In 2002, we found that in Turin, Northern Italy, a triple therapy with metronidazole, amoxycillin
and a proton pump inhibitor (PPI) for 7 days or for 10 days, achieved an eradication rate of 73.
and Sulbactum @ 10mg/kg orally bid for 2 weeks, Inj.
Till April this year, even commonly available medicines like Amoxycillin
and Dicloxacillin capsules ( Moxincloxa capsules) used as antibiotics, Pantoprazole, a gastric medicine, Diclofenac sodium tablets used for inflammation and pain were found to be substandard.
Commonly prescribed medicines such as azithromycin or 'Zithormax', which is used to treat a wide variety of infections, and amoxycillin
, a penicillin-like medication, both feature on the list of more than 560 drugs that will be reduced in price by up to 65 per cent on December 1.
, trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole (TMP-SMX) and cephalosporins are generally used for urinary tract infection in children (6).
Detection was at 227 nm for amoxycillin
and cephalosporins and 215 nm for ciprofloxacin and trimethoprim /sulphamethoxazole.
Sometimes, a parent will request a broad-spectrum antibiotic such as amoxycillin
to fit in with school.
The coroner recorded a narrative verdict saying: "Mrs Travers died as a result of an adverse reaction to Amoxycillin
The program covers amoxycillin
, cephalexin, SMZ-TMP, ciprofloxacin, penicillin VK, ampicillin and erythromycinoral--all generic antibiotics that are often prescribed for children.
At an earlier hearing she admitted stealing the five prescriptions and forging the signature to obtain amoxycillin
, an antibiotic, and dihydrocodeine, used for severe pain and coughs.
pylori infections, doctors usually prescribe two antibiotics--including amoxycillin
, clarithromycin, tetracycline, and metronidazole--along with an acid-lowering medicine such as Pepto-Bismol, ranitidine, cimetidine, famotidine, omprazole, pantoprazole and lansoprazole.
It is alleged companies conspired to put up the price of the antibiotic amoxycillin
by up to 260 per cent.