Some common antibiotics and their effects

Some common antibiotics and their effects

Antibiotics Definition When we are ill with a microorganism infection, Docter suggest us to use a particular type of antibiotics, here we have to first know what is antibiotic, and how it works against particular bacteria / microbial infections. Antibiotics are a group of medicine which inhibit the growth of microbes/ bacteria …

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Aspirin and other salicylic acid derivatives

Aspirin and other salicylic acid derivatives

What are Aspirins? Aspirin is the precursor of traditional Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs) and is the most commonly used salicylic acid derivative. Aspirin is considered as a standard to compare other anti-inflammatory agents. NSAIDs are a group of different chemical agents, that show differences in their antipyretic, analgesic, and anti-inflammatory activities. The …

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Prostaglandins and Therapeutic use of Prostaglandins

Prostaglandins

Actions of Prostaglandins Prostaglandins act by binding to different G-protein coupled receptors that in return activate or inhibit adenylyl cyclase or stimulate phospholipase C. That eventually results in an enhanced formation of diacylglycerol and inositol 1,4,5-trisphosphate. Prostaglandin F2α (PGF2α), the leukotrienes, and thromboxane A2 (TXA2) activate phosphatidylinositol metabolism to perform certain functions. …

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Antimicrobial Drugs and Their Evolution of Resistance

Antimicrobial Drugs and Their Evolution of Resistance

Antimicrobial Drugs compounds that kill or control the growth of microorganisms in the host (in vivo) effective antimicrobial drugs exhibit selective toxicity they inhibit or kill the pathogens without adversely affecting the hosts antimicrobial drugs classified based on their molecular structure, mechanism of action and spectrum of antimicrobial activity major antimicrobial drug …

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Antibiotics and antibiotic resistance

Antibiotics and antibiotic resistance

Introduction Throughout the world today, Antibiotic resistance is one of the greatest health challenges we face. It’s an unending war for the human race. Antibiotics don’t work against common cold and flu viruses and are often unnecessary for some bacterial infections. Antibiotics save lives and are critical tools for treating a number …

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