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cell wall synthesis inhibitors & B-Lactam antibiotics (largest and most widely used class)

-penicillins
-cephalosporins
-glycopeptides

inhibits synthesis of peptidoglycan in cell wall cross linking

2

Penicillin V

gram + organisms

SE: hypersensitivity &

3

Amoxicillin

gram + and gram -

broad spectrum penicillin
pediatric ear infections: amoxicillin/ clovullanate

4

Cephalosporins

cephalexin: cellulitis

cefdinir

cefuroxime
***5-10% cross-reactivity in penicillin-allergic patients to cephalosporins**

5

what do Penicillins and Cephalosporins deplete !

potassium
gut flora
B VITAMINS!
Vitamin K
Folic Acid
Biotin

6

Protein Synthesis Inhibitors

tetracyclines : doxycycline, minocycline
macrolides:
lincosamides
aminoglycosides