Calcium in connection with antibiotics
Hello, some antibiotics (oral taking) should not be taken in connection with milk since their effect is reduced/altered by the calcium contained in the milk. This is what the package insert of the antibiotic usually says. My question now: the calcium content of milk is about 100-130 mg/l, our ...
Maintenance therapy
How is the decision made whether a maintenance dosis of antibiotics is prescribed to babies and young children ? I think that this is not done routinely? Have there been studies in this area? What are the pro’s en cons of maintenance antibiotics therapy ? Why is there so little known about ...
Antibiosis treatment standards
Hello, how do you explain the fact that different clinics follow different treatment strategies? Specific example: i.v. antibiosis regularly or only when needed – see the Danish model. Should one not assume that the standard of knowledge is the same throughout one country, or that after ...
Cayston® (Aztreonam lysine)
Hello CF team, [Germany related part of the question about the availability] How is the treatment with the inhalative antbiotic drug Cayston® (Aztreonam lysine)? 1st month: Colistin 2nd month: Tobi® (tobramycine) 3rd month: Aztreonam lysine and then start again from the ...
Interval for taking of medicines
Dear CF team, I (30, CF) am going to take Staphylex® (Flucloxacillin) as a permanent therapy (3x1gram) due to staphylococcus findings. Does it make a difference with regards to the efficiency or formation of resistances if I take it evenly or unevenly throughout the day? Or more exactly: Do I ...
Eradication of Pseudomonas - new therapy
Hello, after 1 year I again became a PsA, otherwise I have only Staphylococcus. My doctor read about a new therapy for the eradication of PsA, I want to know if you also have success with that. I get 500mg tablets Ciprofloxacin, Azithromycin tablets and tobramycin to inhale for 3 weeks. Before, ...
staphylococcus aureus
Which antbiotic should take CF patient, 20 years old with resistance to Penicillin and Erithromycin and who has staphylococcus aureus?
Pseudomonas / home IV for a child (nearly 5 years) yes or no?
Hello, our dauhter is going to get her first IV because of Pseudmonas. We have inhaled antibiotics until now for about 2 months and took antibiotic suspension. Unfortunately the germ is still present in a moderate number. Now our doctor proposed and IV. We would be interested in the advantages / ...
Dear expert team, my daughter has had a positive finding of Pseudmonas at the age of 14 months for the first time, which turned to be negative after 2 weeks of iv-therapy. 4 years later, at the age of 5 and a half years, Pseudmonas has again been in the swab and had been treated with 4 weeks ...
Periodic i.v. with chronic PSA even for children??
Dear Mr. Rietschel, thank you very much for your elaborate and comprehensible statement on the question of the "Danish model" with an 11-year-old with chronic PSA. From your point of view, what do you think of the following counter-arguments from the CF center? - with 3/4 times i.v. per ...
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