azithromycin


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Synonyms for azithromycin

a systemic antibacterial medicine (trade name Zithromax) that is prescribed to treat bacterial infections in many different parts of the body

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Isolates were collected from seven individuals in Hawaii during April and May of this year, all of which showed 'dramatically higher levels' of resistance to azithromycin in laboratory testing than has normally been seen in the United States.
4 MU) + & 1 Tablet Azithromycin (1gm) + distilled water (10 ml)
Prescribe a one-time dose of azithromycin 500 mg intravenously, along with standard antibiotic prophylaxis, at the time of cesarean delivery to prevent postoperative infections.
However, the percentage of isolates with decreased azithromycin susceptibility (azithromycin MIC [greater than or equal to]2 [micro]g/mL) rose sharply from 0.
Ceftriaxone and azithromycin must be started on the same day.
Currently, CDC recommends a therapy that combines an oral dose of azithromycin with an injected dose of ceftriaxone.
But Public Health England (PHE) warned in April of a strain of the sexually transmitted infection that is highly resistant to azithromycin, centred in Leeds.
from the Nottingham Respiratory Research Unit at the University of Nottingham (England), and his colleagues conducted an 8-week randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled parallel-group trial with follow-up visits at 4, 8, and 12 weeks to determine whether treatment with low-dose azithromycin would affect the Leicester Cough Questionnaire (LCQ) score, cough severity on a visual analog scale, and fraction of exhaled nitric oxide (FENO) in patients with treatment-resistant chronic cough (Chest.
Results: Patients in azithromycin group were significantly more likely to have resolved disease as compared to tetracycline group at 10 weeks of follow up(86% vs 71%; 95% confidence interval CI, 0.
It has recently been suggested that owing to the challenges with the availability of oral penicillin, azithromycin should be used as a penicillin substitute for patients who are not allergic to penicillin.
Study was done with aim to compare the effect and side effects of doxycycline and azithromycin for the treatment of scrub typhus.
Sandra Hodge, from the Lung Research Laboratory at the Hanson Institute in Adelaide, South Australia, found that antibiotic treatment with azithromycin enables better control of the epithelial cells (which form a protective barrier and line the hollow organs and glands of the body) in COPD patients' airways.
The objective of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness of an alternative regimen of oral azithromycin for the treatment of active trachoma against WHO recommended regimen.
Treating pneumonia with azithromycin is linked to lower risk of death but a slightly higher risk of myocardial infarction in older patients, according to a large retrospective cohort study.
Madam, Azithromycin is a broad spectrum macrolide antibiotic that is widely used to treat bacterial infections.