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Flashcards in Antibiotics and their Actions Deck (27):
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Benzyl penicillin

-Gram positive
-Meningococci
-Strep. pyogenes
-Pneumonococcal

2

Ciprofloxacin

-Gram negative
-Staphylococci

3

Meropenem

All bacteria

4

Levofloxicin

-Atypical pneumonia causing bacteria
-Gram negative
-Pseudomonas

5

Clindamycin

Gram positive
-Anaerobes

6

Cephalosporins

-Gram negative
-Gram positive

7

Amoxicillin

-Gram negative
-Streptococci

8

Linezolid

-MRSA

9

Gentamicin

-Gram negative
-Staphylococci

10

Metronidazole

-Gram positive anaerobes
-Gram negative anaerobes

11

Daptomycin

-Gram positive
-MRSA

12

Vancomycin

-Gram positive
-MRSA

13

Ampicillin

-Gram negative
-Streptococci

14

Fidaxomicin

-C.diff

15

Teicoplanin

Gram positive

16

Fusidic acid

Staphylococci

17

Nitrofurantoin

-Most gram negative
- (NOT Proteus or Pseudomonas spp.)
-Some gram positive

18

Clarithromycin

-Gram positive
-Atypical pneumonia causing bacteria

19

Co-amoxiclav

-Gram negative

20

Erythromycin

-Gram positive a
-Atypical pneumonia causing bacteria

21

Trimethoprim

Gram negative anaerobes

22

Flucloxacillin

Staphylococci

23

Azithromycin

Chlamydophilia infections

24

Tetracyclines

-Chlamydophilia infections
-Mycoplasma penumoniae
-Psitacossis

25

Piperacillin

-Gram negative
-Pseudomonas

26

Nalidixic acid

-Gram negative anaerobes
-Pseudomonas

27

Imipenem

All bacteria