What medicines and products should not be mixed

Lemon reduces the effect of drugs against cholesterol plaques In the period of taking statins (alleles, vabadine, atrolip, etc., which are used to prevent atherosclerosis), you can not use any citrus fruits. Ascorbic acid (these fruits – champions by their READ MORE

Rapid Trial Revives Use of Ciprofloxacin for Gonorrhea

A DNA-based assay quickly identifies gonorrhea infections susceptible to the antibiotic ciprofloxacin and minimizes the use of ceftriaxone in a regular clinical setting, according to findings published in the May issue of Clinical Infectious Diseases. In 2007, the Centers for READ MORE

WHO adds new drugs to list of essential drugs 2017

The World Health Organization (WHO) has released this year’s Essential Medicines List (EML), adding new treatments for HIV, hepatitis C virus (HCV), tuberculosis and leukemia. The list, which is comprised of drugs considered most important to address public health needs, READ MORE

New promising inhaled antibiotic in bronchiectasis

For patients with bronchiectasis of non-cystic fibrosis, an inhaled powder form under investigation of ciprofloxacin may significantly reduce the frequency of exacerbations, phase 3 results of the RESPIRE 1 test. “This is the first double-blind randomized inhaled antibiotic trial to READ MORE

Pseudomonas sinus infection difficult to eradicate

DEAR DOCTOR. ROACH: After years and years of excessive nasal congestion and postnasal drip that frequently affected my speech, I was diagnosed with a pseudomonas infection in the sinuses. I have had a balloon sinuplasty and two rounds of Cipro. READ MORE