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Aspiration Pneumonia Summary

Description: A type of lung inflammation resulting from the aspiration of food, liquid, or gastric contents into the upper RESPIRATORY TRACT.

Also Known As: Pneumonia, Aspiration; Gastric Acid Aspiration Syndrome; Mendelson Syndrome; Mendelson's Syndrome; Acid Aspiration Syndromes Show All >>

Networked: 801 relevant articles (48 outcomes, 55 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Aspiration Pneumonia

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Anti-Bacterial Agents (Antibiotics) : 6 outcomes 1 study in 28 results : IBA
  2. Clindamycin (Cleocin) : 6 outcomes 1 study in 10 results : FDA 19 Generic
  3. Cimetidine (Biomet) : 3 outcomes 2 studies in 19 results : FDA 57 Generic
  4. Ranitidine (Zantac) : 3 outcomes in 13 results : FDA 63 Generic
  5. C-Reactive Protein : 2 outcomes 1 study in 7 results : IBA
  6. sultamicillin (ampicillin-sulbactam) : 2 outcomes 1 study in 7 results : FDA 2 Generic
  7. Sodium : 2 outcomes in 4 results : IBA
  8. meropenem (Merrem) : 2 outcomes in 4 results : FDA 2 Generic
  9. Famotidine (Pepcid) : 2 outcomes in 3 results : FDA 72 Generic
  10. Butylated Hydroxytoluene (BHT) : 2 outcomes in 3 results : IBA
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Diseases Related to Aspiration Pneumonia

  1. Pneumonia (Pneumonitis)
  2. Lung Abscess
  3. Deglutition Disorders (Dysphagia)
  4. Infection
  5. Stroke (Strokes)
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Key Therapies for Aspiration Pneumonia

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  1. Gastrostomy : 4 outcomes 6 studies in 50 results
  2. Enteral Nutrition (Feeding, Tube) : 3 outcomes 4 studies in 74 results
  3. Oral Hygiene (Dental Hygiene) : 2 outcomes 4 studies in 21 results
  4. Nutritional Support (Artificial Feeding) : 2 outcomes 1 study in 5 results
  5. Home Nursing (Nursing, Home) : 1 outcome 5 studies in 23 results
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