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list 5 generation cephalosporin cephalexin/cefazolin, cefuroxime, ceftriaxone/ceftazidim, cefipime, ceftaroline
macrolides (ECA)(drug coverage) good AOM species coverage, excellent atypical coverage, for URI, Pneumoniae
Macrolides (ADR) GI, QT prolongation, CYP interaction. Z-pack has less interaction
Ciprofloxacin best gram - coverage including pseudomonas. only oral med to treat pseudomonas. terrible gm + coverage. high collateral damage. DI CYP 450 blockade.
Levo/Moxi floxacin better gram + coverage (especially to s. pneumoniae). also kept gram - coverage.
quinolones excellent atypical coverage (MLS).
Moxifloxacin not for UTI since it doesn't get into urine
Created by: Illusion