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  • Methicillin-Resistent Staphylococcus Aureus
    This eMedTV page discusses MRSA, a bacterial infection that typically affects the skin. This page also lists possible signs and symptoms. Methicillin-resistent Staphylococcus aureus is a common misspelling of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus.
  • MIRSA Infection
    MRSA is a bacterial infection that can cause a red bump that resembles a pustule or boil. This eMedTV page takes a brief look at MRSA, including how this infection is spread and treatment options. MIRSA infection is a common misspelling of MRSA infection.
  • MMRSA infection
    As this page from the eMedTV archives explains, MRSA is a type of bacterial infection. This article explains how MRSA is transmitted and why this infection is becoming a public health concern. MMRSA infection is a common misspelling of MRSA infection.
  • Moxifloxacin
    Moxifloxacin is a medication that can be prescribed to treat a wide variety of bacterial infections. This eMedTV Web page explains what moxifloxacin is used for in more detail, describes how it works, and lists potential side effects of the drug.
  • Moxifloxacin Dosage
    The standard moxifloxacin dosage for treating bacterial infections is 400 mg once daily. This page from the eMedTV library offers other important moxifloxacin dosing information, including suggestions on when and how to take this drug.
  • Moxifloxacin Hydrochloride Information
    Are you looking for information on moxifloxacin hydrochloride? This eMedTV selection takes a quick look at this antibiotic, with information on specific conditions it can treat, how much is usually taken, and more. A link to more details is also included.
  • Moxifloxacin Side Effects
    Seizures and fainting are potentially serious moxifloxacin side effects that require medical attention. As this eMedTV Web segment explains, however, most side effects of moxifloxacin, such as nausea, are mild and do not require treatment.
  • MRSA (Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus) Infection
    MRSA is a type of bacterial staph infection that can cause serious symptoms. This eMedTV Web article offers an overview of MRSA, including information on how this infection is transmitted, possible symptoms, and treatment options that are available.
  • MRSA Bacteria Information
    MRSA infections are caused by bacteria that are resistant to certain antibiotics. This eMedTV page provides more information on MRSA bacteria, describing how MRSA got its name and explaining what sets it apart from other types of staph infections.
  • MRSA Causes
    This eMedTV Web page explains how MRSA can lead to a bacterial infection on the skin, which can result in painful skin and soft tissue conditions. This article further discusses what causes MRSA, including information on the history of this infection.
  • MRSA Cure
    MRSA is typically treated with antibiotics, such as Bactrim. This segment of the eMedTV Web site looks at the antibiotics that can help cure MRSA and explains how to prevent spreading the bacterial infection during your treatment.
  • MRSA Management
    In most cases, MRSA is treated with either oral or IV antibiotics. This eMedTV article describes the typical management of MRSA, explaining how your healthcare provider will determine which type of antibiotic to prescribe.
  • MRSA Pneumonia Symptoms
    In rare cases, MRSA can lead to pneumonia, the symptoms of which often target the chest and lungs. This eMedTV selection provides a list of common signs of pneumonia, but explains they can vary and may occur in other areas of the body.
  • MRSA Prevention
    Washing your hands often and keeping cuts and scrapes clean and covered can help prevent MRSA. This eMedTV resource offers more strategies on MRSA prevention, including tips on how to avoid contact with an infected person or a contaminated surface.
  • MRSA Staff Infections
    MRSA is a type of infection that is resistant to treatment with certain antibiotics. This eMedTV page takes a closer look at who this condition affects and how it is treated. MRSA staff infections is a common misspelling and variation of MRSA infection.
  • MRSA Staph Infection
    As this eMedTV resource explains, MRSA is a "staph" infection that is resistant to certain antibiotics. This article gives a brief overview of MRSA and includes a link to more information on this contagious bacterial infection.
  • MRSA Transmission
    As this eMedTV page explains, MRSA is spread through direct contact with someone who has an active infection, someone who is a carrier of the bacteria, or with a contaminated surface. This page further discusses MRSA transmission in various situations.
  • MRSA Treatment
    A healthcare provider may prescribe certain antibiotics to help treat a MRSA infection. This eMedTV article describes other MRSA treatment options, and also provides some tips on how to prevent spreading the infection while undergoing treatment.
  • MRSA Virus
    Some people think that MRSA is a virus. However, this is not the case. As this eMedTV article explains, MRSA is a strain of the bacteria Staphylococcus aureus. This page takes a closer look at MRSA infections, including how they are transmitted.
  • MRZA
    As this eMedTV page explains, MRSA is a bacterial infection that can cause a red bump similar to a spider bite. This page also describes the difference between healthcare-acquired MRSA and community-associated MRSA. MRZA is a common misspelling of MRSA.
  • MURSA
    As this eMedTV page explains, MRSA is a bacterial infection typically transmitted by direct skin-to-skin contact with someone who is infected or with a contaminated surface. This page also covers treatment options. MURSA is a common misspelling of MRSA.
  • Mycobacterium Leprae
    Leprosy is caused by bacteria called Mycobacterium leprae. This selection from the eMedTV Web library provides an overview of the bacteria, including history, possible transmission methods, recent statistics, and more.
  • Mycoplasma Pneumonia
    A less-severe form of pneumonia, mycoplasma pneumonia is often classified as an "atypical pneumonia." This eMedTV Web page talks about this condition in more detail, explaining what causes it, potential symptoms, how it is treated, and more.
  • Norfloxacin
    Norfloxacin is an antibiotic prescribed to treat prostatitis, gonorrhea, and urinary tract infections. This eMedTV resource offers an in-depth look at this medication, providing details on its dosing, possible side effects, safety warnings, and more.
