Difference between revisions of "Penicillins"

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** 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
*'''Amino-Penicillins (Expanded-Spectrum) Penicillins'''
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*'''Amino (Expanded-Spectrum) Penicillins'''
 
** Ampicillin, amoxicillin (+ clavulanate)
 
** Ampicillin, amoxicillin (+ clavulanate)
 
*** Upper Respiratory Infections (due to S. pyogenes, S. pneumoniae, H. influenzae)
 
*** Upper Respiratory Infections (due to S. pyogenes, S. pneumoniae, H. influenzae)

Revision as of 19:48, 25 March 2014

Types with Common 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
  • Amino (Expanded-Spectrum) Penicillins
    • Ampicillin, amoxicillin (+ clavulanate)
      • Upper Respiratory Infections (due to S. pyogenes, S. pneumoniae, H. influenzae)
      • Listeria
  • Antipseudomonal Penicillins
    • Piperacillin
      • Infection following burns
      • Neutropenia

See Also

Source

Goodman & Gilman's Pharmacology