drugs in one. What type of combination is valsartan-hydrochlorothiazide (Diovan HCT)?
    None of these
    Calcium channel blocker / ACE inhibitor
    Angiotensin II-receptor antagonist / diuretic
    ACE inhibitor / diuretic


10. $25000. Hepatic encephalopathy is a condition wherein problems with the liver lead to a buildup of toxins in the blood and the brain, causing mental impairment. What drug is given to treat this condition?
    Tromethamine (Tham)
    Lactulose (Constulose)
    Octreotide (Sandostatin)
    Protamine sulfate (no brand name)


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Compiled Aug 14 13