Drugs

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List of Antibiotics

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List of Antibiotics

classification of drugs

New Antibiotics

Class Generic/Brand
Lipopeptides Daptomycin (Cubicin®), 2003
Fluoroquinolone Delafloxacin (Baxdela®), 2017
Lipoglycopeptides Telavancin (Vibativ®), 2009
Cephalosporin
(5th generation)
Ceftaroline (Teflaro®), 2010
Macrocyclics Fidaxomicin (Dificid®), 2011

ß-Lactam Antibiotics

Beta-lactam class of antibiotics includes penicillins, cephalosporins, monobactams, and carbapenems, all of which contain a β-lactam ring.classification of drugs

Penicillins

Antibiotics of the penicillin class are bactericidal and work by inhibiting the synthesis of bacterial cell walls. Penicillins are among the safest antibiotics.classification of drugs

Major health concerns: hypersensitivity reactions.

Generic Brand Name
Amoxicillin Amoxil, Polymox, Trimox, Wymox
Ampicillin Omnipen, Polycillin, Polycillin-N, Principen, Totacillin
Bacampicillin Spectrobid
Carbenicillin Geocillin, Geopen
Cloxacillin Cloxapen
Dicloxacillin Dynapen, Dycill, Pathocil
Flucloxacillin Flopen, Floxapen, Staphcillin
Mezlocillin Mezlin
Nafcillin Nafcil, Nallpen, Unipen
Oxacillin Bactocill, Prostaphlin
Penicillin G Bicillin L-A,
Crysticillin 300 A.S., Pentids, Permapen, Pfizerpen, Pfizerpen-AS, Wycillin
Penicillin V Beepen-VK, Betapen-VK, Ledercillin VK, V-Cillin K
Piperacillin Pipracil
Pivampicillin
Pivmecillinam
Ticarcillin Ticar

Cephalosporins

Cephalosporins are mainly bactericidal and act by inhibiting the synthesis of the peptidoglycan layer of bacterial cell walls. Besides true cephalosporins (which are derived from cephalosporin C) this class includes oxacephems and carbacephems.classification of drugs

Major health concerns: platelet function abnormalities (rare).

Generic Brand Name
First Generation
Cefacetrile (cephacetrile) Celospor, Celtol, Cristacef
Cefadroxil (cefadroxyl) Duricef, Ultracef
Cefalexin (cephalexin) Keflex, Keftab
Cefaloglycin (cephaloglycin) Kefglycin
Cefalonium (cephalonium)
Cefaloridine (cephaloradine)
Cefalotin (cephalothin) Keflin
Cefapirin (cephapirin) Cefadyl
Cefatrizine
Cefazaflur
Cefazedone
Cefazolin (cephazolin) Ancef, Kefzol
Cefradine (cephradine) Velosef
Cefroxadine
Ceftezole
Second Generation
Cefaclor Ceclor, Ceclor CD, Distaclor, Keflor, Ranicor
Cefamandole Mandol
Cefmetazole
Cefonicid Monocid
Cefotetan Cefotan
Cefoxitin Mefoxin
Cefprozil (cefproxil) Cefzil
Cefuroxime Ceftin, Kefurox, Zinacef, Zinnat
Cefuzonam
Third Generation
Cefcapene
Cefdaloxime
Cefdinir Omnicef, Cefdiel
Cefditoren Spectracef
Cefetamet
Cefixime Suprax
Cefmenoxime Cefmax
Cefodizime
Cefotaxime Claforan
Cefpimizole
Cefpodoxime Vantin
Cefteram
Ceftibuten Cedax
Ceftiofur Excede
Ceftiolene
Ceftizoxime Cefizox
Ceftriaxone Rocephin
Cefoperazone Cefobid
Ceftazidime Ceptaz, Fortum, Fortaz, Tazicef, Tazidime
Fourth Generation
Cefclidine
Cefepime Maxipime
Cefluprenam
Cefoselis
Cefozopran
Cefpirome Cefrom
Cefquinome
Fifth Generation
Ceftobiprole Zeftera
Ceftaroline Teflaro
Not Classified
Cefaclomezine
Cefaloram
Cefaparole
Cefcanel
Cefedrolor
Cefempidone
Cefetrizole
Cefivitril
Cefmatilen
Cefmepidium
Cefovecin
Cefoxazole
Cefrotil
Cefsumide
Cefuracetime
Ceftioxide
Combinations
Ceftazidime/Avibactam Avycaz
Ceftolozane/Tazobactam Zerbaxa

Monobactams

Generic Brand Name
Aztreonam Azactam, Cayston

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