furazolidone


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furazolidone

 [fu″rah-zol´ĭ-dōn]
a nitrofuran antibacterial and antiprotozoal used against many gram-negative intestinal bacteria in control of diarrhea and enteritis.

furazolidone

/fu·ra·zol·i·done/ (fū″rah-zol´ĭ-dōn) an antibacterial and antiprotozoal effective against many gram-negative enteric organisms; used in the treatment of diarrhea and enteritis.

furazolidone

[foo͡′rəzol′idōn]
an antibiotic with antibacterial and antiprotozoal activity.
indications It is prescribed for the treatment of diarrhea caused by susceptible bacterial or protozoal infections (e.g., Giardiasis, Vibrio) of the GI tract.
contraindications Known hypersensitivity to this drug prohibits its use. It is not given to children less than 1 month of age, and it is not used with drugs that are contraindicated with monoamine oxidase inhibitors. Foods high in tyramine and concurrent use of alcohol should be avoided.
adverse effects Among the more serious adverse effects are hemolytic anemia and fever, skin rash, and abdominal pain.

furazolidone

a nitrofuran antibiotic, used as a local antibacterial and antiprotozoal. Used in poultry and swine as a feed additive to treat bacterial and protozoal intestinal infections. Calves fed low levels of furazolidone over long periods develop a leukopenia, petechial hemorrhages everywhere and are susceptible to infection. It is usually a sequel to prophylactic feeding of antibiotics. See also granulocytopenic calf disease.
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On that basis in 2012, Maastricht consensus report recommended the use of bismuth or levofloxacin (LEV) containing quadruple therapy as second-line option6 whereas tetracycline (TE) and furazolidone (Fefficacy of treatment, baseline data on antimicrobial drug susceptibility should be generated so it can be used to modify treatment regimens.
cholerae O1 strains were highly sensitive to gentamicin, tetracycline, chloramphenicol, norfloxacin, ciprofloxacin and neomycin, Where as these strains were resistant to ampicillin, furazolidone, co-trimoxazole and streptomycin.
Experimental furazolidone toxicosis in broiler chicks: effect of dosage duration and age upon clinical signs and some blood parameters" Acta Vet Hungaria vol.
The strain was susceptible to doxycycline, had intermediate susceptibility to ampicillin and chloramphenicol, was less than fully susceptible to ciprofloxacin, and was resistant to furazolidone and trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole.
pylori always remains susceptible to amoxicillin, bismuth, furazolidone, and (almost always) tetracycline.
cholerae O1 were resistant to the commonly-used antibiotics, such as ampicillin, furazolidone, ciprofloxacin, and tetracycline (4,6).
Oftalmoloji disindaki bazi disiplinlerde yapilan calismalarda triclosan, gumus katkili biyoaktif cam, octinidine(palmitik yada laurik asitle kombine), chitosan, tetrasiklin, klorheksidin yada furazolidone gibi antimikrobiyallerle kaplama yapilmis suturlerin kullaniminin enfeksiyon ve sepsis riskini dusurdugu gozlenmesine ragmen henuz bu suturler yaygin olarak kullanima girememistir.
Effects of chloramphenico, erythromycin, and furazolidone on growth of Isochrysis galbana and Chaetoceros gracilis.
Objective: To assess the efficacy and tolerability of using high dose Furazolidone just during the first week of two different quadruple regimens in eradicating H.
The following disks were used (concentration in [micro]g except where indicated), furazolidone (FX, 100), ampicillin (AM, 10), azithromycin (AZM, 15), amikacin (AN, 30), ciprofloxacin (CIP, 5), co-trimoxazole (Co, 25), chloramphenicol (C, 30), doxycyclin (D, 30), erythromycin (E, 15), gentamicin (GM, 10), kanamycin (K, 30), neomycin (N, 30), nalidixic acid (NA, 30), norfloxacin (NOR, 10), ofloxacin (OFX, 5), streptomycin (S, 10), tetracycline (TE, 30), cefotaxime (CTX, 30) and ceftriaxone (CRO, 30).
ect of probiotics on the genotoxicity of furazolidone.