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1

Name the Antiviral Medications (Brand and Generic)

Zovirax - acyclovir

Valtrex - valacyclovir

Fanvir - famciclovir


2

Indications for Antivirals

Shingles

Genital Herpes

Cole Sores

3

Common Dosing for Antivirals

acyclovir
-5x per day

valacyclovir, famciclovir
-BID to TID

4

Common Side Effects for Antivirals

-Nausea

-Headache (v, f)

-Diarrhea (a, f)

-Abdominal Pain (a, v)

5

Name the Erectile Dysfuction Medications (Brand and Generic)

Viagra - sildenafil

Cialis - tadalafil

Levitra - vardenafil

Stendra - avanafil

6

What Class do this weeks ED medications belong to?

Phosphodiesterase inhibitors

7

Common Dosing for ED Medication

Viagra - 20-240min

Cialis - > 30min

Levitra - 60min

Stendra - 15min

8

Common Side Effects for Phosphodiesterase Inhibitors

-Headache

-Flushing

9

Name the medications that prevent gout (Brand and Generic)

Zyloprim - allopurinal

Colcrys - colchicine

10

Name the classes of the gout preventing medications

allopurinol - Xanthine Oxidase Inhibitor

colchicine - Anti-gout Agent

11

Common Dosing for Gout Preventing Medication

QD or BID

allopurinal - take after meal

colchicine - take every hour til painless or diarrhea develops

12

Common Side Effects for Gout Preventing Medication

-Diarrhea

-Nausea

-GI Disease (colchicine)