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Flashcards in Antibiotics Deck (13):
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Fluoroquinolone
Should be prescribed orally - bioavalability near 100%
- monotherapy for pyelonephritis
- avoid in breastfeeding

Ciprofloxacin

2

- UTIs in first trimester of pregnancy

Nitrofurantoin

3

- UTIs
-safe in breastfeeding
- contraindicated in pregnancy

Trimethoprim

4

Cephalosporin
- pseudomonal infections in CF

Ceftazidime

5

Aminoglycoside
- ototoxicity and nephrotoxicity
-

Gentamicin

6

Aminoglycoside

Amikacin

7

Glycopeptide
- MRSA

Vancomycin

8

Cephalosporin
- broad spectrum, IV: suspected sepsis/meningitis
- IM single: Neisseria gonnohroeae (in comb. azithromycin)
- safe in breastfeeding

Ceftriaxone

9

Pneumocystis jiroveci pneumonia
(Immunosuppressed)

Co-trimoxazole

10

Cephalosporin
Safe in breast feeding
(avoid in penicillin allergies)

Cefaclor

11

Avoid in breastfeeding

Tetracycline

12

Avoid in breastfeeding

Chloramphenicol

13

Avoid in breastfeeding

Sulphonamides