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Noun1.Vibramycin - an antibiotic derived from tetracycline that is effective against many infections; "Vibramycin is the trade name of doxycycline"
antibiotic, antibiotic drug - a chemical substance derivable from a mold or bacterium that can kill microorganisms and cure bacterial infections; "when antibiotics were first discovered they were called wonder drugs"
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After surgery, long-acting doxycycline (50 mg/ kg IM once; Vibramycin, Pfizer, Capelle aan den IJssel, Netherlands) and meloxicam (1 mg/kg PO q24h) were prescribed.
Group 1: Septodont calipulpe [calcium hydroxide], group 2 : triple antibiotic paste [formulated by mixing metronidazole (flagyl), minocycline (minogen) and ciprofloxacin (novidat) in saline as a paste] and group 3: doxypaste [doxycycline (vibramycin) paste in saline].
All patients were given Tab Ibuprofen(Brufen) 400mg and Cap Doxycycline (Vibramycin)100mg half hour before MVA.
coli were moderately resistant to ampicillin (59.65%) followed by tetracycline (54.33%), kanamycin (52.75%), gentamycin (49.60%), vibramycin (46.45%), ceftriaxone (44.88%), norfloxacin (30.70%) and ciprofloxacin (25.98%).
Doxycycline (vibramycin) is a tetracycline antibiotic used to treat a wide variety of conditions including Lyme disease, acne and anthrax.
gonorrhoeae is emerging in the United States, as well in other parts of the world, the main recommended treatment for gonorrhea is two antibiotics taken at the same time: ceftriaxone (Rocephin), which requires a single injection, plus either azithromycin (Zithromax), orally in a single dose, or doxycycline tablets (Vibramycin, Doryx, and generic brands) twice daily by mouth for seven days.
The primary outcome, microbial cure by nucleic acid amplification testing on day 28, occurred in 95.5% of the delayed-release doxycycline group and a virtually identical 95.2% on Vibramycin However, the delayed-release formulation was sigrilficantly better tolerated, with a 13% nausea rate compared with 21% in the Vibramycin group.
Both patients were successfully treated with rehydration therapy and intravenous vibramycin (a semisynthetic tetracycline).
Doxycycline for Oral Ivax Pharmaceuticals Vibramycin for
Precautions Adjust dose in renal impairment Drug Name Doxycycline (Bio-Tab, Doryx, Vibramycin) Description Inhibits protein synthesis and, thus, bacterial growth by binding to 30S and, possibly, 50S ribosomal subunits of susceptible bacteria.
There appear to be data problems with the prices for this drug, Vibramycin (PFizer: the pioneer doxycycline).