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Vancomycin And Nafcillin (Overview)

Vancomycin and nafcillin is an anti-bacterial which is a kind of antibiotic and antimicrobial.


Vancomycin And Nafcillin (Overview)

Vancomycin and nafcillin is an anti-bacterial which is a kind of antibiotic and antimicrobial.


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What microorganisms does vancomycin antibiotic kill?

What microorganisms does vancomycin antibiotic kill?

Gram positive: Intravenous vancomycin kills a wide variety of gram positive organisms such as staph and strep. ...Read more

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Safety of oxacillin and naficillin?

Safety of oxacillin and naficillin?

Drug side effects.: See: http://www.drugs.com/sfx/oxacillin-side-effects.html & http://www.drugs.com/sfx/nafcillin-side-effects.html

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What are augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) and amoxicillin injections for?

What are augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) and amoxicillin injections for?

Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) and amoxi: are antibiotics useful for the treatment of a number of infections: pneumonia, bacterial infections, like bronchitis, gonorrhea and ENT infections. ...Read more

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What dosage of bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) for mrsa?

DS 3X/day: If you are normal size with normal renal function 1 double strength tablet (160/800 mgs) 3 times a day. ...Read more

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Can bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) treat mrsa?

MRSA: Local skin lesions are generally easily treated with Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) or septra, assuming you are not allergic to sulfa drugs. ...Read more

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Allergic to many broad spectrum antibiotics, including penicillin, cephalosporins. Clindamycin, Bactrim, Cipro (ciprofloxacin) gave C Diff. What would work for Sinus?

Allergic to many broad spectrum antibiotics, including penicillin, cephalosporins. Clindamycin, Bactrim, Cipro (ciprofloxacin) gave C Diff. What would work for Sinus?

Sinus Infection: It sounds like it may be safer not to use antibiotics. A steroid spray with a course of Prednisone may help. Even gentle saline spray may be useful. Talk to your doctor about your allergies and testing to confirm them. All the best. ...Read more

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Dose of IV augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) for child?

Dose of IV augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) for child?

See below: Generally, Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) is given orally. For the oral route, the dose depends on which strength it came in and the weight of the child. ...Read more

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Can multiple IV antibiotics, one being vancomycin, cause scalded tongue syndrome?

Can multiple IV antibiotics, one being vancomycin, cause scalded tongue syndrome?

Oral candidiasis : Patients who take antibiotics commonly develop candida infection or thrush that cause burning pain in the mouth and tongue. Eating yogurt or taking probiotics may help to prevent this problem. Topical antifungals usually used to treat it. ...Read more

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Heard that vancomycin doesn't absorb well, so is IV vancomycin appropriate for a streptococcus pneumoniae infection? Took vanco and levaquin (levofloxacin) for it

Heard that vancomycin doesn't absorb well, so is IV vancomycin appropriate for a streptococcus pneumoniae infection? Took vanco and levaquin (levofloxacin) for it

Yes Vancomycin: absorbs just fine if you give it IV. For Strep pneumo infection depending on the site, Vancomycin and Levaquin (levofloxacin) would be more than enough. Though Strep pneumo is encapsulated organism and therefore can be resistant to many antibiotics, this combination should reduce that chance to very small. Thanks for trusting in HealthTap. ...Read more

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Is bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) good for mrsa?

MRSA: Generally local skin lesions can be easily treated with Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) or septra if you are not allergic to sulfa drugs. ...Read more

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Which is the best anabiotic for boils? Biaxin, Gentamicin, Azithromycin, Gentamicin, or Levaquin (levofloxacin)?

Which is the best anabiotic for boils? 
Biaxin, Gentamicin, Azithromycin, Gentamicin, or Levaquin (levofloxacin)?

None of these: See a DR, preferably a dermatologist. Begin with a diagnosis. Hidradenitis suppuritiva? Folliculitis? Distribution, location of "boils"? Specific features of them? How long? Best treatment can be determined by exam and evaluation of your entire physical state. With your stomach problem you should avoid any meds not clearly of benefit. Why no med for BP? ...Read more

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What is vancomycin best used for?

What is vancomycin best used for?

Gram positive infs.: Vancomycin is an antibiotic that is used to treat gram positive infections usually caused by staphylococcus and streptococcus species. It is most commonly used to treat MRSA and clostridium difficile colitis. ...Read more

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Hi docs, can you tell me if surgical incisions to drain a staph infection and intravenous vancomycin are the most effective treatments?

Hi docs, can you tell me if surgical incisions to drain a staph infection and intravenous vancomycin are the most effective treatments?

MRSA?: Vancomycin will kill staph but it is regularly used for methicillin resistant staph. MRSA will not die with regular penicillin or Keflex so drainage and special antibiotics are used. Vanco should do just fine if not they may need to use zyvox (linezolid) a newer mrsa drug ...Read more

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Dose augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) and Flagyl have the same action in anerobic part?

Dose augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) and Flagyl have the same action in anerobic part?

Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) and Flagyl: Different mechanisms of action, both have good coverage of anaerobes. Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) acts on the cell wall (beta lactam), Flagyl internally to deactivate enzymes and destabilize dna. ...Read more

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What is the dose of bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) for mrsa?

Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) For MRSA: If the strain of MRSA is sensitive to bactrim, (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) the normal dose in a patient with normal kidney function would be one Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) ds tablet every 12 hours. ...Read more

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Antibiotic bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) is used for abcess in the tooth?

Antibiotic bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) is used for abcess in the tooth?

Very Rarely. : Usually this is not the antibiotic of preference for a tooth abscess. Nevertheless, your doctor may prescribe another type of antibiotic as he/she considers appropriate given the individual situation of the case including medical history, etc. ...Read more

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