Which Is It: Prescription Drug or Tolkien Elf?

By: Maria Trimarchi

Which Is It: Prescription Drug or Tolkien Elf?
Image: Westend61/Getty

About This Quiz

Can you spot the prescription drug names among Elf names from J.R.R. Tolkien's legendarium? Test your Elven race IQ with this HowStuffWorks quiz.
Frova
drug
Drug. Frova, a class of drug called a triptan, is used to treat migraine pain.
elf

Advertisement

Erestor
drug
elf
Elf. Erestor was an Elf of Rivendell, and part of the Council of Elrond during the War of the Ring.

Advertisement

Isentress
drug
Drug. Isentress is a type of HIV medication called an integrase inhibitor.
elf

Advertisement

Qvar
drug
Drug. Qvar is an inhaled corticosteroid prescribed to prevent asthma attacks.
elf

Advertisement

Celeborn
drug
elf
Elf. Celeborn and his wife, Galadriel, were Guardians of Lothlórien.

Advertisement

Oropher
drug
elf
Elf. Oropher, King of the Silvan Elves, appears in Tolkien's "The Unfinished Tales."

Advertisement

Anakinra
drug
Drug. Anakinra is prescribed to the reduce the pain and swelling of rheumatoid arthritis.
elf

Advertisement

Finarfin
drug
elf
Elf. Finarfin, High King of the Ñoldor, founded his own house, The Golden House of Finarfin.

Advertisement

Obredon
drug
Drug. Obredon is prescribed to treat coughs caused by the common cold.
elf

Advertisement

Idebenone
drug
Drug. Idebenone, pronounced "eye-deb-a-known," is a synthetic version of Coenzyme Q10.
elf

Advertisement

Lindir
drug
elf
Elf. Lindir was at Rivendell when Frodo reunited with Bilbo in "The Lord of the Rings."

Advertisement

Imin
drug
elf
Elf. Imin was an Elf of Cuiviénen, known as the first Elf to awaken.

Advertisement

Daonil
drug
Drug. Daonil is used to help control blood sugar levels of people with type-2 diabetes.
elf

Advertisement

Raxar
drug
Drug. Raxar, now banned in the U.S. because it increased cardiac events and sudden death, was an antibiotic.
elf

Advertisement

Amdir
drug
elf
Elf. Amdir, a Sindarian Elf, was King of Lórien.

Advertisement

Duilin
drug
elf
Elf. Duilin, chief of the House of the Swallow, was one of the first characters Tolkien created.

Advertisement

Zorac
drug
Drug. Zorac is a topical treatment for plaque psoriasis.
elf

Advertisement

Finduilas
drug
elf
Elf. Finduilas was an Elf and Noldorin princess of the First Age.

Advertisement

Xeljanz
drug
Drug. Xeljanz, which targets the Janus kinase protein, is an anti-arthritis med.
elf

Advertisement

Edrahil
drug
elf
Elf. Edrahil was an Elf of Nargothrond.

Advertisement

Xalkori
drug
Drug. Xalkori is prescribed to treat non-small cell lung cancer.
elf

Advertisement

Saeros
drug
elf
Elf. Saeros was a Nanorian Elf and member of King Thingol's court.

Advertisement

Mellaril
drug
Drug. Mellaril is an antipsychotic medication used to treat schizophrenia.
elf

Advertisement

Nerdanel
drug
elf
Elf. Nerdanel, wife of Feanor, is popular in "Silmarillion" fan fiction.

Advertisement

Vfend
drug
Drug. Vfend is an antifungal medication.
elf

Advertisement

Galathil
drug
elf
Elf. Galathil, part of the House of Elmo, was a Sindarin Elf of Doriath.

Advertisement

Fabior
drug
Drug. Fabior is prescription acne medication.
elf

Advertisement

Valchor
drug
Drug. Valchor is a topical treatment for stage IA & IB mycosis fungoides–type cutaneous T-cell lymphoma.
elf

Advertisement

Curufin
drug
elf
Elf. Curufin was prince of the Noldor in "The Silmarillion."

Advertisement

Celebrian
drug
elf
Elf. Celebrian, called Lady of Rivendell, was daughter of Celeborn and Galadriel, and Elrond's wife.

Advertisement

You Got:
/30
Westend61/Getty

Featured