Broad-spectrum antibiotics are active against Gram-positive and Gram-negative microorganisms.Such drugs should be used to fight infections that do not respond to other therapies.Medications used for the treatment of superinfection, which are caused by several species of pathogens.Broad-spectrum antibiotics should be prescribed only by the attending physician, to avoid deterioration of the patient.Before prescribing physician should conduct diagnostic tests to help identify the causative agents of infection and possible complications.Wherein said dosage should clearly be observed to avoid side effects.If the appointment of the drug does not have the desired therapeutic effect, may increase the amount of medication received and after consultation with a spe

Self antibiotics can cause serious damage to the positive intestinal microflora, which will affect the protective functions of the body.Uncontrolled medication can lead to the development of resistant infections, so the next time the treatment of a disease the drug may not have the desired impact.

group of medications and dosage

There are several groups of broad-spectrum antibiotics that are effective against different bacteria.Preparations of cephalosporins ("Apsetil", "Tseporin") have a bactericidal effect, which is particularly effective in diseases of the upper respiratory tract.The dosage of these drugs by an average of 400 mg 2 times a day rate of up to 10 days.Fluoroquinolones ("levofloxacin" "Moxifloxacin") used for their ability to be rapidly absorbed in the intestine and thus a more rapid action on a disease agent.Such drugs are written in a dosage of 500 mg 1 time per day.Macrolides ("Azithromycin" "Erythromycin") is particularly active against respiratory pathogens and applied dosage no more than 1.5 grams per day."Penicillins" are used to influence streptococci and staphylococci which cause infection in the urogenital system.The daily dose of such drugs should not exceed 2-3 grams, and the treatment should last no longer than 14 days.

prohibited from taking broad-spectrum antibiotics to patients severe kidney disease and impaired liver function.Also, do not carry the medication in pregnancy and lactation.