Tag Archives: Antibiotic

Almost one in ten HIV PrEP users report buying antibiotics for STI prevention, raising concerns over potential antibiotic resistance

An online community survey conducted in the UK shows that 9% of HIV PrEP users are buying antibiotics to prevent themselves from getting STIs. The survey results from 2019 were published in last month in the Sexually Transmitted Infections journal. Those buying antibiotics were more likely to have had at least five condomless sexual partners… Read More »

GlaxoSmithKline could cut up to 60 workers at U.K. site as it ends production of antibiotic chemical

GlaxoSmithKline has reportedly worked in recent months to shake up its antibiotics business after at least one failed attempt to divest products. Now, dozens of GSK employees could wind up on the cutting room floor as the drugmaker shifts away from producing a key antibiotic component.  The British drugmaker will look to trim positions at… Read More »

New technology could help tackle antibiotic resistance

by Brandi Wampler According to the World Health Organization, one of the biggest health threats around the world is antibiotic-resistant bacteria. Every day people use antibiotics to prevent or fight back against infection, but as bacteria evolve and develop resistance, diseases such as pneumonia and tuberculosis are becoming harder to treat. Researchers at the University of… Read More »

CareCloud adds practice personalization features, algorithm prescribes antibiotic therapies, and more digital health news briefs

New features to personalize practices. Miami-based EHR and practice management software company CareCloud announced that it is expanding its platform with a slew of new features for its platform Breeze. Among these are support for personalized URLs and webpages for practices, configurable patient feedback surveys, and a new patient experience management dashboard. Breeze, which includes… Read More »

Pretrada Dynarex 1180 Triple Antibiotic Ointment, 144 Count

Dynarex Triple Antibiotic Ointment helps in inhibiting bacterial growth with the force of Neomycin Sulfate, Polymyxin B Sulfate, and Bacitracin Zinc. Dynarex Triple Antibiotic Ointment is ideal for hospitals, clinics, physician offices, home, daycares, and even on the go first aid kits. Protects against infections. Helps prevent infection in minor cuts, scrapes, and burns Box… Read More »