UK study links frequent antibiotic use to higher risk of hospitalization
The risk of being hospitalized within 6 months was more than double in those who had received the most antibiotics.
CIDRAP Antimicrobial Stewardship Project Newsletter - Feb 27, 2020
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Acid suppressants tied to colonization with resistant bacteria
The drugs were linked to a more than 70% increase in the odds of intestinal colonization with resistant bacteria.
Macrolide use in pregnancy tied to higher risk of birth defects
The antibiotics were tied to a 55% increased risk of malformation.