In addition to topical medications, the doctor may prescribe oral ivermectin, a drug that was originally developed for veterinary practice as a broad-spectrum antiparasite agent.
The fluoroquinolones, which are based on the older group, are broad-spectrum bactericidal drugs that are chemically unrelated to the penicillins or the cephalosporins.
Broad-spectrum bacteriostatic agents, the tetracyclines may be effective against a wide variety of microorganisms, including rickettsia and amoebic parasites.
Erythromycin and tetracycline are broad-spectrum antibiotics that are known to improve recovery time for symptoms of mycoplasma pneumonia.
If lung infection is suspected, the infant is given broad-spectrum antibiotics intravenously, either pre- or post-operatively.
Tetracyclines are called broad-spectrum antibiotics because they can be used to treat a wide variety of infections.
Broad-spectrum antibiotics treat many different kinds of bacteria.
Broad-spectrum antibiotics may be given to help avoid infection.
Tetracycline-A broad-spectrum antibiotic.