Drug of choice for different diseases

Drug of choice for different diseases
Medical Student

Drugs Of Choice List in pregnancy

Drug of choice for malaria in pregnancy
(13) Alpha-Methyldopa
DoC for hypertension in pregnancy
DOC for anticoagulation in pregnancy.
DOC for hypertensive crisis in pregnant women.
Analgesic DOC
DoC for epilepsy in pregnant women.
(18)Doxylamine & Pyridoxine
DoC for nausea in pregnancy.

Drugs Of Choice List for various types of seizures

Tonic seizures
Absence seizures
Grand mal (GTCS)
Clonic seizures
Atonic seizures
Myoclonic seizures
Partial seizures
Infantile spasm with tuberous sclerosis
Infantile spasm
(23)Lorazepam (IV)
Status epilepticus
Febrile seizures
(25)Magnesium Sulphate
Seizure in eclampsia

Drugs Of Choice List in poisoning

Atropine, Belladonna  & Dhatura poisoning
Carbamate, Early mushroom poisoning, Organophosphate poisoning.
Benzodiazepine poisoning
Acetaminophen poisoning
Opioid poisoning
Chronic iron poisoning
Acute iron poisoning
Beta-blockers poisoning
(34)Amyl nitrate
Cyanide poisoning

Drugs Of Choice List in bronchial asthma 

An acute attack of bronchial asthma in normal patient and pregnant women.
Exercise & Aspirin-induced acute attack of bronchial asthma.
An acute attack of bronchial asthma during labor.
An acute attack of bronchial asthma on beta-blocker therapy.
Prophylaxis of bronchial asthma,exercise-induced, and aspirin-induced asthma.

Drugs Of Choice List In Antimicrobials Prophylaxis

Group B streptococcus infection
Endocarditis and Otitis media
Mycobacterium avium complex (MAC) Pertussis
(41)Benzathine penicillin
Rheumatic fever
(42)Procaine Penicillin
Gonorrhea and syphilis
Rickettsial infection and plague.
Surgical Prophylaxis
(46)Trimethoprim and sulphamethoxazole
Toxoplasmosis, Pneumocystis service UTI
Hemophilus influenza type B.
Influenza Type A & B.

Anesthetic Drugs Of Choice List

Congenital heart disease,ASD,VSD,PDA
Ischemic heart disease
Asthma and COPD
CHF, and congenital heart disease (Right to left shunt)
Electroconvulsive therapy
Cardiac surgery
For producing deliberate hypotension

Drugs Of Choice List in Endocrinological Disorders

Type 1 DM
Diabetes Mellitus in pregnancy.
Diabetic Ketoacidosis.
Uncontrolled DM.
Type 2 DM
Diabetes mellitus in obesity
Erectile Dysfunction
Acute and chronic adrenal insufficiency.
Postprandial hyperglycemia.
Ectopic pregnancy
Postpartum hemorrhage
Induction of labor
Anogenital alopecia.

Drugs of choice in fungal infections

(66)Amphotericin B
Meningeal histoplasmosis
Endocarditis by candida
Sever or CNS blastomycosis
Induction  cryptococcal meningitis(For 2 weeks)
Candida albicans
Maintainance in cryptococcal meningitis
Nonmeningeal histoplasmosis
Para Coccidioidomycosis
Mild or non-CNS blastomycosis
Penicillium mameffei
Allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis.
Candida glabrate,and Candida krusei.

Drugs of choice in gastrointestinal disorders

(71)PPIs (Proton Pump Inhibitors)
Gastric ulcer, Duodenal ulcer, stress ulcer, NSAIDs-induced ulcer.
GERD,& Zollinger Ellison syndrome.
A migraine associated or drug or disease associated vomiting
Levodopa-induced vomiting
Postoperative or radiation-induced vomiting
(75)5HT3 antagonist
Cisplatin-induced early vomiting
Hepatic encephalopathy
Opioid-induced constipation
Diarrhea in carcinoid syndrome

Drugs of choice in Hematological Disorders

DVT prophylaxis
Chronic atrial fibrillation in mitral stenosis, advanced kidney disease, and mechanical prosthetic heart valves
Initiation of therapy in DVT.
(81)Vitamin K
Warfarin overdose
Heparin overdose

Drugs of Choice in Hypertension

(83)Thiazide diuretics
Hypertension With BPH
(85)Beta Blockers
Hypertension with ischemic heart disease.(Angina)
(86)ACE inhibitors
Hypertension with chronic kidney diseases.
(87)Alpha methylDopa
Hypertension in pregnancy
Hypertensive emergencies with cheese reaction
Hypertensive emergencies in aortic dissection.
Hypertensive emergencies in pregnancy.

Drugs of choice in shock

Anaphylactic shock
(92)Dopamine or noradrenaline
Cardiogenic shock
Distributive shock
Secondary shock
Shock with oliguria
Shock due to adrenal insufficiency

Drugs of choice For viral diseases

Viral hemorrhagic fever
Respiratory syncytial virus(in high-risk patient
Oseltamivir-resistant influenza
Seasonal influenza and avian influenza (bird flu)
Herpes simplex and varicella.
Acute herpes zoster.
Cytomegalovirus retinitis.

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