January 18, 2012 | POSTED BY | Clinical Pearls

Here is a list antibiotic’s sorted by which part of the bacteria is effected when the drug is administered. A basic understanding of each drug is necessary to understand the list, but hopefully this will be a fresh review!

Cell Wall
– Penicillin
– Cephalosporin
– Bacitracin
– Vancomycin

Cell Membrane
– Polymyxin B
– Gramicidin

Ribosomes
– Aminoglycosides
– Tetracyclines
– Macrolides
– Choramphemichol

Folic Acid
– Sulfanomides
– Pyrimethamine
– Trimethoprim

DNA Synthesis
– Fluoroquinolones

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