Tuesday, 28 July 2015

DRUG CONTRAINDICATED IN PREGNANCY- REMEMBER EASILY


Remember the mnemonic " SAFE Mom Take Really Good Care "

S-SULFONAMIDES
A-AMINOGLYCOSIDE
F-FLUOROQUNILONES
E-ERYTHROMYCIN
Mom-METRONIDAZOLE
Take-TETRACYCLINE
Really-RIBAVIRIN
Good-GRISEOFULVIN
Care-CHLORAMPHENICOL

Monday, 27 July 2015

NAMED NERVES


1.Nervus intermedius of wrisberg -sensory component of facial nerve

2.Jacobson's nerve -tympanic branch of 9 th nerve

3.Arnold's nerve-auricular br. Of 10th nerve

4.Vidian nerve - nerve of pterygoid canal

5. Nerve of latarjet -br. Of anterior gastric N.

6. Criminal N. Of Grassi -br. Of post . Gastric N.

7. N. Of Bell -N. To serratus anterior (long thoracic nerve )

8. N. Of Kuntz -grey rami running up from T2

'ORANGE' THINGS IN MEDICINE

1.Orange placenta---- syphilis
2.Orange tonsils --- Tangiers disease
3.peau'd orange appearance--- Ca. breast
4.Orange discolouration of urine-- dehydration
5.Drugs causing orange discoloration of urine--rifampicin, furazolidone, sulfosalazine, Rifabutin,Entacapone,Clofazimine
6.Orange discolouration of skin--carotenodermia
7.Orange/saffron coloured amniotic fluid-- post maturity
8.Orange skin cornea is seen in Mustard Gas poisoning used in biological warfare
9.Orange cylinder - - Cyclopropane
10.Orange book --- related to bioequivalence [pharmacology ]