Penicillin And Cephalosporins

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Penicillin And Cephalosporins

This quiz is to help in understanding of how penicillin and macrolides work


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Penicillin is active against what?
    • A. 

      Gram + cocci

    • B. 

      Strep

    • C. 

      Gram - cocci

    • D. 

      Gram - baccilli

    • E. 

      Staph

  • 2. 
    What is the brand name for penicillin
  • 3. 
    What is the generic name for veetids
  • 4. 
    What is the brand name for amoxicillin/clavulanate
  • 5. 
    What is the brand name for amoxil
  • 6. 
    What is the mechanism of penicillins
  • 7. 
    Is penicillin vulnerable to penicillinase bacterial resistance?
  • 8. 
    Penicillin is vulnerable to most strains of staph. aureus
  • 9. 
    By it self amoxicillin is vulnerable to beta-lactamase. so it is given with clavulanate.
  • 10. 
    Amoxicillin has extended activity beyond penicillin to include
    • A. 

      Haemophilus influenzae

    • B. 

      Pseudomonas aeruginosa

    • C. 

      Eschericha Coli

    • D. 

      Enterococci

    • E. 

      Proteus mirabis

  • 11. 
    Clavulanate is a
  • 12. 
    Contradiction to using penicillin is
  • 13. 
    Precautions for ANY penicillins
  • 14. 
    What are the adverse effects of penicillin?
    • A. 

      Mild diarrhea and nausea

    • B. 

      Oral or vaginal candidiasis

    • C. 

      Allergy-rash hives/SOB (rare)

    • D. 

      Stevens johnson's syndrome

    • E. 

      Nephrotoxocity

  • 15. 
    The pharmacokinetics of penicillin is that is eliminated how?
  • 16. 
    What should you monitor while taking penicillin?
    • A. 

      Signs of anaphylaxis during first dose

    • B. 

      White blood cell count and febrile status, baseline serum creatinine

    • C. 

      Nephrotoxicity

    • D. 

      Blood urea nitrogen if renal impairment suspected

  • 17. 
    What drug-drug interactions are seen with penicillins?
  • 18. 
    Augmentin is dosed how?
  • 19. 
    Penicillin SUSPENSION is stored in the refrigerator
  • 20. 
    What is the generic name for keflex
  • 21. 
    What is the generic name for cefzil
  • 22. 
    What is the generic name for ceftin
  • 23. 
    What is the generic name for omnicef
  • 24. 
    What is the generic name for suprax
  • 25. 
    What is the brand name for cephalexin, cefprozil, cefuroxime, cefdinir, cefixime
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