nafcillin


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Synonyms for nafcillin

a penicillinase-resistant form of penicillin (trade name Nafcil) used (usually in the form of its sodium salt) to treat infections caused by penicillin-resistant strains of staphylococci

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In our case, the initial empiric antibiotic regimen consisted of Vancomycin, Ceftazidime, and Metronidazole which was subsequently changed to Nafcillin, Rifampin, and Gentamicin.
SAN FRANCISCO--Cefazolin was better tolerated than was nafcillin for the outpatient treatment of methicillin-sensitive Staphylococcus aureus among clinic patients included in a retrospective cohort study.
aureus with initially intravenous nafcillin followed by topical gentamicin or mupirocin.
It is resistant to methicillin and nafcillin, and some strains produce beta-lactamases.
Examples include penicillin G, nafcillin, and piperacillin, which are more likely to be utilized in the inpatient setting.
Penicillinase-resistant P-lactam antibiotics such as methicillin, nafcillin, oxacillin, cloxacillin, dicloxacillin, and flucloxacillin are able to resist degradation by staphylococcal penicillinase (5).
During hospitalization, the patient received enteral feeding, cefuroxime, docusate, dronabinol, gabapentin, metolazone, nafcillin, and morphine.
Although vancomycin is an acceptable therapeutic choice for methicillin-resistant S aureus (MRSA) bacteremia, adult data suggest that treatment failures can be significantly reduced in methicillin-susceptible S aureus (MSSA) bacteremia by initiating narrow-spectrum agents, such as cefazolin or nafcillin, when methicillin-susceptible status is known.
The patient was treated with nafcillin for the remainder of her hospital stay and was discharged home on cephalexin.
The leading India-based pharmaceutical company -Aurobindo Pharma has verified that it has received final sanction for its drug Nafcillin from the US Food & Drug Administration (USFDA), the health sector regulator of the United States.
M2 EQUITYBITES-December 28, 2012-Aurobindo Pharma receives approval to produce and market nafcillin injections(C)2012 M2 COMMUNICATIONS http://www.
M2 PHARMA-December 28, 2012-Aurobindo Pharma receives approval to produce and market nafcillin injections(C)2012 M2 COMMUNICATIONS
Nafcillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus: a possible community origin.
aureus and CoNS to Methicillin, Oxacillin or Nafcillin was observed and the percentage of MRSA rose from 2.