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Pelvic Inflammatory Disease


Is a Disease or Syndrome.

"A spectrum of inflammation involving the female upper genital tract and the supporting tissues. It is usually caused by an ascending infection of organisms from the endocervix. Infection may be confined to the uterus (ENDOMETRITIS), the FALLOPIAN TUBES; (SALPINGITIS); the ovaries (OOPHORITIS), the supporting ligaments (PARAMETRITIS), or may involve several of the above uterine appendages. Such inflammation can lead to functional impairment and infertility."

Related Topics

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Related Medication
The following information has been extracted from US Food and Drug Administration databases. It shows drugs which may be used to treat this condition, and those drugs whose use may be dangerous with this condition. This is informational only. You must consult a physician for your particular case. You may click on a listed drug for further information.

The following medications may be indicated for this condition

Cefizox
Cefizox
Cefizox
Cefobid
Cefobid
Cefotaxime and Dextrose
Ceftriaxone
Ceftriaxone
Ceftriaxone
Ceftriaxone and Dextrose
Claforan
MEFOXIN
Pipracil
Rocephin
Zithromax
Zosyn
Zosyn

The following medications may be hazardous when used with this condition

Hemabate
Mirena
ParaGard T380A
Prostin E2

This web-site is for informational purposes only and is not intended as a substitute for advice from your doctor. It should not to be used for self-diagnosis or treatment.