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In contrast to findings of a recent study, researchers in Denmark did not find an association between use of a class of antibiotics known as fluoroquinolones (such as ciprofloxacin) and an increased risk of retinal detachment.
The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has recently issued a Drug Safety Announcement and approved a Black Box Warning, one of the harshest warnings, for Pfizer’s antibiotic intravenous
Media health report cites problems with prescribing of antibiotics such as Zithromax by physicians.
A commonly-prescribed antibiotic could trigger potentially fatal irregular heart rhythms in some patients, officials from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) warned on Tuesday.
A potential new approach for treating urinary tract infections (UTIs) — which affect millions of people annually — without traditional antibiotics is being reported in ACS' Journal of Medicinal Chemistry.
In a surveillance study of over 12 million bacteria, investigators at The George Washington University and Providence Hospital found E. coli antimicrobial resistance to ciprofloxacin, the most commonly prescribed antimicrobial for urinary tract infections in the U.S., increased over five-fold from 2000 to 2010.
Last month, the California Supreme Court agreed to review a class-action lawsuit over the drug Cipro.
Combining common antibiotics with additional compounds could make previously resistant bacteria more susceptible to the same antibiotics.
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