Commonly used sweeteners may promote antibiotic resistance

Researchers in Australia have conducted a study showing that commonly used nonnutritive sweeteners can promote the spread of antibiotic-resistant genes in the intestine. The study found that the sweeteners saccharine, sucralose, aspartame, and acesulfame potassium all promoted horizontal transfer of the genes between bacteria in both environmental and clinical settings. The sweeteners accelerated the exchange of antibiotic resistance genes (ARGs) […]

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APO-Frusemide

NOTICE: This Consumer Medicine Information (CMI) is intended for persons living in Australia. APO-FRUSEMIDE TABLETS Contains the active ingredient furosemide (frusemide) Consumer Medicine Information What is in this leaflet This leaflet answers some common questions about this medicine. It does not contain all the available information. It does not take the place of talking to your doctor or pharmacist. All […]

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APO-Valsartan

NOTICE: This Consumer Medicine Information (CMI) is intended for persons living in Australia. APO-VALSARTAN TABLETS Contains the active ingredient valsartan Consumer Medicine Information   What is in this leaflet This leaflet answers some common questions about this medicine. It does not contain all the available information. It does not take the place of talking to your doctor or pharmacist. All […]

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Prexum

NOTICE: This Consumer Medicine Information (CMI) is intended for persons living in Australia. PREXUM® perindopril (pronounced per-in-do-pril) Consumer Medicine Information WHAT IS IN THIS LEAFLET This leaflet answers some common questions about PREXUM. It does not contain all the available information. It does not take the place of talking to your doctor, pharmacist or nurse. If you get any side […]

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APO-Enalapril

NOTICE: This Consumer Medicine Information (CMI) is intended for persons living in Australia. APO-ENALAPRIL Contains the active ingredient enalapril (as enalapril maleate) Consumer Medicine Information   What is in this leaflet This leaflet answers some common questions about this medicine. It does not contain all the available information. It does not take the place of talking to your doctor or […]

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Azithromycin Mylan

NOTICE: This Consumer Medicine Information (CMI) is intended for persons living in Australia. AZITHROMYCIN MYLAN azithromycin (as dihydrate) CONSUMER MEDICINE INFORMATION What is in this leaflet This leaflet answers some common questions about Azithromycin Mylan. It does not contain all the available information. It does not take the place of talking to your doctor or pharmacist. All medicines have benefits […]

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Aspecillin VK

NOTICE: This Consumer Medicine Information (CMI) is intended for persons living in Australia. ASPECILLIN VK phenoxymethylpenicillin (as potassium) Consumer Medicine Information What is in this leaflet This leaflet answers some common questions about ASPECILLIN VK. It does not contain all the available information.It does not take the place of talking to your doctor or pharmacist. All medicines have risks and […]

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