Other Infectious Agents

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GordyG
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Other Infectious Agents
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2013-11-30 11:54:36
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Pharmacology
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  1. AmphoB
    • Broad spectrum fungal drug
    • Treats systemic infections
  2. Adverse effects of AmpoB
    • Nephrotoxicity
    • Hypokalemia
  3. Ancobon
    Converted to antimetabolite once the fungus uptakes it
  4. What is Ancobon combined with?
    More efficient when combined with AmphoB
  5. Ketaconazole use
    Systemic or superficial infections
  6. Ketaconcazole adverse effects
    • hepatotoxicity
    • inhibits testosterone production
    • n/v
  7. Ketaconazole action
    Inhibits ergosterol
  8. Two routes for treating superficial fungal infections
    topical and oral
  9. Topical superficial fungal drugs
    • Nystatin
    • Clotrimazole
  10. Oral superficial fungal drug
    Fulvicin
  11. Drugs for nail infections
    • Oral - Lamisil and Sporonox
    • Topical - Cycloptrox
  12. First line drugs for non-HIV viruses
    Zovirax
  13. Drug used for the treatment of CMV?
    Gancyclovir (Cytovene)
  14. When a patient is on Cytovene, what could possibly develop as a side effect?
    • Granulocytopenia
    • Thrombocytopenia
  15. Drugs for chronic HCV
    • Interferon-alpha
    • Ribavirin
  16. What is Interferon combined with for treatment of HCV?
    Ribavirin
  17. What is a significant side effect of using Interferon?
    High risk for depression
  18. Boceprevin (Victrelis) use
    • Hepatitis
    • Used in combination with Ribavirin
    • Lots of drug interactions
  19. Drug for treatment of HBV?
    Interferon-alpha
  20. Chronic HBV treatment drug (nucleoside analog)
    Lamivudin (Epivir)
  21. Age groups for flu drugs
    • Fluvarix - adult
    • Fluvirin - 4 years and older
    • Fluzone - 6 months and older
  22. Drug treatment for influenza A only
    Amantadine (Symmetrel)
  23. Drug treatment for influenza A and B
    Oseltavir (Tamaflu)
  24. Anti-malaria for acute attack
    Chloroquine (Aralen)
  25. DOC for malaria relapse
    Primaquine
  26. Consideration before giving Primaquine
    Can cause hemolysis for those who lack the G-6-PD enzyme
  27. DOC for suppressive therapy in malaria treatment
    Chloroquinine
  28. DOC for suppressive malaria treatment when there is a resistance to Chloroquinine
    Doxycycline
  29. DOC for most protozoal infections
    Metronidazole (Flagyl)
  30. Scabies
    Nix

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