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Name that Indication
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Historical Throwback
Natural Medication Origins
100

'Statins' is the common name used for this class of medications

What are HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors?

100

Methadone is commonly used to help individuals manage this medication condition

What is Opioid Use Disorder?

100

This type of involuntary movement can occur after long-term use of levodopa

What is Dyskinesia?

100

Until the early 1900's, this pharmacist-invented soft drink contained cocaine

What is Coca-Cola?

100

Penicillin antibiotics are naturally produced by this type of fungi

What is Penicillium

200

The 6-hour duration of action for this medication inspired its brand name

What is Furosemide (brand name Lasix)?

200

Nitroglycerin can treat this chest pain, caused by lack of oxygen to the heart

What is Angina (Angina Pectoris)?

200
Hydralazine has been associated with causing this autoimmune disorder

What is Drug-Induced Lupus Erythematosus (DILE)?

200

The brand name of the best selling medication in history to-date

What is Lipitor (atorvastatin)?

200

Acetylsalicylic acid is derived from this natural source

What is Willow Bark?

300

This former morning sickness medication was discontinued due to it's teratogenicity

What is Thalidomide?

300

5-ASA is often used for this gastrointestinal condition

What is Inflammatory Bowel Disease?

300

A rare side effect of hydroxychloroquine that affects the eye

What is Bull's Eye Maculopathy?

300

This ancient civilization wrote the “Ebers Papyrus”, an extensive medical document of remedies and incantations to cure disease

What is Egypt (approximately 1550 B.C.)?

300

Digoxin is derived from the dried leaves of this plant

What is Foxglove (or Digitalis purpurea)?

400

This medication is named after it's source, Pregnant Mare Urine

What is Premarin?

400

The GOLD Guidelines were developed for this medical condition

What is COPD?

400
A metabolite of propofol can cause your urine to turn this colour

What is Green?

400

The first effective vaccine, discovered by Edward Jenner in 1796 after an observation of milkmaids

What is the Smallpox Vaccine? (Observed milkmaids who previously had cowpox did not contract smallpox)

400

The periwinkle plant is the natural source of this class medications used to treat cancer

What are Vinca Alkaloids?

500

This medication's brand name was inspired by its inhibition of Factor 'Xa' in the clotting cascade

What is Xarelto?

500

Dr. Salk and Dr. Sabin invented vaccines for this infection

What is Poliomyelitis?

500

A serious side effect of amiodarone, occurring in ~5% of patients taking higher doses

What is Amiodarone-induced pulmonary toxicity (APT)?

500

Approved in Canada in 2012, this drug was the first to treat the underlying cause of cystic fibrosis

What is ivacaftor (brand name: Kalydeco)?

500

The discovery of warfarin resulted from cattle eating this hay when it became spoiled and mouldy

What is Sweet Clover Hay?

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