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drugdisease id

attempt at which drugs for which diseases

DiseaseDrug Choice
folliculitis, furuncles, carbuncles warm compresses for less severe; incision/drainage; Topical antibiotics: clindamycin, erythromycin, mupirocin, benzoyl peroxide BID-QID x 7days
large/multiple furuncles and carbuncles: MRSA systemic therapy x 7-10 days. Clindamycin, SMX/TMP, doxycycline
large/multiple furuncles and carbuncles: MSSA/Strep Penicillinase resistant penicillin, Clindamycin for PCN allergy
Erysipelas ("St. Anthony's Fire") -almost always GAS; -Treat 7-10 days Oral Penicillin VK, IV aq Penicillin G for serious infections
Lymphangitis -Usually GAS; -potentially serious so IV 48-72h, then PO x10 days; -Aq Penicillin G, penicillin VK, clindamycin for PCN allergy; -immobilize, elevate, warm soaks
Cellulitis - suspected pathogens and non-pharm -usually MSSA or GAS, but MRSA on rise (some gram neg anarobes in polymicrobial) -elevate, cool saline dressings, moist heat
Cellulitis - Simple -7-10 days treatment; -MSSA/GAS - oral dicloxacillin, cephalexin, clindamycin if beta lactam allergy
Cellulitis - moderate/severe simple -treat 10 - 14 days -MSSA/GAS: IV nafcillin, cefazolin, clindamycin
Cellulitis - MRSA -oral: SMX/TMP, linezolid -IV: vancomycin, linezolid, daptomycin, tigecycline
Cellulitis - Polymicrobial mild -Amoxicillin/clavulanate or fluoroquinolone -PLUS clindamycin or metronidazole
Cellulitis - Polymicrobial moderate/severe -consider IV; -ampicillin/sulbactam, or piperacillin/tazobactam, or carbapenem, or aminoglycocide; -PLUS clindamycin or aminoglycocide; -PLUS ampicillin; -PLUS metronidazole
Diabetic Foot Infections - oral treatment -amoxicillin/clavulate, or fluoroquinolone; -PLUS clindamycin or metronidazole; -Treat 10 - 14 days, reevaluate in 48 - 72 hours
Diabetic Foot Infections - IV treatment -Ampicillin/sulbactam, or piperacillin/tazobactam, or carbapenem, or aminoglycoside; -PLUS clindamycin or aminoglycoside; -PLUS ampicillin; -PLUS metronidazole; --Treat 10 - 14 days, reevaluate in 48 - 72 hours
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