Unit 2 - Unit 2 Anti-infectives anti-neoplastics...

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Unit 2: Anti-infectives, anti-neoplastics, gastrointestinal & Homeopathic and Anti-infectivesPenicillinoAmoxicillin (Amoxil)CephalosporinoCefazolin (Ancef or Kefzol)MacrolidesoAzithromycin (Zithromax)AminoglycosidesoGentamicin Sulfate (Garamycin)FluoroquinolonesoLevofloxacin (Levaquin) Bacteriostatic – inhibits growthBactericidal – kills bacteria Narrow spectrum and broad spectrumBroad spectrum – give and call kill or inhibit growth of wide bacteriaoThis will be given first if the bacteria are unknownNarrow spectrum – give and kill specific type oOnce the bacteria are known this will be givenDoctor will order a C&S (culture and sensitivity) – collect firstbefore antibiotic is given. Used to treat: UTI, bone infections, skin infectionSide effectsanything GI relatedneuro (headache, dizziness, fatigue, nausea)integument (rash, itching)tinnitusphotosensitivityAdverse reactionsyeast infections
vaginitisblood disorders (externally and internally)respiratory distress

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