Difference between revisions of "Penicillins"

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*[[Pasteurella]]
 
*[[Pasteurella]]
 
==Anti-Staphylococcal (Penicilinase-Resistant) Penicillins==
 
==Anti-Staphylococcal (Penicilinase-Resistant) Penicillins==
===Nafcillin, oxacillin, dicloxacillin===
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===[[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 (Expanded-Spectrum) Penicillins==
 
==Amino (Expanded-Spectrum) Penicillins==
 
===Ampicillin, amoxicillin (+ clavulanate)===
 
===Ampicillin, amoxicillin (+ clavulanate)===
*Upper Respiratory Infections (due to S. pyogenes, S. pneumoniae, H. influenzae)
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*Upper Respiratory Infections (due to [[S. pyogenes]], [[S. pneumoniae]], [[H. influenzae]])
 
**[[Sinusitis]]
 
**[[Sinusitis]]
 
**[[Otitis Media]]
 
**[[Otitis Media]]
 
**Acute exacerbation of chronic bronchitis
 
**Acute exacerbation of chronic bronchitis
*Listeria
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*[[Listeria]]
 
==Antipseudomonal Penicillins==
 
==Antipseudomonal Penicillins==
===Piperacillin===
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===[[Piperacillin]]===
 
*Infection following burns
 
*Infection following burns
 
*Neutropenia
 
*Neutropenia

Revision as of 22:15, 1 March 2015

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)

Antipseudomonal Penicillins

Piperacillin

  • Infection following burns
  • Neutropenia

See Also

Source

Goodman & Gilman's Pharmacology