antibiotic

  • Pharmacology Photo of Doxycycline

    Doxycycline

    Doxycycline is an oral and intravenous bacteriostatic tetracycline antibiotic which binds to the 30S bacterial ribosomal subunit rendering protein synthesis…

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  • Pharmacology Photo of Rifampin

    Rifampin

    Rifampin is the most commonly used oral/IV antibiotic among the rifamycins (rifabutin, rifapentine, etc.) Rifampin acts at the level of…

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  • Medical Photo of HCQ Or Chloroquine +/- Macrolide For COVID-19

    HCQ Or Chloroquine +/- Macrolide For COVID-19

    This observational Lancet study compared ~96,000 patients across 671 international hospitals with a positive COVID-19 diagnosis who received hydroxychloroquine (HCQ)…

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  • Pharmacology Photo of Fluconazole

    Fluconazole

    Fluconazole (Diflucan) is an intravenous and oral antifungal medication that inhibits ergosterol synthesis (an important component of fungal cell membranes).…

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  • Pharmacology Photo of Unasyn

    Unasyn

    Unasyn (ampicillin-sulbactam) is an intravenous antibiotic that I most often use for ENT-related infections/prophylaxis but sometimes gynecologic and intraabdominal infections…

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  • Pharmacology Photo of Lefamulin

    Lefamulin

    Lefamulin (Xenleta) is an intravenous and oral antibiotic approved for community acquired bacteria pneumonia (CABP). Similar to antibiotics like clindamycin…

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