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What are the indications and contraindications of PENICILLIN antibiotics?
Upper respiratory (eg OTITIS MEDIA), lower respiratory (eg BRONCHITIS), skin, bone, other tissue infections. Hypersensitivity.
amoxicillin trihydrate:
Brand?
Schedule + N/C?
Coverage?
Amoxil*
Schedule 1
Unlisted
amoxicillin trihydrate:
Dosage Forms & Strengths
Caps: 250 & 500 mg(c)
Chew tabs: 125 & 250 mg(c_
Susp: 125 and 250 mgc/5 mL

(c) = mg amoxicillin, but actual form present is the trihydrate
penicillin V potassium:
Dosage Forms & Strengths
Tabs: 300 mg
Susp: 125 mg/5 mL (Apo only)
& 300 mg/5 mL

Note: 300 mg = 500,000 IU
penicillin V potassium:
Brand?
Schedule + N/C?
Coverage?
Apo-Pen VK*
Novo-Pen VK*
Schedule 1 (x/c veterinary use)
Full: Apo/Novo TABS, Novo SUSP (300/5)
Partial: Apo SUSP (300/5)
Unlisted: 125mg/5ml SUSP
What are the indications and contraindications of CEPHALOSPORIN antibiotics?
URT (e.g. otitis media), skin, urinary tract, other tissues.
Contraindications: Hypersensitivity, CAREFUL if hypersensitive to penicillins
cefprozil:
Brand?
Schedule + N/C?
Coverage?
Cefzil
Schedule 1
Unlisted
cefprozil:
Dosage Forms & Strengths
Tabs: 250 & 500 mg
Susp: 125 and 250 mg/5 mL
cephalexin:
Brand?
Schedule + N/C?
Coverage?
Keflex*
Schedule 1
Unlisted
cephalexin:
Dosage Forms & Strengths
Tabs: 250 & 500 mg
Caps: 250 & 500 mg
Susp: 125 and 250 mg/5 mL
What are the indications and contraindications of SULFONAMIDE antibiotics?
Urinary tract (e.g. CYSTITIS), URT, LRT, other tissue infections. Hypersensitivity.
sulfamethoxazole/trimethoprim:
Brand?
Schedule + N/C?
Coverage?
Septra*
Septra DS*
Schedule 1
Full: Septra tab 80/400mg
Others Unlisted
sulfamethoxazole/trimethoprim:
Dosage Forms & Strengths
Tabs: sulf. 400mg & trim. 80mg
DS Tabs: sulf. 800mg & trim. 160mg
Susp: sulf. 200mg & trim. 40mg/5 mL
Inj: sulf. 400 mg & trim. 80 mg/5 mL
What are the indications and contraindications of MACROLIDE antibiotics?
URT, LRT, GENITOURINARY tract, skin, other tissues.

Clarithromycin: combined w/ other meds for H. pylori eradication in PUD.
Clarithromycin: contra'd in pts taking astemizole, terfenadine, cisapride or pimozide
Others: Hypersensitivity
azithromycin dihydrate:
Brand?
Schedule + N/C?
Coverage?
Zithromax
Schedule 1 (x/c vet. use)
Unlisted
azithromycin dihydrate:
Dosage Forms & Strengths
Tabs: 250 & 600 mg(d)
Susp: 100 & 200 mg(d) per 5 mL
Inj: 500 mg(d) per 5 mL

