Skin Problems 2

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melkrug2
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Skin Problems 2
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2011-03-23 23:53:18
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Pharm 1003 Non-prescription Medications and Self-care: modules 5 & 6
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  1. Dandruff and Seborrhea:
    OTC products
    • Coal Tar
    • Selenium Sulfide
    • Zinc Pyrithione
    • Sulfur
    • Ketoconazole
  2. D & S OTC: Coal Tar
    • Brand: Denorex
    • Works: Cytostatic Agent
    • Side Effects: Stains
    • 1st Choice? NO
  3. D & S OTC: Selenium Sulfide
    • Brand: Selsun Blue
    • Works: Cytostatic Agent
    • Side Effects: avoid scalp with wounds/cuts
    • 1st Choice? YES
  4. D & S OTC: Zinc Pyrithione
    • Brand: Head and Shoulders
    • Works: Cytostatic Agent
    • Side effects: do NOT use with scalp wounds/cuts
    • 1st Choice: YES
  5. D & S OTC: Salicylic Acid
    • Brand: Neutrogena-T/Sal
    • Works: Keratolytic Agent
    • Side effects: N/A
    • 1st Choice? NO
  6. D & S OTC: Sulfur
    • Brand: Sebulex
    • Works: Keratolytic Agent
    • Side effects: strong odor
    • 1st choice? NO
  7. D & D OTC: Ketoconazole
    • Brand: Nizoral
    • Works: Antifungal Agent
    • Side effects: timing of shampoos
    • 1st choice? NO
  8. Difference in treating wounds and burns?
    • 1. Remove protective cover for wound at night
    • 2. Antiseptics or cleansers are used in wound treatment
  9. OTC Wound Medication

    • Antiseptics: kills bacteria present at wound site
    • Topical pain meds: local anesthetic makes area numb
    • Antibacterials: prevents growth of bacteria at wound and helps heal
  10. Active Ingredient in Wart Removal?
    Salacylic Acid: destorys skin/wart cells
  11. Treating Minor Rashes:
    Anti-itch Meds
    • Works: acts against histamine; relieves itching, redness, inflammation
    • Generic/Brand: Benadryl; Hydrocortisone
  12. Treating Minor Rashes:
    Skin Protectants
    • Works: soothe/protect skin against exposure; heals rash
    • Generic/Brand: Desitrine (diaper rash); Calamine Lotion (soothes and heals); Vaseline (barrier)
  13. Treating Minor Rashes:
    Skin Softeners
    • Works: increase hydration in skin
    • Generic/Brand: Glycerin/Eucerin-draws moisture in skin
  14. 3 ways to prevent tick bites?
    • 1. Use insect repellant (DEET-Off; citronella)
    • 2. Cover skin as much as possible
    • 3. Avoid marshes/swamps/etc.
    • 4. Do NOT wear strong perfume
    • 5. Allergy kits
    • 6. Severe allergies-wear Med-bracelet

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