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FDA Investigating Infections Tied to Reprocessing Urological Endoscopes

THURSDAY, April 8, 2021 – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced last week it is investigating a number of medical device reports of infections and potential contamination issues with...

Doctors' Group Says Antibiotics Can Be Taken for Shorter Periods

TUESDAY, April 6, 2021 – Millions of Americans have at some point in their lives gotten a long course of antibiotics to treat a bacterial infection. But according to new recommendations from a major...

A Vaccine Against UTIs? New Mouse Study Brings Shot Closer

FRIDAY, March 5, 2021 – Many women suffer through countless urinary tract infections (UTIs), but a new study in mice offers hope that a vaccine could one day bring their nightmares to an end....

Many Women Getting Wrong Antibiotics to Treat a UTI: Study

MONDAY, March 1, 2021 – If you've gone to the doctor for a urinary tract infection (UTI), chances are that you've been given the wrong antibiotic or a longer-than-necessary treatment plan. That's...

Inappropriate Antibiotic Prescribing Common for Women With UTIs

FRIDAY, Feb. 26, 2021 – A considerable proportion of women with uncomplicated urinary tract infection (UTI) have inappropriate antibiotic prescribing, and rural women are more likely to receive...

Tool Could Optimize Antibiotic Prescribing for UTI

TUESDAY, Nov. 10, 2020 – A new decision support tool could optimize antibiotic prescribing for uncomplicated urinary tract infections (UTI) in the outpatient setting, according to a study published...

HRT Might Help Older Women Ward Off Recurrent UTIs

MONDAY, July 20, 2020 – Hormone replacement therapy (HRT) might be able to break the cycle of recurring urinary tract infections in some women, a new study reports. Women taking HRT for symptoms of...

FDA Approves Fetroja (cefiderocol) for the Treatment of Complicated Urinary Tract Infections

November 14, 2019 – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Fetroja (cefiderocol), an antibacterial drug for treatment of patients 18 years of age or older with complicated urinary...

FDA Approves Recarbrio (imipenem, cilastatin, and relebactam) for the Treatment of Complicated Urinary Tract and Complicated Intra-Abdominal Bacterial Infections

KENILWORTH, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- July 17, 2019 Merck (NYSE:MRK), known as MSD outside the United States and Canada, today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved...

Allergan Announces FDA Approval of Avycaz (ceftazidime and avibactam) for Pediatric Patients

DUBLIN, March 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ – Allergan plc (NYSE: AGN) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the company's supplemental New Drug Application (sNDA)...

Zemdri (plazomicin) Approved by FDA for the Treatment of Adults with Complicated Urinary Tract Infections (cUTI)

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., June 26, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Achaogen, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company developing and commercializing innovative antibacterial agents to address multidrug...

FDA Approves Vabomere (meropenem and vaborbactam) for Complicated Urinary Tract Infections

August 29, 2017 – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Vabomere for adults with complicated urinary tract infections (cUTI), including a type of kidney infection, pyelonephritis,...

FDA Medwatch Alert: Fluoroquinolone Antibacterial Drugs for Systemic Use: Drug Safety Communication - Warnings Updated Due to Disabling Side Effects

ISSUE: FDA approved changes to the labels of fluoroquinolone antibacterial drugs for systemic use (i.e., taken by mouth or by injection). Includes the following currently available fluoroquinolones:...

FDA Medwatch Alert: Fluoroquinolone Antibacterial Drugs: Drug Safety Communication - FDA Advises Restricting Use for Certain Uncomplicated Infections

ISSUE: FDA is advising that the serious side effects associated with fluoroquinolone antibacterial drugs generally outweigh the benefits for patients with sinusitis, bronchitis, and uncomplicated...

FDA Medwatch Alert: Zerbaxa (ceftolozane and tazobactam): Drug Safety Communication - FDA Cautions about Dose Confusion and Medication Errors

ISSUE: The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is warning health care professionals about the risk for dosing errors with the antibacterial drug Zerbaxa (ceftolozane and tazobactam) due to...

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