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1

What drug is first line for CDI Tx?

Vancomycin

2

What drug is used for recurrent CDI?

Fidaxomicin

3

Which drugs do you give for E. Histolytica to Tx the invading microbes?

Metronidazole, Tinidazole

4

Which drugs do you give for E. Histolytica to Tx the intraluminal microbes?

Paromomycin, Lodoquinol

5

Which drug do you give for Giardia Tx?

Nitazoxanide

6

What are the SE of Nitazoxanide?

Yellow eyes, bright yellow urine

7

When would you give a drug for Crypto Parvum Tx?

In immunosuppressed pts

8

What drug do you give for Crypto Parvum Tx?

Nitazoxanide

9

Do you continue or discontinue the immunosuppressive drug when treating for Crypto Parvum?

Continue if HIV, discontinue if anything else

10

How is Necator Americanus/Ancylostoma Duodenale excreted?

Eggs

11

How is Ascaris Lumbricoides excreted?

Eggs

12

How is Strongyloides Stercoralis excreted?

Larvae

13

How is Trichuris Trichiura excreted?

Eggs

14

How is Enterobius Vermicularis excreted?

Eggs deposited in perianal region

15

What is the primary drug for Necator Americanus and Ancyclostoma Duodenal Tx?

Albendazole

16

What are the primary drugs for Ascaris Lumbricoides Tx?

Albendazole, Mebendazole

17

What is the primary drug for Stronguyloides Stercoralis Tx?

Ivermectin

18

What is the primary drug for Trichuris Trichiura Tx?

Mebendazole

19

What are the primary drugs for Enterobius Vermicularis Tx?

Albendazole, Mebendazole, Pyrantel Pamoate

20

What is the MOA of Albendazole, Mebendazole, and Thiabendazole?

Inhibit microtubule synthesis

21

What is the MOA of Ivermectin?

Stimulates GABA in peripheral neurons

22

What is the MOA of Pyrantel Pamoate?

Stimulates Ach and inhibits AchE at NMJ

23

What is excreted in the feces from Schistosomas?

Eggs

24

What is excreted in the feces from Taenia Solium/Saginata?

Proglottids

25

What is excreted in the feces from Diphyllobothrium Latum?

Proglottids

26

What drug is used to Tx Schistosomas?

Praziquantel

27

What drug is used to Tx Taenia Solium/Saginata?

Praziquantel

28

What drug is used to Tx Diphyllobothrium Latum?

Niclosamide

29

What drug is used to Tx Echinococcus Granulosus?

Praziquantel

30

What is the MOA of Praziquantel?

Increase Ca permeability of cell membranes causing paraylsis