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Oral vs. IV antimicrobials

What’s the difference between oral (PO) and IV medications? When do you use PO vs. IV antimicrobials? When are they interchangeable? These are the questions we’ll address in this post. 596 more words

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Antimicrobials: spectrum of activity

One of the most difficult concepts to understand is the spectrum of activity of different antimicrobials. We are all taught each antimicrobial in silos of the other ones and I always found it difficult to create conceptual charts in my head. 594 more words

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WHY FLU KILLS CHILDREN

Influenza, colloquially known as “flu” is an infectious disease and public health issue. On a global level, the flu infects millions of people worldwide and circulates yearly. 2,624 more words

HEALTH

Antivirals Market to Record Study Growth by 2024

Global Antivirals Market: Overview

An antiviral is an agent that eliminates a virus or restrains its ability to multiply and hence, prevents it from replicating and reproducing. 632 more words

A week after noticeable improvements: still doing well

It’s been a week since I began noticing that my body seems to have to regained a bit more energy, and developed the amazing ability to recover a little energy when given rest and food. 1,160 more words

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Clinical trial offers new possibilities treating HIV in poor countries 

ANRS 12286 MOBIDIP, a clinical trial running in parallel in three countries in sub-Saharan Africa (Cameroon, Burkina Faso, and Senegal), shows that dual therapy with lamivudine and a boosted protease inhibitor is effective as second-line treatment in patients infected by HIV with multiple mutations. 479 more words

Everyday Science

Antivirals

What are they?

Antiviral agents are drugs that inhibit production and growth of  viruses. Most viruses share the same metabolic processes as the host cell, making it difficult to find antivirals for specific viruses. 238 more words