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UTI Prophylaxis: Risks and Benefits of Long Term Antibiotics

UTI Prophylaxis: Risks and Benefits of Long Term Antibiotics

Recurrent urinary tract infections are a common, bothersome problem, particularly in female patients. As a result, providers will often try to stave off future infections by prescribing prophylactic antibiotics. Patients can often end up taking these antibiotics for...
Tapering Corticosteroids in Geriatric Patients

Tapering Corticosteroids in Geriatric Patients

I’ve encountered numerous patients who are taking chronic, oral corticosteroids. We know that there are numerous potential adverse effects from long term corticosteroid use. Osteoporosis, cardiovascular risks, diabetes, and cataracts are a few of the potential...