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WTI Comp Ch. 27

Mosby's Chapter 27: Therapeutic Agents for the Dermatological System

The epidermis: Contains melanin
What is composed of the protein keratin? Hair, nails, and base of the cuticle
Which agents require participation in the iPLEDGE program? Oral retinoid therapies like Sotret
The generic name for Retin-A is: Tretinoin
What is true of psoriasis? It often appears as plaques of silvery scales. It is non-infectious. It is an inflammatory skin disorder.
The first-line therapy for psoriasis is usually: Topical
What is true regarding topical Compound W? It is salicylic acid. It is a keratolytic agent. It is available OTC.
A common OTC brand name of clotrimazole is: Lotrimin AF
What is an advantage of topical antibiotics over oral antibiotics for the treatment of impetigo? Topical antibiotics do not have systemic side effects.
What instructions should accompany a prescription for fluorouracil (5-FU)? Apply using gloves or a non-metal applicator. Wash hands after each application. Avoid excessive sun exposure.
Topical salicylic acid and benzoyl peroxide preparations can be used in the treatment of: Acne
What are some examples of antibacterial treatments? Bacitracin, Neomycin, Polymyxin B sulfate
If a customer complains of head lice, then he or she can be advised to: Talk to a pharmacist about one of the OTC treatments
Treatment of eczema may include: Topical corticosteroids, topical and oral calcineurin inhibitors, immunosuppressants
The generic name for Bactroban is: Mupirocin
What ingredients is(are) in OTC Neosporin? Bacitracin, neomycin, polymyxin B sulfate
What is true concerning oral isotretinoin? The boxed warning reads, “Avoid using during pregnancy due to the risk of severe birth defects.” It is used for severe cases of acne. It inhibits sebum production.
Which term refers to a fungal infection of the fingernails or toenails? Onychomycosis
Elidel (pimecrolimus) is indicated for: Eczema
Clobetasol propionate is the generic name for: Temovate
Created by: lrhamyWTI