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glossary:ticarcillin [2007/09/05 17:52]
Pat O'Connor
glossary:ticarcillin [2012/10/16 14:40] (current)
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 +The combination of ticarcillin and clavulanate eliminates bacteria that cause many kinds of infections, including pneumonia and gynecological,​ urinary tract, skin, stomach, bone, joint, and blood infections. This medication is sometimes prescribed for other uses; ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.
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 +Ticarcillin is an [[antibiotic]] which is used to kill certain types of [[bacteria]]. It works by interfering with their ability to form cell walls, and therefore the [[bacteria]] break up and die. Ticarcillin has activity against certain groups of bacteria especially one organism called [[Pseudomonas aeruginosa]]. It is given by infusion and is generally used for severe infections.
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 +·  Abdominal infections ​
 +·  Infection of the [[blood]] or tissues (septicaemia) ​
 +·  Infection of the kidney (pyelonephritis) ​
 +·  Infections caused by the bacteria proteus ​
 +·  Infections caused by the bacterium pseudomonas aeruginosa ​
 +·  Infections of the organs associated with breathing including nose, windpipe and lungs (respiratory tract) ​
 +·  [[Skin]] or wound infections
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 + See also: * [[:​Infections Associated with Lymphedema]]
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 +           * [[http://​www.lymphedemapeople.com/​thesite/​lymphedema_antibiotics.htm|Lymphedema Antibiotics]]  ​
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 +           * [[http://​www.lymphedemapeople.com/​phpBB2/​viewtopic.php?​t=1079|Antibiotic Glossary]] ​
  
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