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Noun1.Keflex - an oral cephalosporin (trade names Keflex and Keflin and Keftab) commonly prescribe for mild to moderately severe infections of the skin or ears or throat or lungs or urinary tract
cephalosporin, Mefoxin - one of several broad spectrum antibiotic substances obtained from fungi and related to penicillin (trade names Mefoxin); addition of side chains has produced semisynthetic antibiotics with greater antibacterial activity
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M2 EQUITYBITES-April 7, 2016-Pragma Pharmaceuticals Acquires Antibiotic Keflex
Operative data OR time Estimated blood Length of stay Patient (mins) loss (mL) in hospital 1 253 500 3 2 158 300 5 3 157 N/A 8 4 151 300 2 5 147 100 2 6 165 N/A 2 7 156 100 2 Complications Complication treatment Patient 1 None N/A 2 Wound + perineal infection Keflex 3 None N/A 4 None N/A 5 None N/A 6 PE, perineal infection Anticoagulation Suprax + Flagyl 7 None N/A OR: operating room.
The drugs, known as cephalosporins and including such brands as Cefzil and Keflex, are often added to feed and water to increase the robustness of the livestock.
In more severe presentations, consider an anti-Staphylococcus antibiotic such as Keflex for 7-10 clays to decrease the bacterial skin load.
Doctors prescribe the same drugs, under brands such as Cefzil and Keflex, to treat humans for conditions ranging from strep throat and bronchitis to skin infections and urinary tract infections.
The addition of MiddleBrook's product portfolio expands Victory's offerings to include the anti-infective drugs Moxtag and Keflex as well as the Pulsys drug delivery technology platform.
Keflex and oxacillin have been replaced by Bactrim or clindamycin for outpatients, and sicker patients requiring hospitalization are likely to be given vancomycin.
All it takes is one stumble and a fall on cruel oysters, and you're off to the nearest Doc-in-the-Box for stitches and Keflex antibiotic--standard treatment for oyster wounds.
in the past, it was thought that anyone with a penicillin (or amoxicillin, or ampicillin) allergy couldn't take any antibiotics from the class of "cephalosporins," like Omnicef, Ceftin, Vantin, Keflex or many others.
MiddleBrook currently markets the Keflex brand of cephalexin and has received regulatory approval for Moxatag -- the first and only once-daily amoxicillin product approved for marketing in the United States.
In early January he was again seen with what was then diagnosed as recurrent staphylococcal skin lesions on his arms and was prescribed Keflex 250 mg TID with application of Mupirocin (Bactroban[R]) to the nares to try to limit bacterial spread.
Following the launch of its first type of cephalosporins, called Keflin, Lilly proceeded to introduce four additional forms of the drug: Keflex, Loridine, Kafocin, and Kefzol.