Cefepime Seizure Risk On 6/26/2012, the FDA annouced an a risk for seizure when cefepime is not dose-adjusted for renal dysfunction. The Drug Safety Communication announced the increased seizure risk based on on 59 cases of non-convulsive status epilepticus Continue reading Seizure Risk for Cefepime if not Dose Adjusted
Coffee and medicine go together like … well … coffee and doctors. I have loved coffee at least since medical school – most of us succumb to the peer pressure of drinking coffee while studying medicine. My earliest memory of Continue reading Coffee and Medicine
Ondansetron (Zofran) Prolonged QT On 6/29/2012, the FDA announced an a risk for prolonged QT in patients given the high dose (32mg) ondansetron injection. The Drug Safety Communication announced that the 32mg dose should be avoid and the drug’s label Continue reading Zofran Causes Prolonged QT at High Dose
Remember Clindamycin A good point was brought up yesterday in morning report. If you have an infection (say necrotizing pnuemonia or cellulitis) and it looks worse after broad spectrum antibiotics, you may be seeing the results of the released Staph Continue reading Staph Infection?