What drugs are recommended for prophylaxis?

Asked By: Christophe Rath
Date created: Mon, Jan 25, 2021 12:50 AM
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Drugs for antibiotic prophylaxis

The most common antibiotics used before surgeries are cephalosporins, such as cefazolin and cefuroxime. Your doctor may prescribe vancomycin if you are allergic to cephalosporins. They may also prescribe it if antibiotic resistance is a problem.
Answered By: Graciela Feest
Date created: Tue, Jan 26, 2021 2:53 AM

Post-exposure prophylaxis (pep), with dr. bertrand lebouché

Post-exposure prophylaxis (pep), with dr. bertrand lebouché
Drugs used for Infection Prophylaxis The following list of medications are in some way related ...
Answered By: Katrina Schmitt
Date created: Wed, Jan 27, 2021 6:47 AM
Drugs used for Influenza Prophylaxis The following list of medications are in some way related to, or used in the treatment of this condition. Select drug class All drug classes viral vaccines (26) miscellaneous antivirals (2) adamantane antivirals (3) dopaminergic antiparkinsonism agents (1) neuraminidase inhibitors (4) inhaled anti-infectives (2)
Answered By: Yoshiko Gulgowski
Date created: Fri, Jan 29, 2021 2:58 AM
Appendix - FIRST-LINE DRUGS FOR HIV POSTEXPOSURE PROPHYLAXIS (PEP) Nucleoside Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors Zidovudine (RETROVIR (R); ZDV, AZT) Dosage: 600 mg every day in divided doses (e.g., 300 mg twice a day, 200 mg three times a day, or 100 mg every four hours).
Answered By: Shana Mraz
Date created: Sat, Jan 30, 2021 6:59 AM
Summary Recommendations The COVID-19 Treatment Guidelines Panel (the Panel) recommends against the use of any drugs for SARS-CoV-2 pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP), except in a clinical trial (AIII). The Panel recommends against the use of hydroxychloroquine for SARS-CoV-2 post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP) (AI).
Answered By: Jacinto Altenwerth
Date created: Tue, Feb 2, 2021 12:16 AM
ARV drugs have been prescribed for post-exposure prophylaxis following occupational exposure to HIV for health workers since the early 1990s. During the past two decades, the provision of HIV post-exposure prophylaxis has been extended to non-occupational exposures, including unprotected sexual exposure, injecting drug use and exposure following sexual assault.
Answered By: Raul Kuhic
Date created: Wed, Feb 3, 2021 6:52 PM
(FDA approved and recommended for use in children 7 yrs or older) 10 mg (two 5-mg inhalations) twice daily: Chemo-prophylaxis (7 days) 5: 10 mg (two 5-mg inhalations) once daily (FDA approved for and recommended for use in children 5 yrs or older) 10 mg (two 5-mg inhalations) once daily: Intravenous Peramivir 7 Treatment (1 day) 1
Answered By: Flo Ryan
Date created: Wed, Feb 3, 2021 9:54 PM
An expert should be consulted if a 2-drug PEP regimen is being considered. The preferred HIV 3-drug PEP regimen is raltegravir (Isentress) 400 mg PO twice daily plus Truvada (tenofovir DF 300 mg ...
Answered By: Josue Jacobson
Date created: Fri, Feb 5, 2021 4:01 AM
Reasons that might make you consider using this drug Reasons that might make you avoid using this drug; Tafenoquine (Arakoda TM) Adults only: 200 mg per dose. Begin daily for 3 days prior to travel, weekly during travel, and for 1 week after leaving. One of the most effective drugs for prevention of P. vivax malaria, but also prevents P. falciparum
Answered By: Sofia Jacobson
Date created: Sun, Feb 7, 2021 10:29 PM
Drugs used for PEP. PEP normally consists of three anti-HIV drugs, from two of the different classes. The most recent UK guidelines recommend using Truvada (a fixed-dose combination tablet combining emtricitabine and tenofovir) from the NRTI class, and raltegravir (Isentress) from the integrase inhibitor class.
Answered By: Taya Crona
Date created: Tue, Feb 9, 2021 8:15 PM
Among the drugs used for antibiotic prophylaxis are amoxicillin (a type of penicillin) and fluoroquinolones such as ciprofloxacin (Cipro) and trovafloxacin (Trovan). These drugs are available only with a physician's prescription and come in tablet, capsule, liquid, and injectable forms.
Answered By: Oceane Eichmann
Date created: Thu, Feb 11, 2021 2:29 PM
Drugs for antibiotic prophylaxis

The most common antibiotics used before surgeries are cephalosporins, such as cefazolin and cefuroxime. Your doctor may prescribe vancomycin if you are allergic to cephalosporins. They may also prescribe it if antibiotic resistance is a problem.
Answered By: Sarai Fadel
Date created: Thu, Feb 11, 2021 6:34 PM
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