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  1. macrolides
  2. Immune modifiers
  3. Bactroban
  4. trough
  5. quinolone
  1. a these may be used as adjunctive therapy, especially in some severe viral diseases such as severe cases of Hepatitis B or C.
  2. b inhibit protein synthesis --bacteriostatic. Primary use in the past has been in patients allergic to penicillin, but today they're frequently used in out-patient treatment because of the availability of once a day dosing. The have a HIGH rate of RESISTANCE.
  3. c what is the drug of choice for intranasal application to help prevent the spread of MRSA and can also be used topically as an anti-infective with skin lesions such as impetigo.
  4. d There has been a recent push to reduce ___________ use to prevent resistance.
  5. e draw blood 30 minutes before scheduled dose. measures the lowest level, therefore whether or not remaining in therapeutic range

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. macrolide that you begin taking 2 x a day, then once a day. must take with a minimum of 8 oz. of water on an EMPTY stomach. DO NOT TAKE WITH FRUIT JUICE, FOOD, or ANTACID
  2. refers to drugs, specifically antibiotics, that are effective against a wide range of bacteria, not just one specific bacteria
  3. antifungals contain the "________" family. Depending on the drug, they may be available PO, IV, and/or topical- including vaginal creme (Monistat, Nizoral, Sporonox, Diflucan, Lotrimin, and others
  4. what is the drug of choice for pneumocystosis pneumonia?
  5. inhibit bacterial DNA, rapidly bacteriocidal

5 True/False Questions

  1. HIVsulfonamides are primarily used for UTI and are drugs of choice for _____


  2. peakis quinine approved by the FDA?


  3. floxacinsantifungal commonly used in the treatment of superficial mycoses (skin and scalp)


  4. Amebiasisantifungal commonly used PO in the treatment of onychomycosis (which is a fungal infection of nails) and topically for ringworm


  5. Mycostatinconsidered a urinary tract anti-infective. Problems include GI distress, hepatotoxicity, potential for pulmonary fibrosis, which may be irreversible, and also causes brownish rust colored urine.


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