Tag Archives: Acyclovir

CellCept: 250 mg Capsules, 500 mg Tablets. Myfortic: 180, 360 mg Tablets

Mycophenolate Mofetil (mye-koe-fee-noe-late moe-fe-til) [CellCept] Mycophenolic Acid (mye-koe-fee-noe-lik) [Myfortic] Drug Classification (The therapeutic classification, which categorizes drugs by the disease state they are used to treat, appears first, followed by the pharmacologic classification, which is based on the drug’s mechanism of action.) Therapeutic class: immunosuppressants Pregnancy Category (pregnancy categories (A, B, C, D, and X)… Read More »

Bacterial Meningitis: Antimicrobial Therapy

The initial management of the patient with suspected acute bacterial meningitis is empiric antimicrobial and adjunctive therapy begun immediately after obtaining blood for bacterial culture. Respiratory isolation for the first 24 hours of antimicrobial therapy is recommended only for patients with suspected meningococcal meningitis. Respiratory isolation is not required for patients with meningitis due to… Read More »

Delirium: Etiology

Delirium has a wide variety of etiologies, which may occur alone or in combination (). These include primary cerebral disorders, systemic disturbances that affect cerebral function, drug and toxin exposure (including intoxication and withdrawal), and a range of factors that can contribute to delirium but have an uncertain role as etiological factors by themselves (psychological… Read More »

Clinical trials of sham versus real acupuncture…

Which of the following statements describes clinical trials of sham versus real acupuncture? A. Patients with TTHs respond to both types of acupuncture. B. Patients with migraine headaches respond to both types of acupuncture. C. Acupuncture may show benefit similar to preventative medication in migraine patients. D. The psychological and physiologic benefits of acupuncture cannot… Read More »