Antibiotic Formulations

ANTIBIOTIC FORMULATIONS
ANTIBIOTIC FORMULATIONS
Generic Brand Tab-
lets
Cap-
sules
Liquid Inhala-
tion
Injec-
tion
Aminoglycosides
gentamicin        
Cephalosporins
First Generation
cefadroxil    
cefazolin        
cephalexin Keflex        
Second Generation
cefaclor ✓/E    
cefotetan        
cefoxitin        
cefprozil      
cefuroxime Ceftin      
Zinacef        
Third Generation
cefdinir      
cefditoren Spectracef        
cefixime Suprax ✓/C      
cefotaxime Claforan        
cefpodoxime      
ceftazidime Fortaz        
ceftibuten Cedax      
ceftriaxone Rocephin        
Fourth Generation
cefepime Maxipime        
Others
ceftaroline Teflaro        
ceftazidime + avibactam Avycaz        
ceftolozane + tazobactam Zerbaxa        
Macrolides
azithromycin Zithromax    
Zmax        
clarithromycin Biaxin      
Biaxin XL        
erythromycin E.E.S.      
Eryc        
Eryped        
Ery-Tab        
PCE        
Nitroimidazoles
metronidazole Flagyl    
Penicillins
Broad Spectrum
amoxicillin    
Amoxil ✓/C ✓/D    
Moxatag ✓/E        
ampicillin    
Penicillinase-Sensitive
penicillin VK      
Antipseudomonals
Broad-Spectrum Penicillin + Beta-Lactamase Inhibitor
amoxicillin + clavulanate Augmentin ✓/C      
Augmentin
 ES
       
Augmentin
 XR
       
ampicillin + sulbactam Unasyn        
piperacillin + tazobactam Zosyn        
ticarcillin + clavulanate Timentin        
Quinolones
ciprofloxacin Cipro    
Cipro XR        
gemifloxacin Factive        
levofloxacin Levaquin    
moxifloxacin Avelox      
ofloxacin        
Sulfonamides
Sulfonamide + Folic Acid Inhibitor
sulfamethoxazole + trimethoprim Bactrim ✓/DS        
Septra ✓/DS    
Tetracyclines
doxycycline Acticlate        
Doryx        
Monodox        
Vibramycin      
minocycline Minocin      
tetracycline        
Other Classes
aztreonam (monobactam) Azactam        
Cayston


✓/P
clindamycin (lincosamide) Cleocin    
dalbavancin (lipoglycopeptide) Dalvance        
daptomycin (cyclic lipopeptide) Cubicin        
doripenem (carbapenem) Doribax        
ertapenem (carbapenem) Invanz        
fosfomycin Monurol        
imipenem + cilastatin (carbapenem) Primaxin        
linezolid (oxazolidinone) Zyvox    
meropenem (carbapenem) Merrem        
nitrofurantoin Furadantin        
Macrobid        
Macrodantin        
oritavancin (lipoglycopeptide) Orbactiv        
quinupristin/
dalfopristin (streptogramin)
Synercid        
rifampin (rifamycin) Rifadin      
rifaximin (rifamycin) Xifaxan        
telavancin Vibativ        
tigecycline (glycylcycline) Tygacil        
vancomycin (tricyclic glycopeptide) Vancocin      
NOTES

Key: C = chewable tablets;  D = drops;  DS = double strength tablets also available;  E = extended-release;  P = powder for nebulization after reconstitution
Not an inclusive list of medications.

(Rev. 5/2016)

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