Anne Shared "CEPHALOSPORINS" - 3 Picmonics

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CEPHALOSPORINS

1st Generation Cephalosporins
DRUG NAMES
Cephalexin
Cefazolin
UNIQUE FEATURES
Wide distribution with long half life
Gram positive
Cephalosporins
Starts with "Cef-"
Mechanism of Action
Bactericidal
Indications
Gram-Positive and Gram-Negative Infections
Side Effects
Allergic Reactions
Thrombophlebitis
Bleeding
Contraindications
Renal Impairment
Considerations
Avoid IV Calcium with Ceftriaxone
No Alcohol
2 mins
Cephalosporins clinical Info
Enterococci
Listeria
CFS
Beta lactamase sensitive

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