Flashcards in Cephalosporins, Carbapenems, Monobactams Deck (20)
First generation cephalosporins
Second generation cephalosporins
What are the ONLY cephalosporins that have activity against ANAEROBES
What is the target org of ceftazidime and cefoperazone?
What do the 3rd generation cephalosporins cover?
GRAM NEG aerobes
What is the only 4th generation cephalosporin?
What are the 2 reasons for 4th generation cephalosporins
1) extended SOA
2) stable against beta lactamases
Most cephalosporins are eliminated by _____________ but ceftriaxone is eliminate by ________ and cefoperazone __________
What is an unexpected clinical use of 1st generation cephalosporins?
What 2 cephalosporins cover pseudomonas?
What are the clinical uses of cetriaxone?
gonorrhea, CAP, PRSP, viridans
What are the 4 carbapenems?
What are the most broad spectrum agents out there?
What is the only carbapenem that does not cover pseudomonas?
What is a target organism of carbapenems?
Where are carbapenems eliminated?
kidney (imipenem at brush border)
What are the clinical uses for carbapenem?
1) HA infections
2) polymicrobe infections
3) infections due to beta lactamase producing orgs
4) pseudomonas but NOT ertapenem
What is the only monobactam?
What is the target of aztreonam?
(ONLY GRAM NEG AEROBES)