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Chapter 29: Antifungal and Antiparasitic Agents

Which of the following drugs is not indicated for systemic administration to treat a superficial fungal infection?

a. Amphotericin B

b. Terbinafine

c. Griseofulvin

d. Itraconazole

Which of the following azoles is only used topically to treat dermatophytoses?

a. Itraconazole

b. Ketoconazole

c. Posaconazole

d. Clotrimazole

Which of the following drugs has the broadest spectrum of antifungal activity?

a. Flucytosine

b. Amphotericin B

c. Caspofungin

d. Micafungin

Which of the following antimalarial drugs can be used to eradicate the liver stages of the plasmodium parasite?

a. Chloroquine

b. Artesunate

c. Mefloquine

d. Primaquine

Which of the following antimalarial drugs is not used for chemoprophylaxis against malaria?

a. Chloroquine

b. Mefloquine

c. Quinine

d. Malarone

Which of the following drugs would not be used in the treatment of amebic infection involving the bowel wall or liver?

a. Diloxanide furoate

b. Metronidazole

c. Tinidazole

d. Emetine

Which of the following oral drugs is used in the treatment of Chagas disease?

a. Suramin

b. Melarsoprol

c. Eflornithine

d. Benznidazole

Which of the following drugs is considered first-line treatment for cutaneous and visceral leishmaniasis?

a. Eflornithine

b. Melarsoprol

c. Sodium stibogluconate

d. Amphotericin B

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