IFU: Bacterial Infection Action: It inhibits bacterial protein synthesis by binding to the ribosome. Dosage: Adults serious infections 150 to 300 mg even more severe 300 to 450 mg and for children 8 to 16 mg/kg/day. Route: Oral and intramuscular or intravenous Adverse Reaction: Abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea. Interactions: Zyrtec, Xanax, Omeprazole, and Sofran Keflex (Cephalexin) Pronunciation: sef a LEX in Classification: Cephalosporin Antibiotic IFU: Bacterial Infection Action: They stop or slow the growth of bacterial cell by preventing bacteria from forming the cell wall that surrounds each cell. Dosage: Usual dose for oral is 250 mg every 6 hours but a dose of 500 mg every day could be administer. Route: Oral Adverse Reaction: Diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, and upset stomach Interactions: Albuterol, ibuprofen, lisinopril, and metformin. Levaquin (Levofloxacin) Pronunciation: LEE voe FLOX a sin Classification: Quinolone Antibiotic IFU: Bacterial Infection Action: It involves inhibition of bacterial topoisomerase IV and DNA gyrase enzymes that require DNA replication, transcription, repair, and recombination. Dosage: Tablets or oral solution is 250mg, 500mg, 750mg every 24 hours. Route: Oral Adverse Reaction: Vomiting, headache, and dizziness. Interactions: Albuterol, lasix, lisinopril, and metformin. Omnicef (Cefdinir) Pronunciation: SEF dih neer Classification: Cephalosporin Antibiotic IFU: Bacterial Infection Action: Cefdinir results from inhibition of cell wall synthesis. Dosage: 300 mg q12h or 600 mg q24h 0r 300 mg q12h. Route: Oral Adverse Reaction: Mild itching, skin rash, stomach pain, and indigestion.
Interactions: Benadryl, levaquin, ibuprofen, cymbalta, and augmentin. Penicillin VK (Penicillin) Pronunciation: PEN i SIL in Classification: Penicillin Antibiotic IFU: Bacterial Infection Action: It exerts a bactericidal action against penicillin sensitive microorganism during the stage of active multiplication. It acts through the inhibition of biosynthesis of cell wall mucopeptide. Dosage: Oral solution 500 mg PO q12hr or 250 mg PO q6hr for 10 days Route: Oral Adverse Reaction: Upset stomach, diarrhea, and a black hairy tongue. Interactions: Lasix, flexeril, flagyl, cipro, and ambien. Vibramycin (Doxycycline Hyclate) Pronunciation: DOX i SYE kleen HYE klate Classification: Tetracycline IFU: Bacterial Infection Action: It works by stopping the growth of bacteria. Dosage: The usual oral dose is 200 mg on the first day and then 100mg every 12 hours. Route: Oral Adverse Reaction: Stomach upset, diarrhea, skin rash, and discharge. Interactions: Ambien, augmentin, cipro, coumadin, and lantus. Vigamox (Moxifloxacin) Pronunciation: MOX i FLOX a sin Classification: Quinolone Antibiotic IFU: Bacterial Conjunctivitis Action: A antibiotic that kills sensitive bacteria by stopping the production of essential proteins needed by the bacteria to survive. Dosage: 1 year or older: Instill 1 drop in the affected eye(s) 3 times a day. Route: Ophthalmic Adverse Reaction: Blurred vision, watery eyes, and dryness. Interactions: Floxin, cipro, maxaquin, levaquin, and zymar. Altace (Ramipril) Pronunciation: RAM i pril Classification: ACE Inhibitor Drug List 2: