Common Antibiotics4 cards

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Penicillin

-narrow spectrum (gram+) -inhibits cell wall synthesis -treats strep, staph -types=methiullin,amoxicillin, ampicillin

2

Bactracin

-narrow spectrum (gram+) -inhibits cell wall synthesis -topical antibiotic -treats skin infections -types= chloramphenicol, novobicin

3

tetracyclines

broad spectrum inhibits protein synthesis treats acne, many stds types=doxycycline,methacycline, minocyline

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Sulphonamides

broad spectrum inhibits metabolite synthesis treats burns, sinus infection has a drying agent first synthetic antibiotic types=all that begin with sulpha