Flashcards in Antibiotic Spectrum Chart Quiz Deck (16):
Which drugs or drug types can NOT treat MSSA?
Penicillin (drug, not class)
Amoxicillin (without inhibitor)
ALL DNA inhibitors
Which important (as highlighted in class) drugs or drug types can treat MRSA?
2. Protein Synthesis Inhibitors (except Aminoglycosides)
Which *important* drugs or drug types can treat MRSA?
*specifically highlighted in class
T/F Aminoglycosides treat E. Coli infection
This was specifically highlighted in class.
Almost everything is effective in treating E.coli. Which penicillin drugs are NOT?
Penicillin and Dicloxacillin.
Which Drugs are used to treat Pseudomonas?
1. Pip/Tazo (only penicillin)
3. Aminoglycosides (because it is a gram - rod)
4. Cipro- and Levofloxacin
Which drug(s) best treat gonorrhoeae?
1.Ceftriaxone** most important
Which drug(s) best treat C. Diff?
Which drug(s) most commonly causes C. Diff super infections?
Notice the Empty box on clindamycin and C. diff
Which drug(s) best treat B. Fragilis?
Others not highlighted in class include Carbapenems, and metronidazole.
What are the only 2 things that metronidazole treats?
C. Diff and B Frag.
Which drugs treat Atypical Chlamydia and Mycoplassma?
3. Fluoroquinolones (-floxacins)
Which Fluoroquinolone does not treat pseudomonas?
Moxifloxacin. Pseudomonas are frequent in UTIs
Why do we use levofloxacin for Respiratory infections and not Ciprofloxacin?
Levo has Gram + cocci action against Staph pyogenes and pnuemoniae.
Which drugs can be used to treat MRSA?
4. Sulfonamide +Trimethoprim
5. Ceftaroline (5th gen cephalo)
* most important.