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1. This name describes the chemical structure of the drug and is generally not used due to its long and complicated name. Answer A a. Chemical Name
b. Generic Name
c. Official Name
d. Trade Name

2. This name is established by the USAN (United States Adopted Names Council). Answer B a. Chemical Name
b. Generic Name
c. Official Name
d. Trade Name

3. This name is “owned” by a drug company. Answer D a. Chemical Name
b. Generic Name
c. Official Name
d. Trade Name

4. This name is what the medication is listed under in the USP/NF (United States Pharmacopeia/National Formulary). Answer C a. Chemical Name
b. Generic Name
c. Official Name
d. Trade Name

5. True or False: One drug may have several generic names. Answer B a. True
b. False

6. True or False: The generic name is also known as the proprietary name. Answer B a. True
b. False

7. True or False: The official name is not always the same as the generic name. Answer A a. True
b. False

8. “(2S,5R,6R)-6-{[(2R)-2-amino-2-(4-hydroxyphenyl)-acetyl]amino}-3,3-dimethyl-7-oxo-4-thia-1-azabicyclo[3.2.0]heptane-2-carboxylic acid” is what kind of name? Answer A a. Chemical Name
b. Generic Name
c. Official Name
d. Trade Name

9. According to the text, “Amoxicillin capsules, tablets, chewable tablets and powder for oral suspension” is what kind of name? Answer E a. Chemical Name
b. Generic Name
c. Official Name
d. Trade Name
e. Official and Generic Name

10. According to www.medlineplus.gov, what are some brand or trade names for valproic acid? Answer E a. Depakote®
b. Depakene®
c. Dilantin®
d. Phenytek®
e. Answers A & B
f. Answers C & D

11. According to www.medlineplus.gov, what is NOT an indication or use for valproic acid? Answer A a. Anorexia
b. Headache prevention
c. Bipolar disorder
d. Seizures

12. According to...