Chapter 9: Drugs for Bacterial, Viral, and Fungal Infections
Possible adverse effects of penicillin include which of the following?
A. Hypersensitivity reaction
Antibacterial drugs work in a variety of ways. Which one of the following is not a way in which these drugs work?
A. Inhibiting cell wall synthesis
B. Inhibiting prostaglandin release
C. Inhibiting protein synthesis
D. Inhibiting DNA/RNA function
Bacterial resistance can occur from all of the following except:
A. Certain strains of bacteria enzymatically destroying the antibacterial drug.
B. Noncompliance by the athlete in taking the full course of the drug.
D. Combining anti-inflammatories with antibiotics.
Which of the following adverse effects is quickly noticed in a reaction to antibiotics?
The cephalosporins are a class of:
Bactericidal antibiotics are so classified because their mission is to:
A. Kill and destroy bacteria
B. Limit the growth or proliferation of bacteria
C. Cause death to the host organism
D. Limit the DNA production of the cell
An antiviral drug's mechanism of action is usually:
B. Inhibition of DNA activity
C. Stopping of cellular activity
Vaccines inhibit viral infections from becoming active in the human body is through the use of: