TOXICOLOGY - Overgrowth of pathogens Intestinal ( C....

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TOXICOLOGY While antimicrobials can be life-saving, they also pose certain dangers to the patient. Some antibiotics are relatively safe; others should only be used if there is no other means of controlling an infection. The following table lists some side effects/dangers of antimicrobial chemotherapy. Side effects/Toxic effects Examples
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Unformatted text preview: Overgrowth of pathogens Intestinal ( C. difficile ), Vaginal ( Candida ) Depression of intestinal symbiotes Several Nephrotoxicity Polypeptides, Aminoglycosides Ototoxicity - 8th cranial nerve Aminoglycosides Ophthalmic toxicity Ethambutol Aplastic anemia Hypersensitivity Penicillin Bone seeking...
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This note was uploaded on 11/05/2011 for the course BIOLOGY MCB2010 taught by Professor Jessicadigirolamo during the Fall '10 term at Broward College.

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