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When should I pay attention to the minimum inhibitory concentration (MIC) of an antibiotic despite the lab reporting it to be in the “Susceptible” range?

For most clinicians, the choice of antibiotic is based on the laboratory reporting of “Susceptible” (vs “Resistant”), not the actual MIC value of the drug.  However, despite the fact that much of the data is retrospective and the association of MIC within a susceptible range and clinical outcome may not necessarily be causal, many experts recommend caution when “high” MICs within a susceptible range are observed, as found in the following situations:    310 more words

LIVOLIKE-500

Product Name- LIVOLIKE-500

Combination- Levofloxacin 500mg

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James' Story - Life After Levofloxacin Poisoning

My name is James and I wanted to share my the experiences that I’ve had over the past two years and eight months, since taking 5 simple doses of levofloxacin 500mg pills. 2,081 more words

Fluoroquinolones Removed From the Market

Several fluoroquinolones have been removed from the market because they caused acute toxicity and death. The fluoroquinolones that have been removed from the market are not terribly different from the ones that remain on the market in terms of damage done or damage mechanisms. 2,177 more words

Fever

Yeast infection, douche, Levofloxacin and primordial yogurt at   http://photos.tandlphotos.com/blog/2016/6/fever

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We need to be cautious enough, while prescribing the fluoroquinolones

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said today, until and unless other treatment options are  available, patients with uncomplicated infections should not receive fluoroquinolones, given the risk for disabling and potentially permanent adverse events. 202 more words