Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Medication Match Game

Here's another quick quiz based upon the psychotropic medications page at Wikipedia. Test your medication knowledge, prepare for the social work exam, have fun.

Match the medication with its description.


1. Fluoxetine
2. Lithium

A. A mood stabilizer used in treating bipolar disorder.
B. Used to treat major depressive disorder, bulimia nervosa (an eating disorder) obsessive-compulsive disorder, panic disorder, and premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD).

Answers: 1B, 2A

Got it? Go for it.

Match each medication with the correct description.

The medications:

1. BuSpar
2. Benzodiazepines
3. Celexa
4. Clozaril 
5. Concerta 
6. Cymbalta 

The descriptions:

A. An antidepressant of the SSRI class
B. An atypical antipsychotic
C.  An anti-anxiety medication
D. An antidepressant of the SSNRI class, similar to Effexor (venlafaxine)
E.  A class of sedatives
F.  Used to treat ADD/ADHD

Answers in comments. How'd you do?


  1. And the correct answers are...(scroll down)

    1C, 2E, 3A, 4B, 5F, 6D

    How'd you do?

  2. Thank you for this mini reminder that there are other drug names I should recall for the exam outside of xanax, wellbutrin, ritalin, and haldol