Jake Shared "The Immune System" - 10 Picmonics

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The Immune System

Nitrogen mustard- Cyclophosphamide
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Platinum compounds- Cisplatin
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Anthracyclines- Doxorubicin
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Vincristine (Oncovin)
Vinca Alkaloid
Inhibits Microtubules
Side Effects
Peripheral Neuropathy
Paralytic Ileus
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2 mins
GnRH Agonist (Pulsatile Use)
GnRH Antagonist (Continuous Use)
Upregulates FSH And LH
Downregulates FSH And LH
Indications Pulsatile
Indications Continuous
Prostate Cancer
Precocious Puberty
Uterine Fibroids
Side Effects
Anti-androgenic Effects
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2 mins
Mechanism of Action
Selective Estrogen Receptor Modulator (SERM)
Antagonist on Breast Tissue
ER-positive Breast Cancer
Side Effects
Decreased Risk of Osteoporosis
Increased Risk of Endometrial Cancer
Increased Risk of Venous Thromboembolism (VTE)
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1 min
Aromatase inhibitors- anastrozole
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Interferon- interferon alfa-2a (Roferon-A), interferon alfa-2b (Intron A)
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Entry-fusion inhibitors- Enfuvirtide (Fuzeon)
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Nucleoside Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors (NRTIs)- zidovudine (Retrovir)
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