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Azithromycin not associated with increased cardiovascular risk in the general population

score) and 1, 102, 419 uses of azithromycin to 7, 364, 292 uses of penicillin V. ... However, when compared to penicillin V in an unadjusted analysis, azithromycin was not significantly associated with an increased risk of death from cardiovascular
May 2013

Expert offers advice on moving fast and mastering meningitis treatment

Roos. “Empiric therapy for bacterial meningitis is really based on our concern that you have a penicillin- and cephalosporin-resistant pneumococcus. ... Obviously, a recent surgical procedure on the posterior fossa would be a good indication of the
July 2014

Recent Research

score) and 1, 102, 419 uses of azithromycin to 7, 364, 292 uses of penicillin V. ... However, when compared to penicillin V in an unadjusted analysis, azithromycin was not significantly associated with an increased risk of death from cardiovascular
July 2013

Avoiding beta-lactam therapy in hospitalized patients with self-reported allergies may lead to more adverse events

This suggests that it is important to go beyond the allergy history to an assessment and plan informed by well-validated allergy practice and procedures, such as implementation of the penicillin
July 2016

The power of respect

What if your now-comatose patient labeled as “Penicillin allergic” on presentation (no other details given) is diagnosed with a life-threatening infection for which a beta lactam antibiotic is the
September 2013

Clarithromycin may be associated with increased risk for cardiac death

There were 160, 297 courses of clarithromycin, 588, 988 courses of roxithromycin, and 4, 355, 309 courses of penicillin V. ... Overall, 285 patients died of cardiac causes, 18 during clarithromycin use, 32 during roxithromycin use, and 235 during
August 2014

Letter from the Editor

This month's issue includes articles on new approaches to pain management, use of penicillin, conference coverage from CHEST 2016, and more. ... Our feature story focuses on the prescribing of penicillin and how it might be time for this very old drug
January 2017

Fluoroquinolones associated with retinal detachment

As an additional control, researchers also examined the risk of retinal detachment against two drug classes not associated with retinal detachment: oral β-lactam antibiotics (all oral penicillins and cephalosporins) and
April 2012

MKSAP quiz on antibiotics

Initiation of a broad-spectrum antimicrobial such as piperacillin-tazobactam, a penicillin/β-lactamase inhibitor, and cefepime, a third-generation cephalosporin covering gram-positive and gram-negative organisms, is essential immediately
July 2013

Journal watch: Recent studies of note

Characteristics on admission were comparable for both cohorts. Antimicrobial treatment consisted of penicillin or amoxicillin in 33% of episodes, third-generation cephalosporins in 28%, and a combination of penicillin or amoxicillin
April 2011

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