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*Agents of 1st choice for treatment of S. aureus and S. epidermidis that are not methicillin-reistant
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==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]])
*Upper Respiratory Infections (due to [[S. pyogenes]], [[S. pneumoniae]], [[H. influenzae]])
**[[Sinusitis]]
**[[Sinusitis]]

Revision as of 11:46, 8 September 2016

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