What are some of the newer antibiotics?

What are some of the newer antibiotics?

Newer carbapenems. Doripenem.

  • Pleuromutilin. Retapamulin.
  • Glycylcyclines. Glycylcyclines is a new class of antimicrobials that are chemical derivatives of minocycline.
  • Tigecycline. It is the first glycylcycline approved by FDA for cSSTIs, intra abdominal infections and CAP.
  • Ketolides.
  • Telithromycin.
  • What is the newest antibiotic on the market?

    Lefamulin (Xenleta) is a semisynthetic pleuromutilin antibiotic that binds to the peptidyl transferase center of the 50S bacterial ribosomal subunit, inhibiting protein synthesis within bacteria43. It was approved by FDA in August 2019 for the treatment of CABP.

    Is Augmentin an antibiotic?

    Augmentin is a prescription antibiotic medication. It’s used to treat infections caused by bacteria. Augmentin belongs to the penicillin class of antibiotics. Augmentin contains two drugs: amoxicillin and clavulanic acid.

    What are the names of some antibiotics?

    Top 10 List of Generic Antibiotics

    • amoxicillin.
    • doxycycline.
    • cephalexin.
    • ciprofloxacin.
    • clindamycin.
    • metronidazole.
    • azithromycin.
    • sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim.

    Which is stronger amoxicillin or augmentin?

    Augmentin would be considered stronger than amoxicillin for treating infections caused by strains of bacteria that produce beta-lactamase.

    What infections does azithromycin treat?

    Azithromycin is used to treat certain bacterial infections, such as bronchitis; pneumonia; sexually transmitted diseases (STD); and infections of the ears, lungs, sinuses, skin, throat, and reproductive organs.

    What’s the difference between amoxicillin and Augmentin?

    The two drugs are very similar. Amoxicillin is a very common type of antibiotic, and Augmentin contains amoxicillin and clavulanate or clavulanic acid, which may make it more effective against some types of infection.