Tag: "azithromycin" at medical news

New study shows antibiotic treatment does not reduce risk of secondary cardiac events

...n and women to receive either once-weekly doses of azithromycin or placebo for one year. After an average follow-up of 3.9 years, there was no significant reduction of cardiac events, defined as death, heart attack, unstable angina, angioplasty or cardiac surgery, among participants receiving antibiotic compared...

Antibiotic not sufficient for serious eye infection in communities with high disease prevalence

...ipt of a single mass treatment of single dose oral azithromycin was offered to all residents who were aged 1 year or older. Fifteen untreated villages were randomly chosen and enrolled 12 months into the program. Children aged 1 to 5 years were monitored because this age group is known to have the highest prevale...

Single dose of azithromycin prevents recurrence of inturned eyelashes

...dy finds that a single dose of the oral antibiotic azithromycin taken after trichiasis eye surgery can reduce the ...ch team found that a single dose of the antibiotic azithromycin reduces the risk of trichiasis recurring for up to one year after surgery. The researchers compare...

Use of antibiotic to treat infectious eye disease trachoma may increase risk for reinfection

Use of the antibiotic azithromycin to treat trachoma in Vietnam resulted in an increa...treatment with either topical tetracycline or oral azithromycin for certain categories of patients with active trachoma. Oral azithromycin has become the drug of ch...

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