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FEBRILE NEUTROPENIA
Febrile neutropenia is having a fever of ≥38.3 ºC or ≥38 ºC over an hour and neutropenia that is having an absolute neutrophil count (ANC) of <500 neutrophils/mm3 or an ANC <1000 neutrophils/mm3 expected to decline to ≤500 neutrophils/mm3 over the next 48 hours.
The risk of febrile neutropenia is directly proportional to the duration and severity of neutropenia.
Fever is frequently the only indication of infection in the neutropenic patient.
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Indication: Short-term treatment of upper & lower resp tract, skin & soft tissue, GUT infections. Tab & inj Sh...

Indication: Infections of the resp tract, middle ear (otitis media), paranasal sinuses (sinusitis) especially caused by gm...

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

Indication: Invasive aspergillosis; fluconazole-resistant serious invasive Candida infections (eg, C krusei); serious...

Indication: Nosocomial & community-acquired pneumonia including concurrent bacteremia, complicated & uncomplicated...

Indication: For adult & childn ≥12 mth: Empirical therapy for presumed fungal infections in febrile, neutropenic pa...

Indication: Reduction in duration of neutropenia & incidence of febrile neutropenia in patients treated w/ established...

Dosage: Cap Vulvovag candidiasis 200 mg bd for 1 day or 200 mg once daily for 3 days. Pityriasis versicolor 200 mg onc

Indication: Polymicrobic & mixed aerobic/anaerobic infections. Initial therapy prior to the identification of the caus...

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

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