Year: 2022

Antibiotics in the environment, how they got there and why they are dangerous

We continue the topic of environmental pollution with antibiotics. We have already written about antibiotics in meat and other livestock products. But this is all about the shortcomings of animal breeding technology. In theory, there should not be antibiotics in products, and if they appear, it means that the application technology has been violated. Or […]

The strongest antibiotics

To talk about the benefits of antibiotics, you need to know what types of antibiotics have been created to date and what advantages antibiotics of modern categories, including the strongest antibiotics of the latest generation, demonstrate against the background of their predecessors. Pharmacology is developing rapidly, and the persistent opinion that any strong antibiotic causes […]

Antibiotics in meat and other foods

Before you start reading the article about antibiotics in meat, we recommend reading our previous post about the use of antibiotics in the food industry in general. Antibiotics in meat Cattle, pigs and poultry are treated, as well as people, also with antibiotics. Moreover, animals are injected during a period of rapid growth and then […]

The use of antibiotics in the food industry

Antibiotics in the food industry: They do not get tired of arguing about the benefits and harms of antibiotics: on the one hand, they have saved and continue to save people’s lives, on the other hand, they are the strongest allergen and destroy all useful in the human body along with pathogenic microflora. Recently, scientists […]

Amoxicillin and Amoxiclav, the difference between these drugs?

Amoxicillin and Amoxiclav Medications are antibiotics with a wide spectrum of action. They are used for the treatment of infectious diseases both in pediatrics and in the adult population. They are prescription drugs. Only a doctor who takes into account the diagnosis, severity of the condition, concomitant pathology and sensitivity of the pathogen can prescribe […]

Amoxicillin: portrait against the background of diseases and antibiotics

The experience of clinical use of amoxicillin has about 30 years. It is all the more surprising that now, in the era of the antibiotic crisis, it still (alone and in combination with clavulanic acid) remains one of the best-selling antimicrobials. What is the secret of such longevity? Where and when can we (or should […]

TOP 10 drugs for cystitis. Urological antibiotics.

Urological antibiotics for cystitis. Cystitis is an inflammation of the bladder. It is accompanied by frequent urges and the presence of discomfort during urination. As a rule, it occurs against the background of a bacterial infection, but it can also be a consequence of damage or irritation of the bladder. Both men and women suffer, […]

The use of amoxicillin in pediatric practice

Amoxicillin in pediatric practice: Amoxicillin / clavulanic acid (amoxiclav) is an inhibitor—protected beta-lactam antibiotic that has been successfully used in clinical practice for more than 30 years. During this time, numerous data have been accumulated on the use of the drug in various bacterial infections: the scientific literature presents the results of several hundred randomized […]

From the history of antimicrobials

At the beginning of the XIX century, there were already some ideas about the contagiousness of purulent diseases, but they were considered to be caused by gases formed during rotting and entering the body from the air. Their nature was not fully understood, and hygienic measures of that time were mainly aimed at combating the […]

How to defeat the body’s resistance to antibiotics

To defeat the body’s resistance to antibiotics, it is necessary to abandon the over-the-counter use of antibacterial drugs and set scientists the task of developing new medicines. This opinion was expressed on February 4 by virologist, molecular biologist Dr. Flossie Wong-Staal In fact, antibiotics are substances that bacteria themselves produce in order to free themselves […]

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