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Benzyl penicillin

Risk of encephalopathy and convulsions

2

Linezolid

Risk of haematological toxicity

3

Vancomycin

Risk of nephrotoxicity and ototoxicity

4

Daptomycin

Risk of peripheral neuropathy

5

Ciproflaxin

Cannot be used in children

6

Flucloxacillin

Risk of hepatotoxocity

7

Clindamycin

Common cause of pseudo- membranous colitis

8

Trimethoprim

Side effects

9

Cephalosporins

Risk of C.diff infection

10

Tetracyclines

Risk of hepatotoxicity

11

Gentamicin

Risk of nephrotoxicity and ototoxicity

12

Metronidazole

Risk of peripheral neuropathy

13

Nitrofurantoin

Risk of peripheral neuropathy