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Antibiotics That Start With M
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I lost a piece of paper that said what I'm allergic to, I think it's an antibiotic that starts with an M. It it gives me a rash, my back starts to feel itchy, I had to take it for a blood infection. ## Hi igor, Antibiotics starting with "M" include: Meropenem, Mezlocillin, Meticillin, Moxifloxacin, Mafenide, and Minocycline. Do any of these names ring a bell? I'm sure there may be others out there, but this is what I could gather at the moment. I hope it helps! ...
Updated 4 years ago in Meropenem.
Thu, Aug 23 '12, 11:38 PM
antibiotics that start with k
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Doing a lab for highschool about recombinant DNA, learning about taking the insulin gene from human DNA and inserting it into bacteria plasmids to mass-produce insulin. The plasmid had a gene for antibiotic resistance, there were three different types of antibiotics listed and the plasmid we were working with was resistant to one starting with a k, but I can't find it's name. ## Hello, Amanda! How are you? Was it possibly Keflex? It's a name brand for the antibiotic Cephalexin. The FDA lists its typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, non-allerigc skin rash and diarrhea. ## Yes, thank you so much! That was one of the three. ...
Updated 1 year ago in Keflex.
Mon, Apr 25 '16, 4:03 PM
calvepen antibiotic
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I have been taking calvepen 666 for the past three days due to a strep throat, my urine is starting to smell nothing too bad but its quite strong is this normal.. I am on four a day and still have a further four days to take. ## Hello, Lizzy! How are you? Yes, that can be a normal side effect of taking antibiotics, as reported by the U.S. FDA. You may also experience nausea, dizziness, headache, non-allergic skin rash and diarrhea. Is there anything else I can help with? ...
Updated 11 months ago in Antibiotics.
Tue, May 31 '16, 1:22 PM
antibiotics that start with the letter A
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What is an antibiotics that start with the letter A ## Hi Patricia, Amoxicillin is the first antibiotic that comes to mind, starting with the letter A. But Ampicillin, Actinonin, Actinomycin, and Azithromycin are just a few other names that I'm aware of as well. Are you trying to recall something that you may have taken in the past for an infection? ## Yes I'm trying to remember what I took. It caused me to break out in a rash from head to toe. I want to make sure I add it to my allergy list. ...
Updated 1 year ago in Amoxicillin.
Tue, Sep 01 '15, 8:27 PM
bacterial sinus infection AFTER starting antibiotics for another reason
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i was recently prescribed bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) for an infected burn. on the second day, i woke up with a really sore throat. by night, i had a fever, and the next morning, i had a sinus infection--which i used to get chronically from about 11 years ago, up until 4 years ago, in which time ive only had one. a day later i had a productive cough, semi bad but nowhere near as bad as the bronchitus the sinus infections would, after months, eventually turn into. those infectionswere clearly bacterial as whenever I did end up taking antibiotics, they always ended within a few days. I tried to ride them through to defer antibiotic resistance and such, and i cant rememeber if i ever did, because they WOULDNT go away. regardless, i went back to the dr this time after gettin... ...
Updated 2 years ago in Bactrim.
Fri, Nov 21 '14, 3:08 PM
Effects of mixing antibiotics
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I have a UTI and was taking urovec with tetracycline for 1 day and the discomfort of the uti has not subsided at all! I want to switch over and start taking amoxicillin asap which has worked really well in the past. Are there any complications I should be aware of by starting the amoxicillin 4 hours after taking the urovec with tetracycline? ## No, you can usually just make a smooth transition from one to the other. The FDA lists the typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, non-allergic skin rash and diarrhea. However, it does take more than one day for an antibiotic to work. Usually, you shouldn't see any worsening after taking it for a full 24 hours and you should see improvement after taking it for a full 3 days. Is there anything else I can help wi... ...
Updated 5 months ago in Tetracycline.
Mon, Nov 21 '16, 7:47 PM
Waiting to switch antibiotics
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I was taking penicillin and now need to switch to a zpak. How long should I wait before starting the new meds? ## Unless your doctor or pharmacist has said otherwise, you should be able to just cleanly switch from one to the other. The FDA lists the typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, non-allergic skin rash, and diarrhea. In most cases, they just have you replace the next required dose with the new one and proceed from there. Are you on any other medications? ...
Updated 1 month ago in Penicillin.
Fri, Apr 21 '17, 6:57 PM
Should I keep taking the antibiotic
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I've been on By-Mycin 100 since Saturday for a sinus infection, instructed to take 2 to start and take 1 a day for ten days. I feel a lot worse since starting treatment. I have a cough that I did not have. The only thing they are doing is helping me get stuff out of my nose that I could not get before. ## Hello, Ellen! How are you? It is normal to experience some side effects, when taking antibiotics, as reported by the U.S. FDA, you may also experience nausea, dizziness, headache, non-allergic skin rash and diarrhea. Have things improved, at all? ## Things have improved but I'm cold and weather is warm I'm on tablets for my thyroid not due till July to have my bloods checked I'm on 50micrograms of eltroxin should I wait till July to have my bloods checked ...
