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1

What is the mechanism of action for NNRTIs?

Binds directly to reverse transcriptase of the HIV-1 virus

2

What are the adverse reactions to Nevirapine?

Stevens-Johnson's, and hepatotoxicity

3

What is an example of a drug in the NNRTIs category?

Nevirapine

4

What is the mechanism of action for tetracyclines?

Inhibits bacterial protein synthesis at the level of the 30S bacterial ribosome

5

List 2 examples of tetracyclines

Doxycycline, tetracycline

6

What are some adverse side effects of doxycycline?

Toxic epidermal necrolysis, erythema multiforme, pseudomembranous colitis