Linezolid-Associated Peripheral Neuropathy
- Method-specific performance of vancomycin MIC susceptibility tests in predicting mortality of patients with methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus bacteraemia. Chen, Shey-Ying; Liao, Chun-Hsing; Wang, Jiun-Ling; Chiang, Wen-Chu; Lai, Mei-Shu; Chie, Wei-Chu; Chang, Shan-Chwen; Hsueh, Po-Ren // Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy (JAC);Jan2014, Vol. 69 Issue 1, p211
Objectives Emerging evidence shows that methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infections caused by isolates with higher vancomycin MICs within the susceptibility range are associated with adverse outcomes. No study, however, has examined different susceptibility tests in predicting...
- Safety of Newer Parenteral Antibiotics. Stein, Gary E. // Clinical Infectious Diseases;9/1/2005 Supplement, Vol. 41, pS293
Several parenteral antimicrobials have been introduced into clinical practice over the course of the last decade. Some of these agents (e.g., linezolid, daptomycin, and tigecycline) are prototypes of new classes of compounds. In comparative clinical trials, these newer anti-infectives have been...
- Colonic Toxicity of Administered Drugs and Chemicals. Cappell, Mitchell S. // American Journal of Gastroenterology;Jun2004, Vol. 99 Issue 6, p1175
Although uncommon, medication-induced colonotoxicity is important to recognize because medication cessation generally leads to prompt clinical improvement, while medication continuation results in disease exacerbation. This review categorizes the association between medications and...
- Antibacterials/various other drugs. // Reactions Weekly;Mar2014, Vol. 1490 Issue 1, p7
The article presents case reports of four patients who developed various cutaneous reactions that were associated with antibacterials and various other drugs. One case is of a 14-year-old girl who experienced extensive maculopapular exanthema after treatment with amoxicillin for pharyngitis and...
- What's new in the fight against AIDS. Godwin, Catherine // RN;Apr2004, Vol. 67 Issue 4, p46
Looks into some of the antiretroviral drugs approved for treating HIV. Antiretroviral medications; Adverse effects; Dosage; Recommended regimens.
- TERAPIA ANTIVIRALÄ‚ ÃŽN INFECÅ¢IILE CU HERPESVIRUSURI ÃŽN PRACTICA PEDIATRICÄ‚. Popescu, Valeriu // Romanian Journal of Pediatrics;2007, Vol. 56 Issue 2, p124
The increase in the number and classes of antiviral agents that has occurred since the 1980s is remarkable. Antiviral drugs are currently available for the treatment of herpesvirus infections (herpes simplex virus - HSV, varicella-zoster virus - VZV, cytomegalovirus - CMV). This article...
- Adverse events, healthcare interventions and healthcare utilization during home infusion therapy with daptomycin and vancomycin: a propensity score-matched cohort study. Shrestha, Nabin K.; Mason, Pamela; Gordon, Steven M.; Neuner, Elizabeth; Nutter, Benjamin; O'Rourke, Colin; Rehm, Susan J. // Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy (JAC);May2014, Vol. 69 Issue 5, p1407
Objectives Vancomycin and daptomycin are the two most frequently prescribed parenteral antimicrobials for resistant Gram-positive bacterial infections. The purpose of this study was to compare antimicrobial adverse event rates and associated healthcare interventions and healthcare utilization in...
- Pentamidine. // Reactions Weekly;8/6/2011, Issue 1363, p32
The article describes the cases of 32 stem cell transplant recipients who develop renal and respiratory pressure after receiving pentamidine as prophylaxis against Pneumocytis jirovecii infection.
- Pentamidine. // Reactions Weekly;11/5/2011, Issue 1376, p23
The article describes the case of a 55-year-old man who experienced fatal bilateral pneumothoraces while receiving pentamidine for Pneumocystis jiroveci infection.