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 Formulary Chapter 5: Infections - Full Section
Notes:
Where a ‘best guess’ therapy has failed or special circumstances exist, microbiological advice can be obtained from:

University Hospital Birmingham Foundation Trust
Office hours (9am-5pm Mon – Fri) – 0121 371 6516
Out of Hours via UHB switch board – 0121 371 2000
Heart Of England Foundation Trust
0121 424 2000 and ask for the duty microbiologist on call
Sandwell West Birmingham
0121 554 3801 and ask for the duty microbiologist covering Sandwell

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05.01 Antibacterial drugs
Table 1. Summary of antibacterial therapy
Table 2. Summary of antibacterial prophylaxis
05.01.01 Penicillins
05.01.01.01 Benzylpenicillin and phenoxymethylpenicillin
05.01.01.02 Penicillinase-resistant penicillins
05.01.01.03 Broad-spectrum penicillins
05.01.01.04 Antipseudomonal penicillins
05.01.01.05 Mecillinams
05.01.02 Cephalosporins, carbapenems and other beta-lactums
Cephalosporins
Other beta-lactam antibiotics
05.01.02.01 Cephalosporins
05.01.02.02 Carbapenems
05.01.02.03 Other beta-lactums antibiotics
05.01.03 Tetracyclines
Tigecycline
05.01.04 Aminoglycosides
05.01.05 Macrolides
05.01.06 Clindamycin
05.01.07 Some other antibacterials
Chloramphenicol
Fusidic acid
Vancomycin and teicoplanin
Daptomycin
Linezolid
Quinupristin and dalfopristin
Polymyxins
Rifaximin
Fidaxomicin
05.01.08 Sulphonamides and trimethoprim
05.01.09 Antituberculosis drugs
05.01.10 Antileprotic drugs
05.01.11 Metronidazole and tinidazole
05.01.12 Quinolones
05.01.13 Urinary-tract infections
05.02 Antifungal drugs
Treatment of fungal infections
Drugs used in fungal infections
05.02.01 Triazole antifungals
05.02.02 Imidazole antifungals
05.02.03 Polyene antifungals
05.02.04 Echinocandin antifungals
05.02.05 Other antifungals
05.03 Antiviral drugs
05.03.01 HIV infection
Nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors
Protease inhibitors
Non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors
Other antiretrovirals
05.03.02 Herpesvirus infections
05.03.02.01 Herpes simplex and varicella-zoster infection
05.03.02.02 Cytomegalovirus infrection
05.03.03 Viral hepatitis
05.03.03.01 Chronic hepatitis B
05.03.03.02 Chronic hepatitis C
05.03.04 Influenza
05.03.05 Respiratory syncytial virus
05.04 Antiprotozoal drugs
05.04.01 Antimalarials
Treatment of malaria
Falciparum malaria (treatment)
Benign malarias (treatment)
Prophylaxis against malaria
Specific recommendations
Artemether with lumefabtrine
Chloroquine
Mefloquine
Primaquine
Proguanil
Pyrimethamine
Quinine
Tetracyclines
05.04.02 Amoebicides
05.04.03 Trichomonacides
05.04.04 Antigiardial drugs
05.04.05 Leishmaniacides
05.04.06 Trypanocides
05.04.07 Drugs for toxoplasmosis
05.04.08 Drugs for pneumocystis pneumonia
Treatment
Prophylaxis
05.05 Anthelmintics
05.05.01 Drugs for threadworms
05.05.02 Ascaricides
05.05.03 Drugs for tapeworm infections
Taenicides
Hydatid disease
05.05.04 Drugs for hookworms
05.05.05 Schistosomicides
05.05.06 Filaricides
05.05.07 Drugs for cutaneous larva migrans
05.05.08 Drugs for strongyloidiasis
05.06 Primary Care Antimicrobial Guidelines
05.06.01 Upper Respiratory Tract Infections
Acute Otitis Externa
Acute Otitis Media
Acute Sore Throat
Influenza
Scarlet Fever
Sinusitis (acute)
05.06.02 Lower respiratory tract infections
Acute cough, bronchitis
Acute exacerbation of COPD
Community-acquired pneumonia ADULT
Community- acquired pneumonia CHILDREN
05.06.03 Meningitis
Suspected meningococcal disease
05.06.04 Urinary Tract Infections
Acute prostatitis
Acute pyelonephritis
UTI in adults (lower)
UTI in patients with catheters
UTI in Children
UTI in pregnancy
Recurrent UTI in non-pregnant women ≥ 3 UTIs/year
05.06.05 Gastro-Intestinal Tract Infections
Candidiasis - Oral
Clostridium difficile
Helicobacter pylori
Infectious diarrhoea
Travellers diarrhoea
Threadworm
Worms - Other
05.06.06 Genital Tract Infections
Bacterial vaginosis
Candidiasis - Vaginal
Chlamydia trachomatis / urethritis
Epididymitis
Gonorrhoea
Genital herpes
Pelvic Inflammatory Disease
Trichomoniasis
05.06.07 Skin Infections
Acne
Bites (Tick)
Bites (human or animal)
Cellulitis and erysipelas
Cold sores
Dermatophyte infection Nail
Dermatophyte infection Skin
Diabetic Leg Ulcers
Eczema
Impetigo
Mastitis
PVL- SA
Scabies
Varicella zoster/Chicken pox
Herpes zoster / shingles
05.06.08 Eye Infections
Blepharitis
Conjunctivitis
05.06.09 Dental Infections
Acute necrotising ulcerative gingivitis
Dental abscess
Mucosal ulceration and inflammation
Pericoronitis
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