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QD: News Every Day--FDA toughens rule meant to stop antibiotic resistance

Antibiotic use in livestock and its impact on creating resistant strains in humans has been a hot topic for years. ... We are staring at a massive public health threat in the rise of antibiotic-resistant superbugs.
May 2021

QD: News Every Day--CDC campaign doesn't slow inappropriate antibiotic use

Nearly half (49.1%) of antibiotic prescriptions in the study population were for broad spectrum antibiotics in 2009, compared to the national rate of 47%. ... Regions with higher overall antibiotic use rates for children also had higher percentages of
May 2021

Warnings on testosterone, new antibiotic approved

This update covers a label change on testosterone products clarifying that they are approved only for men who have low testosterone levels, as well as the approval of ceftazidime-avibactam (Avycaz) to treat complicated intra-abdominal infections.
May 2015

QD: News Every Day--6 in 10 antibiotic prescriptions for broad-spectrum drugs

QD: News Every Day--6 in 10 antibiotic prescriptions for broad-spectrum drugs. ... Uncertainty about the cause of an infection is one factor in the overuse of broad-spectrum antibiotics, the authors noted, but physicians may also believe that their
May 2021

What's the beef with unneeded antibiotics in livestock?

Surprisingly, more antibiotics are prescribed to animals than to humans in this country. ... 1) It's true that antibiotic use in cattle and livestock have increased.
May 2021

The end of antibiotic stewardship, 2013 edition

Cosgrove and Dan Levy why it was that we needed an oncologist's approval to prescribe chemotherapy but any clinician could prescribe antibiotics. ... The reasoning behind antibiotics for back pain is a study that found P acnes and C propinquum in
May 2021

More things you shouldn't do based on the lack of evidence

More important, the half-lives of antibiotics are often long enough that therapeutic levels persist for hours. ... Feldman said. Also, the bioavailability of many of the oral antibiotics is excellent.
May 2014

Managing superbugs in your community

would need to fall by 15%, with most of the reduction coming from limiting unnecessary use of antibiotics for acute respiratory conditions, which account for 44% of outpatient antibiotic prescriptions, according ... I think our focus on the antibiotic
May 2017

Oral or intravenous antibiotics for bone and heart valve infections?

Long term treatment with IV antibiotics can be logistically difficult. Consider these two pretty common scenarios:. ... The practice of using prolonged courses of IV antibiotics for these serious infections is strongly ingrained in us.
May 2021

QD: News Every Day--Add antibiotics for sore throats to the 'less is more' list

QD: News Every Day--Add antibiotics for sore throats to the 'less is more' list. ... While antibiotic stewardship programs have helped reduce the misuse of the medications in hospitals, the analyses suggest that patients continue to request antibiotics
May 2021

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