D.Understand drug management used for leprosy.a.Clofazimine (Lamprene)b.Dapsone $$c.Rifampin (Rifadin) $$-$$$ID IIAntifungal AgentsA.Identify the drug that is the agent of choice for most systemic mycoses; describe its main mechanism of antifungal action; and state whether it is best used for minor or more serious fungal infections and why.B.Explain what -azole antifungal drugs are and give examples; also, recognize that these drugs, when given systemically, can be a major cause of interactions with other drugs by inhibiting their hepatic metabolism. Identify which drugs treat aspergillosis and/or candidiasis. Identify which drugs are used in caution with certain health conditions and renal/hepatic disease.Antiviral AgentsA.Summarize current guidelines or recommendations for prophylactic influenza vaccination and identify high-risk populations most likely to benefit from prophylaxis. Also, explain why the vaccines seem to keep changing from one flu season to the next.
C.Describe the adverse effects of acyclovir and ganciclovir and how the route of administration affects those responses.D.You will mostly refer out for HIV medications. Be aware of the different drug classes available and overall adverse effects for each ofthe listed drug classes: a.NRTI: i.Emtricitabine (Emmtriva)ii.Lamivudine (Epivir)iii.Zidovudine (Retrovir)b.NNRTIi.Efavirenz (Sustiva)c.PIi.Lopinavir/ritonavir (Kaletra)ii.Darunavir (Prezista)d.Othersi.Maraviroc (Selzentry)ii.Rategravir (Isentress)AnthelminticsA.Recognize the main therapies for helminthiasis. Also, identify when drug therapy is definitely indicated, as well as factors that may preclude drug therapy.a.Mebendazole (Vermox) $$b.Albendazole (Albenza) $$$ c.Pyrantel pammoate (Pin-X) $d.Ivermectin (Stromectol) $$Antiprotozoal DrugsA.Understand chloroquine treatment vs chloroquine resistant treatment options. And the difference in administration timing and durations.