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Antibiotics Overview

An antibiotic is a type of antimicrobial substance active against bacteria. It is the most important type of antibacterial agent for fighting bacterial infections, and 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...

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Doxycycline hyclate 100 mgs

This drug doesn't seem to be available at any dose. Have they stopped making it? I take it for rosacea... ## Hi lynn, According to The American Society of Health-System Pharmacists: As of December 10, 2012, there has been a shortage in Doxycycline Capsules and Tablets, mainly due to supply and demand (with a lack of raw materials). You can read more on the shortage here: Unfortunately, it seems as though no one really knows when they will be restocking the supply. I hope this info helps! ## Thanks Dave. My husband also uses and we have been unable to fill his prescription. ## Does doxycycline hyclate 100 mg pills get proscribed for kidney infections as well as chlamidia??? ## I have been told that this is a global problem! I finall...

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Falexin (Cefalexina) Andromex

What are these for? I was given Falexin 500mg in Mexico, but don't know anything about them. They are blue and white capsules. ## From what information I was able to gather, Falexin is a brand name for Cephalexin (cefalexina); which comes in 500mg doses. They are manufactured by a pharmaceutical company called Farabi based in Iran. You can view the company's page in the link below: Unfortunately, I haven't been able to locate any information on "andromex" listed in your description. I hope the above information helps! ## Does Falexin contain Penicillin? I am unable to take Penicillin and need an antibiotic. ## Is this the same as azithromycin tablets?

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cefuroxime axetil

## I WAS GIVEN THIS FOR A SPIDER BITE. I AM NOT SURE WHAT THE DRUGS PURPOSE IS. I THINK IT IS A STERIOD TO REDUCE INFLAMMATION. DOES THIS SEEM CORRECT? ## I am living in China so I always like to check things out ASAP when ever I have to see a doctor here. Anyhow my daughter, who is almost 18 months had a fall today and broke her collar bone. X-ray showed a nice clean break no problem so he recommended a brace which I expected but for some reason he also prescribed Cefureoxime Axetil 125mg. I of course just Googled this and I'm a bit surprised at him giving her an antibiotic. I don't speak Chinese but and my wife not knowing medical English just said it's supposed to help her blood. Considering the overuse and abuse of antibiotics in China and considering I have found no cre...

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Enfexia 500mg

I was treated with this after being bitten by a mosquito in turkey. It's an oval shaped white tablet. ## Enfexia contains the active ingredient Cefuroxime, this is an antibiotic. Common side effects may include: nausea, drowsiness, skin rash and diarrhea. Read more: Do you have any other questions? ## Hi. Is it suitable for very bad toothache and is it suitable for diabetics and high blood pressure people? Thanks ## What is enfexia used for? Can I take this for an ear infection? I've been given it from the pharmacy with ketavel. ## Unless your toothache is caused by a bacterial infection, then no.

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Whole body chills after Cefuroxime

After finishing a course of Cefuroxime for a UTI I have very bad whole body chills. Is this a long term side effect? ## Hi Elsa, sorry to hear about that - the whole body chills could mean that an infection is still there. I would let your doctor know asap. From Medline Plus: "Some side effects can be serious. If you experience any of the following symptoms, call your doctor immediately or get emergency medical treatment: ... a return of fever, sore throat, chills, or other signs of infection" Best wishes

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purbac and early pregnancy

Good day, I'm HIV + and now 6 weeks pregnant. I have been taking Tribuss & Prubac since late 2015. Is it still safe to continue on Prubac. ## Both of these medications are commonly used during pregnancy, when the mother is HIV+. So, you should follow your doctor's instructions on taking them. The U.S. FDA lists the typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, stomach pain, non-allergic skin rash, and diarrhea. Congratulations on the pregnancy! Are you hoping for a boy, or girl? ## I am I able to conceive if I'm using durobac double strength and what should I know about it when trying to conceive

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BMP 204

small white round pill ## BMP 204 is a pet antibiotic manufactured by Pfizer. It contains 50 mg Amoxicillin Trihydrate and 12.5 mg Clavulanic Acid. ## Abe is correct. The FDA lists the typical side effects as possibly including nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, and itching in pets. It should not be taken by humans, because it may not have been manufactured to acceptable human standards and should only be administered to a pet with veterinary approval. Is there anything I can help with? ## Is 50 mg to high for a human seems like a lot for an animal of this amoxocillin

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Clonamox Or Pinamox

Which is best, Clonamox or Pinamox ? ## which antibiotic is better, clonamox or pinamox ? ## Clonamox and Pinamox both contain the active ingredient Amoxicillin, so they are the exact same medication, which is an antibiotic used to treat or prevent infections. Common side effects may include: nausea, drowsiness, diarrhea and skin rash. Learn more: Are there any other questions or comments? ## hi. I had a bad chest cough and was prescribed pinamox 500mgs. but when I dispensed the script, I discovered that the caps I received were clonamox. this worried me. but I now realise that they have the same ingredients. just wondering why I wasn't given pinamox at the start. my coughs got much better by the way.cheers all. ## They are definitely not same as I can take clonomox cant take pinamox

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Pliva 788 - Azithromycin 500mg?

I take 7 pills of Azithromycin 500mg per month. I have COPD and the Azithromycin stops the infection of my lungs. I have a new mail order RX - I ordered Azithromycin and they sent a pill named PLIVA 788. Is this the same med? Thanks for any help. ## Yes, the manufacturer Pliva does list this tablet as containing 500mgs of Azithromycin (NDC 50111-788). Inactive Ingredients: - Starch, Corn - Calcium Phosphate, Dibasic, Anhydrous - Croscarmellose Sodium - Hypromellose 2910 (15 Mpa.s) - Lactose Monohydrate - Magnesium Stearate - Cellulose, Microcrystalline - Polyethylene Glycol 4000 - Trisodium Citrate Dihydrate - Sodium Lauryl Sulfate - Titanium Dioxide - FD&C Blue No. 2 The FDA lists its typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, diarrhea, and non-allergi...

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Betamox 500mg Antibiotic

IS BETAMOX SAFE TO TAKE DURING PREGNANCY? ## Betamox contains the active ingredient Amoxicillin, it is an antibiotic that is used to treat various types of infections. Has your doctor instructed you to use it? If you have an infection that requires treatment, letting it continue out of control would be far more dangerous to both you and the baby. This medication is also not known to cause any problems to the baby in studies. It may, however, cause some side effects, such as: nausea, dizziness, diarrhea and skin rash. Learn more: ## i had a miscarage in february this yr,and went to the clinick b4 i lose the baby,dey took bloot tests and my h.i.v status was negative bt they found an infection in blood name syphillis,they gave me the treatment 4 it,bt i gues it diddnt help because aftr the...

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