5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- ototoxicity and nephrotoxicity
- a highly active antiretroviral therapy -- multi-drug therapy for HIV
- b Antivirals may be used prophylactically or as treatment of influenza. For treatment, it needs to be started within ____ hours of the 1st sx.
- c problems of this antifungal include chills, fever, pain and phlebitis at the infusion site, extreme nephrotoxicity, and hypokalemia.
- d These viruses must convert their RNA into DNA to replicate; meds are given to interfere with this process
- e problems of aminoglycosides include ____________ (which is commonly irreversible) and ____________.
5 Multiple choice questions
- originally approved for acute exacerbation of bronchitis, sinusitis, and community-acquired penumonia; however the FDA has recently removed bronchitis and sinusitis from the approved indications, leaving only community acquire pneumonia on the approved list.
- Problems include GI distress, tendon rupture (which is rare), and photosensitivity (severe photosensitivity if taken with herbal St. John's Wort)
- is quinine approved by the FDA?
- Viruses mutate rapidly, resulting in drug _________. Multidrug therapy helps lessen this problem.
- macrolides are the drugs of choice for which diseases?
5 True/False questions
protozoa infections, worm infestations or helminthiasis, scabies, and pediculosis or lice → What all do parasitic infections include?
cephalosporins → antimalarial most commonly used for both acute treatment and prevention
sulfonamides → These have problems with hypersensitivity. Also, they may crystallize and cause kidney stones if not good fluid intake; hemolytic anemia in pts with G-6-PD deficiency (which is a genetic disorder); kernicterus in newborns; also causes photosensitivity
African sleeping sickness → transmitted by the bite of a tsetse fly
Reverse transcriptase inhibitors, protease inhibitors, and HIV fusion inhibitors → What are the antivirals used for chronic hepatitis (Hep B/ Hep C)