Pharm Exam 2: Eye and Ear

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Pharm Exam 2: Eye and Ear
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2011-10-05 05:37:14
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Meds for eye and ear infections
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  1. timolol
    • Timoptic
    • Beta-adrenergic blocker
    • Decreases production of aqueous humor
  2. mydriasis
    • dilation
    • allows observation of inside of eye
  3. cycloplegia
    prevents the eye reflex rxn to the light scope
  4. fluorescein (AK-Fluor)
    • strips with dye
    • touch cornea, stains eye
    • visualize foreign bodies and corneal abrasions
  5. OD
    Right eye
  6. OS
    Left eye
  7. OU
    both eyes
  8. AD
    right ear
  9. as
    left ear
  10. au
    both ears
  11. isotretinoin (Accutane)
    • acne treatment
    • systemic
    • use only after all others are unsuccessful
    • ADRs: blistering, peeling, crusting, burning, and edema. Increase susceptibility to sunburn
  12. acyclovir (Zovirax)
    antiviral to treat herpes simplex
  13. permethrin (Nix, Eliminate)
    antiparasitic to treat lice and scabies

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