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603 Articles Matching "antibiotics"

It Used To Be Easy To Cure Urinary Tract Infections. But Now They’re Becoming Increasingly Resistant To Antibiotics.

Jul 16, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
The drug ampicillin, once a mainstay for treating the infections, has been abandoned as a gold standard because multiple strains of UTIs are resistant to it. “This is crazy. This is shocking,” said Lance Price, director of the Antibiotic Resistance Action Center at George Washington University. In other public health news: mental health and apps, sleep training, firefighter suicides, skull fractures in infants, climate change and health, young blood, and more....
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Cleocin vs. Penicillin

Jul 16, 2019 , RxList
Cleocin (clindamycin hydrochloride) and penicillin are antibiotics used to treat serious infections caused by bacteria....
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Adoxa vs. Zithromax

Jul 16, 2019 , RxList
Adoxa (doxycycline) and Zithromax Z-PAK (azithromycin) are antibiotics used to treat many different bacterial...
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Many Pneumonia Patients Get Too Many Antibiotics

Jul 16, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Many Pneumonia Patients Get Too Many AntibioticsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/12/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/15/2019 12:00:00...
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Adoxa vs. Achromycin V

Jul 16, 2019 , RxList
Adoxa (doxycycline) and Achromycin V (tetracycline HCl) are tetracycline antibiotics used to treat many different bacterial infections....
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Many Pneumonia Patients Get Too Many Antibiotics

Jul 13, 2019 , WebMD
Each year in the United States, pneumonia sends 1 million adults to the hospital. The new study examined the medical records of 6,500 pneumonia patients treated at 43 Michigan hospitals. Of those, 60% were interviewed by phone within a month after they left the...
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New Antibiotics Effective Without Triggering Resistance, Mouse Study Shows

Jul 12, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Not only are they effective against Gram-positive and negative multi-resistant bacteria, they also appear not to trigger resistance when used to treat infection in mice. Such are the promises of the two new antibiotics created by Prof. Brice Felden and his team at the Inserm and Université de Rennes......
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Antibiotics Pollute Rivers Worldwide, Study Finds

Jun 08, 2019 , WebMD
The most common one found was trimethoprim, which is primarily used to treat urinary tract infections. It was detected at 307 of the 711 sites, according to the...
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Antibiotics Pollute Rivers Worldwide: Study

Jun 08, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Antibiotics Pollute Rivers Worldwide: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 6/6/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/7/2019 12:00:00...
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Study: Dentists Prescribe Antibiotics Far Too Often

Jun 06, 2019 , WebMD
Giving some patients preventive antibiotics also created risks for them that outweighed the benefits, one researcher...
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Unasyn vs. Rocephin

Jun 06, 2019 , RxList
Unasyn (ampicillin sodium/sulbactam sodium) and Rocephin (ceftriaxone sodium) are antibiotics used to treat bacterial infections....
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Dentists Prescribe Antibiotics Far Too Often: Study

Jun 06, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Dentists Prescribe Antibiotics Far Too Often: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 6/5/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/5/2019 12:00:00...
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Unasyn vs. Ancef (Cefazolin)

Jun 05, 2019 , RxList
Unasyn (ampicillin sodium/sulbactam sodium) and Ancef (cefazolin) are antibiotics used to treat bacterial infections....
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Unasyn vs. Ceftin

Jun 05, 2019 , RxList
Unasyn (ampicillin sodium/sulbactam sodium) and Ceftin (cefuroxime) are antibiotics used to treat bacterial...
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Unasyn vs. Amoxil (Amoxicillin)

Jun 05, 2019 , RxList
Unasyn (ampicillin sodium/sulbactam sodium) and Amoxil (amoxicillin) are antibiotics used to treat bacterial...
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Unasyn vs. Principen

Jun 05, 2019 , RxList
Unasyn (ampicillin sodium/sulbactam sodium) and Principen (ampicillin) are antibiotics used to treat bacterial infections....
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Many Kids With Pneumonia Get Unnecessary Antibiotics, Chest X-Rays

Jun 05, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Preschool children with community-acquired pneumonia often receive unnecessary tests and treatment at outpatient clinics and emergency departments, according to a nationally representative study led by Todd Florin, MD, MSCE, from Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago. While most cases......
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Unasyn vs. Cleocin

Jun 05, 2019 , RxList
Unasyn (ampicillin sodium/sulbactam sodium) and Cleocin (clindamycin) are antibiotics used to treat bacterial...
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Most Preventive Antibiotics Prescribed By Dentists Are Unnecessary

Jun 01, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
A new study conducted by researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago and published in JAMA Network Open has found that 81% of antibiotics prescribed by dentists – who are among the top prescribers in the U.S., accounting for about 10% of all antibiotic prescriptions – to prevent infections ......
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Antibiotics Found In Some Of The World's Rivers Exceed 'Safe' Levels, Global Study Finds

May 29, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Concentrations of antibiotics found in some of the world's rivers exceed 'safe' levels by up to 300 times, the first ever global study has discovered. Researchers looked for 14 commonly used antibiotics in rivers in 72 countries across six continents and found antibiotics at 65% of the sites monito......
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