Self-directed Study (Chapter 12)

 

Agents to Treat Fungal Infections

 

1. List the 2 main problems with treating human fungal infections.

 

 

 

 

2. List the 4 main drug groups currently in use and a brief description of how they work

 

 

 

 

 

 

3.  What drug is the representative Macrolide polyene?

 

4. List 4 examples of Azoles:

 

 

 

 

 

5. Which drug is the preferred treatment for the most stubborn cases of Athlete’s foot?

 

 

 

Antiparasitic Chemotherapy

 

1. List 2 examples of synthesized quinolones currently used to treat malaria.

 

 

 

 

2. Which drug is an amoebicide that is effective in treating Entamoeba histolytica infections?

 

 

3.  List 2 broad-spectrum antiparasitic drugs that are used to treat roundworm intestinal infestations.