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1

What bacteriostatic drug will cause grey baby syndrome?

Chloramphenicol

2

What are tetracyclins used for primarily in Optometric settings?

lid infections

3

What drugs are the first line of defense against MRSA?

vancomycin > trimethoprime > tobramycin

4

What is a major side effect of Gentamycin and causes increase of the intracranial pressure?

Pseudotumor cerebri

5

What type of fluoroquinolone is great for bacterial keratitis?

levofloxacin

6

What does "-floxacin" refer to?

fluoroquinolones

7

What is a common adverse reaction gentamycin can have in children?

pseudotumor cerebri; increased inter cranial pressure

8

What type of toxicity can Polymixin B generate?

nephrotoxicity

9

What are the 4 anti invectives that are Gm-?

PAFT; polymixin B, amnioglycosides, fluoroquinolones, tetracyclin

10

If a patient has a lung problem, what is the best anti-inflammatory drug for this use?

tetracyclin

11

What drug type causes increased warfarin effect and anti-coagulation?

tetracycline

12

MRSA is most resistant to which PCN?

methicillin

13

What is the best drug to use for children with acute bacterial infection?

Polymixin B and Trimethoprim; Polytrim