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    Preventing Infection after Splenectomy Conditions

    If you take a small dose of an antibiotic each day, it will prevent some serious infections. Penicillin is the usual antibiotic prescribed. Most people do not have any side-effects from the d...

    Scarlet Fever Conditions

    If the child is allergic to penicillin then erythromycin or clarithromycin can be used instead. But penicillin is the best for scarlet fever so it's important to check if the ...

    Rheumatic Fever Conditions

    The disease starts with a throat or skin infection with a particular germ (bacterium) called a Lancefield group A beta-haemolytic streptococcus.Usually this bug just causes a really sore throat or a b...

    Name Changes of Medicines in UK Conditions

    These are listed below: Former BAN New rINN amethocaine aminacrine amoxycillin amphetamine amylobarbitone sodium beclomethasone bendrofluazide benzhexol benzphe...

    Drug Allergy Professional

    If a patient with infectious mononucleosis is given ampicillin or amoxicillin there will almost invariably be a rash and the patient will probably be incorrectly labelled as allergic to penicillin...

    Drug Allergy Conditions

    One study confirmed true allergy in only 1 in 10 people who thought they were allergic to penicillin. Often they had a rash in childhood at the same time as taking penicillin and jus...

    Pneumonia Conditions

    If you are allergic to penicillin (amoxicillin is a type of penicillin) your doctor will prescribe an alternative that works just as well.

    Housemaid's Knee (Prepatellar Bursitis) Conditions

    Whilst waiting for the results, they may prescribe some antibiotics for you to take (for example, flucloxacillin with phenoxymethylpenicillin (penicillin V) , or co-amoxiclav ). Usually...

    Scarlet Fever Professional

    Medical treatment [ 9 ] Antibiotics. Penicillin or azithromycin if penicillin-allergic are the treatments of choice given for a full 10 days.

    Hereditary Spherocytosis Conditions

    After a splenectomy, people with HS will require lifelong preventative antibiotics - such as low-dose penicillin or erythromycin. It may also be sensible for them to have a full treatment dos...

    Impetigo Conditions

    However, if you are allergic to penicillin, the recommended alternative is oral clarithromycin for the same length of time. Avoiding passing impetigo on to others As impetigo is con...

    Extended-spectrum beta-lactamases (ESBLs) Conditions

    Most ESBL-producing E. coli are resistant to many commonly used antibiotic medicines such as cephalosporins and penicillins. Two antibiotics that have been effective are nitrofurantoin an...

    Rheumatic Fever Professional

    Drugs Penicillin is given to eradicate any organisms still present. In allergy to penicillin, erythromycin or a cephalosporin is recommended. , streptococcal infectious disease...

    Jarisch-Herxheimer Reaction Professional

    Judicious selection of antibiotics with a lower risk of Jarisch-Herxheimer reaction is helpful if the clinical situation allows it - eg, azithromycin therapy in HIV-positive patients with early syphil...

    Helicobacter Pylori Professional

    For people allergic to penicillin use a PPI, clarithromycin and metronidazole - all twice a day for seven days. For people allergic to penicillin who have previous...

    Frontal Bone Osteomyelitis Professional

    Antibiotics are usually of the penicillin group, eg high dose IV benzylpenicillin for 3 weeks followed by 3 weeks of oral amoxicillin.

    Rat-bite Fever Professional

    Management Penicillin is the first-line therapy. [ 4 ] Tetracycline is an alternative in those who are penicillin-allergic. [ 1 , 4 ] Complications [ 1 ] Parotitis ...

    Syphilis Professional

    Late latent syphilis: benzathine penicillin weekly for three weeks is first-line. Neurosyphilis: procaine penicillin 1.8-2.4 units once daily (IM, for 14 days) with oral probeneci...

    Blind Treatment of Bacterial Infection Professional

    If allergic to penicillin, clarithromycin 250 mg-500 mg BD for 10 days. Otitis media in childhood Many are viral - 80% resolve without antibiotics.

    Syphilis Conditions

    Benzathine penicillin is the antibiotic usually used. This kills the germs (bacteria) and prevents the disease from progressing any further.

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