Flashcards in Kaplan ID - Abx for Gram (-) Deck (9):
Which cephalosporins have good Gram (-) coverage?>
Cefepime & Ceftazidime
Which penicillins have good Gram (-) coverage?
Piperacillin & Ticarcillin
What else do Piperacillin & Ticarcillin cover, aside from G-?
Strep and anaerobes
_______ is the only carbapenem that does not cover pseudomonas.
Name 3 carbapenems that you might use for Gram - inf.
Imipenem; Meropenem; Ertapenem
_[drug class]_ are also excellent pneumococcal drugs.
_[drug class]_ work synergistically with other agents to treat strep and staph.
Name the aminoglycosides
Gentamycin; Tobramycin; and Amikacin