Me You And The Superbugs

Written by Timothy Okooboh (B.Pharm, PharmD, Antibiotic Guardian). The highly anticipated event titled Me You And The Superbugs, was held on Saturday 13th of October, 2018 at Shepherd Specialist Hospital, Festac Town, Lagos, Nigeria. It was a free public engagement and fun science event sponsored by the Royal Society of Biology, UK as part of Biology …

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Public Health Education on AMPICLOX®

Written by Great Emefeke (Pharm.D.) AMPICLOX® is an antibiotic preparation containing two drugs: ampicillin and cloxacillin (thus the name Ampiclox®, gotten from AMPI + CLOX). It is used in the treatment of a wide range of bacterial infections. Infections occur when germs invade our body from contaminated air, food, unclean toilets, sexual practices, or other …

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ARTEMETHER-LUMEFANTRINE; UNDERSTANDING THE CLOCK

Written by Timothy Okooboh The Artemether-lumefantrine clock   Recently, there have been widespread reports regarding the ineffectiveness of Artemether-lumefantrine for the treatment of malaria infection. This treatment failure is mostly due to a poor understanding of the correct dosage interval of Artemether-lumefantrine, that is, the various times of the day the drug should be taken …

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