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  • In addition to topical medications, the doctor may prescribe oral ivermectin, a drug that was originally developed for veterinary practice as a broad-spectrum antiparasite agent.
  • The fluoroquinolones, which are based on the older group, are broad-spectrum bactericidal drugs that are chemically unrelated to the penicillins or the cephalosporins.
  • Broad-spectrum bacteriostatic agents, the tetracyclines may be effective against a wide variety of microorganisms, including rickettsia and amoebic parasites.
  • Erythromycin and tetracycline are broad-spectrum antibiotics that are known to improve recovery time for symptoms of mycoplasma pneumonia.
  • If lung infection is suspected, the infant is given broad-spectrum antibiotics intravenously, either pre- or post-operatively.