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Carbapenems (Carbapenem Antibiotics) Summary

Description: A group of beta-lactam antibiotics in which the sulfur atom in the thiazolidine ring of the penicillin molecule is replaced by a carbon atom. THIENAMYCINS are a subgroup of carbapenems which have a sulfur atom as the first constituent of the side chain.

Also Known As: Carbapenem Antibiotics; Antibiotics, Carbapenem

Networked: 696 relevant articles (51 outcomes, 58 trials/studies) for this Bio-Agent

Key Diseases for which Carbapenems is Relevant

  1. Infection : 30 outcomes 29 studies in 390 results
  2. Cross Infection (Nosocomial Infection) : 5 outcomes 2 studies in 29 results
  3. Pneumonia (Pneumonitis) : 3 outcomes 1 study in 39 results
  4. Pyelonephritis : 3 outcomes in 5 results
  5. Hypersensitivity (Allergy) : 1 outcome 5 studies in 21 results
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Drugs Related to Carbapenems

  1. Cephalosporins (Cephalosporin Antibiotics)
  2. meropenem (Merrem)
  3. beta-Lactamases (beta-Lactamase)
  4. imipenem drug combination cilastatin (Primaxin)
  5. Anti-Bacterial Agents (Antibiotics)
  6. Imipenem
  7. beta-Lactams
  8. Vancomycin
  9. ertapenem (Invanz)
  10. Piperacillin
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Therapies Related to Carbapenems

  1. Intensive Care (Surgical Intensive Care)
  2. Artificial Respiration (Mechanical Ventilation)
  3. Catheters
  4. Length of Stay
  5. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy)
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