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1

Which cephalosporins have good Gram (-) coverage?>

Cefepime & Ceftazidime

2

Which penicillins have good Gram (-) coverage?

Piperacillin & Ticarcillin

3

What else do Piperacillin & Ticarcillin cover, aside from G-?

Strep and anaerobes

4

_______ is the only carbapenem that does not cover pseudomonas.

Ertapenem

5

Name 3 carbapenems that you might use for Gram - inf.

Imipenem; Meropenem; Ertapenem

6

_[drug class]_ are also excellent pneumococcal drugs.

Fluoroquinolones

7

_[drug class]_ work synergistically with other agents to treat strep and staph.

Aminoglycosides

8

Name the aminoglycosides

Gentamycin; Tobramycin; and Amikacin

9

_______ covers MRSA and is broadly active against Gram (-)s

Tigecycline