A 26 year old male who is a
known asthmatic, well controlled on inhaled steroids and beta agonists and
oral theophylline derivative, had seen his GP with a history of cough
productive of yellow sputum.
The GP prescribed an
antibiotic on account of the presumed chest infection and 2 days later the
patient presented to the casualty unit with a seizure.
Which one of the following
antibiotics is the GP likely to have prescribed?