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Drugs of Choice or Drugs Used in Treatment.



Note: Please refer your textbooks for the latest drugs that are now quoted by some textbooks as Drugs of choice for some of these conditions.
 

H. Influenza MeningitisChloramphenicol + Ampicillin
H. Influenza PneumoniaAmpicillin
PlagueStreptomycin
ParatyphoidCotrimoxazole
TyphoidCeftriaxone/ Chloramphenicol
Klebsiella PneumoniaChloramphenicol, Mezlocillin, Cefotaxime
AnthraxPenicillin
CampylobacterErythromycin
ChancroidTetracyclines or Streptomycin
Granuloma InguinaleStreptomycin
LGV Tetracyclines
BartonellosisTetracyclines
LeptospirosisBenzyl Pencillin
ChromoblastomycosisFluocytosine 
CryptococcusFluocytosine and Amphotericin- B
SporotrichosisPotassium Iodide
CoccidioidomycosisAmphotericin B
ToxoplasmosisPyrimethamine ( a teratogen) 
In Pregnancy- Sulphadiazine
Pnemocystisis cariniiCotrimoxazole
GiardiasisTinidazole
Chagas’ diseaseNifurtimox
SchistosomiasisPraziquantel
ParagonimiasisPraziquantel
ClonorchisPraziquantel
Taenia saginataPraziquantel
Taenia soliumNiclosamide
EchinococcusMebendazole
DiphyllobothriumNiclosamide
H.NanaPraziquantel
Enterobius Mebendazole
ToxocaraThiabendazole
Larva migransThiabendazole
StrongyloidosisThiabendazole
DracontiasisNiridazole
TrichurisMebendazole
Trichinella spiralisThiabendazole
CapillariasisMebendazole
GnathostomiasisBithinol
AnaphylaxisAdrenalin
AnginaGliceryl Trinitrate (Nitroglycerine)
Supra Ventricular TachycardiaVerapamil
Ventricular TachycardiaLignocaine
Ventricular FibrillationD.C.Shock
Complete Heart blockIsoprenaline
Whipple’s diseaseTetracycline
Tropical sprueTetracycline
HypoparathyroidismCalciferol
Hypercalcemia due to hypervitaminosis DSteroids
Inappropriate secretion of ADHDemethyl chlor tetracycline
C.M.LBusulphan
C.L.LChlorambucil
Waldenstorm’s macroglobulinaemia Chlorambucil
Multiple MyelomaMelphalan
Burkits lymphomaSurgery plus Cyclophosphamide
Eaton – Lambert syndromeGuanidine
Myotonic dystrophyPhenytoin
Motion sickness ( of Short Duration)Scopolamine ( Hyoscine)
NarcolepsyAmphetamine
CataplexyTricyclic antidepressants
Nocturnal eneuresisImipramine
Gilles De La Tourette syndrome ( multiple tics)Haloperidol
Acute intermittent PorphyriaI.V. Hemin
Paget’s diseaseCalcitonin, Mithramycin, Etidronate disodium 
Gout Acute AttackColchicin
Gout prophylaxis and chronic casesAllopurinol
Kawasaki diseaseHigh Doses of Aspirin
Dermatitis herpetiformisDapsone/ Sulfapyridine 
ErysipeloidPenicillin
Urinary analgesicPhenazopyridine
Malignant hyperthermiaDantrolene Sodium (induced by Halothane and Succinyl choline)
Carcinoid syndrome with secondaries in liver5 Fluouracil into the hepatic artery
Carcinoid syndrome with repeated flushesPredinsolone
Carcinoid lungDoxorubicin
Strawberry lesion of RectosigmoidAcetarsol Suppositary plus VitaminC
Perianal AbscessPenicillin
Sarcoma vaginaRadiotherapy
Meningococcal carrier state and prophylaxisRifampicin
Typhoid carrier stateCTM
Diptheria carriersErytromycin
Dequervains thyroiditisAspirin
BotulismGuanidine HCL
Anribiotics for which resistant
  1. Organisms develop less often1. Chloramphenicol 
  2. Cloxacillin and Oxacillins 
  3. Rifampicin 
  4. Erythromycin 
Antibiotics safe in renal failure with modified
  1. Dosage 1. Penicillin 
  2. Vancomycin 
  3. Cephalosporins 
Physiological Antagonist to HistamineAdrenaline
Septicaemia from PyelonephritisGentamycin
Medium and Shortacting barbiturates intoxicationHaemoperfusion with ion exchange resins
Phenobarbitone and Barbitone ( Long Acting) poisoning Haemodialysis
Drug which may cause and is used in the treatment of Pseudo membraneous enterocolitisMetronidazole
Phenothiazine PoisoningPromethazine
Promethazine poisoningDiphenhydramine

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