cephalosporin


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Synonyms for cephalosporin

one of several broad spectrum antibiotic substances obtained from fungi and related to penicillin (trade names Mefoxin)

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Dual therapy with gentamicin (240 mg single intramuscular dose) and azithromycin (2 grams single oral dose) is the treatment of choice for pregnant patients with severe penicillin or cephalosporin allergy.
The cephalosporin antibiotics are divided into two groups; the first is derived from penicillin (G or V) and the second from CPC.
It is unclear whether these increases mark the beginning of trends, but emergence of cephalosporin and azithromycin resistance would complicate gonorrhea treatment substantially," reported Robert D.
Technavio's analysts forecast the global cephalosporin drugs market to grow at a CAGR of 3.
Company's corporate communication general manager Krishnan Ramalingam said, "The company had decided to stop producing cephalosporin injectables at Dewas even before the inspection by European authorities took place.
To date, there are four well-known generations of cephalosporins, plus only one FDA-approved advanced and/or fifth-generation cephalosporin.
Antibiotic use in the European Union livestock sector recently came under fresh scrutiny when a team of international scientists claimed that hundreds of human deaths across Europe could be linked to cephalosporin use in poultry.
if 56% of G3CREC were derived from poultry), 1,518 additional deaths and an associated increase of 67,236 days of hospital admissions would be counted as a result of cephalosporin and other antimicrobial drug use in poultry.
Chlamydia trachomatis) and might hinder the spread of cephalosporin antimicrobial resistance.
Investigators used national health insurance claims from 2006 and 2007 from Taiwan to identify all patients with diabetes who received a new prescription for an oral fluoroquinolone, a second-generation cephalosporin, or a macrolide.
The FDA order, issued in January and scheduled to take effect April 5, restricts the use of the cephalosporin class of antimicrobial drugs in cattle, swine, chickens and turkeys.
Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on certain uses of cephalosporin antibiotics in food animals1 has not won the agency much favor.
The order prohibits the use of cephalosporin drugs for disease prevention in food animals.