Antibiotics

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Antibiotics Overview

An antibiotic is a type of antimicrobial substance active against bacteria and is the most important type of antibacterial agent for fighting bacterial infections. Antibiotic medications are widely used in the treatment and prevention of such infections.[1][2] They may either kill or inhibit the growth of bacteria. A limited number of antibiotics also possess antiprotozoal activity.[3][4] Antibiotics are not effective against vir...

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Craztronin (Azithromycin) 500mg tab

I have Craztronin that are white 500mg tabs. What is it used for? ## Craztronin--what is it usually prescribed for ## The active ingredient is Azithromycin, an antibiotic used to treat various types of infections. Some of the most common side effects include: nausea, drowsiness, diarrhea and skin rash. ## coughing and sinus drainage...Is this prescription of Craztronin Azitromicina okay, 3 tablets in package do I take one a day or what is the correct doseage? ## Since you don't seem to have any info on it and I have access to a box, I thought you might need this too. text from box: Dosis: la que el medico senale. Via de administracion: Oral. Su venta requiere receta medica. No se deje al alcance de los ninos. No se administre durante el embarazo ni la lactancia. Conservese a tempera...

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terraaxin ungena oxitetraciclina Y polimixina b

Bought in Meicao, suppose to be for the eyes.Can't recall exactly what for with the eyes ## Terramicina is great for pink eye! and now I am using it on dry patches of my skin that also seems to be working well for that. :) ## This is an antibiotic that is used to treat bacterial infections. The FDA lists the typical side effects a possibly including eye redness, burning, irritation, and tearing. Are there any other questions? ## I’m not a Dr. but I know NEVER use an ointment in your eyes unless is a medication OFTALMICO, meaning for eyes only. TERRAMICINA comes in different forms: capsules or tablets and is good for several infections, a medium size tube of cream is for external use on skin and the other form is a very small tube of ointment for eye infection that clealy says ...

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LEVOSLOXACIN

PAIN IN THE LOWER EXTREMITIES ## I need help filling an expensive prescription for levosoxacin. I have no job and I am indegent with no monthly income suriving on food stamps. Is there someone that can help? I have a testicular infection and I am walking around with a baseball in severe pain. Plese reply ## Jim, did you try asking your doctor to prescribe a cheaper alternative? Levofloxacin is a broad spectrum antibiotic, and there are many others available that you try, instead of this one. The typical side effects of most antibiotics ma include nausea, dizziness, headache, non-allergic skin rash, and diarrhea.

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i 26 peach oval pill

I found 2 of these pills and don't know what they are. They're a light orange or peach color with "I" on one side and "26" on the other side. What are they? ## This tablet contains 500mgs of Levofloxacin. NDC: 31722-0722 It is an antibiotic that is used to treat, prevent bacterial infections. Its typical side effects may include nausea, dizziness, headache, diarrhea, and skin rash. Is there anything else I can help with?

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Has anyone taken Com Doxynol 200?

I have recently been dealing with a uti issue. I was prescribed doxycycline for a week and got better. By the end of the week I'm not going to go into details but I'm pretty sure I reinforced myself and started to get the feeling of the UTI symptoms again. So I found a supposed to be trusted pharmacy delivery service from Canada. They didn't have any research on them being a bad or unreliable source from the FDA or anything so figured it was ok. It even explains on there how to take your prescription, like times, etc. and what the side effects were and what not. So I filled a prescription for the 200 mg of doxycycline they said they had in stock. It came in today and it's labeled in a package from a company called Combitic Global Caplet Pvt. Ltd. Based out of India. I lo...

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Cephalexin Cap 500 Mg Side Effects Hiccups

My husband has been taking this med for a virus. He will eat something small before taking b/c it upset his stomach. Shortly after taking he will get hiccups that will last for awhile. Can this med cause this and should he keep taking? ## First of all, Cephalexin is an antibiotic, so it is only effective against infections, it will not do anything for a virus, since it's not an antiviral medication. Did his doctor prescribe this? That is why antibiotics cannot be used to treat cold or the flu, because they are caused by viruses, not bacterial infections. Using them inappropriately causes the risk of developing antibiotic resistant bacteria. As to the hiccups, it is probably because they can cause some gas in some people, if he is taken it with small amounts of food and gulping a flu...

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white tablet with a backwards D and P with 500 under line

It's a round large tablet with a backwards D and right way P with 500 under the halfway line..... ## I found a Large round white pill with a backwards D and a regular P then a perforated line with 500 on bottom half. What is this ## Just out of curiosity, whereabouts did either of you locate this tablet? Sometimes the origin of a pill can provide further insight as to its contents. Perhaps it would be best to take the tablet into a local pharmacy and see what they think? I'd even consider looking into sending this tablet to a lab for a GCMS content analysis. However from your description alone I'm pretty convinced that it contains 500 mgs of something...Lol. In my investigation, Ciprofloxacin was a possible contender Please post back if you come across any additional informa...

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Macrobid and longterm heart palpitations

I was prescribed Macrobid 4 times a day for 14 days back in June 2015. After 10 days my heart was racing , I had a headache so bad it felt like my brain was swelling. After reading some blogs and seeing what other folks were expierencing I quit taking them on day 10. I am still having severe palpitations 3 months later and feeling my heart skipping beats. Until the Macrobid I have never had this happen. I recently was put on a 24 hour heart monitor and it only worked for 14 hours before it errored. When they downloaded the recording it showed I had over 5000 incidents in the 14 hours. Im scheduled now for an echo cardiac ultrasound in 3 days and my physician wants to put me on a lowdose beta blocker. I feel nervous about tthe betablocker so am waiting til the ultrasound . My question I ...

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Erceflora drug

erceflora (bacillus clausii) ## This is a drug provided by Sanofi Aventis in the Phillipines, therefore, I can't find much information on it. Foreign drugs are just not regulated like US prescription meds. Here's the Sanofi site, you might be able to get more information from them about it: ## I'd like tio have many informations about the drug erceflora ## what are the mechanism of action of erceflora ## Erceflora (Bacillus clausii), it was prescribed to a family member when she suffered diarrhea from contaminated food. I assume this is very safe, since the victim is an infant. ## i would like to know about the mechanism of action of erceflora and its adverse effect? and what if this drug is given intravenously? ## what is erceflora? ## can you mix this with, like, juice?so ...

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Nucotrim tablet uses

My boyfriend had TB and was given Nucotrim tablets. Are these tablets for HIV patients? ## This medication is an antibiotic that can be used to treat various types of bacterial infections, not just HIV. The NIH lists the typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, non-allergic skin rash, and diarrhea. Is there anything else I can help with? ## Hi, How long must I take Nucotrim? Since I started it two weeks back, I experience these kinds of side effects: headache, diarrhea, stomach discomfort, & dizziness. Please help. ## I went to clinic I don't know for amy reason nucotrim was givenue to me now when I research is given to aids sufferers does this mean I have aids i only complain of back pains ## Iam wavering from mouth sores from last year desember n...

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