Articles for tag: Ace Inhibitors, Liver Disease, Penicillin, Skin Rash, Tetracycline

Cephalosporin Antibiotic Mode of Action

There are many different classes of antibiotics each exerting a different type of inhibitory effect that specifically impact bacteria. Bacterial cells are prokaryotic; primitive cells that differ significantly from humans’ eukaryotic cells. Antibiotic cephalosporins work by inhibiting the synthesis of the bacteria cell wall. Each article in this series covers a specific class of antibiotic ...

Macrolide Antibiotic Mode of Action

There are many different classes of antibiotics, each exerting a different type of inhibitory effect that specifically impacts bacteria. Bacterial cells are prokaryotic; primitive cells that differ significantly from humans’ eukaryotic cells. Antibiotic macrolides work by inhibiting the bacterial cell’s protein synthesis. Antibiotic Class Article Series Each article in this series covers a specific class ...

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Amoxicillin for Dogs

Amoxicillin is an antibiotic closely related to penicillin. Other antibiotics in this family are oxacillin, nafcillin and ampicillan. If these antibiotics sound familiar, it’s because they are the exact same antibodies given to people, but in much smaller doses for dogs. Brand names of amoxicillin for cats and dogs include Amoxi-Tabs, Amoxi-Drops, Trimox and Robamox. ...

How to Get Rid of a Sore Throat Fast

Viruses usually cause sore throats. The problem with viruses is that science has not yet developed a solution to directly eradicate it. This means that sore throat cures that work fast do not exist (in regards to viruses). Nonetheless, cures for a virus sore throat do exist in that they can be taken to help ...

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Amoxicillin Side Effects and Allergies

When my daughter was prescribed amoxicillin, a drug in the same family as penicillin, we didn’t give it a second thought. We have no history of penicillin allergies our family. However, the next day, my daughter turned red from head to toe, and the condition worsened over the next week. Phone calls with the nurse ...