antimicrobials

  1. Penicillins

    1. mode of action
    2. spectrum comments
    3. additional notes
    1. Inhibit synthesis of peptidoglycan layer of cell wall.  also trigger autolytic enzymes

    • 2. see notes.  Bactericidal for GP
    • Grouped by activity

    3. Allergic reaction common
  2. Cephalosprins

    1. mode of action
    2. spectrum comments
    3. additional notes
    1. Inhibit synthesis of peptidoglycan layer of cell wall.  also trigger autolytic enzymes

    2. classified by generation according to spectrum of activity

    3. none
  3. Carbapenems/Monobactams (inhibitor combinations)

    1. mode of action
    2. spectrum comments
    3. additional notes
    1. Inhibit synthesis of peptidoglycan layer of cell wall.

    • 2. Heavy hitter - works with anything
    • carbapenem has widest spectrum of activity
    • b/c resistant to most beta lactamases

    3. G.I. distress
  4. Vancomycin

    1. mode of action
    2. spectrum comments
    3. additional note
    1. inhibit cell wall synthesis

    • 2. gram positive only
    • MRSA & Enterococcal infections
    • C.difficile AAD

    3. None
Author
david79
ID
264395
Card Set
antimicrobials
Description
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