50 multiple choice questions on pharmacology of antiretrovirals and antibiotics (tetracyclines, tuberculosis drugs and fluoroquinololones)
Chemotherapy MCQs. Pre-test practice questions on hiv drugs, penicillins, aminoglycosides, macrolides, tetracyclines, streptogramins and other pharmacological classes.
An excerpt of FDA’s press release issued 19th March 2009: The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today issued an alert to health care professionals reminding them that single-patient insulin pens and insulin cartridges should not be used to administer medication to multiple patients due to the potential risk of transmitting blood-borne pathogens such as HIV […]
The following images created by the Dept. of Pharmacology at University of Utah are great for reviewing antifungals before a test like USMLE: This table contains the following agents: Trifluridine, Vidarabine, acyclovir, ganciclovir, foscarnet, azt, ddI, ribavirin, amantadine.
This is an excerpt from the Scottish Medicines Consortium (SMC) advice on etravirine (Intelence). ADVICE: following a full submission etravirine (Intelence), in combination with a boosted protease inhibitor and other antiretroviral medicinal products, is not recommended for use within NHS Scotland for the treatment of human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1) infection in antiretroviral treatment-experienced […]
This video review covers the medications used for the treatment of HIV infection. The target audience of the review is nursing students and nurses, it covers mainly adverse effects of the different drug classes. More on nursing pharmacology Technorati : HIV, NCLEX, NRTIs, NNRTI, Nurses & nursing students
Maraviroc (Selzentry, Celsentri), a CCR5 inhibitor for the treatment of HIV infection. An Australian Prescriber review
A review from the Australian Prescriber website of a new drug for the treatment of HIV infection: Maraviroc Celsentri (Pfizer) 150 mg and 300 mg film-coated tablets Approved indication: HIV infection Australian Medicines Handbook section 5.4 Highly active antiretroviral therapy has improved survival for patients infected by HIV, but long-term toxicity and the development of […]