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- Broad spectrum fungal drug
- Treats systemic infections
Adverse effects of AmpoB
Converted to antimetabolite once the fungus uptakes it
What is Ancobon combined with?
More efficient when combined with AmphoB
Systemic or superficial infections
Ketaconcazole adverse effects
- inhibits testosterone production
Two routes for treating superficial fungal infections
topical and oral
Topical superficial fungal drugs
Oral superficial fungal drug
Drugs for nail infections
- Oral - Lamisil and Sporonox
- Topical - Cycloptrox
First line drugs for non-HIV viruses
Drug used for the treatment of CMV?
When a patient is on Cytovene, what could possibly develop as a side effect?
Drugs for chronic HCV
What is Interferon combined with for treatment of HCV?
What is a significant side effect of using Interferon?
High risk for depression
Boceprevin (Victrelis) use
- Used in combination with Ribavirin
- Lots of drug interactions
Drug for treatment of HBV?
Chronic HBV treatment drug (nucleoside analog)
Age groups for flu drugs
- Fluvarix - adult
- Fluvirin - 4 years and older
- Fluzone - 6 months and older
Drug treatment for influenza A only
Drug treatment for influenza A and B
Anti-malaria for acute attack
DOC for malaria relapse
Consideration before giving Primaquine
Can cause hemolysis for those who lack the G-6-PD enzyme
DOC for suppressive therapy in malaria treatment
DOC for suppressive malaria treatment when there is a resistance to Chloroquinine
DOC for most protozoal infections
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