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Antinfectives - B/G

Brand nameGeneric nameCategoryUseDosage FormsSpecial requirements
Garamicin Gentamycin Aminoglycosides Bind & disrupt bacterial protein synthesis and result in cell death Drops, Injectable Solution Store @ room temp. Avoid sunlight
Tobrex/ Nebcin Tobramycin Aminoglycosides Treat bone and joint infections & skin-skin structure infections Injection, Opthalmic drops Store @ room temp. Store reconstitute for 96hrs or 24hrs @ room temp.
Rifadin/ Rimactane Rifampin Antimycobacterial agent Treat bacterial infections Injectable powder, Capsule Store injection @ 77 degrees
Amoxicil/ Trimox Amoxicillin Penicillin Treats mild to moderate bacterial infections Oral solution, Capsule, Tablet, Chewable Tablet Store liquids in the refrigerator Dispose after 14 days
Augmentin Amoxicillin-Clavulanate Penicillin Treats upper/lower respiratory tract infections & skin-skin structure infections Oral suspension, Tablet, Tablet ER Store reconstitute in refrigerator Discard after 7-10 days
Pen-VK/ Veetids/ Beepen-VK Penicillin VK Penicillin Treats bacterial infections Oral suspension, Tablet Refrigerate reconstitute. Discard after 14 days. Take meds at consistent times.
Cefzil Cefprozil Cephalosporins Treats bacterial infections (bacteriocidal/ bacteriostatic) Tablet, Oral Suspension Refrigerate reconstitute. Discard after 14 days
Omnicef Cefdinir Cephalosporins Used to treat broad spectrum bacterial infections Capsule, Oral Suspension Store suspension in refrigerator. Discard after 10 days.
Rocephin Ceftriaxone Cephalosporins Treats respiratory infections, UTIs, meningitis and gonorrhea Injectable solution, Injectable powder Medication is a shot
Ceftin Cefuroxime Cephalosporins Treats respiratory infections, UTIs and gonorrhea Tablet, Suspension, Injection
Keflex Cephalexin Cephalosporins Treats upper respiratory infections, MRSA, and uncomplicated skin/soft tissue infections Capsule, Oral suspension, Tablet Store suspension @ room temp. Discard after 10 days. Caution: diabetics! (contains sugar)
Kefzol Cefazolin Cephalosporins Treats broad spectrum bacterial infections. Used before/during surgeries to prevent infection Injectable powder Refrigerate reconstitute. Injection is stable for 24hrs. Discard after 10 days.
Claforan Cefotaxime Cephalosporins Cephalosporin antibiotic Injectable solution, Injectable powder
Cipro/ Cipro XR Ciprofloxacin Fluoroquinolones Treats respiratory infections, UTIs, intra-abdominal infections Tablet (IR & ER), Suspension, Injection, Opthalmic solution/ ointment, Otic suspension Refrigerate suspension after mixing. Discard after 10 days.
Levaquin Levofloxacin Fluoroquinolones Treats broad spectrum bacterial infections Tablet, Injection Store @ room temp. away from light/moisture.
Avelox/ Vigamox/ Moxeza Moxifloxacin Fluoroquinolones Treats broad spectrum bacterial infections Tablet, Eye drops, Injection Store @ room temp. away from light/moisture. HAS MOST SIDE EFFECTS!!
Vancocin Vancomycin Macrolides Treats MRSA Injection, Capsule
Cleocin Clindamycin Macrolides Treats skin-skin structure infections, intra-abdominal infections Capsule, Injectable Solution Store @ room temp.
Zpak/ Zmax/ Zithromax/ Tripak Azithromycin Macrolides Used to treat certain (specific) bacterial infections Capsule, Tablet, Suspensions, Injections Store @ room temp. Take suspension w/i 24hrs of mixing Zmax is a 1g packet
Biaxin/ Biaxin XL Clarithromycin Macrolides Used to treat/prevent bacterial infections (ex. resp. tract infection) Oral suspension, Tablet, Tablet ER Store @ room temp. away from light/moisture.
Flagyl Metronidazole Nitromidazoles Treats broad spectrum bacterial infections> Stops the growth of certain bacteria/parasites Capsule, Tablet, Tablet ER, Solution
Bactrim/ Septra Sulfamethoxazole- Trimethoprim Sulfonamides Kills bacteria and fungi Tablet, Suspension, Injection Store @ room temp. away from light/moisture. Avoid sunlight
Vibramycin/ Adoxa/ Doryx Doxycycline Tetracyclines Stops the growth of bacteria Capsule, Tablet, Suspension, Injection Store @ room temp. away from light/moisture. Doryx: indicated for acne
Macrobid/ Macrodantin Nitrofurantoin Nitrofurans Used to treat UTIs and bladder infections Capsule, Oral suspension MacroBID - 2x/day Macrodantin - 4x/day
Mycostatin Nystatin Polyene antifungal Treats broad spectrum fungal infections Suspension, Powders, Oral &Vaginal Tablets, Cream, Ointment
Diflucan Fluconazole Azole Antifungal Treats vaginal yeast infections Tablet, Suspension, Injection
Lortimin Clotrimazole Azole Antifungal Treats minor superficial fungal infections (ex. jock itch, athlete's foot, ring worm) OTC
Lamisil Terbinafine Allylamine Antifungal Treats minor superficial fungal infections (ex. jock itch, athlete's foot, ring worm) Tablet (Rx), Creams & Sprays (OTC)
Neosporin Neomycin-Polymyxin B Aminoglycosides Treats superficial topical or ophthalmic infections Opthalmic ointment, topical ointment/cream Store @ room temp.
Created by: keirriam



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