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A list of antibiotics, their generic names, common use, possible side effects and mechanisms of action

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They have the excellent activity against Enterobacteriaceae and Pseudomonas aeruginosa which is similar to ceftazidime. In addition, they also have better gram-positive activity than ceftazidime.

Domain: Health care; Category: Pharmacy

They have improved activity against Enterobacteriaceae associated with hospital-acquired infections; some agents are also active against Pseudomonas aeruginosa which is a frequent cause of ...

Domain: Health care; Category: Pharmacy

There are 2 groups within the 2nd generation agents that differ in their: 1) spectrum of activity and 2) adverse reaction profile. These groups are the "true" second generation cephalosporins ...

Domain: Health care; Category: Pharmacy

Tetracyclines are a group of broad-spectrum antibiotics whose general usefulness has been reduced with the onset of antibiotic resistance. Despite this, they remain the treatment of choice for some ...

Domain: Health care; Category: Pharmacy

The original antibacterial sulfonamides (sometimes called sulfa drugs or sulpha drugs) are synthetic antimicrobial agents that contain the sulfonamide group. Some sulfonamides are also devoid of ...

Domain: Health care; Category: Pharmacy

The quinolones are a family of synthetic broad-spectrum antibacterial drugs. Quinolones exert their antibacterial effect by preventing bacterial DNA from unwinding and duplicating. The majority of ...

Domain: Health care; Category: Pharmacy

Polypeptide antibiotics are a chemically diverse class of antibiotics containing non-protein polypeptide chains. Examples of this class include actinomycin, bacitracin, colistin, and polymyxin B. ...

Domain: Health care; Category: Pharmacy

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