Penicillins: Difference between revisions

 
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=Types with Common Indications=
=Types with Common Indications=
==Natural Penicillins ([[Penicillin G]] and [[Penicillin V]])==
==Natural Penicillins ([[Penicillin G]] and [[Penicillin V]])==
*[[Strep Pharyngitis]] (including scarlet fever) Streptococcal [[Toxic shock syndrome|Toxic Shock]] and [[necrotizing fascitis]]
*[[Strep Pharyngitis]] (including scarlet fever) Streptococcal [[Toxic shock syndrome|Toxic Shock]] and [[necrotizing fasciitis]]
**Penicillin ''plus'' [[clindamycin]] (to decrease toxin synthesis)
**Penicillin ''plus'' [[clindamycin]] (to decrease toxin synthesis)
*[[Meningococcus]] [[Meningitis]]
*[[Meningococcus]] [[Meningitis]]

Latest revision as of 13:11, 6 March 2021

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

References

Goodman & Gilman's Pharmacology