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Pulse Dosing with Azithromycin

Written by on December 9, 2005 in macrolides with 2 Comments

There doesn’t seem to be many references to what pulse-dosing means with respect to antibiotics. I take this paper to say that triallists were treated with 500mg once a day for 3 days and then took a break for 4 days, repeating the same the following week. Pulse therapy with azithromycin in acne rosacea and […]

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A topical azithromycin preparation for the treatment of acne vulgaris and rosacea. Journal of Dermatological Treatment, Volume 15, Number 5 / September 2004, Pages 295 – 302 McHugh RC, Rice A, Sangha ND, et al. BACKGROUND: Erythromycin is a common therapy for acne and rosacea. A newer macrolide, azithromycin, offers superior tissue distribution and cellular […]

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The Effects of Macrolides on Inflammatory Cells Chest, 2004;125:41S-51S. Jun Tamaoki, MD, FCCP First Department of Medicine, Tokyo Women’s Medical University School of Medicine Tokyo, Japan. Abstract: Bronchial epithelial damage and mucus hypersecretion are characteristic features of chronic airway inflammation that can impair mucociliary clearance and can cause recurrent or persistent respiratory infection. In response […]

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Azithromycin and Rosacea

Written by on November 23, 2005 in macrolides with 4 Comments

Pharmacology and therapeutics: Therapeutic potential of azithromycin in rosacea, International Journal of Dermatology, Volume 43 Issue 2, Page 151, February 2004, Ozgur Bakar, MD, Zeynep Demircay, MD, and Oya Gurbuz, MD Abstract: Background Systemic antibiotics currently used in the treatment of rosacea are sometimes associated with uncomfortable side-effects. Therefore, a need for an effective agent with few […]

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Treating Rosacea with Azithromycin

Treating Rosacea with Azithromycin

Written by on November 22, 2005 in macrolides with 9 Comments

The author of this paper has been kind enough to provide a scan of the 2 page article. As well as being published in Archives of Dermatology, this paper was also presented as a poster at the 59th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Dermatology, March 2-7, 2001. The author has submitted a followup […]

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