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SUBJECT: DRUG CLASSIFICATION: BODY SYSTEMS
1. _______ is classified as a skeletal muscle relaxant and an antianxiety medication.
A. Ibuprofen (Motrin)
B. Diazepam (Valium)
C. Methocarbamol (Robaxin)
D. Cyclobenzaprine (Flexeril)
2. A patient comes to the doctor's office complaining of gas. Which active ingredient does he need to take?
A. Glycerin
B. Sodium phosphate
C. Simethicone
D. Docusate sodium
3. Which of the following is classified as an inhalant bronchodilator?
A. Salmeterol (Serevent)
B. Theophylline
C. Beclomethasone (Beconase)
D. Prednisone (Deltasone)
4. What vitamin is found mainly in citrus fruits?
A. Vitamin B1
B. Vitamin A
C. Vitamin C
D. Vitamin K
5. Which agent would be found in a rub for sore muscles?
A. Methyl salicylate
B. Hydrocortisone
C. Calamine
D. Diphenhydramine
6. _______ is a decongestant found in nasal sprays.
A. Pseudoephedrine
B. Guaifenesin
C. Chlorpheniramine
D. Oxymetazoline
7. Drugs that act on the brain to speed up the heart and respiratory system are
A. barbiturates.
B. opiates.
C. stimulants.
D. hypnotics.
8. Which of the following is not a unit of measurement in the metric system?
A. Gram
B. Liter
C. Pint
D. Meter
9. _______ is a popular antiviral drug.
A. Praziquantel (Biltricide)
B. Metronidazole (Flagyl)
C. Acyclovir (Zovirax)
D. Clindamycin (Cleocin)
10. Which of the following is a common side effect that occurs with antineoplastic agents?
A. Blurred vision
B. Alopecia
C. Hair growth
D. Weight gain
11. Tylenol is an example of which type of analgesic?
A. Acetaminophen
B. Aspirin
C. Ketoprofen
D. Ibuprofen
12. Symptoms of menopause may be treated with
A. HRT.
B. PDE5.
C. AZT.
D. HMG-CoA reductase.
13. Which of the following often causes a burning and reddening of the face and neck for which a doctor might recommend taking a regular-strength aspirin one-half hour beforehand?
A. Niacin
B. Vitamin D
C. Riboflavin
D. Vitamin C
14. The term Nyquil® is a/an _______ name.
A. chemical
B. official
C. trade
D. generic
15. Which of the following antidiabetics help to control high blood sugar by reducing glucose production in the liver and by increasing insulin-dependent glucose uptake in muscle cells?
A. Thiazolidinediones
B. Biguanides
C. Sulfonylurea
D. Meglitinides
16. Which of the following does not reduce the effects of excess stomach acid?
A. Proton-pump inhibitors
B. H2 receptor antagonists
C. Expectorants
D. Antacids
17. Suprax belongs to the third generation of what type of drug?
A. Statins
B. Penicillins
C. Cephalosporins
D. Insulins
18. Which of the following is not a type of psychiatric drug?
A. Antipsychotics
B. Antilipemics
C. Antidepressants
D. Antimanics
19. An example of a general anesthetic is
A. cephalexin.
B. halothane.
C. sulfisoxazole.
D. oxycodone HCl.
20. Which drug is classified as a nonsedating antihistamine (H1 blocker)?
A. Diazepam (Valium)
B. Ranitidine (Zantac)
C. Diphenhydramine (Benadryl)
D. Loratadine (Claritin)

Hi there!

I have highlighted the answers as follows:

1. _______ is classified as a skeletal muscle relaxant and an antianxiety medication.
A. Ibuprofen (Motrin)
B. Diazepam (Valium)
C. Methocarbamol (Robaxin)
D. Cyclobenzaprine (Flexeril)

2. A patient comes to the doctor's office complaining of gas. Which active ingredient does he need to take?
A. Glycerin
B. Sodium phosphate
C. Simethicone
D. Docusate sodium

3. Which of the following is classified as an inhalant bronchodilator?
A. Salmeterol (Serevent)
B. Theophylline
C. Beclomethasone (Beconase)
D. Prednisone (Deltasone)

4. What vitamin is found mainly in citrus fruits?
A. Vitamin B1
B. Vitamin A
C. Vitamin C
D. Vitamin K

5. Which agent would be found in a rub for sore muscles?
A. Methyl salicylate
B. Hydrocortisone
C. Calamine
D. Diphenhydramine

6. _______ is a decongestant found in nasal sprays.
A. Pseudoephedrine
B. Guaifenesin
C. Chlorpheniramine
D. Oxymetazoline

7. Drugs that act on the brain to speed up the heart and respiratory system are
A. barbiturates.
B. opiates.
C. stimulants.
D. hypnotics.

8. Which of the following is not a unit of measurement in the metric system?
A. Gram
B. Liter
C. Pint
D. Meter

9. _______ is a popular antiviral drug.
A. Praziquantel (Biltricide)
B. Metronidazole (Flagyl)
C. Acyclovir (Zovirax)
D. Clindamycin (Cleocin)

10. Which of the following is a common side effect that occurs with antineoplastic agents?
A. Blurred vision
B. Alopecia
C. Hair growth
D. Weight gain

11. Tylenol is an example of which type of analgesic?
A. Acetaminophen
B. Aspirin
C. Ketoprofen
D. Ibuprofen

12. Symptoms of menopause may be treated with
A. HRT.
B. PDE5.
C. AZT.
D. HMG-CoA reductase.

13. Which of the following often causes a burning and reddening of the face and neck for which a doctor might recommend taking a regular-strength aspirin one-half hour beforehand?
A. Niacin
B. Vitamin D
C. Riboflavin
D. Vitamin C

14. The term Nyquil® is a/an _______ name.
A. chemical
B. official
C. trade
D. generic

15. Which of the following antidiabetics help to control high blood sugar by reducing glucose production in the liver and by increasing insulin-dependent glucose uptake in muscle cells?
A. Thiazolidinediones
B. Biguanides
C. Sulfonylurea
D. Meglitinides

16. Which of the following does not reduce the effects of excess stomach acid?
A. Proton-pump inhibitors
B. H2 receptor antagonists
C. Expectorants
D. Antacids

17. Suprax belongs to the third generation of what type of drug?
A. Statins
B. Penicillins
C. Cephalosporins
D. Insulins

18. Which of the following is not a type of psychiatric drug?
A. Antipsychotics
B. Antilipemics
C. Antidepressants
D. Antimanics

19. An example of a general anesthetic is
A. cephalexin.
B. halothane.
C. sulfisoxazole.
D. oxycodone HCl.

20. Which drug is classified as a nonsedating antihistamine (H1 blocker)?
A. Diazepam (Valium)
B. Ranitidine (Zantac)
C. Diphenhydramine (Benadryl)
D. Loratadine (Claritin)

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Oops, I have 10 more questions that i didnt see...

21. Which of the following pain relievers is classified as a narcotic?
A. Ibuprofen
B. Acetaminophen
C. Ibuprofen with aspirin
D. Acetaminophen with codeine

22. An intrathecal injection is directed into
A. the capsule of a joint.
B. the space underlying spinal cord membranes.
C. a body cavity.
D. the heart.

23. Narcotics are a subclassification of
A. analgesics.
B. anticonvulsants.
C. hypnotics.
D. anesthetics.

24. Aspirin and ibuprofen are antipyretics because they
A. eliminate sensation.
B. reduce swelling.
C. relieve pain.
D. lower fever.

25. The fastest way of getting drugs into the bloodstream is through
A. inhalation.
B. a dermal patch.
C. injection.
D. an oral tablet.

26. A 30-year-old female is three months pregnant. She's suffering from severe nausea and vomiting. Her doctor would most likely prescribe a/an
A. analgesic.
B. gastrointestinal drug.
C. antiemetic.
D. anticonvulsant.

27. A customary dose for a certain body weight is known as the _______ dose.
A. loading
B. minimum
C. maintenance
D. usual

28. Which of the following drugs is classified as an antianginal?
A. Nitroglycerin
B. Propafenone (Rythmol)
C. Digoxin
D. Warfarin (Coumadin)

29. This vitamin, chemically known as riboflavin, aids in the growth of healthy skin, nails, and hair, and it helps maintain good vision.
A. Vitamin B5
B. Vitamin B3
C. Vitamin B2
D. Vitamin B1

30. When two drugs act together to surpass the additive effect of the individual drugs, the interaction is known as
A. cumulative action.
B. additive action.
C. synergism.
D. potentiation.

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