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NCLEX: Antibiotics

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Gentamicin
Neomycin
Streptomycin: Tx
Infection of CNS
Tuberculosis (streptomycin)
Gentamicin
Neomycin
Streptomycin: SE
Ototoxicity Nephrotoxicity
Gentamicin
Neomycin
Streptomycin: NC
Check 8th cranial nerve (Auditory)
Check BUN & Creatinine
(check peak and trough)
Cephalexin (Keflex)
Cefaclor (Ceclor)
Ceftriaxone (rocephin)
Cefepime (maxipime): Tx
Meningitis (upper and lower respiratory tract)
Preoperative prophylaxis
Cephalexin (Keflex)
Cefaclor (Ceclor)
Ceftriaxone (rocephin)
Cefepime (maxipime): SE
hypoprothrombinemia = risk for bleeding
Cephalexin (Keflex)
Cefaclor (Ceclor)
Ceftriaxone (rocephin)
Cefepime (maxipime): NC
take with food
have vitamin k available for hypoprothrombinemia
Ciprofloxacin (Cipro)
Levofloxacin (levequin)
Norfloxacin (noroxin): Tx
E. Coli
postexposure inhalation anthrax
Cephalexin (Keflex)
Cefaclor (Ceclor)
Ceftriaxone (rocephin)
Cefepime (maxipime): SE
elevated BUN, AST, ALT< serum creatinine alkaline phophate
Cephalexin (Keflex)
Cefaclor (Ceclor)
Ceftriaxone (rocephin)
Cefepime (maxipime): NC
Take 1 h before or 2 h after meals with glass of water
Vancomycin (Vancocin): Tx
Tx of resistant staph infection
C. Difficile
Vancomycin (Vancocin): SE
Nephrotoxicity
Ototoxicity
Vancomycin (Vancocin): NC
Give histamine for red man syndrome: decreased blod pressure, flushing fo neck and face"
Clindamycin (Cleocin): Tx
staph, strep
Erythromycin (erythrocin)
Azethromycin (zithromax)
prophylaxis before dental procedures for pt allergic to pennicillin
Vancomycin (Vancocin): NC
take around the clock, full course therapy
Amoxicillin (amoxil)
Ampicillin (omnipen)
Methicillin
Penicillin G
Penicillin V: TX
syphillis, lyme dz, effective gram +
Amoxicillin (amoxil)
Ampicillin (omnipen)
Methicillin
Penicillin G
Penicillin V: NC
instruct pt to take missed drugs as soon as possible; do not double dose