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Bacterial Meningitis Summary

Description: Bacterial infections of the leptomeninges and subarachnoid space, frequently involving the cerebral cortex, cranial nerves, cerebral blood vessels, spinal cord, and nerve roots.

Also Known As: Meningitis, Bacterial; Bacterial Meningitides; Meningitides, Bacterial

Networked: 2103 relevant articles (135 outcomes, 252 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Bacterial Meningitis

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Dexamethasone (Maxidex) : 22 outcomes 51 studies in 183 results : FDA 77 Generic
  2. Ceftriaxone (Ceftriaxon) : 14 outcomes 19 studies in 105 results : FDA 33 Generic
  3. Anti-Bacterial Agents (Antibiotics) : 12 outcomes 20 studies in 221 results : IBA
  4. Cefotaxime (Kendrick) : 12 outcomes 12 studies in 70 results : FDA 16 Generic
  5. Adrenal Cortex Hormones (Corticosteroids) : 8 outcomes 16 studies in 58 results : IBA
  6. Vaccines : 6 outcomes 3 studies in 47 results : IBA
  7. Lactic Acid : 5 outcomes 7 studies in 72 results : FDA 4 Generic
  8. Anti-Infective Agents (Microbicides) : 5 outcomes 4 studies in 25 results : IBA
  9. Cefuroxime (Zinacef) : 5 outcomes 4 studies in 18 results : FDA 6 Generic
  10. Glycerol (Glycerine) : 4 outcomes 7 studies in 21 results : FDA 6 Generic
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Diseases Related to Bacterial Meningitis

  1. Hearing Loss (Hearing Impairment)
  2. Infection
  3. Viral Meningitis
  4. Meningitis
  5. Brain Injuries (Brain Injury)
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Key Therapies for Bacterial Meningitis

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  1. Intensive Care (Surgical Intensive Care) : 3 outcomes 3 studies in 17 results
  2. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy) : 2 outcomes 4 studies in 23 results
  3. Aftercare (After-Treatment) : 2 outcomes 2 studies in 12 results
  4. Intramuscular Injections : 2 outcomes in 4 results
  5. Cochlear Implantation : 1 outcome 3 studies in 22 results
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