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The term used for an antibiotic that is effective against many different types of bacteria is:
Broad Spectrum
Penecillin may be used prophylactically (without evidence of an acute infection) in the managemant of:
Rheumatic Fever
Amoxicillin is superior to oral penicillin V in every respect except:
It needs to be taken more frequently during the day
A cross sensitivity may occur between penicillin and:
Cephalexin
Another name for the macrolide antibiotics is:
The Erythromycins
Viruses differ from other microorganisms in that they:
Require an intact cell to replicate
Interferon alfa is used in the treatment of:
Hepatitis B
An agent often used in the treatment of AIDS is:
Zidovudine
A common use for the sulfonamides is for:
Urinary Tract Infections
Drugs that may cross-react with a sulfonamide to cause an allergic reaction include all of the following except:
a.)Tolazamide
b.)Dapsone
c.)Penicillin
d.)Hydrochlorothiazide
c.)Penicillin
Symptoms of an allergic reaction may include all except which symptom?
a.)Red, watery eyes
b.)Thirst
c.)Runndy nose
d.)Asthma
b.)Thirst
A severe and life-threatening allergic reaction is known as:
Anaphylaxis
A drug that may be given orally to treat an allergic reaction is:
Loratidine
An example of an intranasal antihistamine is:
Azelastine Hydrochloride
Immunotherapy consists of:
Repeated administration of small amounts of antigen
The primary side effect of Diphenhydramine(Benedryl) is:
Drowsiness
The advantage loratadine has over diphenhydramine is that it:
Is less sedating
The best approach to the beginning treatment of allergies is to:
Avoid the allergen
An agent that may be potentiated or have an increased effect when given with antihistamines is:
Alcoholic beverages
An example of a nonsedating antihistamine is:
Fexofenadine
A use for a counterirritant such as camphor may be to:
Relieve deep muscle pain
Cocaine is an effective local anesthetic for:
Nasal Mucous Membranes
Which of the following is not an antifungal agent?
a.)Tolnaftate
b.)Zinc Sulfate
c.)Clioquinol
d.)Zinc Undecylenate
b.)Zinc Sulfate
Tretinoin (Retin-A) is used in the treatment of:
Acne
An agent effective in the topical treatment if minilial infections is:
Clotrimazole
A topical agent useful in the treatment of burns is:
Mafenide Acetate(Sulfamylon Cream)
The topical corticosteroids have all the following properties except:
a.)Enhanced wound healing
b.)Antiinflammatory
c.)Antipruritic
d.)Vasoconstriction
a.)Enhanced Wound Healing
An example of the highest potency topical corticosteroid would be:
Diflorasone
An agent used in the treatment of atopic dermatitis is:
Pimecrolimus
An indication of the effectiveness of a sunscreen would be the:
SPF number