Antimicrobial therapy

The Antimicrobial Drugs Advisory Committee of the FDA ( Food and Drug Administration ) has discussed Zinplava ( Bezlotoxumab...


In the EU ( European Union ), Zydelig ( Idelalisib ) is indicated in combination with Rituximab ( MabThera )...


With very few treatment options available to fight deadly mucormycosis infections, a new Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute ( LA...


Fungal skin infections, or dermatomycoses, are associated with a broad range of pathogens. Involvement of gram-positive bacteria is often suspected...


Gene therapy of inherited diseases has provided convincing evidence of therapeutic benefits for many treated patients. In particular, treatment of...


Rifaximin ( Normix, Xifaxan ) is a gut-selective, oral antimicrobial agent shown to reduce the recurrence of overt hepatic encephalopathy...


Chronic bacterial prostatitis ( CBP ) is frequently diagnosed in men of fertile age, and is characterized by a disabling...


Novel treatments have shown improvements in survival and response rates for leukemia and lymphoma. The use of Dexamethasone early...


The FDA ( Food and Drug Administration ) has notified manufacturers of fluoroquinolone antimicrobial drugs that a Boxed Warning in...


Amgen and Wyeth Pharmaceuticals have added a Boxed Warning to the Enbrel ( Etanercept ) US Prescribing Information to further...


Nosocomial pneumonia and ventilator-assisted pneumonia may be polymicrobial and can be caused by a wide spectrum of pathogens. Potentially multidrug-resistant...


FDA ( Food and Drug Administration ) approved antibiotic Merrem iv ( Meropenem for injection ) to treat adults and...


Bacterial resistance to conventional antibiotics has become increasingly common, resulting in escalating life-threatening infections. In an effort to find an alternative...


Raptiva ( Efalizumab) is indicated for the treatment of adult patients ( 18 years or older ) with chronic moderate...