Immunological medications

  1. HIV Fusion inhibitors prevent HIV from?
    entering healthy T cells
  2. What type of HIV drug can cause skin irritation at injection site, fatigue, nausea, insomnia, and peripheral neuropathy?
    Fusion inhibitor: Enfuvirtide (fuzeon)
  3. Most common adverse effects of Cyclosporine (Sandimmune, Gengraf, Neoral)
    nephrotoxicity, infection, hypertension, and hirsutism
  4. Tacolimus is used for prevention of refection following liver or kidney transplantation. What are the adverse effects?
    nephrotoxicity, neurotoxicity, gastrointestinal effects, hypertension, hyperkalemia, hyperglycemia, hirsutism and gum hyperplasia
  5. The adverse effects of the immunosuppressant medication Azathioprine (imuran)
    neutropenia and thrombocytopenia
  6. The adverse effects of the immunosuppresant medication Cyclophosphamide (cytoxan, Neosar)
    neutropenia and hemorrhagic cystitis
  7. The adverse effects of the immunosuppresant medication Methotrexate (Rheumatrex, Treaxall)
    hepatic fibrosis and cirrhosis, bone marrow suppression, ulcerative stomatitis, and renal damage
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Immunological medications
immunological medications