Difference between revisions of "Penicillins"

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** [[Listeria]]
 
** [[Listeria]]
 
** [[Pasteurella]]
 
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* Penicilinase-Resistant Penicillins
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* '''Anti-Staphylococcal (Penicilinase-Resistant) Penicillins'''
 
** Nafcillin, oxacillin, dicloxacillin
 
** Nafcillin, oxacillin, dicloxacillin
 
*** Agents of 1st choice for treatment of S. aureus and S. epidermidis that are not methicillin-reistant
 
*** Agents of 1st choice for treatment of S. aureus and S. epidermidis that are not methicillin-reistant

Revision as of 19:45, 25 March 2014

Types (with Indications)

  • Natural Penicillins (Penicillin G and Penicillin V)
  • Anti-Staphylococcal (Penicilinase-Resistant) Penicillins
    • Nafcillin, oxacillin, dicloxacillin
      • Agents of 1st choice for treatment of S. aureus and S. epidermidis that are not methicillin-reistant
  • Expanded-Spectrum Penicillins
    • Ampicillin, amoxicillin (+ clavulanate)
      • Upper Respiratory Infections (due to S. pyogenes, S. pneumoniae, H. influenzae)
        • Sinusitis
        • Otitis media
        • Acute exacerbation of chronic bronchitis
      • Listeria
  • Antipseudomonal Penicillins
    • Piperacillin
      • Infection following burns
      • Neutropenia

See Also

Source

Goodman & Gilman's Pharmacology