Antimicrobials Types

• Penicillins: e.g. benzylpenicillin, flucloxacillin, piperacillin, ampicillin

• Cephalosporins: e.g. cefotaxime, ceftazidime, cefuroxime

• Carbapenems: e.g. imipenem, meropenem

• Aminoglycosides: e.g. gentamicin, amikacin, tobramycin

• Quinolones: e.g. ciprofloxacin

• Glycopeptides: e.g. teicoplanin, vancomycin

• Macrolides: e.g. erythromycin, clarithromycin

• Other antibacterials:. e.g. clindamycin, metronidazole, linezolid, co-trimoxazole, rifampicin

• Antifungals: e.g. amphotericin, flucytosine, fluconazole, caspofungin, voriconazole, itraconazole

• Antivirals: e.g. aciclovir, ganciclovir

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