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Fluoroquinolone Antibacterial Drugs: Drug Safety Communication- Risk for possibly permanent nerve damage by FDA Posted Thu 15 Aug 2013 3:45pm [Posted 08/15/2013] AUDIENCE: Family Practice, Infectious Disease, Pharmacy ISSUE: FDA has required the drug labels and Medication Guides for all fluoroquinolone antibacterial drugs be updated to better describe the serious side effect of peripheral neuropathy. This serious nerve damage potentially ... Read on »
ConjuGon raises $1.9M for antibacterial drugs by Mike Klein Patient Expert Posted Mon 17 May 2010 7:57pm ConjuGon Inc. has raised $1.9 million in equity to develop drugs that combat bacterial infections, according to a Securities and Exchange Commission filing. These funds come from three investors and are part of an offering that is expected to bring in a total of $4.75 million. Read on »
FDA Drug Safety Communication: FDA warns of increased risk of death with IV antibacterial Tygacil (tigecycline) and approves new by FDA Posted Fri 27 Sep 2013 8:08am This update is in follow-up to the FDA Drug Safety Communication: Increased risk of death with Tygacil (tigecycline) compared to other antibiotics used to treat similar infections issued on September 1, 2010. Safety Announcement [9-27-2013]  The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is warning that ... Read on »
Mar 17, Antibacterial essential oils by Liani Posted Wed 17 Mar 2010 3:28am Life would have been so good without sickness, ill health and infection. One of the most dreaded organisms are bacteria. They are microscopic which means you cannot see them with naked eye. They can be mildly infectious to severely fatal. Bacteria can rapidly spread from one person to another and from one syste ... Read on »
FDA Drug Safety Communication: Azithromycin (Zithromax or Zmax) and the risk of potentially fatal heart rhythms by FDA Posted Thu 14 Mar 2013 8:48am View and print full Drug Safety Communication [PDF - 61KB]   Safety Announcement [3-12-2013]   The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is warning the public that azithromycin (Zithromax or Zmax) can cause abnormal changes in the electrical activity of the heart that may lead to a potenti ... Read on »
FDA Drug Safety Communication: Cefepime and risk of seizure in patients not receiving dosage adjustments for kidney impairment by FDA Posted Tue 26 Jun 2012 3:13pm Safety Announcement Additional Information for Patients and Caregivers Additional Information for Health Care Professionals Data Summary Safety Announcement [6-26-2012] The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is reminding health care professionals about the need to adjust the dosage of the antiba ... Read on »
Azithromycin (Zithromax or Zmax): Drug Safety Communication - Risk of Potentially Fatal Heart Rhythms by FDA Posted Tue 12 Mar 2013 12:00pm [Posted 03/12/2013] AUDIENCE: Family Practice, Patient, Pharmacy, Health Professional ISSUE: FDA is warning the public that azithromycin (Zithromax or Zmax) can cause abnormal changes in the electrical activity of the heart that may lead to a potentially fatal irregular heart rhythm. Patients at parti ... Read on »
Questions and Answers on FDA's Draft Guidance on the Judicious Use of Medically Important Antimicrobial Drugs in Food-Producing by FDA Posted Mon 28 Jun 2010 7:38am What is the purpose of the draft guidance? The purpose of the draft guidance is to: Discuss FDA’s public health concerns about how certain uses of medically important antimicrobial drugs in food-producing animals may impact antimicrobial resistance; Summarize some of the key scientific reports on the ... Read on »
FDA Statement regarding azithromycin (Zithromax) and the risk of cardiovascular death by Karen Bastille Health Maven Posted Tue 22 May 2012 10:02pm US Food and Drug Administration May 17, 2012 The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is aware of the study published in the New England Journal of Medicine, on May 17, 2012, that compared the risks of cardiovascular death in patients treated with azithromycin (Zithromax), amoxicillin, ciprofloxacin (Cipro), levofl ... Read on »
Triclosan Antibacterial Products – All You Need to Know by FitBuff Brandon Patient Expert Posted Sat 15 Sep 2012 8:24am It's a known fact that high fructose corn syrup, artificial sweeteners and even  BPA bottles are now in the spotlight for all the wrong reasons. Public opinion is divided as to whether some of these products are actually that harmful whereas they are in no doubt about others. It tells you one thing, though. Health and fitne ... Read on »