Antibiotic Manual:
A Guide to Commonly
Used Antimicrobials

David Schlossberg, MD FACP FIDSA

Professor of Medicine
Temple University School of Medicine
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Medical Director, Tuberculosis Control Program
Philadelphia Department of Public Health
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Rafik Samuel, MD FACP FIDSA

Associate Professor of Medicine
Director Infectious Diseases Fellowship Program
Temple University School of Medicine
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Antibiotic Manual: A Guide to Commonly Used Antimicrobials is an essential guide for prescribers of antimicrobials. Each antimicrobial is listed with the drug’s class, mechanism of action, mechanism of resistance, metabolic route, indications and off-label uses, pertinent toxicities, significant drug interactions, and dosage for routine and special populations.

Preface

Abacavir (Ziagen)
Acyclovir (Zovirax)
Adefovir (Hepsera)
Albendazole (Albenza)
Amantadine (Symmetrel)
Amikacin (Amikin)
Amoxicillin (Amoxil)
Amoxicillin plus Clavulanate Potassium (Augmentin, Augmentin
ES-600, Augmentin XR) 18 Amphotericin B, Liposomal (Ambisome) Amphotericin B Colloidal Dispersion (Amphotec)
Amphotericin B Deoxycholate (Fungizone)
Amphotericin B Lipid Complex (Abelcet)
Ampicillin
Ampicillin plus Sulbactam (Unasyn)
Anidulafungin (Eraxis)
Artemether – see Artemisinin Artemether plus Lumefantrine (Coartem) — see Artemisinin Artemisinin and its Derivatives Artesunate – see Artemisinin Atazanavir (Reyataz)
Atovaquone (Mepron)
Atovaquone plus Proguanil (Malarone)
Azithromycin (Zithromax, Zmax)
Aztreonam (Azactam)

Benznidazole
Bithionol (Bitin)

Capreomycin (Capastat)
Caspofungin (Cancidas)
Cefaclor (Ceclor)
Cefadroxil (Duricef)
Cefamandole (Mandol, Mandokef)
Cefazolin (Ancef)
Cefdinir (Omnicef)
Cefditoren pivoxil (Spectracef)
Cefepime (Maxipime)
Cefixime (Suprax)
Cefoperazone (Cefobid)
Cefotaxime (Claforan)
Cefotetan (Cefotan)
Cefoxitin (Mefoxin)
Cefpirome (Cefrom, Keiten, Broact, Cefir)
Cefpodoxime proxetil (Vantin)
Cefprozil (Cefzil)
Ceftazidime (Fortaz)
Ceftazidime (Tazicef)
Ceftibuten (Cedax)
Ceftizoxime (Cefizox)
Ceftriaxone (Rocephin)
Cefuroxime (Zinacef)
Cefuroxime axetil (Ceftin)
Cephalexin (Keflex)
Chloramphenicol (Chloromycetin)
Chloroquine phosphate (Aralen)
Cidofovir (Vistide)
Ciprofloxacin (Cipro)
Clarithromycin (Biaxin)
Clindamycin (Cleocin)
Clofazimine (Lamprene)
Colistimethate sodium (Coly-Mycin)
Cycloserine (Seromycin)

Dapsone
Daptomycin (Cubicin)
Darunavir (Prezista)
Delavirdine (Rescriptor)
Dicloxacillin
Didanosine (Videx EC)
Diethyl carbamazine (Hetrazan)
Dihydroartemisinin – see Artemisinin Diloxanide furoate (Furamide)
Doripenem (Doribax)
Doxycycline (Vibramycin, Doryx)

Efavirenz (Sustiva)
Eflornithine (Ornidyl)
Emtricitabine (Emtriva)
Enfuvirtide (Fuzeon)
Entecavir (Baraclude)
Ertapenem (Invanz)
Erythromycin
Ethambutol (Myambutol)
Ethionamide (Trecator)
Etravirine (Intelence)

Famciclovir (Famvir)
Fluconazole (Diflucan)
Flucytosine (Ancobon)
Fosamprenavir (Lexiva)
Foscarnet (Foscavir)
Furazolidone (Furoxone)

Ganciclovir (CytoveneGemifloxacin (Factive)
Gentamicin (Garamycin)
Griseofulvin (Grifulvin V, Gris-Peg)

