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Lung Abscess Summary

Description: Solitary or multiple collections of PUS within the lung parenchyma as a result of infection by bacteria, protozoa, or other agents.

Also Known As: Abscesses, Pulmonary; Pulmonary Abscess; Pulmonary Abscesses; Abscess, Lung; Abscesses, Lung Show All >>

Networked: 532 relevant articles (34 outcomes, 16 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Lung Abscess

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Anti-Bacterial Agents (Antibiotics) : 7 outcomes 3 studies in 68 results : IBA
  2. Clindamycin (Cleocin) : 5 outcomes 2 studies in 13 results : FDA 19 Generic
  3. Penicillins (Penicillin) : 5 outcomes 1 study in 54 results : FDA 1
  4. Rifampin (Rifampicin) : 2 outcomes 2 studies in 9 results : FDA 13 Generic
  5. Azithromycin (Zithromax) : 2 outcomes 2 studies in 5 results : FDA 39 Generic
  6. sultamicillin (ampicillin-sulbactam) : 2 outcomes in 4 results : FDA 2 Generic
  7. Metronidazole (Metric) : 1 outcome 2 studies in 7 results : FDA 70 Generic
  8. tulathromycin : 1 outcome 2 studies in 3 results : IBA
  9. Glucose (Dextrose) : 1 outcome 1 study in 2 results : FDA 175 Generic
  10. Chloramphenicol (Chloromycetin) : 1 outcome in 6 results : FDA 27
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Diseases Related to Lung Abscess

  1. Pneumonia (Pneumonitis)
  2. Infection
  3. Pleural Empyema (Pyothorax)
  4. Abscess
  5. Aspiration Pneumonia
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Key Therapies for Lung Abscess

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  1. Catheters : 4 outcomes in 30 results
  2. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy) : 1 outcome in 17 results
  3. Chest Tubes (Chest Tube) : 1 outcome in 6 results
  4. Injections : 1 outcome in 4 results
  5. Lasers (Laser) : 1 outcome in 3 results
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