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** [[Strep Pharyngitis]] (including scarlet fever) Streptococcal Toxic Shock and [[Necrotizing Fascitis]]
 
** [[Strep Pharyngitis]] (including scarlet fever) Streptococcal Toxic Shock and [[Necrotizing Fascitis]]
 
*** Penicillin ''plus'' [[clindamycin]] (to decrease toxin synthesis)
 
*** Penicillin ''plus'' [[clindamycin]] (to decrease toxin synthesis)
** [[Meningococcu]]s [[Meningitis]]
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** [[Meningococcus]] [[Meningitis]]
 
** [[Syphilis]] (Primary, 2ndary, and latent syphilis < 1 year duration)
 
** [[Syphilis]] (Primary, 2ndary, and latent syphilis < 1 year duration)
 
** Actinomycosis
 
** Actinomycosis

Revision as of 18:43, 26 September 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