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601 Week 6 Quiz
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What are the three treatment options for vulvovaginal candidasis (VVC)?
Treatment options for VVC are usually available in __________-day regimens?
1, 3, or 7-day regimens.
1-day treatments are typically more expensive and have more side effects than the 3 or 7 day treatment regimens.
What are the exclusion criteria for receiving VVC treatment with clotrimazole, miconazole, or tioconazole?
Girls < 12 yo
Fever or pain in lower abdomen, back, or shoulder
Non-drug recommendations for VVC?
Keep the area clean and avoid harsh soaps and perfumes
Avoid constrictive clothing and tampons
Decrease consumption of sucrose and refined carbohydrates
Wear cotton underwear
Eat more live active cultures such as yogurt
When do we refer for VVC?
If they've had > 3 vaginal infections per year
If they've had an infection in the past 2 months
If symptoms worsen or don't improve after 3 days of therapy
What medication is used for emergency contraception?
For how long after unprotected sex is levonorgestrel effective?
Up to 120 hours after unprotected sex, but it's most effective within 72 hours
Common adverse events associated with levonorgestrel?
nausea and vomiting
Couseling point for levonorgestrel
Doesn't protect against STIs
Shouldn't be used as regular birth control
If menstrual cycle is delayed for more than 7 days, patient should see her doctor
What were the 1st generation antihistamines that we discussed?
Side effects of 1st gen antihistamines?
Drowsiness, Dizziness, Constipation, Blurred Vision, Dry Mouth
Use 1st gen antihistamines with caution in what populations?
Due to anticholinergic effects, use caution in:
those with BPH
Narrow angle glaucoma
Experiencing acute asthma symptoms
Nondrug recommendations for allergic rhinitis
Wear a mask
keep indoor humidity low
home air filters
Referral time for allergic rhinitis?
Refer if allergies get worse, if there's no response to therapy after 7 days, other symptoms appear such as a fever.
Treatment options for motion sickness?
Dimenhydrinate and Meclizine
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