In 2014 this event considered drugs from Novarits.  The questions were as follows:

 

For all answers, please indicate where you found the information (web site or article)

  • Diclofenac

    This drug is in a class called non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAID).  Find another NSAID drug.  Give its name and who manufactures it.

    Find an article in a scholarly journal that describes the use of Diclofenac to treat arthritis

    Find an adverse effect (side effect) of Diclofenac

  • Entacapone

    The CAS Number (Chemical Abstracts Service) is an identifier given to all chemical substances.  Find the CAS number for Entacapone

    Find an article in a scholarly journal that demonstrates the use of Entacapone in the treatment of Parkinson’s Disease

    Find the name of another drug that is used to treat Parkinson’s Disease

  • Rivastigimine

    Find the trade name (brand name) used for Rivastigimine

    Find an article in a scholarly journal that describes the use a Rivastigimine patch used therapeutically

    Find the molecular weight of Rivastigimine

  • Nateglinide

    Find an article in a scholarly journal that describes the dissolution of Nateglinide

    What is its CAS Registry Number

  • Clozapine is a Novartis Drug that was not selected for this competition.

    Find the structure of it.  Give the web site where it was found.  Then copy and paste the  structure to your word processing file.

    How is Clozapine used therapeutically

  •  Find a United States patent where Novartis is the assignee.  Just report the number of the patent

 

Questions in 2015 will be similar but about other drug substances.  

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