Allergies: common cause of drug allergies, can be fatal
Cross sensitivities to other antibiotics: B/W Pcn and cephalosporin occurs b/w 5-16% of patients
- Commonly prescribed for infections seen in pcp
Amoxicilin is the first line drug for AOM and sinusitis
PCN for streptococcal pharyngitis
Amoxicillin/ clavulante first line drug for infection following bites
MIC- minium inhibitory concentration is the concentration required to kill an organism.