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==1st Generation==
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*Skin and soft tissue infections (why is agent of choice before generalized symptoms)
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*[[EBQ:Cephalosporin Cross-reactivity|Cross-reactivity of PCN]] allergy <10%
  
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==2nd Generation==
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*Intestinal [[anaerobes]] (why is agent of choice for colorectal sx)
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*Largely displaced by 3rd gen agents
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==3rd Generation==
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*Drug of choice for serious infections due to:
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**Klebsiella
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**Enterobacter
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**Proteus
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**Haemophilus
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*[[Gonorrhea]]
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*[[Lyme Disease]]
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*[[Meningitis]] (+ [[vanc]] and [[ampicillin]])
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*Pseudomonas meningitis (+ AG)
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==4th Generation==
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*Resistant, nosocomial infections
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{{Clinically Utilized Antibiotics}}
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==See Also==
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*[[Antibiotics (Main)]]
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*[[Cephalosporin Cross-reactivity]]
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==References==
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<references/>
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Goodman & Gilman's Pharmacology
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[[Category:Pharmacology]]
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[[Category:ID]]

Latest revision as of 16:30, 26 March 2019

1st Generation

  • Skin and soft tissue infections (why is agent of choice before generalized symptoms)
  • Cross-reactivity of PCN allergy <10%

2nd Generation

  • Intestinal anaerobes (why is agent of choice for colorectal sx)
  • Largely displaced by 3rd gen agents

3rd Generation

4th Generation

  • Resistant, nosocomial infections

See Also

References

Goodman & Gilman's Pharmacology