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Antibiotics which work by directly killing bacteria are considered _________.
Antibiotics which work by preventing replication are considered ___________.
Low-dose Doxycycline works by __________.
A patient comes in for a wound check. The surgical site is surrounded by inflammation and faint blisters. The patient has been using a popular over-the-counter antibiotic ointment for wound care. Your supervising physician reassures him that the site doesn’t look infected. Based on the description, what’s the most likely cause of the inflammation?
All antibiotics have been shown to decrease the effectiveness of oral contraceptives.
A “yeast infection” is an example of _________.
Which class of antibiotics that we frequently use in dermatology is most associated with decreased absorption if taken at the same time as calcium (milk, dairy, supplements, etc.)?
Which of the following antibiotics is known to rarely cause “bruise-like” discoloration on the skin, especially when taken for prolonged periods of time?
Why should the “tetracyclines” be avoided by very young children and women who are pregnant?
Although it can be caused by a number of medications, the severe allergic reaction known as Stevens-Johnson is most associated with use of _________.
A patient calls the office stating that he noticed a red, itchy rash forming on his chest and back this morning. He was prescribed Bactrim last week by your supervising physician. Unfortunately, your supervising physician is out of town and it may be several hours until you can get in touch with her. The patient isn’t in any pain and isn’t suffering any swelling. He’s just noticed the rash and wants to be sure everything is OK. In this scenario, which of the following represents the most appropriate action to take?
All of those who are allergic to Cephalosporins are also allergic Penicillins.
Which unique test might your supervising physician order if/when she places a patient on Dapsone?
A patient contacts the office worried because he noticed that his urine is reddish-orange. He thought that maybe your supervising physician mentioned this could be a potential side effect. He just wants to be sure this is normal. Based on this reported side effect, which antibiotic did your supervising physician most likely prescribe him?
Benzoyl Peroxide is notorious for doing which of the following?
Which of the following topical ingredients is the cause of some medications having a faint “rotten egg” smell?