Halofantrine (Halfan)
Hydroxychloroquine – see Chloroquine phosphate

Imipenem plus Cilastatin (Primaxin)
Indinavir (Crixivan)
Interferon alpha (Infergen, ROFERON-A)
Iodoquinol (Yodoxin)
Isoniazid
Itraconazole (Sporanox)
Ivermectin (Stromectol)

Kanamycin (Kantrex)
Ketoconazole

Lamivudine (Epivir)
Lamivudine plus Abacavir (Epzicom)
Lamivudine plus Zidovudine (Combivir)
Lamivudine plus Zidovudine plus Abacavir (Trizivir)
Levofloxacin (Levaquin)
Linezolid (Zyvox)
Lopinavir plus Ritonavir (Kaletra)
Loracarbef (Lorabid)

Maraviroc (Selzentry)
Mebendazole (Vermox)
Mefloquine hydrochloride (Lariam)
Meglumine antimonite (Glucantime)
Melarsoprol B (Mel-B)
Meropenem (Merrem)
Metronidazole (Flagyl)
Micafungin (Mycamine)
Miltefosine (Impavido, Miltex)
Minocycline (Dynacin, Minocin)
Moxifloxacin (Avelox)

Nafcillin
Nelfinavir (Viracept)
Neomycin (Neo-Fradin)
Nevirapine (Viramune)
Niclosamide (Yomesan)
Nifurtimox (Lampit)
Nitazoxanide (Alinia)
Nitrofurantoin (Furadantin, Macrobid, Macrodantin)
Norfloxacin (Noroxin)

Ofloxacin (Floxin)
Oseltamivir (Tamiflu)
Oxacillin
Oxamniquine (Vansil)

Para-aminosalicylate Sodium (PASER)
Peginterferon α-2A (Pegasys)
Peginterferon α-2B (Pegintron)
Penicillin (Penicillin G, Penicillin V, Penicillin G procaine,
Penicillin G benzathine [Bicillin L-A, Permapen])
Pentamidine (NebuPent)
Pentamidine (Pentam)
Piperacillin (Pipracil)
Piperacillin plus Tazobactam (Zosyn)
Piperazine citrate
Posaconazole (Noxafil)
Praziquantel (Biltricide)
Primaquine phosphate (Primaquine)
Pyrantel pamoate (Antiminth)
Pyrazinamide
Pyrimethamine (Daraprim) 356

Quinacrine HCl (Atabrine)
Quinidine
Quinine sulfate (Qualaquin)
Quinupristin plus Dalfopristin (Synercid)

Raltegravir (Isentress)
Ribavirin (Copegus, Rebetol, Ribasphere,Virazole)
Rifabutin (Mycobutin)
Rifampin (Rifadin)
Rifampin plus Isoniazid (Rifamate)
Rifampin plus Isoniazid plus Pyrazinamide (Rifater)
Rifapentine (Priftin)
Rifaximin (Xifaxan)
Rimantadine (Flumadine)
Ritonavir (Norvir)

Saquinavir (Invirase)
Spectinomycin (Trobicin)
Spiramycin (Rovamycine)
Stavudine (Zerit)
Stibogluconate (Pentostam)
Streptomycin
Sulfadiazine
Suramin sodium (Germanin)

Teicoplanin (Targocid)
Telavancin (Vibativ)
Telbivudine (Tyzeka)
Tenofovir Disoproxil Fumarate (Viread)
Tenofovir plus Emtricitabine (Truvada)
Tenofovir plus Emtricitabine plus Efavirenz (Atripla)
Terbinafine (Lamisil)
Tetracycline Hydrochloride
Thiabendazole (Mintezole)
Ticarcillin (Ticar)
Ticarcillin plus Clavulanate (Timentin)
Tigecycline (Tygacil)
Tinidazole (Tindamax)
Tipranavir (Aptivus)
Tobramycin
Trimethoprim (Proloprim)
Trimethoprim plus Sulfamethoxazole (Bactrim, Septra)
Trimetrexate glucuronate (Neutrexin)

Valacyclovir Hydrochloride (Valtrex)
Valganciclovir (Valcyte)
Vancomycin, IV (Vancomycin)
Vancomycin PO (Vancocin)
Voriconazole (Vfend)

Zanamivir (Relenza)
Zidovudine (Retrovir)

Helpful Formulas, Equations, and Definitions

Bibliography and References

Brand Name Index

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Book Details

504 Pages

Format

Paperback
5 in. x 8.5 in.

Publication Date February 2011
Audience

Internists, family practice physicians

ISBN 9781607950844