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  1. tx for genital herpes
    acyclovir
  2. tx for RSV and Hep C
    • Ribavirin
    • virazole: inhalation form for infants
  3. tx for influenza type a
    • amantadine
    • se: CNS and GI
    • rimantadine: less se
  4. dose-limiting toxicity of ganciclovir is
    • bone marrow suppression.
    • monitor the CBC
  5. when ganciclovir gails use
    • foscarnet and cidofovir
    • se: renal toxicity
  6. -amivir tx for
    Tamiflu and renezela tx flue A/B, decrease duration of flu.
  7. tx for herpes zoster
    • shingles
    • Zostavax: adults over 50
  8. HSV
    • 1: oral
    • 2: genital herpes
  9. tx HSV1/2, VZV
    • acyclovir: drug of choice
    • suppresses replication
    • administer at birth if mom is (+)
  10. tx CMV
    ganciclovir
  11. Tx influenza A/B
    • Tamiflu: NV 
    •  zanamivir:NDsinusitis
    • begin within two days of flu symptoms
  12. retrovir
    given prophylactically for needle sticks with HIV
  13. goal for SE
    regimen that will best control the infection with a tolerable ae profile
  14. antivirals interact with OTC meds
    st johns wart

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antiviral
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2015-11-03 04:14:51
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