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A recent study has discovered that short-term use of the antibiotic cefpodoxime for treatment of bladder infections (uncomplicated cystitis) in women did not meet criteria for achieving clinical cure compared to ciproflaxacin, a drug classified as fluoroquinolone antibiotics, that is under concern for overuse and resulting in an increase in resistance rates.
Short-term use of the antibiotic cefpodoxime for the treatment of women with uncomplicated cystitis (bladder infection) did not meet criteria for noninferiority for achieving clinical cure compared with ciprofloxacin, a drug in the fluoroquinolone class of antibiotics for which there have been concerns about overuse and a resulting increase in resistance rates, according to a study in the February 8 issue of JAMA.
In research at SRI International, scientists evaluating new drug targets against tuberculosis (TB) recently validated the preclinical effectiveness of a target that could rapidly eliminate infections and potentially shorten treatment time.
SILVER SPRING, Md., June 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved the first generic versions of Levaquin (levofloxacin), an antibiotic approved to treat certain infections in people ages 18 and older.
SAN DIEGO, June 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Otonomy, Inc., a developer of innovative therapeutics for diseases and disorders of the ear, today announced positive results for OTO-201, a sustained release gel formulation of the antibiotic ciprofloxacin, in multiple preclinical studies evaluating the treatment of middle ear effusion (fluid) at the time of tympanostomy tube placement surgery.
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Study sheds light on what E coli genes are doing inside the body during infection.
Repeated use of an antibiotic that is considered generally benign, because users seldom incur obvious side effects, induces cumulative and persistent changes in the composition of the beneficial microbial species inhabiting the human gut.
US researchers reported on Monday that antibiotics can disrupt the balance of microbes living inside the stomach.
CHICAGO, Aug. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Advanced Life Sciences Holdings, Inc.
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