Here an updated listing of all QIDP drugs we are aware of as of 12/24/2015. Today just facts and numbers; we will provide an interpretation of the current landscape in upcoming blogs. There are 58 drugs which garnered QIDP status and these Continue reading QIDP Antibiotics – 2015 Year-End Update
Looking across the Northern border it is clear that CDC Guidelines are not universally followed even in North America. Public Health Canada still recommends cefixime for uncomplicated gonorrhea (GC), albeit at the high single oral dose of 800 mg . In Continue reading Treating GC in the Face of Dwindling Antibiotic Options – (1)
When imipenem is dosed at 1 g q8h for serious infections, it is infused over 40-60 min. Its label states that it is indicated for “lower RTI”, an old-fashioned term from the days when bronchitis and pneumonias were still lumped Continue reading Why Did PK/PD Modeling Fail Doripenem in VAP?
If you were developing a new antibiotic with a novel MoA, one that covers most GPC, most GNR, most anaerobes and atypicals, including many MDR pathogens like MRSA, enterococci (both E. faecalis and E. faecium), and one that has also Continue reading Nominating Thiamphenicol for IDSA’s 10 x ’20 Campaign