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Advice to a female when taking isotretinoin orally

Avoid blood donation for 1 month post treatment
Teratogenic so use at least 1 method of contraception (NOT POP)
Pregnancy test monthly in 1st 3 days of menstrual cycle
Photosensitivity

2

Latanoprost eye drops SE

Iris turns brown
Lashes grow & darken
Wait 5 mins before applying other eye drops

3

Name 5 ototoxic medications

Gentamicin
Quinine (+ tinnitus)
Furosemide
Aspirin
Some chemotherapy

4

Which abx are used to treat corneal abrasions?

Topical erythromycin/sulfacetamide if non contact lens wearer
Topical ciprofloxacin if wears contact lenses

5

Why does choice of abx change depending on whether someone wears contact lenses?

If they wear contacts it needs to be able to treat pseudomonas aeruginosa