Updated 1 year ago in Antibiotics.
Tue, May 24 '16, 7:53 AM
can I switch from one antibiotic to another?
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I'm taking bactrim for a UTI. It turns out to be bacterial vaginosis. How long should I wait before starting the Flagyl ? ## Hi Lou Lou, Sorry to hear about the bacterial vaginosis. When it comes to switching between different prescriptions I would always encourage you to contact your prescribing doctor and/or the pharmacist who filled it first, for specific and safe dosing instructions. However I do know that when I've taken antibiotics in the past and one didn't work as intended, I was instructed to switch over to a different antibiotic within a day's time. Again, this is just my experience. Your doctor may recommend a different wait time, but in my own opinion I'm not sure that it matters too much as long as they're not being taken back to back and overloading... ...
Updated 11 months ago in Bactrim.
Wed, Jun 15 '16, 11:53 AM
advise regarding the possible antibiotics that have NO BLOOD THINNER QUALITIES
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I had an open sore on my left big toe, and I went swimming in a personal friends lagoon on their resort. A staff infection got into the sore and quickly spread throughout my left leg. The leg swelled to three times it's normal size, and I spent three weeks in a hospital, where they bombarded it with antibiotics. That procedure was working, but the antibiotics had trace effects of blood thinner qualities. I am a heart patient that has had nine heart procedures, including a quadruple bypass. I cannot take ANY TYPE OF BLOOD THINNER WITHOUT HEMORAGING. The antibiotics with thinners in them caught up with me, and I spent several trips to the hospital, severely hemoraging from the nose and mouth. I had to stop the antibiotics, and now the infection is starting to spread in my leg again. M... ...
Updated 4 years ago in Antibiotics.
Sat, Feb 02 '13, 8:17 AM
does amoxicillin go bad with age?
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I bought 100 amoxicillin caps about 3 years ago and stored them in a dark place and I was curious if they would still be good to take. ## does amoxicillin expire ## don't use it. amoxicillin goes bad a year from when you bought it. ## Actually, no, it does not go bad, it just loses efficacy, so it is not as strong or as potent as when you first bought, starting from about 18 months past the manufacture date. You should never self-diagnose or self-treat with antibiotics anyway, there are so many other conditions that will not respond to them, so they have no effect, and you of course run the risk of developing an antibiotic resistant strain of something with overuse, so please see your doctor. ## first of all why do you just have the drug sitting around? did you take it and not finis... ...
Updated 22 days ago in Amoxil.
Wed, May 03 '17, 12:09 PM
Can Metformin Be The Cause Of Burning Sensation While Urinating I Recntly Notice This After Starting A Strip And Went To Doctor For It N She
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i started taking a strip of metformi 500 because i want to get pregnant,a couple days after i notice i had a burning sensation when passing urine so i went to the doctor who then said i have uti and she prescribed norilet 400mg but the burnig is still here so am wondering if metformin is anyway responsible. ## No, that isn't something that Metformin is known to cause. Learn more Metformin details here. It is likely a UTI as your doctor stated and you may need to return for another antibiotic if the one that was prescribed hasn't worked. Learn more Norilet details here. Are there any other questions or comments? ## Over the years I would occasionally have moments where I needed to urinate but not much at all came out and it was accompanied by a burning sensation. I've been pr... ...
Updated 1 year ago in Metformin.
Wed, Mar 23 '16, 6:16 AM
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Antibiotic Reactions ## Bactrim contains the active ingredients Sulfamethoxazole and Trimethoprim, it is an antibiotic that's used to treat various types of infections and is one of the few effective against MRSA. Side effects may include nausea, dizziness, non-allergic skin rash and diarrhea. If you develop hives or trouble breathing, while taking it, please seek immediate medical attention, as those could be the signs of a serious allergic reaction starting. You can learn more Bactrim details here. Is there anything I can help with? ...
Updated 4 years ago in Bactrim.
Thu, May 09 '13, 1:35 PM
amox tr k clv 600
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if you are allergic to cefdinir can you take amox? ## Yes, they are a different class of antibiotics. Cefdinir is a Cephalosporin antibiotic. Amoxicillin with Clavulanic Acid is a generic for Augment, under the Penicillin class of antibiotics. Common side effects may include: nausea, drowsiness, diarrhea and skin rash. Read more: Is there anything else I can help you with? ## I just finished a 7-day cycle of amox-tr-k clv 875-125mg yesterday for a sudden infection in my toe. About 29 hours after I started taking it I got a headache (which I rarely get). It went away w/Tylenol, but returned after Tylenol wore off. I called the doctor the next day & she said it was safe to take Tylenol throughout the cycle, and that if I could stand it, it would be better than starting a new cycle w/a... ...
Updated 6 years ago in Cefdinir.
