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
  • 26. 
    Cephalosporin mechanism is what?
  • 27. 
    Cephalexin, cefprozil, cefuroxime, cefdinir, cefixime belong to what class of antibiotics
  • 28. 
    First generation of cephalosporins, CEPHALEXIN, have good activity against what
  • 29. 
    What are the exception of the gram + that first generation cephlosporins does not cover
  • 30. 
    2nd generation cephalosporins, CEFPROZIL, have increased activiy against gram negativebactria such as
  • 31. 
    3rd generation cephlosporins, CEFDINIR and CEFIXIME, have good activity against what bacterias
  • 32. 
    Cefixime is also indicated for what kind of disease
  • 33. 
    What are the indications that cephalosporins areusedto treat?
  • 34. 
    What are the cntraindications of using cephalosporins
  • 35. 
    What precautions should be used with pts with severe renal impairment?
  • 36. 
    What is the pharmacokinetics of cephalosporin elimination
  • 37. 
    What is the adverse effectsof cephalosporins
  • 38. 
    What should be monitored during cephalosporins intake
  • 39. 
    What is the drug-drug interaction of cephalosporins
  • 40. 
    • A. 

      100-200mg 2 times must be taken with pr without food

    • B. 

      100-200mg 2 times must be taken without food

    • C. 

      100-200mg 2 times must be taken with food

    • D. 

      Twice daily doses every 12 hours must be taken with food

    • E. 

      Twice daily doses every 12 hours may be taken with or without food

  • 41. 
    The cephalosporin SUSPENSION should be stored