Medical Drugs & Chemistry: Classification & Mechanism of Action


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Drugs that target biomolecules classified as tubulins have been utilized to treat what clinical conditions?

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1. Which of the following compounds is a non-steroidal inflammatory drug that is used to reduce inflammation?

2. If you were a doctor and needed to prescribe a medication for a patient that came in the with influenza A (flu) which one would you prescribe?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This mobile-friendly quiz will test what you know about classifying chemicals for medicine. Key points include drugs that target tubulins to treat a certain medical condition and a non-steroidal compound that can reduce inflammation.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll be responsible for recalling these topics on the quiz:

  • Medication a doctor might prescribe to treat influenza
  • Biomolecule inhibited by naproxen to decrease inflammation
  • An enzyme that Tamiflu inhibits

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about a compound in a non-steroidal medicine that reduces inflammation and a type of medical condition that is treated by targeting tubulins
  • Infomation recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding a medicine doctors prescribe when a patient has the flu
  • Making connections - use your understanding of the way naproxen works to reduce inflammation and its connection to a certain biomolecule

Additional Learning

For more on medications, you can review the lesson entitled Medical Drugs & Chemistry: Classification & Mechanism of Action. These points will be discussed:

  • Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs
  • Organic compound in an anti-tubulin drug
  • Microtubules in cell division