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Name the 3 ophthalmic artificial tear solutions for dry eyes.

1. cellulose ethers (Hypotears)

2. polyvinyl alcohol (PVA) 1.4% (Refresh)

3. povidone 0.6%

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What are the 4 ocular decongestants used for allergic conjunctivitis?

(removes the redness in the eyes)

1. phenylephrine

2. naphazoline (Naphcon)

3. tetrahydrazoline

4. oxymetazaline (Visine L.R)

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What are 2 combination therapies used for allergic conjunctivitis?

Combination = ocular antihistamine (removes watery eyes) + ocular decongestant (removes red eyes)

1. pheniramine + naphazoline (Naphcon-A, Opcon-A)

2. antazoline + naphazoline (Vasocon-A)

4

What is the antihistamine/mast cell stabilizer used for allergic conjuntivitis?

ketotifen (Zaditor)

5

What is used to treat corneal edema?

sodium chloride 2%,5% (Muro 128 Solution 2%)

6

What are the topical decongestants used for congestion (cold symptoms)?

1. oxymetazoline (Afrin, Neo-Synephrine 12 hrs)

2. phenylephrine (Neo-Synephrine, Little Noses)

3. naphazoline

4. xylometazoline

5. tetrahydrazoline

6. saline rinse (Ocean, AYR, Neilmed Sinus Rinse)

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What are the systemic decongestants (by mouth) for congestion (cold symptoms)?

1. phenylephrine

  • Sudafed PE

2. pseudoephredrine

  • Sudafed
  • Nexafed
  • Zephrex-D

 

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What are the ingredients that can be used for sore throat?

1. benzocaine

2. menthol and phenol

3. dyclonine

4. cetylpyridinium chloride hexylresorcinol 

9

What are the 4 products that can be used for sore throat?

1. Cepacol

2. Chloroseptic

3. Halls

4. Sucrets

5. Vicks Vasodrops

10

What are three 1st generation antihistamines used for rhinorrhea (water/runny nose) and itchy nose?

1. clemastine

2. diphenhydramine (Benadryl)

3. doxylamine (Unisom)

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What are three 2nd generation antihistamines used for rhinorrhear and itchy nose?

1. loratadine (Claritin, Alavert)

2. cetirizine (Zyrtec)

3. fexofenadine (Allegra)

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Name 3 combination therapy products used for rhinorrhea and itchy nose?

1. Claritin-D, Alavert D (loratadine + pseudoephedrine)

2. Zyrtec-D (cetirizine + pseudoephedrine)

3. Dimetapp (brompheniramine + phenylephrine)

13

What is used for a productive cough (expectorant)?

guaifenesin (Mucinex, Mucinex ER, Robitussin, Tussin)

14

What is used for a centrally activing antitussive and non-productive cough?

dextromethorphan (Delsym)

diphenhydramine (Benedryl)

 

15

What is used as a combinatio therapy for cough?

Robitussin DM or Mucinex DM (dextromethorphan + guaifenesin)

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