Latest Ciprofloxacin Stories

2006-05-01 16:05:00

Combining an anthrax vaccine with a short course of antibiotics completely protected monkeys who inhaled spores of the often-deadly bacteria, offering perhaps a more realistic way to protect people in case of a biological attack, researchers said on Monday.

2006-05-01 16:00:00

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2005-12-03 02:15:00

Two reports highlight the emergence of a new, highly toxic strain of the bacterium Clostridium difficile that is resistant to fluoroquinolone antibiotics, such as Cipro (ciprofloxacin) and Levaquin (levofloxacin), and is causing geographically dispersed outbreaks.

2005-11-17 14:22:55

By David Douglas NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Once-daily use of a new extended release (ER) formulation of the antibiotic ciprofloxacin is as effective as twice-daily intermediate-release (IR) ciprofloxacin in clearing up urinary infection in women, according to researchers.

2005-07-28 16:34:51

By Randy Fabi WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Food and Drug Administration on Thursday banned the use of a poultry antibiotic made by Bayer, an unprecedented action aimed at preventing the rise of drug-resistant germs that infect people.

2005-06-20 17:10:00

Novel and efficient inhibitors of anthrax lethal factor identified by Burnham team.

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