Tag Archives: Pneumonia

Why are antibiotics used for pneumonia

Radiographic images in a patient with bilateral lower lobe pneumonia. Influenza why are antibiotics used for pneumonia reduces cardiovascular events in patients with acute coronary syndrome. Avoid administering to children younger than 12 years with CNS infections. Antibacterial treatment of aspiration pneumonia in older people: a systematic review. This drug combination is usually well tolerated… Read More »

Rates of pneumonia and pneumococcal disease remain high among people with HIV

The incidence of invasive pneumococcal disease and community-acquired pneumonia remains high among people living with HIV, investigators from the Netherlands report in Clinical Infectious Diseases. Rates of these serious lung infections were highest among people not taking anti-HIV drugs and with CD4 cell count below 500. Incidence was also much higher than that seen in the… Read More »

FDA Approves Xenleta (lefamulin) to Treat Community-Acquired Bacterial Pneumonia (CABP)

FDA Approves Xenleta (lefamulin) to Treat Community-Acquired Bacterial Pneumonia (CABP) Print this page DUBLIN, Ireland, Aug. 19, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Nabriva Therapeutics plc (NASDAQ: NBRV), a biopharmaceutical company engaged in the commercialization and development of innovative anti-infective agents to treat serious infections, announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved… Read More »

Be in the Know About Pneumonia

Maintaining the health of your respiratory system is extremely important. After all, the different organs that are in this system facilitate the entry and exit of oxygen and carbon dioxide, which are essential to life and day-to-day function.1 This is why acute respiratory infections like pneumonia should not be taken lightly. Anyone from any age… Read More »