antibiotic

  • Pharmacology

    Ceftriaxone

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

    Read More »
  • Pharmacology

    Cefazolin

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

    Read More »
  • Pharmacology

    Meropenem

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

    Read More »
  • Pharmacology

    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…

    Read More »
  • Pharmacology

    Cefepime

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

    Read More »
Back to top button
Close