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broad-spectrum antibiotic

[¦brȯd ¦spek·trəm ‚ant·i·bī′äd·ik]
(microbiology)
An antibiotic that is effective against both gram-negative and gram-positive bacterial species.
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It may also lead to patients seeking repeat visits after 4 days, or asking for a "better" antibiotic after 8 or 9 days, which results in more prescriptions for broad spectrum antibiotics.
The PRE-PEN skin test, used for the diagnosis of penicillin allergy will be included in HealthTrust in order to help reduce the unnecessary use of toxic, broad spectrum antibiotics, which are known to increase drug resistance in patients.
Penicillin allergy skin test included in HealthTrust Pharmacy Services' Antimicrobial Stewardship Program - helping to reduce the use of toxic and unnecessary broad spectrum antibiotics
By denying a potentially effective treatment, these patients are susceptible to the overuse of broad spectrum antibiotics, leading to increased drug-resistant bacteria," said Jose A.
However, some healthcare professionals may hesitate in prescribing effective broad spectrum antibiotics to patients with a suspected bacterial infection because one of the principal concerns in the management of hospital-acquired infection is the development of resistance to antibiotics .
Teva's Ciprofloxacin Tablets are the AB-rated generic equivalent of Bayer's broad spectrum antibiotic, Cipro(R) Tablets.
MSI-78 is a topically applied broad spectrum antibiotic which exhibits both antibacterial and antifungal activity.
Amoxicillin and Clavulanate Potassium for Oral Suspension is the AB-rated generic equivalent of GlaxoSmithKline's Augmentin(R) for Oral Suspension, a broad spectrum antibiotic.
5,192,756 for the composition and use of squalamine as a broad spectrum antibiotic.
Teva's Ofloxacin Tablets are the AB-rated generic equivalent of Ortho McNeil's broad spectrum antibiotic Floxin(R) Tablets.
Amodex(TM), on the other hand, is a broad spectrum antibiotic that addresses a variety of bacterial infections.
Amoxicillin for Oral Suspension is the AB-rated generic equivalent of GlaxoSmithKline's broad spectrum antibiotic Amoxil(R) for Oral Suspension.