The FDA panel on fluoroquinolones
is a big step in helping to keep patients who need antibiotics safe.
WASHINGTON - For adults with Haemophilus influenzae-related community acquired pneumonia, fluoroquinolones
were significantly associated with early clinical response rates that were better than those seen with other antibiotics, according to the findings of a German study.
In addition to detecting increasing fluoroquinolone
resistance in MDR isolates, we have also detected fluoroquinolone
resistance in non-MDR, polydrug-resistant M.
have excellent in vitro and in vivo activity against M.
In contrast to the situation with fluoroquinolones
and cephalosporins, the latest data for overall farm antibiotic use do showed a 4% fall since last year, although this can be partly explained by lower livestock numbers.
nitrofurans (27%); pediatricians, penicillins (38%); and surgeons, fluoroquinolones
Comparative efficacy of aminoglycoside versus fluoroquinolone
topical antibiotic drops.
One out of six Campylobacter infections are now resistant to fluoroquinolone
antibiotics like Cipro, which are used both in humans and poultry.
If your doctor chooses a fluoroquinolone
drug (other drugs in this class besides Cipro include Avelox, Floxin, Levaquin, Maxaquin, Noroxin, Penetrex, Tequin, and Zagam) consider cutting back on the intensity of your training and be sure to monitor and report any orthopedic pain to your doctor.
The Bayer Corporation, maker of the fluoroquinolone
drug Enrofloxacin, has challenged the proposed ban.
When the latest fluoroquinolone
agents, gatifloxacin (Tequin, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Princeton, NJ) and moxifloxacin (Avelox, Bayer Corporation, West Haven, Conn), were released, the post-marketing toxicities experienced with trovafloxacin became even more relevant.
JNJ-Q2, a New Fluoroquinolone
with Potent In Vitro Activity against Staphylococcus aureus, Including Methicillin- and Fluoroquinolone
Millions of prescriptions are written every year for fluoroquinolone
The Food and Drug Administration is requiring a stronger warning about the potential for peripheral neuropathy with fluoroquinolone
antibiotics that are taken orally or by injection.
com)-- Bioo Scientific, a leading supplier of food testing kits, today announced the development of a rapid strip test for the detection of a broad range of fluoroquinolone
antibiotics in milk and meat samples.