Pharmacology of oral antibiotics used for treatment of otitis media and tonsillopharyngitis in infants and children

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Data are presented from pharmacologic evaluations of major oral antibiotics used in treatment of acute otitis media and tonsillopharyngitis in children. Information is included on serum and middle ear specimens obtained almost simultaneously following administration of many of these antibiotics. Discussion covers ampicillin and amoxicillin, penicillin G and V, erythromycin estolate, erythromycin ethylsuccinate and the orally administered cephalosporins.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)37-43
Number of pages7
JournalAnnals of Otology, Rhinology and Laryngology
Issue number3 III Suppl.84
Publication statusPublished - 1981


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  • Otorhinolaryngology

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