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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Caption: Figure 8: The structures of ampicillin, penicillin G, nafcillin, and sulbactam.
Creatinine trended back to patient's baseline while on Nafcillin IV therapy.
We have defined optimal antibiotic therapy as the switch from empiric vancomycin to cefazolin or nafcillin in patients with MSSA bacteremia or discontinuation of unnecessary vancomycin in patients with CoNS if deemed to be a contaminant.
Rybak, "Impact of high-inoculum Staphylococcus aureus on the activities of nafcillin, vancomycin, linezolid, and daptomycin, alone and in combination with gentamicin, in an in vitro pharmacodynamic model," Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, vol.
bovis Or (iii) Vancomycin for 6 weeks (i) Nafcillin or oxacillin for 6 weeks, plus gentamycin for 3-5 days (optional) Oxacillin- susceptible Or staphylococci (ii) Cefazolin for 6 weeks plus gentamycin for 3-5 days (optional) Oxacillin-resistant staphylococci (i) Vancomycin for 6 weeks Table 3: Indication of surgical management of Mitral valve IE.
On day 10 of admission, a peripherally inserted central catheter (PICC) was placed, and antibiotic was switched to nafcillin every 6 hours.
The Mayo Clinic lists the following as commonly prescribed antibiotics to treat staph infection: certain cephalosporins, nafcillin or related antibiotics, sulfa drugs or vancomycin.
She received an 8-week course of Nafcillin and Rifampin, as well as two weeks of Gentamicin, with subsequent improvement.
For methicillin-sensitive strains, penicillinase-resistant penicillins like flucloxacillin, nafcillin, or oxacillin are the drugs of choice (3,7).
Comparative evaluation of oral levofloxacin and parenteral nafcillin in the treatment of experimental methicillin- susceptible Staphylococcus aureus osteomyelitis in rabbits.
Austin, TX, August 27, 2015 --(PR.com)-- Bioo Scientific's MaxSignal[R] Beta-Lactam ELISA Test Kit has been validated for the screening of a wide range of beta-lactam antibiotics including ampicillin, penicillin G, amoxicillin, azlocillin, piperacillin, nafcillin, cloxacillin, oxacillin, cefoperazone, ceftiofur and other beta-lactams in a number of food matrices.
Common antibiotics used are Nafcillin, Clindamycin, 1st generation Cephalosporin or Vancomycin (6).
The most commonly used antibiotics included oxacillin, nafcillin, cefathiamidine and vancomycin had the highest resistance to S.