Navigation Links
Frequent use of antibiotics raises the risk of carrying resistant infections

Antibiotic prescription given within two months of previous prescription of antibiotics increases //the chance of carrying medication resistant bacteria by almost double than in people who were given antibiotics after almost a year.

It was always suggested that high levels of taking antibiotics are harmful to health as they may encourage the risk of having superbugs. This is the first study that assesses the risk to individuals developing antibiotic resistance.

Super bugs are a new kind of microorganisms, mainly bacteria by nature, which may not be affected by a wide range of antibiotics.

The researchers from Bristol University who did the study said that resistance was tested in the urinary sample of 3000 people. Urinary E coli bacteria was found in low concentrations and were demonstrated as resistant to the antibiotic amoxicillin, or trimethoprim, or both. Antibiotics taken prior to twelve months of the last treatment did not made the bacteria resistant to antibiotics. However use of antibiotics in the past two months almost doubles the effect of being resistant on the bacteria.

The study was aimed to understand if the GPs prescribing antibiotics can lead to the patients developing resistant bacteria, or not.

Reference: Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy
'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Frequent meals can reduce cholesterol
2. Frequent Mammograms Can Decreases The Risk of Death
3. Good News For Individuals Suffering From Frequent Throat Infections
4. Frequent Vacations Ease Mental Stress
5. Fetal Development Face The Threat By Frequent Ultrasounds
6. Baby Boomers Visit Doctors As Frequently As They Visit the Gym
7. A Just Published Book Promises To Guide Women Regarding Their Frequent UTI’
8. Stereotypes Contribute to Older Men Seeking, Receiving Depression Care Less Frequently
9. Vaccine Helps Reduce Frequent Ear Infections
10. Gene clue to antibiotics
11. Excessive use of antibiotics for sore throat
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:6/26/2016)... Viejo, California (PRWEB) , ... June 26, 2016 , ... ... Final Cut Pro X. , "Film editors can give their videos a whole new ... said Christina Austin - CEO of Pixel Film Studios. , ProSlice Levels contains ...
(Date:6/26/2016)... Clarkston, Michigan (PRWEB) , ... June 26, 2016 ... ... respect to fertility once they have been diagnosed with endometriosis. These women need ... but they also require a comprehensive approach that can help for preservation of ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... ... June 25, 2016 , ... The temporary closing of Bruton Memorial Library on June 21 due ... up a new, often overlooked aspect of head lice: the parasite’s ability to live away ... a common occurrence, but a necessary one in the event that lice have simply gotten ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... ... 25, 2016 , ... As a lifelong Southern Californian, Dr. Omkar Marathe earned ... the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. He trained in Internal Medicine at ... fellowship in hematology/oncology at the UCLA-Olive View-Cedars Sinai program where he had the opportunity ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... ... ... Conventional wisdom preaches the benefits of moderation, whether it’s a matter of ... too high can result in disappointment, perhaps even self-loathing. However, those who set the ... Research from PsychTests.com reveals that behind the tendency to set low expectations ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:6/23/2016)... Research and Markets has announced the ... report to their offering. ... favourable commercial environment for MedImmune to enter. The US ageing ... serve to drive considerable growth for effective anti-influenza medications. The ... sales considerably, but development is still in its infancy. ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... -- , , , WHEN: , ... , , , LOCATION: , , , Online, with free ... EXPERT PANELISTS:  , , , Frost & Sullivan,s Global Vice President ... Industry Analyst, Divyaa Ravishankar and Unmesh Lal, Program Manager , ... is witnessing an exceptional era. Several new demand spaces, such as ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... announced the establishment of Astellas Farma Colombia (AFC), a new affiliate with operations headquartered in Bogota. Colombia ... ... ... ... Astellas is a pharmaceutical ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: