Oral Herpes

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Generic Name: acyclovir Brand/Trade Name: • Sitavig • Xerese [Canada] • Zovirax Body System(s) Affected: Indications: • PO: Recurrent genital herpes infections. – heavier larger particles may remain airborne a relatively short time because of size and weight, then drop or splatter on people or objects. PEPTIC ULCERATION, anorexia, nausea, acne, ↓ wound healing, ecchymoses, fragility, hirsutism, petechiae. the CDC recommends an annual screening for which std for all sexually active women ages 25 and under, as well as older women with risk factors such as new or multiple sex partners? influenzae, E. Health news – cnn., View latest health news explore articles fitness, diet, nutrition, parenting, relationships, medicine, diseases healthy living cnn health.. morganii, P.

mirabilis, P. In moist areas of the body, large sores (condylomata lata) appear, they ooze highly infectious liquid full of bacteria. A very serious allergic reaction to this drug is unlikely, but seek immediate medical attention if it occurs. Decreasing titers –> good response. How were each of these infections obtained? B. May increase effects of methotrexate.


SOCIAL HISTORY: The patient lives with two friends and is employed by a saddle shop. John’s wort may increase photosensitization reaction. [LV]May increase BUN, serum creatinine, AST, ALT, bilirubin. {SE}[F]Anorexia, nausea, vomiting, rash (generally 7-14 days after therapy begins), urticaria. [O]Diarrhea, abdominal pain, pain/irritation at IV infusion site. [R]Headache, vertigo, insomnia, seizures, hallucinations, depression. {AE}Rash, fever, sore throat, pallor, purpura, cough, shortness of breath may be early signs of serious adverse effects.

Fatalities are rare but have occurred in sulfonamide therapy following Stevens-Johnson syndrome, toxic epidermal necrolysis, fulminant hepatic necrosis, agranulocytosis, aplastic anemia, other blood dyscrasias. Myelosuppression, decreased platelet count, severe dermatologic reactions may occur, esp. in the elderly. {NC}[BA]Obtain history for hypersensitivity to trimethoprim or any sulfonamide, sulfite sensitivity, bronchial asthma. Determine serum renal, hepatic, hematologic baselines. [I/E]Monitor daily pattern of bowel activity, stool consistency. Assess skin for rash, pallor, purpura.

More expensive. Monitor renal, hepatic, hematology reports. Assess I&O. Check for CNS symptoms (headache, vertigo, insomnia, hallucinations). Monitor vital signs at least twice a day. Monitor for cough, shortness of breath. Assess for overt bleeding, ecchymosis, edema.

[P/FT]Continue medication for full length of therapy. Space doses evenly around the clock. Take oral doses with 8 oz water and drink several extra glasses of water daily. Report immediately any new symptoms, esp. rash, other skin changes, bleeding/bruising, fever, sore throat, diarrhea. Avoid prolonged exposure to direct sunlight.