  • Norfloxacin Dosage
    This eMedTV page explains that your norfloxacin dose will depend on the type of infection being treated and your kidney function. This page discusses other factors that may affect your dose, offers general guidelines, and lists tips for taking this drug.
  • Norfloxacin Dosage in Bladder Infections
    As this eMedTV page explains, your dosage of norfloxacin to treat bladder infections is usually 400 mg every 12 hours. This page further explores dosing guidelines for this drug, including tips on how to take it. A link to more details is also provided.
  • Norfloxacin Drug Information
    Norfloxacin is an antibiotic prescribed to treat prostatitis, gonorrhea, and urinary tract infections. This eMedTV article offers important information on norfloxacin, including how the drug works, general safety tips, and possible side effects.
  • Norfloxacin in Pregnancy
    Taking norfloxacin during pregnancy may increase the risk for miscarriages or other problems. This eMedTV article provides more details on whether pregnant women can take this antibiotic. A link to more detailed information is also included.
  • Ofloxacin
    Ofloxacin is an antibiotic prescribed to treat a wide range of bacterial infections. This eMedTV Web page presents a detailed overview of this medication, with information on the various forms, how it works, side effects, dosing guidelines, and more.
  • Ofloxacin 300 Mg
    As this eMedTV Web article explains, most people take 200 to 400 mg of ofloxacin, although 300 mg may be prescribed in certain cases. This segment describes when a lower amount may be used and links to more information on this topic.
  • Ofloxacin 400 Mg Tab
    As this eMedTV resource explains, most people take 200 to 400 mg of ofloxacin when using the tablets. This page describes conditions that can affect the amount of ofloxacin a healthcare provider prescribes, with a link to more information on dosing.
  • Ofloxacin and Breastfeeding
    Oral ofloxacin has been studied in breastfeeding women; however, the other forms have not. This eMedTV resource discusses the problems that could occur when this drug is used by women who are breastfeeding and explains how these problems can be avoided.
  • Ofloxacin and Joint Problems
    Children under the age of 18 should not take ofloxacin tablets because of the risk of joint problems. This eMedTV article discusses this topic in more detail, explaining the results of animal studies and problems to watch for in children, like joint pain.
  • Ofloxacin and Pregnancy
    This eMedTV Web page explains why the otic and ophthalmic forms of ofloxacin are safer for pregnant women than the oral form. It also describes the results of animal studies on this topic and when the oral form may still be prescribed.
  • Ofloxacin and Tendon Problems
    This page of the eMedTV archives takes a look at the link between tendon problems, such as tendonitis and tendon rupture, and ofloxacin use. It describes those who may be at an increased risk and provides a list of signs to watch for during treatment.
  • Ofloxacin Antibiotic Information
    This eMedTV article provides some basic information on ofloxacin, an antibiotic used in the treatment of many bacterial infections. This segment provides a brief overview of this prescription drug, with a link to more details on it.
  • Ofloxacin Dosage
    Several different factors affect the ofloxacin dosage your healthcare provider prescribes, which this eMedTV resource lists. This page also describes the usual amounts when starting treatment with the oral, otic, and ophthalmic forms of ofloxacin.
  • Ofloxacin Generic
    As this eMedTV article explains, both brand-name and generic forms of ofloxacin are available. This segment lists some of the conditions this drug can treat, as well as a few side effects. A link to more information on this medicine is also included.
  • Ofloxacin in Pregnancy
    For the most part, ofloxacin should not be used in pregnancy, although there are exceptions. This eMedTV Web page explains how this conclusion was reached based on animal studies and the pregnancy rating the FDA has given this prescription antibiotic.
  • Ofloxacin Overdose
    If too much ofloxacin is taken, overdose effects can include dizziness and nausea. However, as this eMedTV page explains, the effects will vary, depending on the form of ofloxacin that was used and how it was taken. Treatment options are also discussed.
  • Ofloxacin Side Effects
    This eMedTV Web page explains that the side effects of ofloxacin a person experiences will depend primarily on the form of the medication that is used. Various possible side effects of this drug are listed, including potentially serious ones.
  • Ofloxacine
    The drug ofloxacin comes in a few different forms and can treat a wide variety of infections. This eMedTV resource provides a brief overview of this medication and includes a link to more information. Ofloxacine is a common misspelling of ofloxacin.
  • Ofloxasin
    Ofloxacin comes in different forms -- the one you take will depend on the condition being treated. This eMedTV page lists some infections this drug can treat and provides important treatment guidelines. Ofloxasin is a common misspelling of ofloxacin.
  • Ofloxocin
    The segment from the eMedTV archives offers a brief overview of the antibiotic ofloxacin. It describes some of the conditions it can treat and the different forms available, with a link to more information. Ofloxocin is a common misspelling of ofloxacin.
  • Precautions and Warnings With Amoxicillin and Clavulanate Potassium
    Amoxicillin and clavulanate potassium should not be used to treat viruses, such as the common cold. This eMedTV segment offers more precautions and warnings with amoxicillin and clavulanate potassium, and explains who should not take the antibiotic.
  • Precautions and Warnings With Amoxicillin ER
    Amoxicillin ER may cause bloody diarrhea long after you have stopped taking the medication. This eMedTV article lists other important amoxicillin ER warnings and precautions, including information on what to tell your doctor before taking this drug.
  • Precautions and Warnings With Aztreonam Injection
    Aztreonam injection may cause a dangerous skin reaction and other problems in some people. This eMedTV page offers other precautions and warnings with aztreonam injection, including other possible complications and why some should not use the drug.
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