Zimnic O / Balofox

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Zimnic O / Balofox

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Can an Aminoglycoside or a Fluroquinolone be given for women suffering from Pyelonephritis needing hospitilization ?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    The addition of which group has made the molecule Balofloxacin more effective  with less dose compared to other quinolones?
    • A. 

      Methoxy group

    • B. 

      Pipperidin group

    • C. 

      N1 cyclo propyl ring

    • D. 

      All the above three

  • 3. 
    The UTI causing pathogen S.Saprophyticus is
  • 4. 
    The MIC of Cefixime in the Cefixime + Ofloxacin combination against S.Typhi (Invitro MIC Study)is
    • A. 

      0.01 mcg/ml

    • B. 

      0.10 mcg /ml

    • C. 

      0.001 mcg /ml

    • D. 

      0.11 mcg /ml

  • 5. 
    Does DCGI recommend Cefixime+Ofloxacin combination in UTI
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    The result of the PMS study on Zimnic O states that
    • A. 

      The combination is 95 % effective

    • B. 

      The combination is 91 % tolerable

    • C. 

      The combination is 97% effective

    • D. 

      The combination is 97 % tolerable

  • 7. 
    Zimnic O prevents relapse because
    • A. 

      Combination achieves low MIC against S.Typhi

    • B. 

      It achieves high concentration in liver and gall bladder

    • C. 

      Highly effective when compared to monotherapy

    • D. 

      All the above

  • 8. 
    The MIC of Balofloxacin against the UTI pathogen E.Coli is
  • 9. 
    Does the pathogen k.pneumoniae cause UTI ?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    The dosage of Balofloxacin in UTI is
    • A. 

      1 tab (100 mg )BID for 5 days

    • B. 

      1 tab (200 mg )BID for 5 days

    • C. 

      1 tab (200 mg) OD for 5 days

    • D. 

      1 tab (100 mg )OD for 5 days

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