Agents To Treat HSV And Vzv

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  • 1. 

    Viruses are:

    • A.

      Non-living DNA-containing infectious agents

    • B.

      Obligate intracellular parasites

    • C.

      Living DNA-containing agents, not always infection

    • D.

      An encapsulated DNA or RNA strand that can cause disease

    Correct Answer
    B. Obligate intracellular parasites
    Explanation
    This is literally the first sentence of the chapter.

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  • 2. 

    Acyclovir is available in which of the following forms

    • A.

      Oral

    • B.

      Intravenous

    • C.

      Topical

    • D.

      Tropical

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Oral
    B. Intravenous
    C. Topical
    Explanation
    Acyclovir is available in oral, intravenous, and topical forms. The oral form allows for easy administration and is commonly used for the treatment of herpes infections. The intravenous form is used for severe cases or when oral administration is not possible. The topical form is applied directly to the affected area and is commonly used for the treatment of cold sores or genital herpes.

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  • 3. 

    When Valacyclovir grows up it wants to be just like Penciclovir

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Valacyclovir is converted into Acyclovir

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  • 4. 

    Oh my, it appears that the virus is resistant to Valacyclovir.... I guess we can't give them

    • A.

      Acyclovir

    • B.

      Famciclovir

    • C.

      Ganciclovir

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. All of the above
    Explanation
    They are all activated by thymidine kinase resistance to one generally means resistance to all

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  • 5. 

    Which Drug(s) is only available Orally?

    • A.

      Famciclovir

    • B.

      Valacyclovir

    • C.

      Foscarnet

    • D.

      Acyclovir

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Famciclovir
    B. Valacyclovir
    Explanation
    Famciclovir and Valacyclovir are the only drugs listed that are available in oral form. Foscarnet and Acyclovir can be administered through various routes such as intravenous, intramuscular, or topical, in addition to oral administration.

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  • 6. 

    Valacyclovir is pretty cool because It's associated with shorter duration of zoster-associated pain.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Valacyclovir is indeed associated with a shorter duration of zoster-associated pain. This medication is commonly used to treat shingles (herpes zoster) and works by inhibiting the replication of the virus. By reducing the duration of pain, valacyclovir helps to alleviate discomfort and promote faster healing. Therefore, the statement "Valacyclovir is pretty cool because it's associated with shorter duration of zoster-associated pain" is true.

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  • 7. 

    Valacyclovir isn't very popular because it usually isnt very bioAVAILABLE

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Valacyclovir is very popular, you're just jealous that you dont have herpes.

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  • 8. 

    Acyclovir stops viruses by

    • A.

      Preventing Viral Attachment to the cell

    • B.

      Stopping nucleic acid synthesis

    • C.

      Preventing assembly of new viruses within an infected cell

    • D.

      Preventing the release of new viruses from leaving.

    Correct Answer
    B. Stopping nucleic acid synthesis
    Explanation
    Acyclovir is an antiviral medication that works by inhibiting the synthesis of viral DNA. It does this by selectively targeting and inhibiting the viral enzyme called DNA polymerase. By blocking this enzyme, acyclovir prevents the replication of the viral DNA, ultimately stopping the synthesis of nucleic acids necessary for the virus to reproduce and spread. Therefore, the correct answer is "Stopping nucleic acid synthesis."

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  • 9. 

    Docosanol works by

    • A.

      Preventing nucleic acid synthesis

    • B.

      Preventing viral release

    • C.

      Preventing viral entry

    • D.

      Preventing viral flocculation

    Correct Answer
    C. Preventing viral entry
    Explanation
    Docosanol works by inhibiting the fusion between the plasma membrane and the HSV envelope.

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  • 10. 

    Only available topically

    • A.

      Foscarnet

    • B.

      Docosanol

    • C.

      Penciclovir

    • D.

      Trifluridine

    • E.

      Famciclovir

    Correct Answer(s)
    B. Docosanol
    C. Penciclovir
    D. Trifluridine
    Explanation
    The correct answer includes three antiviral medications: Docosanol, Penciclovir, and Trifluridine. These medications are used topically, meaning they are applied directly to the affected area of the skin. They are commonly used to treat viral infections such as herpes simplex virus (HSV) infections, including cold sores and genital herpes. By applying these medications directly to the affected area, they can help to reduce the severity and duration of the viral infection.

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