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1

what is the antibiotic treatment for cellulitis?

flucloxacilin or doxycycline (7-14 days)

2

what is the treatment for athletes foot?

topical 1% terbinafine (7 days)

3

what is the treatment for dermatophyte nail infection?

terbinafine
fingers (6-12 weeks)
toes (3-6 months)

4

what is the treatment for diabetic foot ulcer if it looks clinically infected?

flucloxacillin or doxycycline or co-trimoxazole

if anaerobes present: add metronidazole

5

what is the treatment for impetigo?

topical fusidic acid then fluloxacillin or clarithromycin

6

what is the treatment of chicken pox?

aciclovir (7 days)
(if presents within 24 hours of rash)

7

what is the treatment of shingles?

aciclovir or valaciclovir (7 days)
must present within 72 hours of rash

8

what is the antibiotic treatment for infected bites?

co-amoxiclav or metronidaozle + doxycycline (7 days)

9

what is the treatment for dermatophyte skin infection?

clotrimazole cream

10

what is the treatment for dermatophyte scalp infections?

terbinafine

11

what is the treatment of candida?

clotrimazole cream
oral fluconazole

12

what is the treatment of scabies?

permethrin cream or malathion lotion

13

what is the antibiotic treatment of septic arthritis?

flucloxacillin or ceftriaxone (children) then adjust once organism confirmed

14

what is the antibiotic treatment of osteomyelitis?

flucloxacillin

15

what is the antibiotic treatment of necrotising fasciitis?

penicillin + clidamycin (+ surgical debridement)

16

what is the treatment of gas gangrene?

penicillin + metronidazole (+ surgical debridement)

17

what is the treatment of tetanus?

antitoxin + penicillin/metronidazole
(+ surgical debirdement + booster vaccine)

18

what is the treatment of PVL producing S. aureus?

flucloxacillin/clindamycin

19

what is the antibiotic treatment of tonsillitis?

penicillin V (10 days) or clarithromycin ( 5 days)

20

what is the treatment of diphtheria?

antitoxin + penicillin/erythromycin

21

what is the antibiotic treatment of sinusitis?

penicillin V (7 days) or doxcycycline (7 days)

22

what is the antibiotic treatment of otitis media?

amoxicillin or clarithromycin ( 5 days)

23

what is the treatment of otitis externa?

aural toilet ( gentasone

24

what is the antibiotic treatment of epiglottis?

IV ceftriazone

25

what is the treatment of oral thrush?

nystatin liquid (7 days)

26

what is the antibiotic treatment of bacterial conjuncitivitis?

chloramphenicol drops or ointment

27

what is the antibiotic treatment of chlamydial conjunctivitis?

topical oxytetracycline

28

what is the antibiotic treatment of orbital cellulitis?

ceftriaxone IV + fluclozacillin IV + metronidazole IV

29

what is the antibiotic treatment of bacterial keratitis?

ofloxacin/gentamicin + cefuroxime

30

what is the treatment of viral keratitis?

aciclovir drops