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Timeline of the History of Antibiotics

in Pharma Interest

This interactive chart was submitted by Study Medicine Europe Ltd.  for Pharma Mirror’s readers. Antibiotics has changed the world of Medicine. Read more about the main discoveries on this timeline. 1640 – Documented studies began in 1640 in England when John Parkington recommended using mould for treatment in his book on pharmacology 1870 – In England, Sir John Scott Burdon-Sanderson observed that culture fluid covered with mould did not produce bacteria 1871 – In England, Joseph Lister experimented with the antibacterial action…

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Azithromycin (Macrolide Antimicrobial) – Antibiotic

in Drug Directory

Indication: Treatment and Prophylaxis of susceptible infections including MAC infection, Prophylaxis of endocarditis in high-risk penicillin-allergic patients, Uncomplicated genital infection. Contraindication: Hypersensitivity to the drug or other macrolides. Adverse effect: Mild to moderate nausea, Vomiting, Abdominal pain, Dyspepsia, Flatulence, Diarrhea, Cholestatic jaundice, Dizziness, Headache, Inflammation in injected site. Resource: For prescribing info click here

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