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In the News

hospitals could potentially benefit by following other countries' models, for example, replacing some fluoroquinolone and cephalosporin use with penicillin to reduce Clostridium difficile risk.
December 2016

Recent Research

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
September 2012

Don't look now, but you are surrounded

Often, our prescribing seeks to target a single pathogen, for example, prescribing penicillin for a Streptococcus infection in strep throat. ... In actuality, the “magic bullet” of penicillin amounts to indiscriminate firebombing of all of our
August 2011

MRSA test and warfarin recalled, new tests for HIV and hepatitis C

A warning that a product represented as generic Tamiflu is being sold over the Internet and could potentially harm patients who are allergic to penicillin. ... Tests revealed that the fraudulent product does not contain oseltamivir, but contains
September 2010

Cases from Montefiore Medical Center

Intravenous penicillin and silibinin block uptake of toxin into hepatocytes, and N-acetylcysteine limits damage from oxidative stress. ... He was successfully treated with six weeks of intravenous penicillin. No surgical debridement was needed.
February 2013

Overall inpatient antibiotic prescribing unchanged from 2006 to 2012

hospitals could potentially benefit by following other countries' models, for example, replacing some fluoroquinolone and cephalosporin use with penicillin to reduce Clostridium difficile risk.
September 2016

Journal watch: Recent studies of note

In the study, 116 patients received antistaphylococcal penicillin or vancomycin plus initial low-dose gentamicin. ... Renal adverse events occurred in eight (7%) of 120 daptomycin recipients, 10 (19%) of 53 vancomycin recipients, and 11 (17%) of 63
May 2009

MKSAP quiz on high-value care

For patients allergic to penicillin or amoxicillin, alternatives include clindamycin, 600 mg orally; azithromycin, 500 mg orally; or cefazolin/ceftriaxone, 1 g intramuscularly or intravenously.
August 2015

MKSAP quiz on antibiotics

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's recommended treatment includes a fluoroquinolone or doxycycline plus one or two additional agents (for example, penicillin, erythromycin, vancomycin, rifampin, or clindamycin) pending results
May 2011

Recent Research

Cases requiring hospitalization should be initially treated with an intravenous antimicrobial regimen, such as a fluoroquinolone; an aminoglycoside with or without ampicillin; an extended-spectrum cephalosporin or extended-spectrum penicillin with
August 2011

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