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Plague

Updated : September 17, 2022





Background

Epidemiology

Anatomy

Pathophysiology

Etiology

Genetics

Prognostic Factors

Clinical History

Physical Examination

Age group

Associated comorbidity

Associated activity

Acuity of presentation

Differential Diagnoses

Laboratory Studies

Imaging Studies

Procedures

Histologic Findings

Staging

Treatment Paradigm

by Stage

by Modality

Chemotherapy

Radiation Therapy

Surgical Interventions

Hormone Therapy

Immunotherapy

Hyperthermia

Photodynamic Therapy

Stem Cell Transplant

Targeted Therapy

Palliative Care

Medication

 

ciprofloxacin 

ciprofloxacin is indicated for the treatment of plague
A dose of 500 to 750 mg of ciprofloxacin should be administered orally every 12 hours for 14 days



dihydrostreptomycin 

Intramuscular administration of two grams of this medication per day, divided into two doses, is recommended
Therapy for at least ten days is advised



Dose Adjustments

Limited data is available

 
 

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Plague

Updated : September 17, 2022




ciprofloxacin 

ciprofloxacin is indicated for the treatment of plague
A dose of 500 to 750 mg of ciprofloxacin should be administered orally every 12 hours for 14 days



dihydrostreptomycin 

Intramuscular administration of two grams of this medication per day, divided into two doses, is recommended
Therapy for at least ten days is advised



Dose Adjustments

Limited data is available