Antibiotics (Antiprotozoal Drugs -- Drugs for Pneumocystis and Toxoplasmosis) Flashcards Preview

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Flashcards in Antibiotics (Antiprotozoal Drugs -- Drugs for Pneumocystis and Toxoplasmosis) Deck (3):
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- For prophylaxis and treatment of pneumocystosis (DOC)
- Displaces protein-binding of other drugs/bilirubin
- recommended at CD4 count less than 200

Cotrimoxazole (TMP-SMX)
- For prophylaxis and treatment of pneumocystosis (DOC)
- Displaces protein-binding of other drugs/bilirubin
- recommended at CD4 count less than 200

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Pentamidine
- for prophylaxis and treatment of pneumocystosis (back-up), trypanosomiasis
- administered as nasal spray (aerosol)

Pentamidine
- for prophylaxis and treatment of pneumocystosis (back-up), trypanosomiasis
- administered as nasal spray (aerosol)

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- MOA same as cotrimoxazole
- DOC for prophylaxis and treatment of toxoplasmosis

Pyrimethamine-sulfadiazine
- MOA same as cotrimoxazole
- DOC for prophylaxis and treatment of toxoplasmosis

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