What are anti-infectives used for?

Anti-infectives are medicines that work to prevent or treat infections, they include antibacterials, antivirals, antifungals and antiparasitic medications.

What are anti-infectives examples?

Anti-Infective Agents

Drug Drug Description
Meropenem A carbapenem antibiotic used to treat a wide variety of infections in the body.
Clavulanic acid A beta lactamase inhibitor used to enhance the effectiveness of beta lactam antibiotics.
Roxithromycin An antibiotic used to treat a variety of susceptible bacterial infections.

What are local anti-infectives?

Name Anti-Infective Agents, Local Accession Number DBCAT000103 Description. Substances used on humans and other animals that destroy harmful microorganisms or inhibit their activity. They are distinguished from DISINFECTANTS, which are used on inanimate objects.

What is the difference between antibiotics and anti-infectives?

Both fall under antimicrobials, a general category of compounds that kills microbes (bacteria, fungi, and other pathogens). An antibacterial is an antibiotic, but as the name implies, it can only target bacteria. Antibiotics, on the other hand, can kill or keep pathogens from growing.

What is the difference between antibiotics and anti infectives?

What is anti-infective resistance?

Antibiotic resistance happens when germs like bacteria and fungi develop the ability to defeat the drugs designed to kill them. That means the germs are not killed and continue to grow. More than 2.8 million antibiotic-resistant infections occur in the U.S. each year.

What is anti infective resistance?

What is Isoconazole nitrate 1% cream used for?

Isoconazole nitrate 1% cream (Travogen) is a prescription antibacterial and antifungal medication related to ketoconazole and oxiconazole. Isoconazole is active against dermatophyte and fungi, and works to either kill or prevent their growth. Skip to content Search for: About Us How This Website Works FAQ for Consumers FAQ for Manufacturers

What precautions should be taken when using isoconazole?

The area where isoconazole is sprayed must be covered with bandages or clean socks that must be changed daily. Also, it is highly recommended that nails are short and clean when isoconazole is applied to them.

What are the side effects of isoconazole?

Allergic reactions, appearance of vesicles (bladders of the epidermis that contain serous fluid inside) and erythema (inflammation of the skin with red spots). No side effects have been observed so far due to overdose of Isoconazole or its accidental intake by mouth.

What are the indications for splenectomy in the treatment of anemia?

The most common indications for splenectomy include:[5] Blood and reticuloendothelial disorders Hemolytic (hemolytic anemia, thalassemia) Hematological malignancy (acute leukemia, chronic myeloid or lymphocytic leukemia, Lymphoma) Myeloproliferative disorders (polycythemia vera, myelofibrosis)