Side effects of the treatment against Pseudomonas
What are the usual side effects of the treatment against pseudomonas, or is there a chance that the levels of platelets will drop due to the treatment in an immunosuppressed patient?
Inflammation of the salivary glands?
Hello, My son (7 years old) suffers from CF and has an inflammation of the salivary gland for 4 weeks, he has been given antibiotics and it did not help. We have been to the ENT doctor and he said that this would rather be a typical finding in CF.????? An ultrasound has been done, however there ...
Achromobacter and Colifin®
I am 48 years old. In November 2013, Achromobacter has for the first time be found in my sputum and also Pseudomonas, the latter for the third time (always with large year-intervals inbetween). My lung function value FEV1 was always in the range of 55-57%. Unfortunately, from February 2013 on, I ...
infant cf treatment with colistin and food diversification
Dear doctors, My 4 months old daughter has been diagnosed with cf one month ago. I would kindly like to ask for your opinion for the following: -she cultured positive the second time with E-coli in a tracheal aspirate. We tried to eradicate with inhaled gentamicin (5 days) and oral biseptol ...
Pseudomonas aeruginosa
Hello, My 3 old-year daughter is colonized with Pseudomonas aeruginosa for 1 year. She is treated by intravenous antibiotics (ceftazidime + tobramycine) every 3 months. May the Pseudomonas aeruginosa become resistant to this treatment ? If yes, how long is it to be resistant? In case of ...
mrsa and cystic fibrosis
Hi my daughter is 12 years old and has cf , in the last year she seems to be contracting and growing mrsa on her cough swabs. The first time this happened was about a year ago and she was treated with a two week course on the antibiotic-RIFAMPICIN and a body wash and nasel spray which she used for ...
S. aureus colonization
Hello, in the last swabs of our son always S. aureus has been found. Symptoms of an infection are usually not present; for two weeks he is coughing without fever, without sputum and without that he is doing generally bad. He is not taking an antibiotic. First question: is it generally o.k. to ...
Augmentin® dosage
Dear expert team! I would like to know, if there is a general guideline for the dosage of Augmentin® tablets 1 g? I know however, that the antibiotic drugs in case of CF are always given in higher dosages, is there however a general guideline on this? Would you say, that 5 tablets of these 1 g ...
Cayston®, hemoptysis?
My son, 33, is told to inhale Cayston® (aztreonam) and has worries after reading the drug leaflet. He has had 3 times hemoptysis with years intervals inbetween, 2 times he had to be admitted to hospital due to this, whereby it was not necessary to intervene in the end. It is not written in the ...
My child has Pseudomonas and uses tobramycin inhalations. What is the duration of treatment?
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