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Pharmacology

ANTI INFECTIVE AGENTS Influenza Prophylaxis

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Symmetral/amantadine is used to prevent InFluenza
Symmetral/amantadine is useful in __________ patients. high-risk pts.
The side effects for Symmetral/amantadine are mainly ____ side effects. CNS side effects
You must be carefil administering Symmetral/amantadine to _______ mothers and ____ mothers. pregnant/expecting mothers & nursing mothers
Symmetral/amantadine is also used to treat _____ disease and ________ like symptoms caused by certain medicines. treats Parkinson's disease and parkinson-like symptoms caused by certain medicines.
rimantadine is used to ___ or _____ infections by caused by the ___. Treats or prevents infections caused by the flu (influenza A).
Rimantadine is useful in __________ patients. high-risk pts.
You must be carefil administering rimantadine to _______ mothers and ____ mothers. pregnant/expecting mothers & nursing mothers
Where is rimantadine metabolized? Liver
What are the side effects for rimantadine ___,____,___,____ & ___. GI, CNS toxicity, insomnia, dizziness, headache.
GI, CNS toxicity, insomnia, dizziness, headache are the side effects for ____ rimantadine.
What are two examples of Neuraminidase inhibitors? Tamiflu/oseltamivir Relenza/zanamivir
What is the rout for Tamiflu/oseltamivir? PO only
Why is Tamiflu/oseltamivir given? To treat and prevent
What are the adverse effects for Tamiflu/oseltamivir nausea and vomiting
What is the route of administration from Relenza/zanamivir Inhalation route
Relenza/zanamivir Indicated for treatment of ____ illness active illness
What are the side effects of Relenza/zanamivir? nausea, diarrhea and sinusitis
Respiratory Syncytial Virus is treated by Ribavirn
Ribavirn is administered to treat severe ______. RSV infection
Rhinoviruses & enteroviruses are relatively resistant to ______ ribavirn
Ribavirn is used Used to treat _____ & ______ infected with severe RSV. infants & young children
Which route of Ribavirn is safer than oral or intravenous? Aerosal route
Is ribavirn tetragenic? Yes
You should avoid _____ with Ribavirn. avoid contact
Ribavirn may cause ____ irritation or _____. eye irritation or headaches.
Drug classes for Viral Hepatitis Infections; Vaccines [____/___) are _____. A,B] are preventive
lamivudine/Epivir is a ____ reverse transcriptase inhibitor. Nucleoside Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors [NRTI]
What is the route of administration for lamivudine/Epivir? Oral
What are the side effects of Iamivudine/Epivir? GI, lactic acidosis
What pregnancy category is Iamivudine/Epivir? Pregnancy category C
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