ANTIBIOTICS that inhibit CELL WALL synthesis - The name of the antibiotic, state its subclass and mode of action on which bacterium Flashcards Preview

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Benzylpenicillin

- B lactam
- Action on mostly gram positive
- Best for Neisseria Meningitidus

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Amoxicillin

- B lactam
- Action on gram negative and streptococci gram positive
- Good oral absorptive properties

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Ampicillan

- B lactam
- Action on gram negative and streptococci gram positive
- Good oral absorption

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Co-amoxiclav

- B lactam
- Gram negative

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Flucloxacillin

- B lactam
- Staphylococci

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Piperacillan

- B lactam
- Broad action spectrum, slightly better for gram negative
- Good anti anaerobic activity, e.g. on enterococcus faecalis

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Imipenem

- B lactam
- Most bacterium

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Meropenem

- B lactam
- Most bacterium
- Has widest spectrum

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Teicoplanin

- Glycopeptide
- Gram positive ONLY
- Inhibit peptidoglycan precursor production
- Can't infiltrate gram negative cell wall

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Vancomycin

- Glycopeptide
- Gram positive ONLY
- Inhibit peptidoglycan precursor production
- Can't infiltrate gram negative cell wall

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Cephalosporins

- Cephalosporins
- Gram negative and positive