• Acyclovir
  • Amoxicillin
  • Amphotericin
  • Ampicillin
  • Azithromycin
  • Cefazolin
  • Cefepime
  • Cefotaxime
  • Ciprofloxacin
  • Clindamycin
  • Doxycycline
  • Fluconazole
  • Gentamicin
  • Levofloxacin
  • Metronidazole
  • Oseltamivir
  • Piperacillin-tazobactam
  • Vancomycin


Acyclovir is an antiviral medication used to treat infections caused by herpes and varicella, including oral/genital herpes, zoster (shingles), and VZV encephalitis.



Amoxicillin is a commonly used beta-lactam antibiotic, and treats conditions such as otitis media, strep pharyngitis and pneumonia.


Amphotericin is an anti-fungal agent used to treat severe and potentially life-threatening invasive fungal infections such as aspergillosis, blastomycosis and histoplasmosis. It is associated with significant with significant toxicities.


Ampicillin is a penicillin antibiotic used to treat a wide range of conditions including meningitis, endocarditis and bacteremia as well as to prevent strep B infections in newborns.


Azithromycin is a macrolide antibiotic that is commonly used to treat a range of conditions, including community-acquired pneumonia, sinusitis, pharyngitis, COPD exacerbations and genital infections



Cefazolin, also called Ancef, is a 1st generation cephalosporin antibiotic. It is frequently used to treat skin and soft tissue infections (e.g. cellulitis), osteomyelitis, and intra-abdominal infections and is also commonly used for surgical prophylaxis.



Cefepime is a powerful 4th-generation cephalosporin antibiotic. It is commonly used as empiric treatment for sepsis and bacteremia, multi-drug resistant infections and hospital-acquired pneumonia



Cefotaxime is a 3rd-generation cephalosporin antibiotic. It can be used to treat pneumonia, gonorrhea and intra-abdominal infections.



Ciprofloxacin is a fluoroquinolone antibiotic. It is commonly used to for treating urinary tract infections, colitis and diverticulitis.



Clindamycin is a lincosamide antibiotic that is used to treat odontogenic infections, conditions caused by MRSA and necrotizing soft tissue infections.



Doxycycline is a tetracycline antibiotic that is commonly used to treat community acquired pneumonia, cellulitis and Lyme disease




Fluconazole is an antifungal medication used to treat candidal infections (e.g. vaginal yeast infection), tinea as well as invasive fungal infections.




Gentamycin is aminoglycoside antibiotic used to treat severe gram-negative infections, including sepsis, meningitis, as well as certain infections.



Levofloxacin is a fluoroquinolone antibiotic that is commonly used to treat pneumonia and COPD exacerbation



Metronidazole, also called Flagyl, is used to treat a wide range of conditions, including intra-abdominal infections (colitis, diverticulitis), and genital infecions (bacerial vaginosis, trichomoniasis, pelvic inflammatory disease)



Oseltamivir is a antiviral medication used to treat influenza (the flu). It is modestly effective in reducing the duration of symptoms and must be started within the first 48 hours.



Piperacillin-tazobactam is a broad spectrum beta-lactam antibiotic in combination with a beta-lactamase inhibitor. It is commonly used for empiric treatment of sepsis and bacteremia, severe intra-abdominal infections and severe respiratory infections.



Remdesiver is an antiviral medication that was originally created to treat hepatitis C and RSV (for which it was not effective). It is currently authorized for emergency use in the treatment of acute COVID-19 infection and is restricted to patients hospitalized with the virus.



Vancomycin is a powerful antibiotic used to treat gram-positive bacterial infections. It is used for empiric treatment of sepsis and bacteremia, MRSA skin and soft tissue infections, endocarditis, meningitis and C difficile colitis.


Brandon Simpson, PA-C
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