Wed, Jun 09 '10, 4:19 PM
Loss taste may be gerd
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I lost my sense of taste a few weeks ago. Mostly sweets. It comes back sometimes but always goes back out. I also have a sore throat and phlegm. Smell appears fine. The doctor thinks I may have GERD because of the throat issues and I do burp a lot. When I do burp there is no taste to it like heartburn but he says that there doesn't have to be. I took my first pill today and today was a decent tasting day. Within four hours of taking the pill my taste was gone again. I how this is a coincidence. I had tried 75 mg of Zantac before and didn't see a difference either way. Could taking the Tecta be making my taste worse if my issue is in fact not gerd? Also can it cause constipation? Antibiotics for example give me severe constipation. I'm starting to get very depressed with the los ...
Updated 16 days ago in Zantac.
Tue, May 09 '17, 5:53 PM
diarrhea after prolia
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I have severe osteoporosis, have lost SEVEN inches off my height, and look like a turtle with the big hump on the back. My specialist recommended Prolia which I started two years ago. After the first shot I got severe diarrhea starting about ten days later. I had been treated with an antibiotic so my Dr. thought that was the cause. After the second shot the diarrhea came back and the Dr. recommended Align probiotics (and any others I cared to take --"the more the better"). This helped and I have taken three probiotics a day every day since. I had my last shot in August and am again suffering with horrible diarrhea. I will NOT get another shot of this poison--I have heard it causes gluten allergies so guess I will try a gluten-free diet to see if it will help. I am sure you all are ...
Updated 7 months ago in Prolia.
Wed, Oct 05 '16, 8:52 PM
Adco Metronida - dosage
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My doctor prescribed that I take 1 tablet 3 times a day (the 400mg tablets) for my viral infection that I have had for the past 2.5 weeks. He gave me the prescription on Friday am, but I am only starting to take the tablets today (Monday). I see there is also an option to take 5 tablets in 1 dosage for 3 days, and was wondering if this is a better option for me since I am already starting the tablets late... I can't get hold of him to ask. Please advise if you have some info on the above for me. ## I am sorry, but since this site is not medical professionals, we cannot advise you on the amount of the medication you should use. The dosage taken can vary, depending on what is being treated and etc. You should always follow your doctor's instructions. Metronidazole is an antibiotic... ...
Updated 6 years ago in Metronidazole.
Wed, Jun 23 '10, 11:46 AM
macrobid and methadone
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does taking antibiotics while taking methadone lessen the effects of methadone? ## im a chronic pain sufferer stuck in a hospital bed and can barely pivit to the porta pot with 6 or 7 different deseases im on 16 different prescriptions plus infusions monthly my pain management doctor has me on methadone 10 mg 80 mg daily ive been on keflex 2500 mg a day for a ecoli infection that got really bad starting tommorrow i will start a course of macrobid for 7 days 100 mg 3 times a day starting the third day of antibotics my methadone started feeling as if it wasnt working as well at first i thougt it was cause i was so sick now at the 7th day of antibotics i feel like im not taking my pain meds at all will these antibotics make my pain med not work well at all? ...
Updated 5 years ago in Macrobid.
Tue, Dec 27 '11, 8:23 PM
Amoxik clav Side Effects
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amoxik clav side effects 875-125 tab???? Diarehea???? ## Amoxicillin with Clavulanic Acid, the active ingredients in Augmentin, is an antibiotic and yes, it can cause diarrhea as a side effects, as well as non-allergic skin rash and nausea. Learn more Augmentin details here. Is there anything else I can help with? ## I'm taking amoxik clav825-125 One tablet twice a day I'm having diarrhea starting this afternoon I got this filled on 02-10-14 ## WHAT CAN I TAKE FOR THE DIARRHEA. IT IS NOT A LOT AT A TIME BUT AS SOON AS START WALKING I CAN FEEL THE POOP SO I HAVE TO GO TO THE BATHROOM. MY BUTT IS SOOO SORE. I TAKE THIS AMOX/K CLAV EVERY 12 HOURS. HELP ## I'm taking AMOXIK CLAV 875MG TAB ,for teeth infection,I take twice a day for ten days.Is a sore kneck and ear ache a side ef... ...
Updated 15 days ago in Amoxicillin.
Wed, May 10 '17, 1:28 PM
Smz Tmp 200 40 5 Sus Hitech
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i THINK THIS MEDICATION IS GIVING A 2 + YEAR OLD SEVERE DIARHEA AND IT IS BURNING HIS SKIN AND RECTAL AREA FROM THE ACID PRODUCED FROM STOMACH! IS THIS A NOTED USE SIDE AFFECT? ## Sulfamethoxazole with Trimethoprim is an antibiotic and yes, almost all antibiotics can cause diarrhea as a side effect, however, it sounds like his is very severe. Have you contacted his doctor, yet? He may need to switch to a different medication. ## The same thing is happening to my 3 year old daughter. She has taken this medication now for 2 days and exactly 2 hours after taking she starting crying saying her stomach is burning. She has also had diarrhea. Should I stop medication? Do you think she is allergic? ## If there is burning of my 3 year Oldsmobile stomach should I stop this medication??? ...
Updated 4 years ago in Sulfamethoxazole.
Sat, Mar 16 '13, 9:04 PM

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