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2014-04-15 14:47:01

Penicillin, one of the scientific marvels of the 20th century, is currently losing a lot of battles it once won against bacterial infections.

2014-03-26 10:53:36

Millions of children in the UK are potentially receiving penicillin prescriptions below the recommended dose for common infections.

Battling Overuse Of Antibiotics
2013-11-18 11:45:52

Public health officials have warned about the overuse of antibiotics for years, and a new report is calling for the more judicious use of the bacteria-battling drugs.

2013-03-22 23:01:13

A year-old report from the New England Journal of Medicine has prompted the U.S.

Pediatric Group Cautions Against Antibiotic Use In Children's Ear Infections
2013-02-25 06:54:12

Millions of children are treated with antibiotics for ear infections each year in the US. In fact, an ear infection is one of the most common reasons kids end up going to a doctor and receiving antibiotics.

Antibiotics Not Effective For Most Coughs
2012-12-20 06:17:21

Not only is the antibiotic amoxicillin ineffective in treating coughs not linked to pneumonia, but it could actually be harmful if taken in some instances, a team of European researchers warns in a new study.

2012-08-31 08:20:01

Eradication by Concomitant Therapy with Proton Pump Inhibitors, Amoxicillin Hydrate and either Clarithromycin or MetronidazoleTokyo/Osaka, Aug 31, 2012 - (JCN Newswire) - Takeda Pharmaceutical

Popular Antibiotic May Be Responsible For Sudden Cardiac Death
2012-05-17 11:02:26

Azithromycin, a common antibiotic used for treatment of bronchitis, pneumonia, and sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), appears to also boost the risk of sudden cardiac death when compared with no antibiotic treatment.

2012-04-30 15:31:02

The common antibiotic, amoxicillin-clavulanate, may improve small bowel function in children experiencing motility disturbances.


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