Adverse reactions in children during long-term antimicrobial therapy.

  title={Adverse reactions in children during long-term antimicrobial therapy.},
  author={Matti Uhari and Matti Nuutinen and Juha K Turtinen},
  journal={The Pediatric infectious disease journal},
  volume={15 5},
BACKGROUND It is difficult to obtain reliable date on the rate of adverse reactions caused by drugs in general use. Yet it would be important to compile data on adverse reactions to long-term antimicrobial therapy. METHODS A sample of 1607 girls and 218 boys from 16 409 children younger than 16 years who had received long term antimicrobial therapy for recurrent urinary tract infections during 1976 to 1985 was analyzed with regard to adverse reactions. RESULTS Altogether 5066 courses of… CONTINUE READING

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