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(MRSA Methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus infection)
(MRSA) is a bacteria responsible for several difficult-to-treat infections in humans. It is also called multidrug-resistant ''S...
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Bactrim 2,517 Vancomycin 2,496 Zyvox 1,074
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Clindamycin
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Linezolid
Other name: Cleocin (Cleocin)
Other name: Zyvox (Zyvox)
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Clindamycin International Nonproprietary Name is a lincosamides antibiotic. It is usually used to treat infections with anaerobic organism bacteria but can also be used to treat some protozoal diseases, such as malaria. It is a common topical treatment ...
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Linezolid (International Nonproprietary Name) is a synthetic antibiotic used for the treatment of serious infections caused by Gram-positive bacteria that are antibiotic resistance to several other antibiotics. A member of the 2-Oxazolidone class of dru...
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Top Concerns
Cli
Hyperpigmentation
3
Stomach Problems
2
Dizzy
1
Bloating
1
Weight Gain
1
Paranoia
1
Spotting
1
Vaginal Discharge
1
Bipolar Disorder
1
Stomach Cramps
1
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Allergies
8
Serotonin Syndrome
6
Myelodysplastic Syndrome
4
Metastatic Breast Cancer
3
Neuropathy
3
Thrombocytopenia
2
Nephrotoxicity
2
Depression
2
Nausea
2
Weakness
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Clindamycin
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Hyperpigmentation
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Stomach Problems
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Dizzy
Cli
Lin
1
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Bloating
Cli
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1
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Weight Gain
Cli
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1
0
Paranoia
Cli
Lin
1
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Spotting
Cli
Lin
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Vaginal Discharge
Cli
Lin
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Bipolar Disorder
Cli
Lin
1
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Stomach Cramps
Cli
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Allergies
Lin
Cli
8
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Serotonin Syndrome
Lin
Cli
6
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Myelodysplastic Syndrome
Lin
Cli
4
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Metastatic Breast Cancer
Lin
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3
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Neuropathy
Lin
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3
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Thrombocytopenia
Lin
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2
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Nephrotoxicity
Lin
Cli
2
0
Depression
Lin
Cli
2
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Nausea
Lin
Cli
2
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Weakness
Lin
Cli
2
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About Clindamycin
Clindamycin International Nonproprietary Name is a lincosamides antibiotic. It is usually used to treat infections with anaerobic organism bacteria but can also be used to treat some protozoal diseases, such as malaria. It is a common topical treatment ...
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Clindamycin
About Linezolid
Linezolid (International Nonproprietary Name) is a synthetic antibiotic used for the treatment of serious infections caused by Gram-positive bacteria that are antibiotic resistance to several other antibiotics. A member of the 2-Oxazolidone class of dru...
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Alternatively, glycopeptides, linezolid or doxycycline'....
" ...on a lecture slide, it's stuff like 'MSSA: Use flucloxacillin or clindamycin. Alternatively, glycopeptides, linezolid or doxycycline'. I'm effectively just learning long words. ... "

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entered VRSA instead of MRSA and you should've seen the...
" ...that entered VRSA instead of MRSA and you should've seen the panic. Linezolid would probably treat it. For MRSA we also use Bactrim and/or Clindamycin, depending on the sensitivities. If... "

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Chloramphenicol Transpeptidation/Translocation- Macrolides...
" ...subunits (specifically translocation) Initiation- Linezolid Peptidyl transferase- Chloramphenicol Transpeptidation/Translocation... "

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Quote: CA-MRSA isolates were more likely to...
" ...Quote: CA-MRSA isolates ...Resistance to clindamycin was 5% in both groups. All CA-MRSA and CA-MSSA isolates were susceptible to gentamicin, linezolid, minocycline, rifampin,... "

clindamycin, streptogramins, novobiocin, and macrolides are...
" ...Beta-lactams, aminoglycosides, tetracyclines, chloramphenicol, clindamycin, streptogramins, novobiocin, and macrolides ...synthetic antibiotics ciprofloxacin and linezolid, while resistance to... "

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c.linezolid d.minocycline e.clarithromycin What is...
" ...activity has been used in the management of B.fragilis abdominal abscess ? a.chloramphenicol b.clindamycin c.linezolid d.minocycline e.clarithromycin What is DOC for B.fragilis... "

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-daptomycin... minor MRSA: Bactrim(tmp-smx), clindamycin...
" ...infection : vancomycin -linezolid -daptomycin... minor MRSA:... "

Alternatively, glycopeptides, linezolid or doxycycline'....
" ...on a lecture slide, it's stuff like 'MSSA: Use flucloxacillin or clindamycin. Alternatively, glycopeptides, linezolid or doxycycline'. I'm effectively just learning long words. I... "

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Clindamycin, linezolid and Macrolides acts on...
" Chloramfenicol, Clindamycin, linezolid and Macrolides acts on large... "

Linezolid) Bacterial Metabolism: Flouroquinolones...
" ...cell wall (Vancomycin, cycloserine, bactircian, ...Tetracyclines Others (chloramphenicol, clindamycin, quinupristin/dalfopristin, Linezolid) Bacterial Metabolism: Flouroquinolones... "

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