epiglottitis
EPIGLOTTITIS
Epiglottitis is the inflammation of the epiglottis and supraglottic tissues (aryepilottic folds, arytenoid, uvula).
It is often characterized by an acute, rapidly progressing respiratory disease.
It is a medical emergency in children requiring immediate treatment and typically artificial airway placement.
H. influenzae type B is the most common etiologic agent in children.

Epiglottitis Drug Information

Drug Information

Indication: Short-term treatment of upper & lower resp tract, skin & soft tissue, GUT infections. Tab & inj Sh...

Indication: Prevention of influenza disease caused by influenza types A & B viruses.

Indication: Upper & lower resp tract infection, upper & lower UTI, peritonitis, cholecystitis, cholangitis & o...

Indication: Lower resp tract, complicated & uncomplicated UTI, intra-abdominal, skin & skin structure infections; ...

Indication: Upper & lower resp tract infections including sinusitis, otitis media & epiglottitis, bacterial pneumo...

Indication: Prevention of flu in persons ≥65 yr; adults & childn w/ chronic pulmonary & CV disorders, chronic m...

Synflorix
Haemophilus influenzae + pneumococcal polysacchari...

Indication: Active immunisation of infants & childn from 6 wk-5 yr against disease caused by S pneumoniae serotypes 1,...

Indication: Infections due to gm -ve & +ve organisms & non-penicillinase-producing staph.

Indication: Upper & lower resp tract infections eg, sinusitis, otitis media, epiglottitis; bacterial pneumonia; UTI, p...

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