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Antibiotic mechanism

Mechanisms of antibiotic actions

QuestionAnswer
Penicillins Drugs that inhibit bacterial cell wall synthesis or activate enzymes that disrupt the cell wall
Cephalosporins Drugs that inhibit bacterial cell wall synthesis or activate enzymes that disrupt the cell wall
Imipenem Drugs that inhibit bacterial cell wall synthesis or activate enzymes that disrupt the cell wall
Vancomycin Drugs that inhibit bacterial cell wall synthesis or activate enzymes that disrupt the cell wall
Amphotericin B Drugs that increase cell membrane permeability
Daptomycin Drugs that increase cell membrane permeability
Ketoconazole Drugs that increase cell membrane permeability
Aminoglycosides Drugs that cause lethal inhibition of bacterial protein synthesis. Bactericidal inhibitors of protein synthesis
Clindamycin Drugs that cause nonlethal inhibition of protein synthesis. Bacteriostatic inhibitors of protein synthesis
Erythromycin Drugs that cause nonlethal inhibition of protein synthesis. Bacteriostatic inhibitors of protein synthesis
Linezolid Drugs that cause nonlethal inhibition of protein synthesis. Bacteriostatic inhibitors of protein synthesis
Fluoroquinolones Drugs that interfere with bacterial DNA and RNA
Metronidazole Drugs that interfere with bacterial DNA and RNA
Rifampin Drugs that interfere with bacterial DNA and RNA
Sulfonamides Antimetabolites
Trimethoprim Antimetabolites
Created by: Kachmiel
 

 



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