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Disp Lab Quiz #4

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Disp Lab Quiz #4

ALZHEIMERS TREATMENT AND ANTI-INFECTIVES

 

BRAND NAMEGENERIC NAME PHARMACOLOGIC CATEGORYDOSING
NamendamemantineN-Methyl-D-Aspartate Receptor Antagonist5 mg once daily; titrate to 10mg twice daily
ZithromaxazithromycinAntibiotic, MacrolideZPak 500mg single dose x 1 day, then 250mg single dose x 4 days TriPak: 500mg single dose x 3 days
Penicillin VKpenicillin V potassiumAntibiotic, Beta lactam500mg 3-4 times/day x 10 days
Amoxilamoxicillin Antibiotic, Beta lactam250-500mg every 8 hours OR 500-875mg twice daily
Augmentinamoxicillin and clavulanate potassiumAntibiotic, Beta lactam250-500mg every 8 hours OR 875mg every 12 hours
KeflexcephalexinAntibiotic, Beta lactam250-1000mg every 6 hours (maximum: 4 g/day)
Bactrim DS, Septra DS, Sulfatrimsulfamethoxazole and trimethoprimAntibiotic, Sulfonamide Derivativesulfamethoxazole 800mg/ trimethoprim 160mg every 12-24 hours
CiprociprofloxacinAntibiotic, Fluoroquinolone500mg twice daily
LevaquinlevofloxacinAntibiotic, Fluoroquinolone500-750mg daily
Adoxa, VibramycindoxycyclineAntibiotic, Tetracycline100-200mg/day in 1-2 divided doses
Cleocinclindamycin HClAntibiotic, Lincosamide150-450 mg/dose every 6-8 hours
ValtrexvalacyclovirAntiviral Agent500-2g twice daily
DiflucanfluconazoleAntifungal Agent150-800mg daily
Flagyl, MetrometronidazoleAmebicide Antibiotic, Miscellaneous Antiprotozoal, Nitroimidazole250-500mg BID-TID
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