Allergic Rhinitis

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Allergic Rhinitis
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2013-10-12 22:46:13
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PT IV Exam II
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  1. what are the medication related causes of allergic rhinitis
    • ace inhibitors
    • beta blockers
    • reserpine
    • NSAIDS
    • oral contraceptives
    • PDE 5 inhibitors
    • over use of topical decongestants
  2. what are the drug interactions of oxymetazoline
    • MAOIs
    • TCAs
  3. oxymetazoline
    afrin
  4. Tx of viral rhinitis for a pt < 2 yrs of age
    • can not use any OTC meds
    • may use saline nose drops and a humidifier
  5. which drug is not recommended for the tx of viral rhinitis in children 2 - 6 years old
    aspirin bc of the chance of developing Reye's Syndrome
  6. when should Vit C not be recommended for illness
    if the pt is already sick
  7. tx of viral rhinitis for pts > 6 - adult
    • 1st generation antihistamine
    • DM for cough
  8. when are antibiotics considered for the tx of bacterial rhinosinusitis
    • sx lasting more than 10 to 14 days
    • fever or facial pain/swelling becomes severe
  9. what are the first line agents for bacterial rhinosinusitis
    • amoxicillin
    • penicillin
  10. what is the DOC for pts with bacterial rhinosinusitis
    • Macrolides:
    • darithromycin
    • zithromax
    • biaxin
    • erythromycin
  11. how long does tx for bacterial rhinosinusitis usually last
    abt 10 days
  12. which antibiotics should a pt be prescribed for bacterial sinusitis if they have taken no antibiotics in the past month
    • amoxil
    • augmentin
    • cefdinir
    • cefpodoxime
    • cefprozil
  13. which antibiotics should a pt be prescribed for bacterial sinusitis if they have a penicillin allergy
    • biaxin
    • zithromax
    • bactrim
    • doxycycline
  14. beclomethasone
    beconase AQ
  15. budesonide
    rhinochort aqua
  16. fluticasone propionate
    flonase
  17. fluticasone furoate
    veramyst
  18. flunisolide
    nasarel
  19. mometasone
    nasonex
  20. triamcinolone
    nasacort
  21. which nasal steroids can be given to pts 6 - 12 yrs of age
    • beclamethasone (beconase AQ)
    • budesonide (rhinocort aqua)
  22. which nasal steroid is given to pts 2 - 11 yrs
    • veramyst (fluticasone furoate)
    • mometasone (nasonex)
  23. which steroid is give to pts 6 - 11 yrs of age
    triamcinolone (Nasacort)
  24. which nasal spray can be used for ages 6 - 14
    flunisolide (nasarel)

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