(d) = mg azithromycin, but drug contains dihydrate
clarithromycin:
Brand?
Schedule + N/C?
Coverage?
Biaxin
Schedule 1 (x/c vet use)
Unlisted
clarithromycin:
Dosage Forms & Strengths
Tabs: 250 & 500 mg
ER Tabs: 500 mg
Susp: 125 mg/5 mL
What are the indications and contraindications of FLUOROQUINOLONE antibiotics?
URT, LRT, UTI, skin, PROSTATE (ciprofloxacin only), other tissues.
LEVOFLOXACIN contra'd in patients with history of tendonitis with previous quinolone use. Hypersensitivity.
ciprofloxacin HCl:
Brand?
Schedule + N/C?
Coverage?
Cipro
Schedule 1
Partial: Cipro 250, 500, 750mg tabs
Others unlisted
ciprofloxacin HCL:
Dosage Forms & Strengths
Tabs: 100, 250, 500 & 750 mg(e)
Susp: 500 mg(e) per 5 mL
Inj: 2 mg per mL

e = mg ciprofloxacin, but actual form present is the HCl salt
levofloxacin:
Brand?
Schedule + N/C?
Coverage?
Levaquin
Schedule 1
unlisted
levofloxacin:
Dosage Forms & Strengths
Tabs: 250, 500 & 750 mg
Inj: 5 mg/mL & 25 mg/mL
What are the indications and contraindications of FUCIDIN and its derivatives?
Bacteria in skin, soft tissues and bones.

Ointment and intertulle are contra'd in patients with hypersensitivity to lanolin.
What are the indications and contraindications of METRONIDAZOLE antibacterials?
Intra-abdominal infections by susceptible anaerobic bacteria, bacterial vaginosis, and various protozoal infections.

Contra'd in active seizure disorders, history of blood dyscrasias, hypothyroidism or hypoadrenalism.
What are the indications and contraindications of MUPIROCIN antibacterials?
Minor infections by susceptible bacteria of the skin.

Ointment is contra'd in patients with hypersensitivity to polyethylene glycols.
What are the indications and contraindications of NITROFURANTOIN antibacterials?
Urinary tract infections.

Contra'd in hypersensitivity, renal disease, pregnant patients in labour, and infants < 1 m.o.
fusidate sodium:
Brand?
Schedule + N/C?
Coverage?
Fucidin
Schedule 1
unlisted
fusidate sodium:
Dosage Forms & Strengths
Tabs: 250 mg
Ointment: 2%
Intertulle: gauze impregnated with 2% ointment
Inj: 500 mg/10 mL
fusidic acid:
Brand?
Schedule + N/C?
Coverage?
Fucidin
Schedule 1
Unlisted
fusidic acid:
Dosage Forms & Strengths
Cream: 2%
metronidazole:
Brand?
Schedule + N/C?
Coverage?
Flagyl*
Schedule 1
Parital coverage for 500mg cap
Others UNLSTD
metronidazole:
Dosage Forms & Strengths
Tabs: 250 mg
Caps: 500 mg
Vaginal Cream: 10%
Inj: 5 mg/mL
mupirocin:
Brand?
Schedule + N/C?
Coverage?
Bactroban
Schedule 1
unlisted
mupirocin:
Dosage Forms & Strengths
Ointment: 2%
mupirocin calcium:
Brand?
Schedule + N/C?
Coverage?
Bactroban
Schedule 1
unlisted
mupirocin calcium:
Dosage Forms & Strengths
Cream: 2%(f)

f = % mupirocin, but actual form present is mupirocin calcium
nitrofurantoin macrocrystals:
Brand?
Schedule + N/C?
Coverage?
Dosage Forms & Strengths
Macrodantin*
Schedule 1
Partial coverage for 50 & 100mg caps
Caps: 50 & 100 mg
nitrofurantoin monohydrate/ nitrofurantoin macrocrystals:
Brand?
Schedule + N/C?
Coverage?
MacroBID
Schedule 1
Unlisted
nitrofurantoin monohydrate/ nitrofurantoin macrocrystals:
Dosage Forms & Strengths
Caps: 100 mg(g)

g = mg nitrofurantoin, but actual form is a combination of nitrofurantoin monohydrate and nitrofurantoin macrocrystals
What are the indications and contraindications of ANTIFUNGALS?
Susceptible fungi. Fluconazole is mainly used for oral and systemic candidal infections.

