According to the findings of a recent review, the Food and Drug Administration rarely disagrees with recommendations made by its advisory committees.
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Short-term use of doxycycline in pediatric patients younger than 8 years old does not appear to discolor teeth or weaken tooth enamel, according to the findings of a recent review. In their commentary, the study authors aimed to summarize the existing evidence assessing the association between doxycycline exposure in children <8 years old with tooth…
Findings of a recently updated systematic review support the World Health Organization’s (WHO) recommendation that children infected with HIV should be revaccinated against measles following immune reconstitution with combination antiretroviral therapy (cART).
A total of 26 RCTs with 8136 patients were included in this network meta analysis.
According to the results of an observational cohort study, the risk of serious infection may vary significantly among systemic therapies used in the treatment of psoriasis.
The patient, who presented to the clinical office complaining of dysuria, was diagnosed with a urinary tract infection and was prescribed TMP-SMX.
The review, which was the fifth annual update discussing medical care overuse, aimed to identify and highlight research articles and literature published in 2017 related to medical overuse in adult patients.
In order to assess the safety and efficacy of dapsone, a sulfone antibiotic, in the treatment of CSU, the study authors reviewed the medical records of 79 CSU patients treated with dapsone.
The male patient presented in 2009 with a “3-year history of multiple interconnecting comedones in the axilla and inguinal regions, as well as scarring from previous lesions.”
Administration of vancomycin via continuous infusion decreased risk of adverse events compared to administration via intermittent infusion.
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