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Blueprint Antibiotics chapter 30 and 31 #1
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Inhibitors of cell wall synthesis promotes lysis and cell Death
Glycopeptide bacterial antibiotics Vancomycin (Vancocin = Mechanism of Action
Disrupts the bacterial cell wall by binding to molecules that serve as precursors for cell wall biosynthesis Bactericidal
Glycopeptide bacterial antibiotics Vancomycin (Vancocin =
Only effective Against Gram positive Bacteria
Staph aureus and Staph epidemic including resistant strain
Glycopeptide bacterial antibiotics Vancomycin (Vancocin= effective against which type of organisms?
Serious infection Staph infection MRSA
C. Diff (oral Vancomycin used along with Metronidazole
Glycopeptide bacterial antibiotics Vancomycin (Vancocin= Therapeutic uses
-Ototoxicity (rare may be permanent or temporary
-Red Man Syndrome (with Initial IV dose or from too rapid IV infusion
Glycopeptide bacterial antibiotics Vancomycin (Vancocin= Adverse Effects
Monitor Peak and trough levels
Monitor BUN and Creatinine CBC
Glycopeptide bacterial antibiotics Vancomycin (Vancocin= Nursing Implication
Most widely used
Inhibits protein synthesis, production of abnormal proteins Bactericidal due to production of abnormal proteins
Aminoglycosides= Gentamycin Most widely used-Tobramycin
-Neomycin (oral MED.
bowel prep for surgery and topical for eyes, ears, skin
Streptomycin (used for TB only
Mechanism of actions?
GRAM NEGATIVE BACTERIA
E. Coli, K. Pneumonia
Serratia, P. Mirabilis
Aminoglycosides= Gentamycin effective against?
-Category D for Pregnant women
-Caution in Infants must be 8 days old
-Caution in leaders with poor renal function
Aminoglycosides= Gentamycin Therapeutic uses?
Ototoxicity is usually permanent
Aminoglycosides= Gentamycin Adverse effects
Monitor peak and trough levels
Monitor BUN and Creatinine
Most used IV
1 hour apart of from penicillins
Aminoglycosides= Gentamycin Nursing Implications
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