Antibiotic

Antibiotic Innovation Is Losing Ground to Gram-Negative Bacteria

Antibiotic Innovation Is Losing Ground to Gram-Negative Bacteria

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Experts discuss antibiotic classes in development, which agents holds the most promise, and how to prevent further resistance.

Lower Risk of <i>C Difficile</i> Infection With Tetracycline Use

Lower Risk of C Difficile Infection With Tetracycline Use

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Researchers conducted a systemic review and meta-analysis to determine which antibiotics for systemic use were associated with the lowest risk of C difficile infection.

Long-Term Behavioral Interventions on Inappropriate Antibiotic Prescribing

Long-Term Behavioral Interventions on Inappropriate Antibiotic Prescribing

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Inappropriate prescribing of antibiotics is a contributing factor in antibiotic resistance.

IV Penicillin Safety in Those With Allergy History But Negative Skin Test

IV Penicillin Safety in Those With Allergy History But Negative Skin Test

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Repeated intravenous administration of penicillin antibiotics appears to be safe in patients with a reported penicillin allergy and a negative penicillin allergy test.

Microbiome Diversity in Respiratory Tract Linked to Airway Inflammation

Microbiome Diversity in Respiratory Tract Linked to Airway Inflammation

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Lower microbial diversity in the respiratory tract was linked with prophylactic antibiotic use and less airway inflammation in cystic fibrosis.

Vancomycin Vials Voluntarily Recalled for Glass Contamination

Vancomycin Vials Voluntarily Recalled for Glass Contamination

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Hospira is voluntarily recalling one lot of Vancomycin Hydrochloride for Injection after a confirmed customer reported of glass within a single vial.

Vabomere Antibiotic for CRE Better Than Best Available Tx

Vabomere Antibiotic for CRE Better Than Best Available Tx

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New data finds Vabomere, a combination antibiotic for the treatment of CRE infections as best available treatment.

Cephalosporin Oral Suspension to Be Discontinued in 2018

Cephalosporin Oral Suspension to Be Discontinued in 2018

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Ceftin Oral Suspension, an antibiotic, has been discontinued.

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