When you are going through your patient’s home medication use under inhaled medications you see Pentamidine isethionate 300mg every 4 weeks. What would the patient receiving this for?
- Cystic fibrosis
- Pulmonary fibrosis
- Severe asthma with an eosinophilic phenotype
The correct answer is 3, HIV/ Aids Pentamidine is used to prevent PCP an infection caused by HIV/Aids. This is an example of an application type of TMC question. For more information on the types of questions on the TMC and how to study for each click here.