These injections are broad-spectrum antibiotics
for single-dose daily administration against Gram-positive and -negative bacteria and atypical pathogens.
One of the most concerning findings in the recent literature is increased use of broad-spectrum antibiotics
to treat common RTIs (Mainous et al.
62% of children had at least one exposure to narrow-spectrum antibiotics and 41% to broad-spectrum antibiotics
May help reduce the use of broad-spectrum antibiotics
, a leading cause of antibiotic resistance
Prescribing rates for second-line, broad-spectrum antibiotics
among outpatients have increased, contributing to a growing problem of antibiotic-resistant infections (10-14).
The bacterium is often resistant to broad-spectrum antibiotics
used in conventional treatments.
Among the drugs being taken more often, the researchers pointed out, are new broad-spectrum antibiotics
that are more expensive and more likely to lead to bacterial resistance than older versions.
Treatment with broad-spectrum antibiotics
can cure H.
Theoretically, broad-spectrum antibiotics
might temporarily eradicate the gut flora responsible for the deconjugation of ethinyloestradiol metabolites interrupting the enterohepatic recirculation.
Yet penicillin skin testing, like that done in the study, is "feasible" in the emergency department setting and could help decrease the overuse of broad-spectrum antibiotics
in the emergency department.
Prescribing broad-spectrum antibiotics
, for a wide range of bacteria, can cause C-difficile, particularly in elderly patients.
Pharmacists call broad-spectrum antibiotics