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1

What are the types of drugs that inhibit DNA/RNA synthesis

- fluoroquinolones
- sulfanomides

2

Side effects of fluoroquinolones

- CNS toxicity
- photosensitivity
- tendinopathy

3

Fluoroquinolone induced tendinopathy generally occurs here

- Achilles tendon
- RTC

softening

4

What should pts on Fluoroquinolones avoid?

- sunlight
- intense exercise loading

5

Which pts in particular need to be monitored on Fluoroquinolones?

- elderly
- those in renal failure

6

Monitor the elderly and those in renal failure for these while on fluoroquinolones

pain complaints

7

What should PTs be mindful of with pts on fluoroquinolones?

decrease load of exercise due to risk of tendinopathies

8

What is a side effect of sulfanomides?

photosensitivity

9

"other" drugs: mechanism of action

unknown

10

"other" drugs: side effects

- vary
- would need to look up individually

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