5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- cell replication
- a draw blood 30 minutes before scheduled dose. measures the lowest level, therefore whether or not remaining in therapeutic range
- b malaria, once inside the body has 2 phases of its life cycle: an erythrocyte phase in RBCs and ____________ phase in the liver
- c For antivirals to be effective, they must interfere with ____ __________ and by the time the symptoms appear, it is usually completed except in long term infections.
- d antifungal that is available IV and topical only. IV use is primarily reserved for severe, progressive, potentially fatal infections. It is the big gun of antifungals.
- e particularly useful as antibiotic with anaerobic bacteria, and as antiprotozoal in the treatment of amebiasis, trichomoniasis, and giardiasis.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- What are the meds for influenza A or B?
- Primary SE with most of the azoles are ___________ and ____-_____ ____________ due to the inhibition of P450 hepatic enzymes.
- What is the preferred management of influenza?
- Which protozoal infection is most commonly transmitted sexually?
- There has been a recent push to reduce ___________ use to prevent resistance.
5 True/False Questions
Macrodantin → considered 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.
bacitracin → a miscellaneous antibiotic that is an OTC topical
aminoglycosides → metabolized by CYP3A4, so there are many drug-drug interactions, including increased levels of statin drugs. Arrhythmias are possible, especially with patients on anti-arrhythmic meds. It also exacerbates myasthenia gravis, which has led to it having a black box warning. It leads to blurry vision and difficulty focusing.
resistance → when drug goes through metabolic change allowing it to survive and reproduce in presence of the drug
Reverse transcriptase inhibitors → the most common SE of these AIDS medications are anemia, acidosis, and peripheral neuropathy