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Newer Antibiotics and their Uses – Review

FDA Approved Antibiotics which are marketed internationally. The problem of the antibiotic resistance has been over-viewed in the previous article. Here are the latest antibiotics in current use. Oxazolidinones In clinical use: Linezolid   In clinical trials: Radezolid, torezolid. Effective against Organisms- –gram-positive bacteria ...Read More

Antibiotic Resistance and Newer antibiotics- An overview

The need for novel antibacterials is a desparation today because of increasing resistance to the older ones.Three classes of drug-resistant bacteria are a major cause of concern- –Methicillin -resistantStaphylococcus aureus (MRSA), –multidrug-resistant (MDR) and pan-drug-resistant (PDR) gram-negative bacteria, which include strains of Acinetobacter baumannii, Escherichia coli, ...Read More