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John Smith
Answered: Jul 03, 2020
Cyclooxygenase 2-the antiinflammatory effect of nsaids is mediated by the inhibition of cyclooxygenase, theenzyme that catalyzes the synthesis of prostaglandins which are known...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Jul 03, 2020
Indomethacin-mediated renal vasoconstriction-normally renal blood flow is maintained by a balance between renal vasoconstrictors(angiotensin ii, norepinephrine) and renal vasodilators (prostaglandin...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Jul 03, 2020
Acetaminophen-poisoning from acetaminophen is due to toxic metabolites (mainly n-acetyl parabenzoquinone)that accumulate when glutathione is not available for conjugation. in theabsence of...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Jul 03, 2020
Ibuprofen-ibuprofen has been approved for use as an antipyretic in children and is currently availableover the counter. all nsaids have antipyretic activity and therefore the initial choice is...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Jul 03, 2020
Auranofin-the signs and the history of the patient suggest that she was treated with a gold compound. theseagents are employed in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis in an attempt to arrest the...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Jul 03, 2020
Cat hair-the cause of anaphylaxis remains unidentified in more than one third of cases. when a cause can be determined, food, drugs, insect stings, and latex are the most common etiologic agents....Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Jul 03, 2020
Tinea versicolor-tinea versicolor is a superficial yeast infection caused by pityrosporum ovale. superficial scaling patches occur primarily on the chest and trunk, but may involve the head and...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Jul 03, 2020
Acetaminophen-many agents have been implicated in drug-induced lupus. these patients usually present with skin and joint manifestations and the condition is usually reversible when the agents are...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Jul 03, 2020
Without treatment, these lesions will heal in 3-6 weeks-impetigo is a slowly evolving pustular eruption, most common in preschool children. s. aureus is the most common pathogen, with group a strep...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Jul 03, 2020
Respiratory alkalosis-the lab values indicate that the acid-base disturbance was respiratory alkalosis, which is aneffect of high therapeutic doses of salicylates. these drugs stimulate the...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Jul 03, 2020
Ibuprofen-primary dysmenorrhea is a cyclic pain associated with menses during ovulatory cycles, butwithout demonstrable lesions affecting the reproductive cycle. the pain is thought to resultsfrom...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Jul 03, 2020
Hydroxychloroquine-nsaids offer mainly a symptomatic relief in rheumatoid arthritis, but have little effect on theprogression of bone and cartilage destruction. drugs that may slow this progression...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Jul 03, 2020
There is a subset of angioedema which is hereditary due to an autosomal recessive condition caused by c1 esterase inhibitor deficiency or functional deficiency-angioedema involves the deeper dermal...Read More

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