staphylococcus aureus
Which antbiotic should take CF patient, 20 years old with resistance to Penicillin and Erithromycin and who has staphylococcus aureus?
Pharmacokinetics of Tobramycin and Ceftazidime
I am a medicines information pharmacist at Alder Hey in Liverpool and I have been asked to look into the evidence behind the use of twice daily IV tobramycin and ceftazidime, which one of our shared care centres uses. I can see in the CF trust antibiotic guidelines it states that the total daily ...
Hello, I am a parent of a child with CF. I’ve got a question about the treatment with the nebuliser solution Tobi-300. I know that it’s strictly individual, but I am interested what are the criteria for treatment. If a patient has Pseudomonas aeruginosa in the lungs and has started ...
Inhaled antibiotics available in Germany
My daughter will be studying in Germany for 6 months this spring/summer and is interested in what inhaled antibiotics are available and approved for use in CF there. Could someone tell us?
Bugs !!
My 16 yr old son has CF. He has been growing Micobacterium Abscessus for a couple of years and is on intensive eradication therapy (Amikacin nebs, Clarithromycin) He recently also grew Scedosporius - and has now cultured Pseudomonas (again) so is on eradication therapy (Colomycin Neb & Cipro ...
Mycobacterium abscessus
Hi, My daughter is 13 years old, recently she has Mycobaterium abscessus and her PFT drop drameticly from 111% to 66% - 62% and now she only have 52%. Does anyone have already experience in this field??? She is on Amukin and Biclar treatment.
I've got a few questions: My daughter is 12 years old, diagnosed with CF at 4 months of age. She's got isolated from spitum bacteria P. aeruginosa for 2 years and a half. Since then she's been ill more often and was treated by IV antibiotics (5 hospital stays from June 2007 till June 2008 In ...
I have a CF patient, 18 year old, who has Pansinusitis and only Streptococcus agalactiae in right and left sinus, do you know if this Streptococcus is pathogenic for this patients and is it necessary treat them?
Piperacillin Allergy
Would you recommend desensitisation in a 16 year old boy who has had a generalised itchy erythematous reaction to piperacillin on 2 occasions? He currently has an exacerbation & is now growing 2 stains of pseudomonas both sensitive to pip but one resistent to gent and both resistent to cipro. He ...
CF patient
CF patient, 19 years old, diagnosed with CF as a baby and has staphyloccus aureus. Diagnosed with pseudomonas a few months ago. My question is: should the patient take tobramicina, as when he was last tested for bacteria and had sputum taken, he did not have pseudomonas any more. Can pseudomonas ...