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Tonsillitis

Inflammation of the tonsils, especially the PALATINE TONSILS but the ADENOIDS (pharyngeal tonsils) and lingual tonsils may also be involved. Tonsillitis usually is caused by bacterial infection. Tonsillitis may be acute, chronic, or recurrent.
Also Known As:
Tonsillitides
Networked: 1570 relevant articles (96 outcomes, 221 trials/studies)

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Disease Context: Research Results

Related Diseases

1. Pharyngitis (Sore Throat)
2. Infection
3. Pneumonia (Pneumonitis)
4. Respiratory Tract Infections (Respiratory Tract Infection)
5. Sinusitis

Experts

1. Brook, Itzhak: 11 articles (06/2013 - 01/2005)
2. Yamanaka, Noboru: 6 articles (01/2011 - 06/2003)
3. Aref'eva, N A: 5 articles (01/2013 - 01/2012)
4. Gober, Alan E: 5 articles (05/2009 - 01/2005)
5. Harabuchi, Yasuaki: 5 articles (03/2008 - 05/2002)
6. Kaditis, Athanasios G: 4 articles (10/2014 - 08/2008)
7. Peng, Youming: 4 articles (06/2014 - 09/2011)
8. Aznabaeva, L F: 4 articles (01/2013 - 01/2012)
9. Goldstein, Nira A: 4 articles (01/2008 - 07/2002)
10. García Callejo, F J: 4 articles (07/2006 - 11/2000)

Drugs and Biologics

Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to Tonsillitis:
1. Penicillin V (Phenoxymethylpenicillin)FDA LinkGeneric
2. Anti-Bacterial Agents (Antibiotics)IBA
3. Penicillins (Penicillin)FDA Link
4. Amoxicillin (Wymox)FDA LinkGeneric
5. Erythromycin (Erycette)FDA LinkGeneric
6. Azithromycin (Zithromax)FDA LinkGeneric
7. Cefaclor (Ceclor)FDA LinkGeneric
8. Clarithromycin (Biaxin)FDA LinkGeneric
9. Clavulanic Acid (Potassium Clavulanate)FDA LinkGeneric
10. cefprozil (Cefzil)FDA LinkGeneric

Therapies and Procedures

1. Tonsillectomy
2. Lasers (Laser)
3. Intravenous Injections
11/01/1985 - "AZT was administered to 4 patients with pyelonephritis and 10 patients with tonsillitis at a daily dosage of 40.4-120.9 mg/kg and to 5 patients with clinical sepsis associated with agranulocytosis caused by intensive antileukemic therapy at a daily dosage of 142.4-171.4 mg/kg, divided into 3 or 4, by intravenous injection or by 30 minutes drip infusion. "
02/01/1987 - "The MIC to 1 strain of Enterococcus faecalis was 6.25 micrograms/ml. The CZON was administered in 3 or 4 divided doses at a daily dosage ranging from 58.5 to 85.7 mg/kg by 30-minute drip infusion or intravenous injection to 22 patients (9 cases of pneumonia, 9 cases of tonsillitis, 2 cases of bronchitis, 1 case each of suppurative parotitis and acute pyelonephritis) and the following clinical results were obtained; excellent: 12 cases; good: 7 cases; fair: 3 cases. "
07/01/1985 - "coli showed higher MICs than 100 micrograms/ml. ASPC was administered in 3 or 4 divided doses at a daily dosage ranging from 21 to 98 mg/kg by 30 minutes drip infusion or intravenous injection to 29 patients (16 cases of pneumonia, 8 cases of tonsillitis, 3 cases of bronchitis, 1 case of urinary tract infection, 1 case of impetigo) and the following clinical results were obtained: excellent; 11 cases, good; 11 cases, fair; 3 cases, poor; 1 case. "
06/01/1989 - "1. CDZM was administered in 3 or 4 divided doses at daily dosages ranging from 54.5 to 84.2 mg/kg administered by 30 minutes drip infusion or intravenous injection to 20 patients (7 cases of acute tonsillitis, 6 cases of pneumonia, 2 cases each of bronchitis and suppurative cervical lymphadenitis, and 1 case each of acute pharyngitis, acute enteritis and furunculosis) and the following clinical results were obtained: excellent, 7 cases; good, 11 cases; fair, 2 cases. "
11/01/1984 - "The concentration in the cerebrospinal fluid was determined in 1 case of purulent meningitis associated with bacteremia, administered by one shot intravenous injection with 47.6 mg/kg. CTRX was also examined in its clinical and bacteriological efficacies by one shot intravenous injection for 8 days on average in a mean daily dose of 46.5 mg/kg, divided into twice a day in 31 cases, 3 times in 1 case, and 4 times changed from twice in 1 case; in a total of 33 children consisting of 3 with tonsillitis, 1 with chronic bronchitis, 20 with pneumonia, 2 with purulent meningitis associated with bacteremia, 3 with urinary tract infections, 1 with osteomyelitis associated with phlegmon, 3 with purulent lymphadenitis. "
4. Gas Lasers
5. Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)