antimicrobial agents

A pharmacoepidemiological study of patient-pharmacist interaction in antibiotics’ dispensing at a pharmacy

Self-treatment with antibiotics and their OTC-dispensing is one of the major problems associated with the inappropriate use of antibiotics. The study was aimed to identify the features of the behavior of patients and pharmacists in antibiotics’ …

Pharmacoepidemiology of antimicrobial agents in pregnant women: a non-interventional retrospective study

The present study was conducted within the framework of Saint Petersburg’s multi-purpose programmes initiated in 2014 to restrain antimicrobial resistance. The study was observational and retrospective. The analysis included three maternity …

Use of Antimicrobial Agents in Elderly Patients

This article describes the factors contributing reduced efficacy of antimicrobial agents in elderly patients, as well as the factors and mechanisms compromising safety of this drug class. Specific aspects of the administration of different …