Vancomycin And Aminoglycosides Review

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Vancomycin And Aminoglycosides Review

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Vancomycin: In what rare exceptions can it be helpful to take vancomycin peaks?
  • 2. 
    Gentamicin: What is desired peak concentration (mg/L) for UTI? **numeric answer only**
  • 3. 
    Gentamicin: What is desired peak concentration (mg/L) for pyelonephritis? **numeric answer only**
  • 4. 
    Gentamicin: What is desired peak concentration (mg/L) for cellulitis? **numeric answer only**
  • 5. 
    Gentamicin: What is desired peak concentration (mg/L) for intra-abdominal infections? **numeric answer only**
  • 6. 
    Gentamicin: What is desired peak concentration (mg/L) for pneumonia? **numeric answer only**
  • 7. 
    Gentamicin: What is desired peak concentration (mg/L) for bacteremia? **numeric answer only**
  • 8. 
    Gentamicin: What is desired peak concentration (mg/L) for septic shock, neutropenia? **numeric answer only**
  • 9. 
    Gentamicin: What is desired peak concentration (mg/L) for abscess? **numeric answer only**
  • 10. 
    Gentamicin: What is desired peak concentration (mg/L) for gram positive organism synergy? **numeric answer only**
  • 11. 
    At what trough level concentration (mg/L) has gentamicin been associated with nephro and ototoxicity?
  • 12. 
    True or  false: lasix can accelerate drug toxicities.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Gentamicin: 1mg/kg traditional dosing will produce peaks in what range (mg/L)?
  • 14. 
    Gentamicin: 2mg/kg traditional dosing will produce peaks in what range (mg/L)?
  • 15. 
    What is the standard infusion rate for traditional gentamicin dosing?
  • 16. 
    What is the standard infusion rate for high gentamicin dosing?
  • 17. 
    If there is no change in renal function, how often should you monitor serum creatinine and other levels?
  • 18. 
    Vancomycin: What is the empiric volume of distribution (L/kg)?
  • 19. 
    Vancomycin: What loading dose (mg/kg) is used in patients on dialysis?
  • 20. 
    Vancomycin: At serum level (mg/L) would you redose a dialysis patient who had been loading dosed?
  • 21. 
    Vancomycin: What is the max dose for one infusion? Max dose in a day?
  • 22. 
    Vancomycin: Empiric dose?
  • 23. 
    Vancomycin: Which of the following conditions require trough goals of 10-15mg/L?
    • A. 

      SSTI (cellulitis)

    • B. 

      UTI

    • C. 

      Pneumonia

    • D. 

      Meningitis

    • E. 

      Osteomyelitis

    • F. 

      Bacteremia

    • G. 

      Endocarditis

  • 24. 
    Vancomycin: Which of the following conditions require trough goals of 15-20mg/L?
    • A. 

      SSTI (cellulitis)

    • B. 

      UTI

    • C. 

      Pneumonia

    • D. 

      Meningitis

    • E. 

      Osteomyelitis

    • F. 

      Bacteremia

    • G. 

      Endocarditis

  • 25. 
    Aminoglycosides: According to the high dose nomogram for Gentamicin/Tobramycin, what is the appropriate dosing interval based on a creatinine clearance of >60ml/min?
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