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Flashcards in Prophylaxis Deck (11):
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prophylaxis: endocarditis with surgical or dental procedures

penicillin

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prophylaxis: gonorrhea

ceftriaxone

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prophylaxis: hx of recent UTIs

TMP-SMX

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prophylaxis: menigococcal infection

ciprofloxacin, or rifampin for kids

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prophylaxis: preg woman with group B strep

ampicillin

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prophylaxis: prevention of gonococcal or chlamydial conjunctivitis in newborn

erythromycin ointment

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prophylaxis prevention of postsurgical infection from S. aureus

cefazolin

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prophylaxis: CD4<200 in HIV pt

give TMP-SMX to prevent pneumocystis pneumonia

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prophylaxis: CD4< 100 in HIV

give more TMP-SMX to continue protection against pneumocystis pneumonia and to prevent toxoplasmosis

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prophylaxis: CD4 < 50 in HIV

give azithromycin to prevent MAC

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One important consideration with linezolid

(remember that linezolid is a bacterial protein synthesis inhibitor that binds bacterial 50S). it can cause serotonin syndrome