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1

First line agent for Step throat "Bacterial pharyngitis"

2nd line

Penicillin

Erythromycin/Azithromycin

2

Treatment for Viral-Herpes Simplex

Acyclovir- within 3 days of onset of symptoms

Valacyclovir

Famciclovir

3

Side effects of Antiherpetic drugs?

Malaise - can't move
Headache

4

What is another way to treat HSV?

Rise with Benadryl and magnesium aluminum

Topical lidocaine on infection

5

What are the drug interactions of Anitherpetic drugs

1. Can diminish effects of the Zoster vaccine (shingles)


6

What is Fungal-Oral Candidiasis or "Thrush)

Painful creamy white curd like patches in the oral cavity

7

First line agents against Fungal-Oral Candidiasis?

Nystatin Suspension - swish, hold and swallow

8

Prototype of oral "azole" antifungal?

Fluconazole

9

Treatment of Corneal abrasions?

When are Aminoglycosides appropriate?

Fluoroquinolones

When a pt is allergic to Fluroquinolones or a contact lens wear who has an abrasion

10

Mechanism of Action for Ezithromycin ointment

Inhibits RNA-dependent protein synthesis at the chain elongation step;

binds to the 50S ribosomal subunit resulting in blockage of transpeptidation

11

What are the 2 antiviral meds used for the eye?

"Vir" = Antiviral

Ganciclovir
Trifluridine