Amoxicillin/clavulanic acid, also known as co-amoxiclav, is an antibiotic useful for the treatment of a number of bacterial infections. It is a combination consisting of amoxicillin, a β-lactam antibiotic, and potassium clavulanate, a β-lactamase inhibitor.
Flucloxacillin is commercially available as the sodium salt flucloxacillin sodium, in capsules (250 or 500 mg), oral suspensions (125 mg/5 ml or 250 mg/5 ml), and injections (powder for reconstitution, 250, 500 and 1000 mg per vial). Indications. Flucloxacillin is indicated for the treatment of infections caused by susceptible bacteria.
The recommended adult dose of ampicillin/sulbactam is 1.5 grams (1g ampicillin sodium plus 0.5g sulbactam sodium) to 3.0 grams (2g ampicillin sodium plus 1g sulbactam sodium) every six hours. In pediatric patients, the dose is based on body weight and is recommended at 300 mg per kilogram of body weight per day.
Ceftazidime/avibactam (CAZ-AVI) is a fixed-dose combination drug containing an antibiotic—3rd generation cephalosporin ceftazidime and a novel non-β-lactam β-lactamase inhibitor avibactam. It was approved for use in the United States in February 2015, and is sold under the brand name Avycaz, marketed by Allergan.
Keflex (cephalexin) is a cephalosporin (SEF a low spor in) antibiotic. It works by fighting bacteria in your body. Keflex is used to treat infections caused by bacteria, including upper respiratory infections, ear infections, skin infections, and urinary tract infections. Keflex may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Fluoroquinolones are antibiotics that are commonly used to treat a variety of illnesses such as respiratory and urinary tract infections. These medicines include ciprofloxacin , gemifloxacin (Factive), levofloxacin , moxifloxacin , norfloxacin , and ofloxacin .
Among the most common prescribed antibiotics in the U.S. that can cause severe side effects are fluoroquinolones, such as Cipro, Avelox, and Levaquin. Among the most common prescribed antibiotics in the U.S. that can cause severe side effects are fluoroquinolones, such as Cipro, Avelox, and Levaquin.
Imipenem/cilastatin, sold under the brand name Primaxin among others, is an antibiotic useful for the treatment of a number of bacterial infections. It is made from a combination of imipenem and cilastatin. Specifically it is used for pneumonia, sepsis, endocarditis, joint infections, intra-abdominal infections, and urinary tract infections.
Piperacillin and tazobactam are penicillin antibiotics that fight bacteria in the body. Piperacillin and tazobactam is a combination medicine used to treat many different infections caused by bacteria, such as urinary tract infections, bone and joint infections, severe vaginal infections, stomach infections, skin infections, and pneumonia.
Tetracyclines also have been found to inhibit matrix metalloproteinases. This mechanism does not add to their antibiotic effects, but has led to extensive research on chemically modified tetracyclines or CMTs (like incyclinide) for the treatment of rosacea, acne, diabetes and various types of neoplasms.