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Antibiotic action—general principles 

Antibiotic action—general principles
Antibiotic action—general principles

Sebastian G. B. Amyes

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date: 30 March 2020

The importance of the selective nature of antibiotics and the therapeutic index.

The problems of oral administration rather than those administered by injection.

The positioning of broad- and narrow-spectrum antibiotics.

Are combinations of antibiotics more advantageous than using individual drugs?

Given the choice, which member of an individual drug class should we use first?

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