Flashcards in Ciccone Doc 3 Deck (17)
Drug types that inhibit bacterial protein synthesis
Specificity of drugs that inhibit protein synthesis
very broad spectrum
- affects gram +/-
- no specificity
Why are drugs that inhibit bacterial protein synthesis not used with children?
Erythromycin useful in
When a pt is on erythromycin, need to monitor
Erythromycin hits these types of bacteria
Overall effects tetracycline may have
Tetracyclines are being investigated for use in
- dermatological condition (rosacea)
With tetracycline, you should look out for
- interference with osteoblast/clasts in bone remodeling (useful in adults)
Tetracycline causes permanent discoloration of:
- teeth (kids)
When is chloromycetin used?
reserved for non-responsive infections
What may chloromycetin lead to?
This drug predisposes a pt to getting C-diff
**black box warning for it!**
What type of drug is Ketek?
(new class of drugs)
Ketek is a derivative of
Ketek may be useful in