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
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
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
A nationwide recall of Aidapak Services repackaged medications due to potential cross contamination of non-penicillin drug products with beta lactam products that were repackaged in the same facility. ... There is the potential for serious anaphylactic
hospitals could potentially benefit by following other countries' models, for example, replacing some fluoroquinolone and cephalosporin use with penicillin to reduce Clostridium difficile risk.
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
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 skin test and/or graded
There are two antidotes to these mushrooms, penicillin G and silibinin.
Many medications are commonly associated with AIN, in particular NSAIDs and penicillin-based antibiotics, although other medications may cause AIN even if the effect is not well established.
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