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Nystatin Oral Suspension

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Mycostatin
Disp: 180 ml
Sig: Rinse with 1 tsp for 3-4 min qid and swallow

Contains sugar so don't use for patients with dry mouth or high caries risk

Tx: Candidiasis, median rhomboid glossitis

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Clotrimazole Troche 10 mg

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Mycelex troche

Disp: 50 of 10 mg
Sig: dissolve one tab slowly in mouth 5x daily

Tx: Candidiasis, median rhomboid glossitis

3

Nystatin/triancinolone acetonide ointment

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Mycolog II

Disp: 15 gm
Sig: apply sparingly to affected areas qid
Know the components! Nystatin/triancinolone acetonide ointment.

Tx: angular cheilitis

4

Acyclovir 200 mg caps

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Zovirax

Disp: 50
Sig: take 1 cap 5x daily

Tx: Herpes

5

Acyclovir ointment 5%

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Disp: 15 gm
Sig: apply 5x daily with fingercot at first symptom

tx: herpes

6

What is fluocinonide .05% and what is it's brand name? Disp and sig?

Tx:

It is a high potency topical corticosteroid. Its brand name is Lidex. Disp: 15 gm. Sig: Apply sparingly to affected areas qid.

tx: Lichen planus and RAU

7

What is Clobetasol propionate .05%? Disp? Brand name?

Tx:

It is a topical corticosteroid GEL. Brand name is Temovate. Disp: 15 gm tube. Sig: Dry area, gently apply a thin layer bid-tid.

Tx: Lichen planus, RAU

8

What is decadron elixir? What is its generic name? Disp and sig?

Tx: Lichen planus, RAU

Dexamethosone

Disp: two 100 ml bottles
sig: Rinse with 1 tsp for 3-4 min after meals and before bedtime and spit out.

Tx: Lichen Planus, RAU

9

Prednisone 10 mg tab

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Tx?

disp: 40 10 mg tab
sig: 2 tab bid x 7d, then 1 tab bid x 4d, then 1 tab daily till gone.

tx: oral vesicular bolus/pemphigoid/pemphigus etc. Systemic case. = More serious

10

Magic mouthwash (instead of xylocaine viscous 2%)

What is the recipe?

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Equal parts malox, benadryl and 2% lidocaine viscous.

Disp: 240 ml
Sig: 1-2 tsp for 2 min then expectorate. Use as needed.

11

What are requirements for a controlled substance prescription? (10)

1- Dated and signed on day of issue
2- Patient's full name and address
3- Practitioner's full name, address and DEA#
4- Drug name
5- Strength
6- Quantity
7- Directions for use
8- # of refills
9- Written in ink, indelible pencil, typewritten
10- Signed manually

When, who to, who from, what? (strength as well), How much? How to use? How many refills?

12

Specifics for Schedule II

1- Written required
2- Fax okay for prep only, originals for dispensing.
3-Emergency phone prescription for emergency period only and written must arrive in 7 days
4- No time limit to fill
5- No quantity limit
6- Refills prohibited
7- Multiple prescriptions permitted

13

Specifics for schedule III-V

1- Prescriptions may be oral, written or faxed
2- Refills okay and by call-in

14

Superscription contents

Patient's name, addresss, date and RX

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Inscription contents

Name of drug, dose form and quantity

16

Subscription

Directions to pharmicist

17

Transcrption

Directions to pt

18

Classical presentation

Heading: Name address and phone of prescriber, name and address of patient, date

Body: RX, Name and dosage size or concentration of drug, quantity, directions to pt