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5 Matching questions

  1. chloroquine
  2. Quinine
  3. Fungizone
  4. telithromycin
  5. ototoxicity and nephrotoxicity
  1. a SE of this antimalarial include cinchonism (tinnitus, visual problems), hypotension, and acute circulatory failure; thrombocytopenia, hypoglycemia, and fetal abnormalities
  2. b problems of aminoglycosides include ____________ (which is commonly irreversible) and ____________.
  3. c Lariam, Fansidar, and Halfan. etc. are primarily used as antimalarials if ___________ resistance
  4. d 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.
  5. e 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.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Administration of antibiotics based on the practitioner's judgment of the pathogens most likely to be causing an apparent infection; it involves the presumptive treatment of an infection to avoid treatment delay before specific culture information has been obtained.
  2. New class of drugs that inhibit bacterial growth by interrupting protein synthesis (bacteriostatic)
  3. There has been a recent push to reduce ___________ use to prevent resistance.
  4. these drugs are usually bacteriocidal, they weaken the bacterial cell wall making it susceptible to influx of water and lysis. It has a problem of resistant strains of bacteria. A major problem is hypersensitivity. Depending on the drug and dosage, it can cause varying degrees of neurotoxicity, nephrotoxicity, and hepatotoxicity.
  5. antimalarial most commonly used for both acute treatment and prevention

5 True/False questions

  1. prophylactic therapy___________ therapy is not very effective in many instances, particularly for the "routine" viral infections such as minor flu, colds, etc.


  2. tetracyclinesrisk for superinfections, especially C. Difficile infection (pseudomembranous colitis) and candida


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


  4. gentamicin, neomycin, kanamycin, streptomycin, and tobramycinPrimary SE with most of the azoles are ___________ and ____-_____ ____________ due to the inhibition of P450 hepatic enzymes.


  5. antiviral__________ for influenza should be restricte to those at high risk for complications.