Flashcards in EENT Deck (11):
First line agent for Step throat "Bacterial pharyngitis"
Treatment for Viral-Herpes Simplex
Acyclovir- within 3 days of onset of symptoms
Side effects of Antiherpetic drugs?
Malaise - can't move
What is another way to treat HSV?
Rise with Benadryl and magnesium aluminum
Topical lidocaine on infection
What are the drug interactions of Anitherpetic drugs
1. Can diminish effects of the Zoster vaccine (shingles)
What is Fungal-Oral Candidiasis or "Thrush)
Painful creamy white curd like patches in the oral cavity
First line agents against Fungal-Oral Candidiasis?
Nystatin Suspension - swish, hold and swallow
Prototype of oral "azole" antifungal?
Treatment of Corneal abrasions?
When are Aminoglycosides appropriate?
When a pt is allergic to Fluroquinolones or a contact lens wear who has an abrasion
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