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Central Nervous System Infections

There are many types of Central Nervous System Infections. Learn about medications used to treat, prevent, diagnose the various types of Central Nervous System Infections.

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There are 24 Medications that may be used to treat central nervous system infections.

Atovaquone, Immunoglobulin G and Rifampin may be used to prevent central nervous system infections (NIH).

Ketoconazole should be avoided if you have central nervous system infections unless specifically instructed by your physician. If you have central nervous system infections and are taking Ketoconazole, speak to your healthcare professional.

Medications that may be used to treat Central Nervous System Infections


There are 24 Medications that may be used to treat central nervous system infections.

Acyclovir

Acyclovir is classified as a Herpes Simplex Virus Nucleoside Analog DNA Polymerase Inhibitor. Acyclovir is included in 4 brands sold in the US including Lidovir, Sitavig and Xerese

Albendazole

Albendazole is classified as an Antihelminthic. Albendazole, more commonly known as the brands Albenza and Valbazen, may be used to treat Central Nervous System Infections.

Amphotericin B

Amphotericin B is classified as a Lipid-based Polyene Antifungal.

Ampicillin

Ampicillin is classified as a Penicillin-class Antibacterial. Ampicillin, more commonly known as the brands Polyflex and Unasyn, may be used to treat Central Nervous System Infections.

Atovaquone

Atovaquone is classified as an Antimalarial. Atovaquone, more commonly known as the brands Malarone and Mepron, may be used to treat Central Nervous System Infections.

Baclofen

Baclofen is classified as a gamma-Aminobutyric Acid-ergic Agonist. Baclofen, an ingredient in the more commonly known brands Gablofen, Kemstro and Lioresal, may be used to treat Central Nervous System Infections.

Cefotaxime

Cefotaxime is classified as a Cephalosporin Antibacterial. Cefotaxime is more commonly known as the brand Claforan.

Ceftazidime

Ceftazidime, an ingredient in the more commonly known brands Avycaz, Fortaz and Tazicef, may be used to treat Central Nervous System Infections.

Ceftriaxone

Ceftriaxone is classified as a Cephalosporin Antibacterial. Ceftriaxone is more commonly known as the brand Rocephin.

Chloramphenicol

Chloramphenicol is classified as an Amphenicol-class Antibacterial. Chloramphenicol, more commonly known as the brands Chloromycetin and Viceton, may be used to treat Central Nervous System Infections.

Medications that should be avoided if you have Central Nervous System Infections


Ketoconazole should be avoided if you have central nervous system infections unless specifically instructed by your physician. If you have central nervous system infections and are taking Ketoconazole, speak to your healthcare professional.