May 8, 2012

Consumption of probiotics is associated with a reduced risk of antibiotic-associated diarrhea, a common adverse effect of antibiotic use, according to a review and meta-analysis of previous studies published in the May 9 issue of JAMA, the Journal of the American Medical Association.

February 14, 2012

The National Advertising Division of the Council of Better Business Bureaus on Monday recommended that Barlow Herbal Specialties discontinue advertising its LDM-100 dietary supplement as a "plant or herb antibiotic."

November 23, 2011

PharmaCline has launched a topical antibiotic for prediabetes and diabetes patients that is designed to treat minor cuts, scrapes and burns.

November 9, 2011

In honor of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Get Smart About Antibiotics Week, the CDC will host a discussion on Twitter that will underscore the importance of appropriate antibiotic use.

September 6, 2011

The number of antibiotic prescriptions sought for acute respiratory infections decreased by 24% between 1993 and 2008, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's latest "Morbidity and Mortality Weekly" report.

July 29, 2011

PharmaCline on Thursday announced it has secured the worldwide rights for drug delivery technology and existing antibiotic products from Phillips Co. that will enable production of a well-tolerated and broad-spectrum topical antibiotic.

March 10, 2011

A lawmaker from New York has introduced legislation designed to combat the rise of antibiotic-resistant bacteria.

October 5, 2010

Generic drug maker Sagent Pharmaceuticals has launched two injectable antibiotics, the company said Tuesday....

September 16, 2010

Drug-resistant bacterial infections recently have been reported in more than 20 states across the United...

August 9, 2010

As elderly patients have found improved coverage of prescription drugs after enrolling in Medicare Part...

May 17, 2010

Generic drug maker Sagent Pharmaceuticals is recalling all its lots of an injectable antibiotic due...

March 4, 2010

A retailer based in Southern California said its offering of free 14-day supplies of selected...

February 11, 2010

A company that operates walk-in clinics in Florida is offering cheap prescriptions to some of...

August 16, 2009

One of the modules included in Cardinal Health’s myPharmacyTrainer online training site is: “How to...