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Macrobid (Nitrofurantoin) Side Effects

Macrobid (Nitrofurantoin) Side Effects

Macrobid (nitrofurantoin) side effects list for healthcare professionals In clinical trials of Macrobid, the most frequent clinical adverse events that were reported as possibly or probably drug-related were nausea (8%), headache (6%): and flatulence (1.5%). Additional clinical adverse events reported as possibly or probably drug-related occurred in less than 1% of patients studied and are […]

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Climate Change Raises Risk of Ebola Spread

Climate Change Raises Risk of Ebola Spread

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 16, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Climate change could help Ebola spread farther and affect areas previously free of the deadly virus, including the United States, researchers warn. Latest Infectious Disease News They concluded that by 2070, the climate crisis will result in a 1.75 to 3.2-fold increase in the rate that Ebola moves […]

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Cipro (ciprofloxacin) Side Effects

Cipro (ciprofloxacin) Side Effects

Cipro (ciprofloxacin) side effects list for healthcare professionals The following serious and otherwise important adverse drug reactions are discussed in greater detail in other sections of labeling: Disabling and Potentially Irreversible Serious Adverse Reactions Tenditits and Tendon Rupture Peripheral Neuropathy Central Nervous System Effects Exacerbation of Myasthenia Gravis Other Serious and Sometimes Fatal Adverse Reactions […]

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Do You Need a Tetanus Shot?

Do You Need a Tetanus Shot?

Tetanus Symptoms and Signs During a one- to seven-day period, progressive muscle spasms caused by the tetanus toxin in the immediate wound area may progress to involve the entire body in a set of continuous muscle contractions. Restlessness, headache, and irritability are common. The tetanus neurotoxin causes the muscles to tighten up into a continuous […]

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Metal Pieces Found in Taco Bell Beef

Metal Pieces Found in Taco Bell Beef

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 16, 2019 (HealthDay News) — About 2.3 million pounds of seasoned beef taco and burrito filling was removed from Taco Bell outlets in 21 states after metal pieces were found in the beef, the company said Tuesday. Latest Infectious Disease News The problem came to the attention of federal regulators on Saturday, after […]

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piperacillin and tazobactam (Zosyn)

piperacillin and tazobactam (Zosyn)

What is piperacillin/tazobactam sodium injection, and how does it work (mechanism of action)? Zosyn is an injectable combination of two antibiotics, piperacillin and tazobactam, with broad spectrum activity against an extended range of bacterial species. Piperacillin is an extended-spectrum penicillin antibiotic, but it can be destroyed by an enzyme produced by bacteria called beta lactamase. […]

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Flagyl (metronidazole) Side Effects

Flagyl (metronidazole) Side Effects

Flagyl (metronidazole) side effects list for healthcare professionals The following reactions have been reported during treatment with metronidazole: Central Nervous System The most serious adverse reactions reported in patients treated with metronidazole have been convulsive seizures, encephalopathy, aseptic meningitis, optic and peripheral neuropathy, the latter characterized mainly by numbness or paresthesia of an extremity. Since […]

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Prevent Flesh-Eating Bacteria: Four Medical Facts

Prevent Flesh-Eating Bacteria: Four Medical Facts

By Karina Lichtenstein on 10/12/2019 11:59 AM Latest Infectious Disease News Source: MedicineNet Health News Every year, news stories appear of people killed by flesh-eating bacteria, also known as necrotizing fasciitis. Many cases are contracted during recreational water activities, though some recent cases have been linked to manicures and nail salons. Here are four fast […]