antifungal

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antifungal
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2015-11-02 17:43:21
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  1. most common drug used to treat oropharyngeal candidasis
    nystatin: mycostatin
  2. SE amphotericin B
    • fever, chills NV, hypotension.
    • Premedicate!: antipyretic, antihistamine, and antiemetic.
  3. used to treat yeast infections with a one time oral dose
    fluconazole
  4. allyamine antifungal -terbinafine(Lamisil)
    used to treat athletes foot, jock itch, and ringworm
  5. the primary concern for pts receiving antifungal drugs are
    drug interactions and hepatotoxicity
  6. Do not mix voriconazole (vfend) and
    quindine together.
  7. types of fungal infections
    • vaginal yeast infection, athlets foot, and thrush.
    • not impetigo
  8. monitor for indications of med-induced renal damage
    • on all pts receiving antifungal drugs.
    • Daily wt, I&O, BUN, Creatinine
  9. contraindications for antifungal drugs
    drug allergy, liver failure, kidney failure and porphyria
  10. candidia albicans
    • due to abx tx, antieoplastics, immunosuppressant
    • mouth:thrush
  11. main concerns for amph B
    • renal toxicity
    • neurotoxicity: seizures
  12. obtain what for beginning tx
    • VS
    • CBC
    • liver and renal studies
    • ECG
  13. Monitor VS of pts reciving IV infusion
    • q15-30min
    • and I&O
  14. therapeutic effects
    improved energy levels, normal VS (temp)

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