Flashcards in Pharm 1 - Exam 3 Deck (78)
Which three anti-fungals target ergosterol in the cell membrane of fungi and protozoa?
Name two topical anti-fungals that could be used to treat tinea and other superficial skin infections.
What class of drugs often has an -azole ending?
What is the current drug of choice for the treatment of onychomycosis of toenail or fingernail?
What labs should be monitored when using Terbinafine/Lamisil orally?
This is the drug of choice for yeast infections, systemic mycoses, cryptococcous, and histoplasmosis.
This drug has side effects that may be improved by pre-medication treatment with NSAIDs, prednisone or benedryl.
This drug is often reserved for severe systemic fungal infections because of its "shake and bake" side effects.
Amphotericin B/Amphocil AKA Ampho-terrible
What is the drug combination used to treat tuberculosis?
Which drug, used to treat tuberculosis, inhibits the synthesis of mycolic acid in the cell wall and is known for causing paresthesias?
This drug, used to treat TB, is known to induce pyridoxine deficiency and therefore B6 must be a part of the protocol.
This drug is used to treat Influenza A and B but must be given within 48 hours of the onset of symptoms?
Which drug is given as an oral inhaler to treat influenza?
Which drug is used to treat influenza as well as Parkinson's disease (short-term)?
What influenza drug is known to have bronchospasm as a side effect?
What is the MOA for the influenza drugs?
Inhibits neuramidase, which prevents viral budding
This drug is used to treat active herpes infection.
This drug is a guanosine analog that is incorporated into the viral DNA - inhibits replication
What are the 4 kinds of HIV drugs?
Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors
What does HAART stand for?
Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy
What makes up HAART treatment?
A combination of at least 3 HIV drugs
Name the reverse transcriptase drug.
Name the protease inhibitor drug.
This HIV drug is a pyrimidine analog.
What is alpha interferons used for?
What are beta interferons used for?
What are gamma interferons used for?
What is added to pegylated IFN alpha to make it last longer in the body?
When treating Hep C, which drug often accompanies pegylated IFN alpha?