Contra'd in patients taking cisapride.
fluconazole:
Brand?
Schedule + N/C?
Coverage?
Diflucan*
Schedule 1
Partial coverage for all tabs and caps with !SA required
Susp & inj UNLSTD
fluconazole:
Dosage Forms & Strengths
Tabs: 50 & 100 mg
Caps: 150 mg
Susp: 10 mg/mL
Inj: 2 mg/mL
What are the indications and contraindications of ANTIVIRALS?
Herpes infections. Hypersensitivity.
acyclovir:
Brand?
Schedule + N/C?
Coverage?
Zovirax*
Schedule 1
Partial coverage for 200, 400, 800mg tabs
acyclovir:
Dosage Forms & Strengths
Tabs: 200, 400 & 800 mg
Susp: 200 mg/5 mL
Ointment: 50 mg/g
Cream: 50 mg/g
Inj: 50 mg(i)/mL

i = mg acyclovir, but actual form present is the sodium salt
valacyclovir HCl:
Brand?
Schedule + N/C?
Coverage?
Valtrex
Schedule 1
Unlisted
valacyclovir HCl:
Dosage Forms & Strengths
Tabs: 500 mg(j)

j = mg of valacyclovir, but actual form present in the hydrochloride salt
What are the indications and contraindications of ANTICONVULSANTS?
Various types of epilepsy and other seizure disorders.

Valproic acid and divalproex sodium contra'd in patients with liver disease.
clonazepam:
Brand?
Schedule + N/C?
Coverage?
Rivotril*
Schedule 1
Partial coverage for both 0.5 & 2mg tabs
clonazepam:
Dosage Forms & Strengths
Tabs: 0.5 & 2 mg
divalproex sodium:
Brand?
Schedule + N/C?
Coverage?
Epival*
Epiject I.V.
Schedule 1
Partial: 125, 250, 500mg tabs
Unlisted: inj
divalproex sodium:
Dosage Forms & Strengths
EC Tabs: 125, 250 & 500 mg
Inj: 100 mg(k) per mL

k = mg valproic acid, but actual form present is the sodium salt
gabapentin:
Brand?
Schedule + N/C?
Coverage?
Neurontin*
Schedule 1
Partial coverage for all caps and tabs
gabapentin:
Dosage Forms & Strengths
Caps: 100, 300 & 400 mg
Tabs: 600 & 800 mg
phenytoin (acid form):
Brand?
Schedule + N/C?
Coverage?
Dilantin
Schedule 1
Unlisted
phenytoin (acid form):
Dosage Forms & Strengths
Chew tabs: 50 mg
Susp: 30 mg & 125 mg/5 mL
phenytoin sodium:
Brand?
Schedule + N/C?
Coverage?
Dosage Forms & Strengths?
Dilantin
Schedule 1
Unlisted
Caps: 30 & 100 mg
topiramate:
Brand?
Schedule + N/C?
Coverage?
Topamax
Schedule 1
Unlisted
topiramate:
Dosage Forms & Strength
Tabs: 25, 100 & 200 mg
Sprinkle Caps: 15 & 25 mg
valproic acid:
Brand?
Schedule + N/C?
Coverage?
Depakene*
Schedule 1
Partial: 250mg caps & 500mg EC caps & for syrup
valproic acid:
Dosage Forms & Strengths
Caps: 250 mg
EC Caps: 500 mg
Syrup: 250 mg(l) per 5 mL

l = mg valproic acid, but actual form present is the sodium salt
What are the indications and contraindications of STIMULANTS?
Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and narcolepsy.

Contra'd in patients with anxiety, agitation, thyrotoxicosis, tachyarrhythmias, severe angina pectoris, glaucoma, motor tics or Tourette’s syndrome.
methylphenidate HCl:
Brand?
Schedule + N/C?
Coverage?
Ritalin*
Schedule 1A
Partial: 10 & 20mg tabs
Unlisted: SR tab
methylphenidate HCl:
Dosage Forms & Strengths
Tabs: 10 & 20 mg
SR Tab: 20 mg