Flashcards in Drug of Choice Deck (13)
What is the drug of choice for tetanus treatment?
Malaria Tissue schizonticide of choice is
What is the first line drug for malaria?
Drug of choice for P. vivax
Pyrantel Embonate is the drug of choice for
What is the drug of choice for Filariasis?
What is the drug of choice for schistosomiasis?
What is the Drug of choice for tapeworm?
What is IV Acyclovir used for?
HSV and VZV infections
Give indications for oral treatment for moderate to severe varicella
-those with chronic cutaneous or pulmonary skin disorders
-those receiving long term salicylate therapy
-those receiving short, intermittent or aerosolized corticosteroids
-pregnant women in 2nd-3rd trimesters
Give indications for IV varicella treatment
-immunocompromised patients including those treated with chronic corticosteroids
-pregnant women with serious complications
True about HSV treatment EXCEPT
a. Neonatal: regardless of manifestations and clinical findings, oral acyclovir should be given (14 days for skin, eye and mouth disease, 21 days for HSV encephalitis)
b.Genital: Primary: oral acyclovir or valacyclovir, IV for severe cases
c. Mucocutaneous: IV acyclovir for immunocompromised; Oral acyclovir for immunocompetent