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What diseases can antimycobacterials treat?
tuberculosis, leprosy, and MAC complex in AIDS
What diseases can antiprotozoals treat?
malaria, vaginitis, and sleeping sickness
What can antihelminthics treat?
parasitic worms in the GI tract
How do penicillins and cephalosporines work?
they damage the bacterial cell wall
How do erythromycin and tetracycline work?
they modify protein synthesis
How do sulfonamides work?
they modify energy metabolism
How do ofloxacin and ciprofloxacin work?
they modify DNA synthesis
What does bacteriostatic mean?
inhibiting bacterial growth
What does bactericidal mean?
bacteria killing
What is meant by virustatic?
inhibits the replication of viruses
How can a protease inhibitor help stop or control a virus?
they have been successful in blocking the enzyme responsible for viral replication
What kind of anti-infective is zidovudine?
an antiviral
What kind of anti-infective is acyclovir?
an antiviral
How does a fungicidal drug work?
it destroys the fungal cell by preventing cell permeability and nutrition
What kind of anti-infective drug is Nystatin?
an antifungal
What type of drug is Amoxil?
a penicillin antibiotic used to treat bacterial infections
What is the generic name for Amoxil?
Amoxicillin
What is the brand name for Amoxicillin?
Amoxil
What type of drug is Keflex?
a cephalosporin antibiotic used to treat bacterial infections
What is the generic name for Keflex?
Cephalexin
What is the brand name for Cephalexin?
Keflex
What is Zithromax used to treat?
is a macrolide antibiotic used to treat bacterial infections
What is the generic name for Zithromax?
Azithromycin
What is the brand name for Azithromycin?
Zithromax
What type of drug is Levaquin?
a quinolone antibiotic used to treat certain bacterial infections
What is the generic name for Levaquin?
Levofloxacin
What is the brand name for Levofloxacin?
Levaquin
What type of drug is V-Cillin-K?
a penicillin antibiotic used to treat or prevent bacterial infections
What is the generic name for V-Cillin-K?
Penicillin VK
What is the brand name for Penicillin VK?
V-Cillin-K
What type of drug is Cipro?
a quinolone antibiotic used to treat bacterial infections
What is the generic name for Cipro?
Ciprofloxacin
What is the brand name for Ciprofloxacin?
Cipro
What type of drug is Trimethoprim w/ Sulfamethoxazole?
a sulfa antibiotic combination used to treat or prevent infections
What type of drug is Doxycycline?
a tetracycline antibiotic used to treat bacterial infections
What type of drug is Omnicef?
a cephalosporin antibiotic used to treat bacterial infections
What is the generic name for Omnicef?
Cefdinir
What is the brand name for Cefdinir?
Omnicef
What is Clindamycin typically used to treat?
used to treat acne
What type of drug is Minocycline?
a tetracycline antibiotic used to treat bacterial infections
What type of drug is Diflucan?
an azole antifungal used to treat or prevent certain fungal infections
What type of drug is Metronidazole?
an antibacterial and antiprotozoal agent
What type of drug is Nitrofurantoin?
an anti-infective used to treat or prevent infections of the urinary tract
What type of drug is Acyclovir?
an antiviral used to treat shingles, chickenpox, or genital herpes
What type of drug is Ampicillin?
a penicillin-like antibiotic
What type of drug is Cerufoxime Axetil?
a cephalosporin antibiotic
What type of drug is Cefprozil Monohydrate?
a cephalosporin antibiotic
What type of drug is Cefaclor?
a cephalosporin antibiotic
What type of drug is Cephalexin?
a cephalosporin antibiotic
What type of drug is Clarithromycin?
a macrolide antibiotic
What type of drug is Suflisoxazole?
a sulfa antibiotic
What type of drug is Zidovudine?
an antiviral protease inhibitor
What type of drug is Nystatin?
a fungicidal, fungistatic agent
What type of drug is Teteracycline?
a bacteriostatic antibiotic
What type of drug contains the stem -bactam in the word?
beta-lactamase inhibitors, a type of antibiotic
What type of drug contains the stem -leukin in the word?
interleukin-2 derivatives, a hormone of the immune system
What type of drug contains the stem -mab in the word?
monoclonal antibodies
What type of drug contains the stem -mantadine in the word?
antivirals
What type of drug contains the stem -monam in the word?
monobactam antibiotics
What type of drug contains the stem -mycin in the word?
antibiotics
What type of drug contains the stem -oxacin in the name?
antibiotics
What type of drug contains the stem -sulfa in the name?
antibiotics