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Cost of Carbenicillin

David Nunn David_Nunn at qms1.life.uiuc.edu
Wed Aug 4 10:17:34 EST 1993

In article <1993Aug4.052920.7043 at midway.uchicago.edu>,
ljlj at quads.uchicago.edu (loren  joseph) wrote:

> If you work in an institution affiliated with a hospital, contact
> the pharmacy. They can usually provide antibiotics at significant
> savings. The down side is that the therapeautic preparations often
> have poorly specified additives (calling the companies has not been
> helpful in general), but the bacteria don't seem to mind.  
> 				Hope this helps.
> 				Loren Joseph

You will not find carbenicillin in a hospital anymore.  It is no longer
therapeutically used as of a couple of years ago.  It produced a sodium
problem in patients.  Unfortunately stocks in hospitals dried up a long
time ago.  

David Nunn
Department of Microbiology
University of Illinois
Urbana, IL 61801
(217) 333-6131

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