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Class: Azithromycin

Macrolide

2

Class: Clarithromycin

Macrolide

3

What is first line treatment for infection with Bordatella pertussis?

Macrolides

Close contacts need prophylaxis

4

CAP by what bugs can effectivey be treated with macrolides?

Strep pneumo, H. flu, Moraxella

5

Use what macrolide for atypical (walking) pneumonia as caused by Mycoplasma, Chlamydia and Legionella?

Azithromycin

6

Besides doxycycline, what antibiotic is effective for urethritis and cervicitis caused by Chlamydia?

Azithromycin

7

Clinical use in neonates: Erythromycin

Neonatal conjunctivitis and pneumonia caused by Chlamydia trach;
Neonatal conjunctivitis caused by Nesseria gonorrheae

8

Azithromycin is indicated for what zoonotic disease?

Cat scratch fever - Bartonella henselae

9

What is recommended treatment for Mycobacterium avium?

Macrolides - both azithromycin and clarithromycin

10

Adverse effects: Macrolides

Diarrhea;
Acute cholestatic hepatitis --> jaundice;
Torsades strip, prolonged QT syndrome;
cytochrome P450 inhibition

11

What is the triple therapy for H. pylori?

Clarithroycin
Amoxicillin
PPI