Science Quiz / Drugs and their uses

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UseDrugExtra info
Worm infestationsInhibits glucose uptake by worms
MeningitisInhibits bacteria protein synthesis
DVT/PEInhibits factor II, oral administration
Hodgkin's lymphoma, NHLHeart toxicity, intercalating agent
Type I hypersensitivityAntihistamine
AsthmaFast acting bronchodilator
Immunosuppression, HL, NHL, asthmaMoonface, Cushing's syndrome
DVT/PE with renal failureInhibits factor II
Anticoagulant for heart proceduresInhibits GpIIb/IIIa in
MDSHypomethylation by inhibition of DNA methyltransferase
Anticoagulant for coronary artery disease, cerebrovascular diseaseInhibits ADP binding in platelet aggregation
Transplant immunosuppression and severe eczemaCalcineurin inhibitor
DVT/PE with renal failureReversed with protamine, monitor aPTT
Transplant immunosuppressionInhibition of IL-2 production
Transplant immunosuppressionCalcineurin inhibition
CLLAlkylating agent
Autoimmune (SLE, myasthenia gravis), ALLAntimetabolite, inhibits folate metabolism
CLLAlkylating agent
FluHydrolyzed in liver, neuraminidase inhibitor
MRSAInhibits cell wall synthesis
AntibioticMimics PABA to inhibit folic acid synthesis
Breast cancerMimics estrogen to block growth factor receptors
AntibioticBlock DNA gyrase (gram +ve), topoisomerase IV (gram -ve)
Breast cancerBlocks HER2/neu receptor (growth factor)
AML (acute promyelocytic leukemia)B cell differentiation
DVT/PEFollow up, reversed with vitamin K
High cholesterolInhibits cholesterol synthesis
Hodgkin's lymphoma, severe NHLPotential neuropathy, binds to microtubules
CLLAlkylating agent
Antibiotic (syphilis, chlamydia, rickettsia, yersinia)Inhibits 30S ribosome
CMLTyrosine kinase inhibition
TuberculosisCauses B6 deficiency
Lymphoma, lung cancerTopoisomerase II inhibitor
Hodgkin's lymphomaAlkylating agent
Essential thrombocythemia, sickle cell and other hemoglobinopathiesInhibits DNA synthesis
DVT/PEInhibits factor X only
AntibioticInhibits 30S ribosome, nephrotoxic, ototoxic
AntibioticInhibits 30S ribosome
AntibioticInhibits cell-wall synthesis
DVT/PELower HIT risk
ALLReduces asparagine levels, allergy, CNS toxicity
Sarcoma, carcinomaCross-links DNA, nephrotoxicity, neurotoxicity, ototoxicity
Hodgkin's lymphomaLung toxicity, DNA synthesis inhibition
HL, NHL, CLLAnti CD20 mab
Lung, ovarian, breast cancersBinds to microtubules

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