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Flashcards in GI Deck (16):
1

Non-severe Cdiff

Oral metronidazole 400mg tds

2

Duration of non-severe Cdiff

10 days

3

Severe Cdiff

Vancomycin 125mg ads ORAL

4

Duration of severe C diff

10 days

5

What 2 drugs can be given together for Cdiff

Oral metronidazole and oral vancomycin

6

Recurrent Cdiff

6 week therapy program of reducing metronidazole / vancomycin

7

Acute Gastroenteritis

NO ANTIBIOTICS

8

Acute Pancreatitis

NO ANTIBIOTICS

9

Peritonitis/ biliary tract / intra-abdominal

IV amoxicillin + metronidazole + gentamicin

10

Step down for peritonitis biliary tract / intra-abdominal

PO co-trimoxazole + metronidazole

11

Penicillin allergic peritonitis biliary tract / intra-abdominal

IV Vancomycin + metronidazole + Gentamicin

12

Total duration for peritonitis biliary tract / intra-abdominal

7-10 days

13

Proven Spontaneous bacterial peritonitis (SEVERE)

Piperacillin / Tazobactam IV 4.5g tds

14

Step down for Proven Spontaneous bacterial peritonitis (SEVERE)

Co-trimoxazole PO

15

Proven Spontaneous bacterial peritonitis (MILD)

Co-trimoxazole PO (Incidental finding)

16

Duration of treatment for Proven Spontaneous bacterial peritonitis

5-7 days