Antibiotics - Antibiotics .back PLEASE NOTE THE DOSAGES ARE...

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Antibiotics «. ..back PLEASE NOTE THE DOSAGES ARE STANDARD UK DOSAGES, THIS NOTE IS SIMPLY A GUIDE TO ANTIBIOTICS, ALWAYS CONSULT YOUR LOCAL GUIDELINES BEFORE PRESCRIBING ANY DRUGS* Abbreviations used: PO – Per Os (Latin for – by mouth) OD – Omne in die (Latin for once a day) BD – Bis Die (Latin for twice a day) TDS – Ter die sumendus (Latin for three times a day) QDS – Quarter in dies (Latin for four times a day) IV – Intravenous IM – Intramuscular IVI – Intravenous infusion Beta-lactams These all work by inhibiting cell wall synthesis MAJOR CLASSES INCLUDE: - Pencillins - Cephalosporins - Carbapenems *NOTE* Poor CSF penetration. Penicillins Benzylpenicillin (Penicillin G) Narrow spectrum
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Effective against Gram +ve organisms such as pnemuococcal, streptococcal, meningococcal, and leptospiral infections. Beta-lactamase sensitive. Indications: Cellulitis, gas gangrene, meningitis, endocarditis, severe pneumonia, anthrax Route/ Dose: 0.6-1.2g qds iv/im (large dose im painful) Amoxicillin ( + Ampicillin ) Broad spectrum Effective against non-betalactamse producing Gram +ve and some Gram -ve organisms E.coli,
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This note was uploaded on 12/04/2011 for the course ANTHRO 2000 taught by Professor Monicaoyola during the Fall '10 term at Broward College.

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