This section has a list of generic name(s) and the several brand name(s) of the drugs used for the treatment of Meningitis
. 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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Ceftizoxime is active against a wide range of gram-positive and gram-negative organisms and is used in the treatment of lower respiratory tract infections, gonorrhea, pelvic inflammatory disease that also has appropriate antichlamydial coverage, intra abdominal infections, septicemia, skin infections, bone and joint infections, and in infections that are resistant to other cephalosporins, aminoglycosides, or penicillins.
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Flucytosine is an antifungal agent, prescribed for serious infections (eg- candida, meningitis and pulmonary infections) caused by certain fungi either alone or with other medications.
Meropenem is a carbapenem antibiotic, prescribed for bacterial infections like skin and skin structure infections, bacterial meningitis, serious nosocomial infections like septicaemia, febrile neutropenia, intraabdominal and pelvic infections.
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Malaysia said Thursday it plans to develop a "halal" meningitis vaccine jointly with Cuba within the next two years.
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Meningitis is the inflammation of the meninges and caused by viral or bacterial infections. The terminology pyogenic meningitis describes bacterial meningitis.
Meningitis is a serious condition that can even cause death. Children are commonly affected and it often appears as outbreaks. Test your knowledge on meningitis by taking this ...
Delirium is a sudden disturbance in mental function that causes confusion and decreased awareness of one's environment. It is classified into three subtypes - hyperactive, hypoactive and mixed.
Mastoiditis, infection of mastoid bone, results from spread of middle ear infection like bacterial infections, presenting with redness or swelling behind ear.
Intracranial hypertension, is a neurological disorder characterized by increased intracranial pressure resulting in temporary or permanent loss of vision.
Bacterial infection that causes inflammation of the membranes of the brain, is called bacterial meningitis. Effective vaccination helps prevent the condition.
Lumbar puncture is a diagnostic procedure to obtain a sample of cerebrospinal fluid surrounding the brain and spinal cord by introducing a special lumbar puncture needle into the spinal space via the skin of the lower back.