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Research Roundup - Australian Journal of Pharmacy (blog)



Australian Journal of Pharmacy (blog)
 
Research Roundup 
Australian Journal of Pharmacy (blog)
There is high-quality evidence that probiotics are effective for acute infectious diarrhea, antibiotic-associated diarrhea, Clostridium difficile?associated diarrhea, hepatic encephalopathy, ulcerative colitis, irritable bowel syndrome, functional ...

 


ACVP 2017: Clostridium difficile Infection - An Emerging Zoonosis? - American Veterinarian



ACVP 2017: Clostridium difficile Infection - An Emerging Zoonosis? 
American Veterinarian
C. difficile is also the most common cause of health care?associated infections in many countries, he added. And, although there are no definitive data proving transmission of C. difficile infection to humans, increasing evidence points toward a ...

 


RedHill Biopharma Reports 2017 Third Quarter Financial Results - Markets Insider



RedHill Biopharma Reports 2017 Third Quarter Financial Results 
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Acute interstitial nephritis has been observed in patients taking PPIs. Discontinue esomeprazole strontium if acute interstitial nephritis develop. PPI therapy may be associated with increased risk of Clostridium difficile-associated diarrhea. This ...

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USMLE Step 2: Next step for patient with diarrhea, cramping - American Medical Association (blog)



USMLE Step 2: Next step for patient with diarrhea, cramping 
American Medical Association (blog)
This patient has findings suggestive of C. difficile-associated diarrhea, which is characterized by loose, watery stools plus fecal leukocytosis and abdominal cramping several weeks after treatment with antibiotics. A cytotoxin tissue culture assay is ...

 


Cost-Effectiveness of Fidaxomicin, Vancomycin in C. difficile Treatment - MD Magazine



MD Magazine
 
Cost-Effectiveness of Fidaxomicin, Vancomycin in C. difficile Treatment 
MD Magazine
For first-line treatment in patients with Clostridium difficile (C. difficile) associated diarrhea (CDAD), fidaxomicin was associated with similar total costs as vancomycin oral solution, according to a new study. Researchers from the University of ...

 


Johnson & Johnson's $30B buyout suffers setback as Actelion antibiotic fails in one phase 3, succeeds in another - FierceBiotech



FierceBiotech
 
Johnson & Johnson's $30B buyout suffers setback as Actelion antibiotic fails in one phase 3, succeeds in another 
FierceBiotech
Investigators enrolled 1,263 patients with Clostridium difficile-associated diarrhea across the two studies and randomized them to receive either cadazolid or vancomycin. Patients randomized to receive cadazolid also took a placebo with the same dosage ...
Actelion gives the good news with the bad on cadazolid trials The Pharma Letter

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Wipes are Better Than Sprays for Disinfecting Against C. difficile - Contagionlive.com



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Wipes are Better Than Sprays for Disinfecting Against C. difficile 
Contagionlive.com
In general, standard disinfection procedure suggests using an unbuffered 1:10 dilution of hypochlorite, which is known to lead to reduction of C. difficile. They write, ?it is known that hypochlorite does not enhance sporulation and when used for ...

 


PPIs Not Linked to Cognitive Decline, Study Finds - Medscape



Medscape
 
PPIs Not Linked to Cognitive Decline, Study Finds 
Medscape
2016;73:410-416). And some animal studies have proposed a potential mechanism that might explain this association ( PloS One. 2013;8:e58837). In addition, these widely used medications have been linked to community-acquired pneumonia, hip fracture ...

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C difficile Treatment and Prevention: Novel Antibiotics and Immunologic Therapies - Infectious Disease Advisor



Infectious Disease Advisor
 
C difficile Treatment and Prevention: Novel Antibiotics and Immunologic Therapies 
Infectious Disease Advisor
A humoral immune response against toxins A and B provides additional protection against CDI and recurrences.1 We review novel antibiotic therapies that may limit the impact on the gut microbiome, as well as passive immunization products that may ...

 


Melinta Therapeutics Publication Reinforces Baxdela Tolerability and Activity in Patients with MRSA Infections and ... - GlobeNewswire (press release)



Melinta Therapeutics Publication Reinforces Baxdela Tolerability and Activity in Patients with MRSA Infections and ... 
GlobeNewswire (press release)
Avoid Baxdela in patients with known history of myasthenia gravis. Hypersensitivity Reactions may occur after first or subsequent doses of Baxdela. Discontinue Baxdela at the first sign of hypersensitivity. Clostridium difficile-associated diarrhea has ...

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