Study your flashcards anywhere!

Download the official Cram app for free >

  • Shuffle
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Alphabetize
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Front First
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Both Sides
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Read
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
Reading...
Front

How to study your flashcards.

Right/Left arrow keys: Navigate between flashcards.right arrow keyleft arrow key

Up/Down arrow keys: Flip the card between the front and back.down keyup key

H key: Show hint (3rd side).h key

A key: Read text to speech.a key

image

Play button

image

Play button

image

Progress

1/9

Click to flip

9 Cards in this Set

  • Front
  • Back
How do aminoglycosides work?
Disruption of protein synthesis
Aminoglycosides are bacteristatic.
T or F
False
Bactericidal
What are some characteristic of aminoglycosides?
Can not enter GI tract
Do not enter CSF
Excreted by the Kidney
What are aminoglycosides effective against?
Aerobic gram-negative bacilli
What are the adverse effects of aminoglycosides?
Ototoxicity (prolonged exposure)
Nephrotoxicity
Neuromuscular Blockade
What is the dosing schedule of aminoglycosides?
Once daily dosing
What is the prototype of the aminoglycosides?
Gentamicin
What drug is similar to Gentamicin?
Tobramycin
What aminoglycoside has the broadest spectrum?
Amikacin