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Prevention of Anthrax

Prevention of Anthrax:

Methods of prevention of Anthrax mentioned in various sources includes those listed below. This prevention information is gathered from various sources, and may be inaccurate or incomplete. None of these methods guarantee prevention of Anthrax.

Medications used to prevent Anthrax:

Some of the different medications in the possible prevention of Anthrax include:

  • DisperMox
  • Moxilin
  • Gen-Amoxicillin
  • Lin-Amox
  • PMS-Amoxicillin
  • Nandrolone
  • Acroxil
  • Amobay
  • Amoxifur
  • Amoxil
  • Amoxinovag
  • Amoxisol
  • Amoxivet
  • Ampliron
  • Ardine
  • Flemoxon
  • Gimalxina
  • Grunicina
  • Hidramox
  • Moxlin
  • Penamox
  • Polymox
  • Servamox
  • Solciclina
  • Xalyn-Or
  • Anthrax vaccine
  • BioThrax

Note:You must always seek professional medical advice about any treatment or change in treatment plans.

Clinical Trials for Anthrax

Some of the clinical trials for Anthrax include:

Treatments for Anthrax

Treatments to consider for Anthrax may include:

Prevention of Anthrax:

Anthrax General: DBMD (Excerpt)

In countries where anthrax is common and vaccination levels of animal herds are low, humans should avoid contact with livestock and animal products and avoid eating meat that has not been properly slaughtered and cooked. Also, an anthrax vaccine has been licensed for use in humans. The vaccine is reported to be 93% effective in protecting against anthrax. (Source: excerpt from Anthrax General: DBMD)

Anthrax General: DBMD (Excerpt)

The anthrax vaccine is manufactured and distributed by BioPort, Corporation, Lansing, Michigan. The vaccine is a cell-free filtrate vaccine, which means it contains no dead or live bacteria in the preparation. The final product contains no more than 2.4 mg of aluminum hydroxide as adjuvant. Anthrax vaccines intended for animals should not be used in humans. (Source: excerpt from Anthrax General: DBMD)

Anthrax: NWHIC (Excerpt)

In persons exposed to anthrax, infection can be prevented with antibiotic treatment. Early antibiotic treatment of anthrax is essentialódelay lessens chances for survival. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved and the CDC recommends the broad-spectrum antibiotics ciprofloxacin (Cipro) and doxycycline to prevent infection in a person exposed to anthrax spores (post-exposure prophylaxis). (Source: excerpt from Anthrax: NWHIC)

Anthrax: NWHIC (Excerpt)

The FDA stresses that antibiotics should only be used by those who really need them, including people who have actually been exposed to or infected by anthrax spores. Unnecessary antibiotic use exposes patients to the risks of a drug without any potential benefit and can lead to the development of drug-resistant bacteria. (Source: excerpt from Anthrax: NWHIC)

Anthrax: NWHIC (Excerpt)

Although the chance of getting anthrax through your mail is remote, a simple precaution you can take is to be sure to wash your hands thoroughly with soap and water after handling your mail. If you find anything suspicious in your mail, see the information above. (Source: excerpt from Anthrax: NWHIC)

Prevention Claims: Anthrax

Information on prevention of Anthrax comes from many sources. There are some sources that claim preventive benefits for many different diseases for various products. We may present such information in the hope that it may be useful, however, in some cases claims of Anthrax prevention may be dubious, invalid, or not recognized in mainstream medicine. Please discuss any treatment, discontinuation of treatment, or change of treatment plans with your doctor or professional medical specialist.

 

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