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Oral Treatment as Effective as Injections in Treating Kids With Pneumonia
...ity-acquired pneumonia should be treated with oral amoxicillin
initially," they state. "We expect that the majority of children will still require hospital admission but for a shorter period, to ensure oral medication is tolerated, and temperature and respiratory distress are settling. Most importantly childre...
Antibiotics Highly Effective for Treating Lyme Disease
...s. Halperin says other oral antibiotics, such as amoxicillin
and cefuroxime axetil, may be alternative treatment options for Lyme disease, but there is not enough supporting evidence to recommend them. Patients who have received accepted antibiotic regimens for Lyme disease sometimes have persisting symptoms...
Dutch Pharma Firm to Invest $500 mn in India
...iscal." A company official said Purimox produces amoxicillin
using an enzymatic route and does not use solvents, which leads to a product of higher purity. (Source: IANS)...
Pneumonia Effectively Treated with Short-Term Antibiotic Course
...h team compared the effectiveness of three days of amoxicillin
treatment with eight days of treatment in adults i...th intravenous amoxicillin, and then assigned oral amoxicillin
or a placebo for five days were taken as the subjects of the study.vIt was found that 93 percent of ...
Penicillin To Pave Way For New Antibiotics
...cs like cephalosporins will replace penicillin and amoxicillin
when it comes to treating ailments like strep thro...in three weeks of treatment. Children treated with amoxicillin
returned 18% of the time. The numbers were 14% for older-generation cephalosporins, and just 7% for ...
Amoxicillin use in infancy linked to dental fluorosis in later life
...But among the antibiotics that are generally used, amoxicillin
was considered // the relatively safest one. Not a...ve their way. These researchers found that using amoxicillin
to combat infant ear infections caused sever damage to the developing permanent teeth. Overall, they...
Antibiotics Overload For Kids Questioned
...ntibiotics, the panel recommends doctors prescribe amoxicillin
for most children, because it’s generally effective, safe, low in cost, and has an acceptable taste for most kids....
Antibiotics May Help Prevent Strokes
...med to lower the stroke risk, penicillins, such as amoxicillin
and ampicillin, had the most pronounced effect. Current penicillin users were 47 percent less likely to experience a stroke than non-users, the researchers note. Past penicillin use was also tied to a reduced stroke risk, but the benefit was not as ...