Know your medications and their scientific names Quiz Statistics and Answer Key

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Which medication is first recommended for new sciatica patients?
The correct answer is "ibuprofen"

Which medication best reduces fever?
The correct answer is "ibuprofen"

Which medication is safe to give to children (at the recommended dose), for pain relief?
The correct answer is "acetominophen"

Which medication can be applied topically (on the skin) to relieve muscle inflammation?
The correct answer is "diclofenac"

Which medication is recommended for chronic tension headaches?
The correct answer is "amitriptyline"

Which medication class should people with kidney problems avoid if possible?
The correct answer is "NSAIDs"

Which medication classes have a high rate of addition? (but not dependence or tolerance)
The correct answer is "muscle relaxants and narcotics (opiates/opioids)"

Which medication is not a muscle relaxant?
The correct answer is "indomethacin"

Which medication can cause weight gain as a common side effect?
The correct answer is "gabapentin"

Which medication raises the risk of heart attacks and strokes?
The correct answer is "celebrex"

Which medication is harsh on the stomach and digestion, and can lead to ulcers?
The correct answer is "ibuprofen"

Which medication can cause fatal liver damage if an overdose is taken?
The correct answer is "acetominophen"