Antifungal/viral

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Antifungal/viral
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  1. Antiviral for Influenza (1)
    Oseltamivir - Tamiflu
  2. MOA for flu antivirals
    Prevents infected host cell from releasing new virus
  3. Flu antiviral counseling points
    • Side Effects: GI discomfort, take with food to reduce
    • Contraindicated with live vaccine (2 weeks pre, 2 days post)
  4. Herpes Antivirals (3)
    • Acyclovir - Zovirax
    • Valacyclovir - Valtrex
    • Famciclovir - Famvir
  5. Herpes antiviral MOA
    interferes with viral DNA replication by terminating DNA chain
  6. Herpes antiviral indications
    • Herpes Labalis - acyclovir, valacyclovir, famciclovir
    • Genital Herpes - all
    • Herpes Zoster - all
    • Varicella-Zoster - acyclovir, valacyclovir
  7. Herpes antiviral counseling points
    • Side Effects: N/V/D
    • Doesn't really cure anything, just make sx go away and less likely to spread.
  8. Antifungals (4)
    • Ketoconazole (imidazole) - Nizoral
    • Triazole
    • Terbafine - Lamisil
    • Nystatin - Nystat RX
  9. Triazole (3)
    • Fluconazole - Diflucan
    • Itraconazole - Sporanox
    • voriconazole - VFEND
  10. MOA antifungals
    Interfere with proper product of cell membrane
  11. Antifungal counseling points
    • Generally takes a long time to work (weeks). Except fluconazole on yeast infections.
    • Side Effects: N/V/D
    • Black Box: Azoles have lots of drug interactions with CYP450

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