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Ceftriaxone

Ceftriaxone (Rocephin) is an intravenous/intramuscular third generation cephalosporin that provides decent aerobic gram positive coverage (ie, pneumococcus although bacterial resistance is growing)...

Cefazolin

Cefazolin (Ancef) is a first generation cephalosporin and arguably the most common antibiotic used for surgical prophylaxis (typically for skin flora). It...

Meropenem

Meropenem (Merrem) is a broad spectrum intravenous antibiotic and member of the carbapenem β-lactam drug class. These antibiotics are often reserved for...

Zosyn

Zosyn (pipercillin-tazobactam or “pip-tazo”) is an intravenous combination of a β-lactam antibiotic with a β-lactamase inhibitor. β-lactamase is an enzyme implicated in...

Cefepime

Cefepime (Maxipime) is a powerful, broad-spectrum intravenous antibiotic commonly used in the inpatient and intensive care unit (ICU) settings to treat a...

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