This section has a list of generic name(s) and the several brand name(s) of the drugs used for the treatment of Endocarditis Infection (Infective Endocarditis )
. Its purpose is to provide doctors and consumers a ready reckoner to find the relevant drugs.
The information helps you learn more about the generic drug, including its brand name(s), price, dosage, side effects, adverse events, how to take and appropriate times to take it by simply click on the drugs. Plus there are FAQs too about each drug.
Ampicillin is beta-lactam antibiotic, prescribed for certain types of bacterial infections such as UTI, meningitis, gonorrhea, pneumonia, bronchitis, ear, lung, skin and respiratory tract infections.
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Cefazolin is a cephalosporin antibiotic, mainly used to treat bacterial infections in different parts of the body (the lung, bone, joint, stomach, blood, heart valve, and urinary tract).
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After a look at the latest evidence, the AHA now emphasizes routine oral care and recommends pre-procedure antibiotics for only some people.
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The heart pumps blood constantly providing the power to sustain life.
Mitral Stenosis [MS] is the narrowing of the mitral valve causing hindrance to the blood flow.
Mitral Valve is a bicuspid (two leaves) valve that is present between the left atrium and the left ventricle. Tricuspid Valve is present between the right atrium and right ventricle.
Prophylaxis is aimed at viridans streptococci - Amoxicillin - 3 g orally 1 hr before the procedure. 1.5g 6h after initial dose. Penicillin allergy - Vancomycin 1 gm IV over 1 hr.
A severe form of valve disease characterized by infection located in the valves of the heart is named as infective endocarditis.
Distance Education for Infective Endocarditis