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  1. acyclovir
    Antiviral

    herpes simplex, herpes zoster, herpes encephalitis (IV), varicella-zoster virus (shingles), acute treatment of chickenpox

    (Zovirax)
  2. amoxicillin
    penicillin antibiotic

    upper respiratory tract infections, urinary tract infections, skin and skin structure infections, H. pylori infections

    (Amoxil, Trimox)
  3. amoxicillin + clavulanate
    penicillin/beta-lactamase inhibitor antibiotic

    upper & lower respiratory tract infections, urinary tract infections, skin and skin structure infections, mixed aerobic & anaerobic infections

    (Augmentin)
  4. azithromycin
    macrolide antibiotic

    community-aquired upper & lower respiratory tract infections, clamydia, treatment & prophylaxis of Mycobacterium avium intracellulare complex (MAI or MAC), skin & skin structure infections, syphilis

    (Zithromax, Z-Pak, Zmax)
  5. cefdinir
    cephalosporin antibiotic (3rd generation)

    upper respiratory tract infections, uncomplicated skin and skin structure infections, community-acquired pneumonia

    (Omnicef)
  6. cephalexin
    cephalosporin antibiotic (1st generation)

    upper respiratory tract infections, urinary tract infections, uncomplicated skin & skin structure infections

    (Keflex, Keftab, Keflet)
  7. chlorhexadine gluconate
    antiseptic, germoside

    oral rinse for gingivitis, peridontitis

    (Peridex, Periogard)
  8. ciprofloxacin
    floroquinolone antibiotic

    upper & lower respiratory tract infections, urinary tract infections, intra-abdominal infections, skin & soft tissue infections, osteomyelitis, infectious diarrhea, anthrax

    (Cipro)
  9. clarithromycin
    macrolide antibiotic

    community-aquired upper & lower respiratory tract infections, skin & skin structure infections, treatment of MAI or MAC, H. pylori infection (in combination with amoxicillin and omeprazole or lansoprazole)

    (Biaxin, Biaxin XL)
  10. clotrimazole + betamethazone
    antifungal/corticosteroid combo

    topical tx: tinea pedis, tinea cruris, tinea corporis, allergic or inflammatory diseases (ie, rashes)

    (Lotrisone)
  11. doxycycline
    tetracycline antibiotic

    community-aquired upper & lower respiratory tract infections, chlamydia, Rocky Mt spotted fever, typhus fever, Q fever, rickettsial pox/fever, Lyme disease, plaque, tularemia

    (Vibramycin, Peristat, Vibra-Tabs)
  12. fluconazole
    antifungal

    Candida infections of the vagina, oropharyngeal cavity, esophagus, bloodstream, and visceral organs; Cryptococcal meningitis

    (Difulcan)
  13. ketoconazole
    antifungal (topical)

    dandruff, cutaneous candidiasis, tinea pedis, tinea infections, seborrheic dermatitis

    (Nizoral)
  14. levofloxacin
    fluoroquinolone antibiotic

    upper & lower respiratory tract infections, urinary tract infections, acute pyelonephritis, skin & soft tissue infections

    (Levaquin)
  15. metronidazole
    nitroimidazole antibiotic

    amebiasis, anaerobic bacterial infections, C. difficile infection, trichomoniasis, giardiasis, gacterial vaginosis, pelvic inflammatory disease, H. pylori (in combination with other meds), surgical prophylaxis in GI surgery

    (Flagyl)
  16. minocycline
    tetracycline antibiotic

    community-aquired upper & lower respiratory tract infections, chlamydia, Rocky Mt spotted fever, typhus fever, Q fever, ricketttsial pox/fever, Lyme disease, plaque, tularemia

    (Minocin, Arestin)
  17. moxifloxacin
    fluoroquinolone antibiotic

    upper & lower respiratory tract infections, skin & soft tissue infections, not for UTI; EYE - bacterial conjunctivitis (pink eye); do not use for optical viral or fungal infections

    (Avelox, Vigamox [opthalmic])
  18. mupirocin
    topical antibiotic

    topical treatment of impetigo, secondarily infected traumatic skin lesions due to susceptible strains of Staph aureus and Strep pyogenes, MRSA infections of the nasal cavity

    (Bactroban)
  19. nitrofurantoin
    nitrofuran antibiotic

    UTIs - urinary tract infections (acute uncomplicated cystitis)

    ((Macrodantin, Macrobid)
  20. penicillin V potassium
    penicillin antibiotic

    treatmetn of streptococcal and pneumococcal  infections, Vincint's Disease, prophylaxis of recurrent rheumatic fever and/or chorea, bacterial endocarditis prophylaxis in those with valvular heart disease

    ((Veetids, Pen-VK, V-Cillin)
  21. sulfamethoxazole + trimethorprim
    sulfonamide, folic acid antagonist, combo antibiotic

    UTIs, upper & lower respiratory tract infections, skin & skin structure infections, treatment & prophylaxis of pneumocytis pneumonitis (PCP), traveler's diarrhea

    (Bactrim, Septra)
  22. valacyclovir
    antiviral

    herpes zoster (shingles), genital herpes, cold sores (herpes labialis)

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