Coo H

Ampicillin^

Amoxicillin (ri = oh)

Carbenicillin

Carbenicillin indanyl (r1 = 5-indanol)

Ticarcillin

Good

Excellent

Extends spectrum of penicillin to include sensitive strains of Enterobacteriaceae*** Escherichia coli, Proteus mirabilis, Salmonella, Shigella, Haemophilus influenzae,*** and Helicobacter pylori.

Superior to penicillin for treatment of Listeria monocytogenes and sensitive enterococci. Amoxicillin most active of all oral ^-lactams against penicillin-resistant Streptococcus pneumoniae

Poor (not given orally)

Good No

Less active than ampicillin against Streptococcus species, Enterococcus faecalis, Klebsiella, and Listeria monocytogenes. Activity against Pseudomonas aeruginosa is inferior to that of mezlocillin and piperacillin

Poor (not given orally)

Mezlocillin

Poor (not given orally)

Chemical Structures and Major Properties of Various Penicillins (Continued)

R—C—NH2_CH—CH C^ Penicillins are substituted 6-aminopenicillanic acids

Major Properties

Nonproprietary Absorption after Oral Resistance to

Name Administration Penicillinase Useful Antimicrobial Spectrum

10 Ways To Fight Off Cancer

10 Ways To Fight Off Cancer

Learning About 10 Ways Fight Off Cancer Can Have Amazing Benefits For Your Life The Best Tips On How To Keep This Killer At Bay Discovering that you or a loved one has cancer can be utterly terrifying. All the same, once you comprehend the causes of cancer and learn how to reverse those causes, you or your loved one may have more than a fighting chance of beating out cancer.

Get My Free Ebook


Post a comment