The Appropriate Use of Legal Drugs & Medicine


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_____ is a drug used to treat people with type 2 diabetes.

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1. _____ is a drug used to relieve severe pain.

2. Which of the following medications is a prescription drug?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Gauge what you know about the use of prescribed and OTC medications using this short quiz and worksheet assessment. You must know specific names of drugs and their intended uses in order to answer all of the questions appearing on this quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

For this quiz, you will be expected to do the following:

  • Name a drug used to treat type 2 diabetes
  • Identify a drug used to relieve severe pain
  • Select the name of a prescription drug from a list of medications
  • Note the generic name for the drug Prilosec
  • Describe what the drugs azithromycin and amoxicillin do

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson, such as the names of prescription drugs
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding azithromycin and amoxicillin
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to identify drugs used to treat type 2 diabetes and severe pain

Additional Learning

Expand your understanding of this topic by studying the lesson titled The Appropriate Use of Legal Drugs & Medicine. You will learn:

  • How OTC medications are described
  • What OTC drugs are used to treat coughing
  • Which generic drug is a nasal decongestant
  • What is the generic for Synthroid