A good friend of mine just had knee surgery, and her doctor prescribed a heavy duty pain medication and a muscle relaxer. When hurting the other night, she popped a pill and was wondering why she was feeling foggy-headed, but still in pain. Oops — she realized she had taken the wrong medication. It wasn't her fault. Her pills sound and look the same. This is actually a pretty common problem, so take this quiz to test your drug smarts, so you can avoid making a deadly mistake.
Drug Test: Match the Medicine With the Ailment
Which medication will treat allergies?
Which medication is not used to treat asthma?
Which of these similar-sounding drugs should be taken to treat anxiety?
Got painful cramps caused by PMDD (premenstrual dysphoric disorder)? Your doctor might prescribe this medication.
If you're tying to prevent yourself from getting pregnant, you would take which of the following?