5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- African sleeping sickness
- IV or IM
- a ___________ therapy is not very effective in many instances, particularly for the "routine" viral infections such as minor flu, colds, etc.
- 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 aminoglycosides are not well absorbed orally, so they're given ____ or ____
- d transmitted by the bite of a tsetse fly
- e what is the drug of choice for toxoplasmosis (it's combined with sulfonamide antibiotic)
5 Multiple choice questions
- fluoroquinolones include the "__________"
- What are the antivirals used for chronic hepatitis (Hep B/ Hep C)
- particularly useful as antibiotic with anaerobic bacteria, and as antiprotozoal in the treatment of amebiasis, trichomoniasis, and giardiasis.
- Interferons are developed by DNA technology or other cellular manipulation. It is currently available only as ___________ medication, most commonly given SC although some are available for IM or IV.
- What is the only drug that is allowed on the market for malaria?
5 True/False questions
protozoa infections, worm infestations or helminthiasis, scabies, and pediculosis or lice → What all do parasitic infections include?
Synagis → what is the drug of choice for pneumocystosis pneumonia?
Fungizone → problems of this antifungal include chills, fever, pain and phlebitis at the infusion site, extreme nephrotoxicity, and hypokalemia.
macrolides → 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.
bacitracin → a miscellaneous antibiotic that is an OTC topical