Tamra's Doctor Instructs Her to Apply the Medicated Cream to Her
Tamra's doctor instructs her to apply the medicated cream to her foot and,as much as possible,keep her foot dry and exposed to air.How will keeping her foot dry and exposed to the air affect the action of the cream?
A)It will speed absorption and increase local effects.
B)It will slow absorption and reduce systemic effects.
C)It will not affect the action at all;it is simply good hygiene.
D)It will slow absorption and aid in the development of systemic effects.
The "caines," such as benzocaine,may be included in .
Docosanol is approved to .
A)treat impetigo caused by Staphylococcus aureus
B)shorten the healing time and duration of cold sore symptoms
C)treat fungal infections such as thrush
D)prevent the transmission of genital herpes
Asher reads the label on the cream he is using to treat his itchy rash and notices that it contains benzocaine.What is the action of benzocaine?
A)It dries the skin.
B)It kills viruses and bacteria.
C)It suppresses inflammation.
D)It is a local anesthetic.