Disclaimer: this is not a prescription. Using medicines without the guidance Of a licensed provider  can be lethal

Only a few examples are given here:

  1. In hospitalized patients on antimicrobial therapy, normal flora is suppressed as well. This partial void of normal flora allows prevalent pathogens in the environment to fill in. This results in the patient carrying super-bugs (mostly drug resistant) e.g. Staphylococci Aureus and Pseudomonas.

Continue reading

Core Set of Anti-TB Drugs

Disclaimer: this is not a prescription. Using medicines without the guidance Of a licensed provider  can be lethal.

Core set of anti-TB drugs is:

  1. Isoniazid (INH)
  2. Rifampin (RIF)
  3. Ethambutol (EMB)

Continue reading

Strep Throat Treatment

Disclaimer: this is not a prescription. Using medicines without the guidance Of a licensed provider  can be lethal.

Strep throat TX: Penicillin for 10 days. Erythromycin if  allergic to penicillin.

 

Treatment of Acute Otitis Media (AOM)

Disclaimer: this is not a prescription. Using medicines without the guidance Of a licensed provider  can be lethal.

Begin with Observation and supportive care. Unresolved case, amoxicillin for 10 days.Resistant cases, amoxicillin plus clavulanic acid.

Continue reading