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Heroic effort lands firefighter in hospital with flesh-eating bacteria

...his leg, but that didn't help. His doctor put him on antibiotics, but the infection continued to worsen.Later in the week...he said.Cleaning the scratch or applying a topical antibiotic is good, though Mullins won't say that would prevent infection...

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Common antibiotic, erythromycin, can trigger cardiac deaths

...choose an alternative antibiotic, Ray said, at least...Amoxicillin, another popular antibiotic, showed no cardiac risk. "There are other antibiotics that provide the same...erythromycin and any of the antibiotics or heart drugs carrying...said, include the antibiotic clarithromycin, sold...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/09/09/liv_427985.shtml
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Antibiotic may stop preventable blindness infection

...village say a single dose of an antibiotic appears to stop infections...Azithromycin is a long-acting antibiotic that has been widely sold...ointment containing a separate antibiotic. Within two months, the...Tanzanian study did not compare antibiotics with other control methods...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/11/04/liv_433348.shtml
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Antibiotic may help community-acquired infections

...announces the availability of Raxar tablets, a broad spectrum antibiotic, in 400 mg and 600 mg strengths. The new strength tablets...single-therapy box called Rax-Pack. Raxar is a once-daily antibiotic indicated for the treatment of certain community-acquired...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/11/19/ent_245096.shtml
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Committee approves new antibiotic

...an important new type of antibiotic Friday for battling drug-resistant...infections resistant to the antibiotic methivcillin and 7-3 against...resistant to many of the standard antibiotics in use since the 1950s...It will join another new antibiotic, Rhone-Poulenc Rorer's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/03/25/tec_285620.shtml
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Antibiotic-resistant strain of syphilis is spreading

...proved resistant to the antibiotic pills that are offered...because the long-acting antibiotic pill was highly effective...penicillin or other antibiotics if azithromycin does...But some of those antibiotics can cause nausea and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/07/09/liv_421583.shtml
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Research provides potential weapon against antibiotic resistance

...bacteria resistant to antibiotic drugs - a discovery...increasingly resistant to antibiotics. Many infections...not a cure-all. Antibiotic resistance has become...commonly prescribed antibiotic. But now, about 20...increased resistance to antibiotics. In the experiment...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/08/05/tec_212455.shtml
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New antibiotic possible

...used to fight strains of antibiotic-resistant bacteria. Graduate...Staph bacteria have become antibiotic resistant, causing scientists...number of years to develop antibiotics from a microbe sample collected...Testing of ocean organisms for antibiotics is a relatively new area...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/12/03/met_218471.shtml
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Problem-plagued antibiotic to come off the market

WASHINGTON - An antibiotic plagued by serious blood-sugar complications is coming off the...group, meanwhile, petitioned the FDA on Monday for a ban on the antibiotic. In its petition, Public Citizen said there have been 388 patients...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/05/02/liv_79699.shtml
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FDA approves inhaled antibiotic to fight cystic fibrosis infection

...approved the nation's first inhaled antibiotic Tuesday, a medicine called Tobi that...5,000 CF patients already inhaled antibiotics as desperate doctors on their own mix...approval, Tobi becomes the only inhaled antibiotic proven as both effective and safe...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/12/24/tec_219563.shtml
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