Experts discuss antibiotic classes in development, which agents holds the most promise, and how to prevent further resistance.
Physicians can help avoid contributing to antibiotic resistance by recognizing and using appropriate alternative treatments, and having a strategy so that patients are not on antibiotics for a long period of time.
Inappropriate prescribing of antibiotics is a contributing factor in antibiotic resistance.
New data confirms delafloxacin shows high response rates against MRSA.
Looking for a way to reduce inappropriate antibiotic use for adults with acute sore throats, researchers evaluated whether as single dose of oral corticosteriod can effectively reduce likelihood of symptom resolution.
Hospira is voluntarily recalling one lot of Vancomycin Hydrochloride for Injection after a confirmed customer reported of glass within a single vial.
New data finds Vabomere, a combination antibiotic for the treatment of CRE infections as best available treatment.
Azithromycin is more likely to reduce exacerbations of COPD among patients with antibodies against Helicobacter pylori.
The use of specific antibiotics during pregnancy may be associated with increased risk for major congenital malformations.
Antibiotic-associated adverse drug events are more common among hospitalized patients.
Ceftin Oral Suspension, an antibiotic, has been discontinued.
Little evidence is available to support the theory that failing to complete a prescribed antibiotic course contributes to antibiotic resistance.
Cal-State researchers set out to quantify how much antibiotic resistant bacteria is on produce and in dairy products we eat every day. They learned there's quite a bit— but is it likely to make us sick?
Researchers found no evidence supporting the use of pre-admission antibiotics for cases on non-severe meningococcal disease.
World Health Organization (WHO) reports treating gonorrhea is "much harder, and sometimes impossible, to treat" due to antibiotic resistance.
Alvogen announced a voluntary recall for its injectable antibiotic Clindamycin Injection ADD-Vantage.
Binding pocket and peripheral structural modifications of vancomycin improve its antimicrobial activity and durability.
Researchers found that 60% of patients diagnosed with acute conjunctivitis were overprescribed antibiotics.
The FDA has approved delafloxacin (Baxdela™, Melinta Therapeutics), a new antibacterial drug to treat acute bacterial skin and skin structure infections.
A patient who recently acquired a new tattoo developed Vibrio vulnificus septic shock after swimming in seawater, leading to death.
Multidrug-resistant gram-negative bacteria can be found in more than 1-quarter of nursing-home residents.
Passage of the 2017 budget, along with congressional approval of the AHCA, leaves large holes in the funding of the proposed national approach to infectious disease control.
A Cochrane review of antibiotic treatments for pelvic inflammatory disease found no definitive evidence that one treatment was more effective or safer than the other.
Using certain antibiotics during early pregnancy increases the risk of spontaneous abortion.
Theravance Biopharma announced positive results from 3 studies on Vibativ (telavancin), a lipoglycopeptide antibiotic.
Scientists at the University of California San Diego School of Medicine successfully used experimental therapy involving bacteriophages to treat a patient with a multi-drug resistant bacterial infection.
Patients who took azithromycin weren't any more likely to develop ventricular arrhythmia than those taking amoxicillin.
Long-term use of antibiotics in early to middle adulthood may increases risk of colorectal adenomas in women.
Nathalie Tufenkji, PhD, and colleagues at McGill University in Québec found that a phenolic rich extract from maple syrup (PRMSE) can increase the potency of commonly used antibiotics, ciprofloxacin and carbencillin, against Escherichia coli, Proteus mirabilis, and Pseudomonas aeruginosa.
New antibiotic therapy is associated with greater likelihood of recovery after acute lung function decline in children with cystic fibrosis.
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