Antibiotic Review Part 1

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Antibiotics Quizzes & Trivia

Antibiotic review for pharmacothreapy suitable for a pharm D level


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which class of drugs fits this description " Activity against gram +, gram -, and some anaerobes. Split into 4 generations and has toxicity very similar to penicillin".
    • A. 

      Aminoglycosides

    • B. 

      Amino-penicillin

    • C. 

      Cephalosporins

    • D. 

      Carbapenems

  • 2. 
    One advantage Cephalosporins is?
    • A. 

      Less expensive

    • B. 

      Has high efficacy against enterococcus sp.

    • C. 

      Not affected by resistant mechanisms

    • D. 

      Dosed less frequently

  • 3. 
    Cephalexin is an example of what generation cephalosporins?
    • A. 

      Generation 1

    • B. 

      Generation 2

    • C. 

      Generation 3

    • D. 

      Generation 4

  • 4. 
    This 1st generation cephalosporin is generally seen in the pre-op room because it is good for surgical prophylaxis
    • A. 

      Cephalexin

    • B. 

      Cefotaxime

    • C. 

      Cefazolin

    • D. 

      Cefotetan

  • 5. 
    True or false 1st generation cephalosporins are good for infections of the CNS
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    This cephalosporin is good alternative to a patient with a nafcillin allergy? (adjusted for renal dysfunction)
    • A. 

      Cephalexin

    • B. 

      Cefazolin

    • C. 

      Cefuroxime

    • D. 

      Cefaclor

  • 7. 
    Which of the following are 2ed generation cephalosporin?
    • A. 

      Cefaclor

    • B. 

      Cefotetan

    • C. 

      Cefuroxime

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 8. 
    What 2ed generation cephalosporin is used for upper respiratory infections, UTIs, and skin/skin structure infections?
    • A. 

      Cefuroxime

    • B. 

      Cefoxitin

    • C. 

      Cefotetan

    • D. 

      Cefmetazole

  • 9. 
    Which of the following are considered cefamycins due to there effectiveness against the anaerobic bacteria B. fragilis
    • A. 

      Cefotetan

    • B. 

      Cefoxitin

    • C. 

      Cefmetazole

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 10. 
    Sally Mcfatten is finally getting the gastric bypass she has always wanted what would be a good cephalosporin to use before her surgery for prophylaxis.
    • A. 

      Cefazolin

    • B. 

      Cefotetan

    • C. 

      Cefuroxime

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 11. 
    Which of the following is/are examples of 3rd generation cephalosporins?
    • A. 

      Cefotaxime

    • B. 

      Ceftriaxone

    • C. 

      Ceftazidime

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 12. 
    Which 3rd generation cephalosporin is the drug of choice for S. pneumoniae
    • A. 

      Ceftriaxone

    • B. 

      Ceftazidime

    • C. 

      Cefixime

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 13. 
    What cephalosporin would be a good choice for someone with a CNS infection?
    • A. 

      Ceftriaxone

    • B. 

      Cephalexin

    • C. 

      Cefazolin

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 14. 
    Ceftazidime is the only 3rd generation cephalosporin with activity against what organism
    • A. 

      MSSA

    • B. 

      MRSA

    • C. 

      Pseudomonas

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 15. 
    Cefepime is in what generation of cephalosporins?
    • A. 

      Generation 1

    • B. 

      Generation 2

    • C. 

      Generation 3

    • D. 

      Generation 4

  • 16. 
    Cefepime has activity against what microbes?
    • A. 

      Pseudomonas

    • B. 

      MSSA

    • C. 

      S. epidermidis

    • D. 

      Choice A and B

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 17. 
    Imipenem, Meropenem, Ertapenem and Doripenem all belong to what class of antibiotic?
    • A. 

      Aminoglycocide

    • B. 

      Carbapenems

    • C. 

      Macrolides

    • D. 

      Fluoroquinolones

  • 18. 
    Which drug falls under the description " extremely broad spectrum activity including gram +, gram -, anaerobes and considered in serious nosocomial infections".
    • A. 

      Imipenem

    • B. 

      Vancomycin

    • C. 

      Aztreonam

    • D. 

      Linezolid

  • 19. 
    Why is Imipenem co-formulated with cilastatin?
    • A. 

      To enhance the effect of the drug

    • B. 

      To inhibit the tubular excretion of the drug

    • C. 

      To increase the drugs bioavailability

    • D. 

      To inhibit dehydropeptidase-1

  • 20. 
    True or False when using a carbapenem it is necisaary to dose adjust with CrCl <50ml/min
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    Which drug class has no effect against gram + organisms
    • A. 

      Vancomycin

    • B. 

      Aztreonam

    • C. 

      Aminoglycosides

    • D. 

      Carbapenem

  • 22. 
    Which type of beta lactam allergy is due to the formation of immune complexes?
    • A. 

      Type 1

    • B. 

      Type 2

    • C. 

      Type 3

    • D. 

      Type 4

  • 23. 
    Which type of beta lactam allergy is due to a IgE mediated response?
    • A. 

      Type 1

    • B. 

      Type 2

    • C. 

      Type 3

    • D. 

      Type 4

  • 24. 
    True or false patients with beta lactam allergies have the greatest cross reactivity with 3rd generation cephalosporins
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    Which of the following is the drug of choice for treating MRSA infections?
    • A. 

      Vancomycin

    • B. 

      Tobramycin

    • C. 

      Gentamicin

    • D. 

      Linezolid

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