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clomiphene
(Clomid, Serophene) infertility drug
progesterone
used in conjunction with other treatments for infertility due to progesterone deficiency
Infertility drugs
stimulate the pituitary gland to release luteinizing hormone (LH) and follicle stimulating hormone (FSH), which helps the ovary prepare and release mature eggs. These drugs also aid in the formation of the corpus luteum which secretes progesterone to maintain the pregnancy if the ovum is fertilized.
Progesterone for infertility
used in conjunction with other treatments for infertility due to progesterone deficiency
How can premature contractions be inhibited?
by using uterine-relazing drugs that act on beta receptors in the smoth muscle of the uterus
Ritodrine
uterine-relaxing drug used to treat premature labor
terbutaline
(Bricanyl) uterine-relaxing drug used to treat premature labor
What drug increases boththe frequency and strength of uterine contractions and can be used as a labor stimulant
oxytocin (Pitocin)
Women in labor may be given a uterine stimulant when? (2)
1)if uterine contractions are too weak to effect delivery (uterine inertia)
2)or if complications such as preeclampsia or diabetes necessitate labor induction
What causes postpartum bleeding?
is due to uterine relaxation, which results in increased bleeding at the site of placental separation
Methergine
drug used to treat postpartum bleeding
endometriosis
is uterine tissue that implants within the pelvis and onto ovaries and other organs. It continues to remain sensitive to hormonal influence, secreting blood when the uterus begins menstruation
Endometriosis causes? (3)
1)pelvic inflammation
2)pelvic pain
3)cyst formation
estrogen/progesterone
(Enovid,Premphase,Prempro) drugs used to treat endometriosis
Premarin
estrogen replacement terapy
Estratab,Estrace
estrogen replacement therapy
Estradiol
estrogen replacement therapy
dysmenorrhea
painful menstrual cramps are caused by an increase in prostaglandins, which cause the uterus to contract painfully.
ibuprofen
(Motrin) drug used to treat dysmenorrhea
naproxen
(Naprosyn) drug used to treat dysmenorrhea
Midol
drug used to treat dysmenorrhea
Pamprin
drug used to treat dysmenorrhea
Drugs used to treat vaginal infections are applied and despensed how?
are applied topically and are dispensed in the form of cream/ointments, suppositories or vaginal tablets
Candidal infections are caused by what?
Candida albicans, a yeast.
Femstat
drug applied topically to treat vaginal infection
Gyne-Lotrimin
drug applied topically to treat vaginal infection
Mycelex
drug applied topically to treat vaginal infection
Monistat
drug applied topically to treat vaginal infection
Vagistat-1
drug applied topically to treat vaginal infection
ampicillin
drug used to treat vaginal infections
**taken p.o.
amoxicillin
drug applied vaginally to treat Haemophilus vaginal infections
penicillin
drug applied vaginally to treat Haemophilus vaginal infections
tetracycline
drug applied vaginally to treat Haemophilus vaginal infections
ciprofloxacin
(Cipro) drug applied vaginally to treat Haemophilus vaginal infections
Pelvic inflammatory disease
(PID) involves widespread inflammation, scarring, and pain in the pelvic cavity. It is caused by sexually transmitted diseases (STD) as well as other bacterial agents, and is treated systemically with antibiotics
doxycycline
(Vibramycin) antibiotic drug given systemically to treat PID
Name (5) drugs used to treat sexually transmitted disease.
1)amoxicillin
2)ampicillin
3)penicillin
4)Cipro
5)tetracycline
What disease is caused by gram-negative spirochete Treponema pallidum?
Syphilis
Pen-Vee-K
(penicillin) drug used to treat Syphilis
Zitromax
drug used to treat chlamydial infections
doxycycline
drug used to treat chlamydial infections
Flagyl
drug used to treat trichomonas infections
Herples simplex virus type 2
involves the genital area (STD). These lesions are treated topically or with drugs that act systemically
acyclovir
(Zovirax)topically or orally given drugs to treat Herpes Slimplex
penciclovir
topically or orally given drug to treat Herpes Simplex
hyskon
this fluid is used intraoperatively to distend the uterine cavity and facilitate visualization with a hysteroscope
RhoGam
given IM, this immunoglobulin suppresses the immune response in a Rh-negative woman who has delivered an Rh-positive baby.
Premphase,Prempro
(estrogen/progesterone) drugs used to treat endometriosis and used for ERT.