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First Aid for the USMLE Step 1 (2021) | Physician Assistant (PA) School Study Aid

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Linezolid (Zyvox)
Mechanism Of Action
Oxazolidinone Antibiotic
Binds 23S rRNA of 50S Subunit
Inhibits Protein Synthesis
Gram-Positive Organisms
VRE (Vancomycin Resistant Enterococci)
Side Effects
Bone Marrow Suppression
Decreased Platelet Count
Peripheral Neuropathy
Lactic Acidosis
Serotonin Syndrome
Considerations & Patient Education
Avoid Tyramine Containing Foods
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Bind to 23S rRNA of 50S subunit
Inhibit protein synthesis by blocking translocation
Gram-Positive Cocci
Atypical pneumonia
Resistance by methylation of 23S rRNA binding
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Macrolides Side Effects
Side Effects
Prolonged QT Interval
P450 Inhibitor
Cholestatic Hepatitis
Skin Rash
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Mechanism of Action
Act Like Detergents
Bind to Cell Membranes of Bacteria
Disrupt Their Osmotic Properties
Resistant Gram-Negative Infections
Side Effects
Renal tubular necrosis
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