Antimicrobials Drug list

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drugs in the penicillin class of antibiotics

amoxicillin

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drugs in the cephalosporin class of antibiotics

ceftriaxone

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true or false there is a cross sensitivity with cephalosporins and penicillins

true

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drugs in the macrolide class of antibiotics

azithromycin

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drugs in the glycopeptide class of antibiotics

vancomycin

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drugs in the tetracycline class of antibiotics

doxycycline

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drugs in the aminogycoside class of antibiotics

gentamicin

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antifungal drugs

fluconozole, nystatin, amphotericin B

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anti-parasitic drugs

chloroquine, ivermectin

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floroquinolones

cipro

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sulfonomides

Bactrim (Septra)

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nitroimidazoles

Flagyl

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ANTIFUNGAL groups

polyenes

azoles

antimetabolic

echinocandins

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polyene antifungal drugs on our list

amphotericin b and nystatin

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azole antifungals on our list

fluconozole

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antiviral

acyclovir

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antimalarial

chloroquine

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antihelmintic

ivermectin

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constantly heard of adverse reaction for any and all drugs

anaphylaxis

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Ivermectin is given for

parasitic worms

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nystatin is most commonly given in this form

topical (cream or powder)

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chloroquin is given for

malaria

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nursing considerations for ivermectin that stand out

raised AST and ALT

Low leukeocyte count, eoseniphilia and high hemoglobin

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nursing considerations for chloroquine that stand out

look out for steven-johnson syndrome

suicidal thoughts and depression

ASSESS FOR MULTIORGAN swelling

monitor liver

monitor cbc for decreased WBC and RBC and platelet counts

MAY CAUSE HYPOGLYCEMIA

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acyclovir is given for

herpes infections (chicken pox, shingles, genital herpes)

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nursing considerations acylovir that stand out

monitor for elevated BUN, serum creatinine and lowered CCr

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most common nursing considerations

blood tests

watching for toxicity

watching for any type of serious adverse reaction