Facts and trends in dental antibiotic and analgesic prescriptions in Germany, 2012 –2021
ConclusionsSince 2013, the most frequently prescribed antibiotic by German dentists has been amoxicillin reaching nearly half of all dental antibiotic prescriptions in 2021. Simultaneously, the proportion of clindamycin has steadily decreased, but the level is still high compared to international data. During the past decade, ibuprofen as a first-line analgesic in German dentistry was continuously gaining in importance.Clinical relevanceAminopenicillins have the best risk –benefit balance in dentistry, but the use of antibiotics generally must be limited only to cases of severe infections or compromised patients. Pre-exi...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - January 25, 2024 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic Minute: Penicillin allergy? Maybe not
Amoxicillin is a penicillin antibiotic used to treat bacterial infections. Penicillin belongs to a group of antibiotics used by healthcare professionals to combat a wide array of bacterial infections, including strep throat, ear infections and pneumonia. Penicillin, one of the most widely prescribed antibiotics, is also one of the most frequently reported medication allergies. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says 10% of people living in the U.S. report having a penicillin allergy. However, less than 1%… (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - January 18, 2024 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Amoxicillin Short Course Effective for Febrile UTIs Amoxicillin Short Course Effective for Febrile UTIs
Children treated with oral antibiotics for 5 days showed similar UTI recurrence rates at 30 days posttreatment to those who received the standard 10-day course.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Pharmacist Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pharmacist Headlines - December 29, 2023 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Source Type: news

Five-Day Antibiotic Course Noninferior for Pediatric Febrile UTI
TUESDAY, Dec. 26, 2023 -- For young children with febrile urinary tract infection (fUTI), a five-day amoxicillin-clavulanate course is noninferior to a 10-day course for recurrence of UTI within 30 days after completion of therapy, according to a... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - December 26, 2023 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Phathom Pharmaceuticals Announces FDA Approval of Reformulated Vonoprazan Tablets for Voquezna Triple Pak (vonoprazan, amoxicillin, clarithromycin) and Voquezna Dual Pak (vonoprazan, amoxicillin) for the Treatment of H. pylori Infection in Adults
FLORHAM PARK, N.J., Oct. 30, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Phathom Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: PHAT), a biopharmaceutical company focused on developing and commercializing novel treatments for gastrointestinal (GI) diseases, announced that the U.S.... (Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Approvals)
Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Approvals - October 31, 2023 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Popular Children ’s Antibiotic Liquid Amoxicillin Still In Shortage—Here Are Alternatives And What To Know
Liquid amoxicillin is recommended for young children because taking pills and tablets is usually difficult for them. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - September 25, 2023 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Arianna Johnson, Forbes Staff Tags: Innovation /innovation Healthcare /healthcare Breaking breaking-news Trending Explainer Trending-Explainer topline Source Type: news

Why You Can ’t Get Amoxicillin
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Source: Reuters: Health - September 25, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

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Liquid formulations of the common antibiotic amoxicillin are in short supply for the second year in a row, according to the FDA. CNN medical correspondent Meg Tirrell reports. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - September 23, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A new season of infections is here, but the shortage of a common kids ’ antibiotic never ended
Parents across the US are beginning to face the struggles of a second winter without enough amoxicillin, the most prescribed antibiotic in the country. Liquid formulations of the drug — first-line treatments for children with strep throat, chest and sinus infections, and earaches — are still in…#davidmargraf #amoxicillin #fda #amoxicillinpowder #rohankhazanchi #boston #ryanbrewster #khazanchi #tevapharmaceuticals #sandoz (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 23, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Amoxicillin Alone for Acute Sinusitis Holds Up Against Broad-Spectrum Cousin
(MedPage Today) -- Treatment failure with amoxicillin-clavulanate for pediatric acute sinusitis was similar compared with amoxicillin alone, but the broad-spectrum antibiotic may be associated with more adverse events, an examination of a large... (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - September 22, 2023 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Treatment Failure Similar for Amoxicillin +/ − Clavulanate for Pediatric Acute Sinusitis
THURSDAY, Sept. 21, 2023 -- There is no difference in the risk for treatment failure for outpatient children with acute sinusitis treated with amoxicillin-clavulanate compared with amoxicillin, according to a study published in the Sept. 19 issue of... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - September 21, 2023 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Study Finds Two Antibiotics for Children with Sinusitis Equally Effective, But One Had Fewer Side Effects
Brigham researchers found that patients prescribed amoxicillin-clavulanate had higher rates of gastrointestinal symptoms and yeast infections than those prescribed amoxicillin. (Source: BWH News)
Source: BWH News - September 19, 2023 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Study Finds Two Antibiotics for Children with Sinusitis Equally Effective, But One Had Fewer Side Effects
Brigham researchers found that patients prescribed amoxicillin-clavulanate had higher rates of gastrointestinal symptoms and yeast infections than those prescribed amoxicillin (Source: BWH News)
Source: BWH News - September 19, 2023 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Child Develops Voluminous Diarrhea After Amoxicillin
(MedPage Today) -- Discordant test results complicate diagnosis of suspected C. difficile (Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology)
Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology - September 18, 2023 Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: news

Penicillin Shortage Explained: Increased Syphilis Rates And Amoxicillin Shortage Fueled Crisis
The increased demand for Bicillin to treat bacterial infections amid other antibiotic shortages and a spike in syphilis rates is what has caused the shortage. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - August 2, 2023 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Arianna Johnson, Forbes Staff Tags: Innovation /innovation Healthcare /healthcare Breaking breaking-news Trending Explainer Trending-Explainer topline Source Type: news