Search results for "Penicillin"

Results 41 - 50 of about 60 for "Penicillin".

Individual case: Streptococcus agalactiae infective endocarditis

treatment guidelines recommend cephalosporin or penicillin for four to six weeks and consideration of combination therapy with an aminoglycoside for the first two weeks given penicillin resistance patterns, as was used
January 2020

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

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

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

Causes of acute liver failure, from acetaminophen to Z

There are two antidotes to these mushrooms, penicillin G and silibinin.
June 2019

In the News

Weak recommendations were issued in favor of alternative dosing strategies for broad-spectrum beta-lactams and allergy assessments and penicillin skin testing for patients with a history of beta-lactam allergy.
July 2016

Antibiotics and AKI, stroke rehab, and more

Carbapenems, penicillins, and cephalosporins were studied. Researchers considered age, Acute Physiology and Chronic Health Evaluation (APACHE) II score, severity of sepsis, and renal function.
June 2018

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

The wisdom of teens

There was no penicillin available at this time, yet the patient survived.
October 2011

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

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