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The return of penicillin

These “constitute a near absolute contraindication to subsequent administration of penicillin,” said Dr. ... Was that the first exposure to penicillin? What was the route of administration?
January 2017

Penicillin allergy associated with risk of MRSA, C. diff, due to use of other antibiotics

Systematically addressing penicillin allergies may be an important public health strategy to reduce the incidence of MRSA and C. ... This analysis emphasises the importance of performing outpatient antibiotic stewardship and the role that penicillin
July 2018

Penicillin skin testing de-escalated antibiotic prescribing, saved patients money

Researchers evaluated antimicrobial prescribing with and without penicillin skin testing for inpatients at a community hospital. ... The authors emphasized that penicillin skin testing is part of a broader initiative that includes penicillin allergy
March 2019

Penicillin allergies, end-of-life care

Among the cohort, 1,365 developed MRSA (442 participants with penicillin allergy and 923 comparators) and 1,688 developed C. ... This analysis emphasises the importance of performing outpatient antibiotic stewardship and the role that penicillin allergy
November 2018

Pearls from an ID doc

immunoglobulin E]-mediated [allergic] reaction to penicillin is only one in 10,000 treatment courses.”. ... Another thing to remember, said Dr. Isada, is that IgE reactions to penicillin often wane over time.
August 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 penicillin
August 2014

Home care vs. SNF, sepsis mortality

Researchers evaluated antimicrobial prescribing with and without penicillin skin testing for inpatients at a community hospital. ... The authors emphasized that penicillin skin testing is part of a broader initiative that includes penicillin allergy
July 2019

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

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

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

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