Search results for "Penicillin"

Results 31 - 40 of about 53 for "Penicillin".

Cases from the University of Pittsburgh

Empiric antibiotics were started for presumed meningitis. Serum Venereal Disease Research Laboratory (VDRL) testing was positive, and penicillin was added for empiric neurosyphilis coverage.
July 2019

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

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

Cases from Massachusetts General Hospital

She received a course of penicillin for presumed streptococcal pharyngitis, but her neck and throat discomfort worsened.
May 2015

Cases from the University of California, San Francisco, and Hôpital St. Thérèse, Haiti

Once Listeria is identified as the culprit pathogen, the antibiotic regimen needs to be revised to include ampicillin or penicillin, which are the agents of choice. ... Trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole is the preferred alternative in cases of penicillin
May 2014

Dexamethasone as adjunct treatment helps pneumococcal meningitis patients

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
October 2010

New antifungal for aspergillosis and mucormycosis approved

The most common adverse events are vomiting, nausea, constipation, and anxiety, and patients with poor renal function or penicillin allergies may have adverse reactions.
May 2015

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

Large recall of sodium bicarbonate and other injectables

including inhalational anthrax (postexposure); as an alternative treatment for certain infections when penicillin is contraindicated; as adjunctive therapy for acute intestinal amebiasis and severe acne; and as prophylaxis of malaria.
September 2017

MKSAP primer: Cellulitis, necrotizing fasciitis and toxic shock syndrome

It has recently been recognized that use of cell wall-active antibiotics such as the ß-lactams (penicillins, cephalosporins and carbapenems) to treat cellulitis may sometimes cause an initial worsening of ... Other regimens can be used for patients who
July 2007

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