Flashcards in 8.02 Antibacterials Deck (15):
All cephalosporins are considered active against which species? (7)
LAME (A= atypical: chlamydia, mycoplasma)
1st generation cephalosporins are resistant to what?
What is the DOC for surgical prophylaxis against gram +
What is the clinical application of 2nd Generation Cephalosporins?
• Primarily used to treat sinusitis, otitis & lower
respiratory tract infections
prophylaxis & therapy of
abdominal and pelvic cavity infections
Cefotetan & cefoxitin
Ceftriaxone is the DOC for what?
N. Meningitis (ampicillin resistance H. Influ)
What other uses doe Ceftriaxone have beside Gono and Meningits?
Prophylaxis of meningitis in exposed individuals
Lyme Disease (CNS and joint infection)
Cefoperazone and Ceftazidime together are used to treat what?
How is Cefipime administered?
Which organisms does Cefepime target? (6)
What does Ceftraline have activity against?
How are most Cephalosporins eliminated? Which are the exception and how are they eliminated?
-Ceftriaxone and Cefoperazone (Bile elimination)
Which cephalosporins are exceptions to parenteral administration?
Which Cephalosporins contain methyl-thiotetrazole group? (3)