NewsDesk @bactiman63 With a rise in calls to poison control centers and visits to emergency rooms, the Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) is urging Kansans not to take the drug ivermectin...

By NewsDesk @bactiman63 The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and other health agencies have advised against the unauthorized use of the drug ivermectin to treat or prevent COVID-19 in humans. The...

By NewsDesk @bactiman63 Florida Poison Control tweeted last week that they are seeing a spike in cases related to ivermectin, a deworming medication. They report treating 27 patients in August, primarily...

By NewsDesk @bactiman63 Ivermectin is a U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-approved prescription medication used to treat certain infections caused by internal and external parasites. During the...

By NewsDesk @bactiman63 Boston-based biopharmaceutical company, Paratek Pharmaceuticals announced the novel, once-daily oral and intravenous antibiotic NUZYRA® (omadacycline) has recently been added...

Only 21 percent of patients with severe pneumonia caused by SARS-CoV-2 (the virus that causes COVID-19) have a documented bacterial superinfection at the time of intubation, resulting in potential overuse...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) put out a tweet Saturday that has garnered a lot of attention (with 36.6K retweets as of this writing) which states: You...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Mississippi state health authorities issued a health alert Friday due to increased Poison Control calls due to ivermectin ingestion and potential toxicity. The...

A licensed drug normally used to treat abnormal levels of fatty substances in the blood could reduce infection caused by the SARS-CoV-2 virus by up to 70 per cent, reveals a study in the laboratory by...

AbbVie announced Friday that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved DALVANCE® (dalbavancin) for the treatment of acute bacterial skin and skin structure infections (ABSSSI) in pediatric...