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  • Antibiotics [hide all summaries]
    Antibiotics (drugs used to treat bacterial infections) are overwhelmingly misprescribed in the United States. Despite congressional hearings and numerous academic studies on this issue, it has become the general consensus that 40 to 60% of all antibiotics in this country are misprescribed. New studies continue to confirm the fact that a large proportion of antibiotic prescribing for both children and adults continues to be inappropriate.

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  • An Update on H1N1 Influenza [hide all summaries]
    (December 2009)
    As the H1N1 influenza continues to spread, we review the best ways to prevent the flu. We also discuss over 100 products that the Food and Drug Administration reprimanded for selling unapproved flu treatments online.
  • Dangerous Abnormal Behavior In Children And Adolescents Treated With Flu Drug Oseltamivir (TAMIFLU) [hide all summaries]
    (April 2007)
    Roche Laboratories Inc., announced on November 14, 2006, that new precautions have been added to Tamiflu's professional product label (also known as a package insert) about the possibility of abnormal behavior in children and adolescents that, in extreme cases, has resulted in deaths. Oseltamivir should be stopped immediately if the person taking this drug develops abnormal behavior, delirium, hallucinations, delusions, aggression, suicidal ideation and/or other mental status changes while taking the drug to treat the flu.

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