Tag Archives: Clarithromycin

Amoxicillin (Amoxil, Amoxi-Tabs)

Aminopenicillin Highlights Of Prescribing Information • Bactericidal aminopenicillin with same spectrum as ampicillin (ineffective against bacteria that produce beta-lactamase) • Most likely adverse effects are GI-related, but hypersensitivity & other adverse effects rarely occur • Available in oral & parenteral dosage forms in USA What Is Amoxicillin Used For? The aminopenicillins have been used for… Read More »

Chronic Gastritis

Gastritis is a common finding in dogs, with 35% of dogs investigated for chronic vomiting and 26% to 48% of asymptomatic dogs affected. The prevalence in cats has not been determined. The diagnosis of chronic gastritis is based on the histologic examination of gastric biopsies and it is usually subclassified according to histopathological changes and… Read More »

Macrolides and lincosamides

The macrolides include erythromycin, josamycin, spiramycin, tilmicosin, and tylosin, while clindamycin, pirlimycin and lincomycin belong to the related lincosamide group. They are usually bacteriostatic in action. All are basic compounds that are well absorbed following oral administration and inactivated by hepatic metabolism. Due to their basic nature they are concentrated by the ‘ion-trap’ in acidic… Read More »