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Carbapenems

imipenem, cilastine, ertapenem, doripenem, meropenem

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Spectrum

broadest- gram (+), gram (-) bacilli and anaerobes. best to reserve for critically ill!

3

Indications

intra-abdominal infections, sepsis, UTI, osteomyelitis

4

meropenem indication

pneumonia, SSTI, meningitis

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ertapenem spectrum

pelvic infections, colorectal surgery prophylaxis

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ADR

hypersensitivity, seizure, CDAD, transient LFT elevations