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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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Trisovit Information

What are the uses of trivosit? ## What is trisovit and what is it used for? ## I want to know what trisovit is... and if it's phased-out, what is its replacement? ## Trisovit, phased-out? why? ## I just want to know what the replacement for trisovit is? ## Is trisovit available in all drug stores? ## I want to know what trisovit is? ## How much does this vitamin trisovit syrup cost? ## I also used to take Trisovit prescribed by my doctor for weak lungs... Trisovit is a multivitamin supplement for weak lungs or pulmonary problems. I can't find it in any drug store now. They said it is already phased out? Do you know what the replacement is for Trisovit? ## Trisovit is a INH with Multivitamin combined preparations which is mostly prescribed for weak lungs. ## We used to take these...

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Does clindamycin hcl have an expiration date

I have clindamycin hcl from 2008. Is it safe to take? ## Have clindamycin 150 mg cap from 1/07/2009, is it still safe to use? ## i have clindamycin 150mg kept in refrigerator is it still good?03/04/09 ## To cover these questions for other site users that may need to know the same information. If they the capsules have been in a bottle that was dispensed by your pharmacy, which exposed them to the elements, they have an expiration date of one year from the date you received them. After that time, they will start to degrade and will no longer be as effective. At that point, it's best to dispose of them, due to the risk of developing antibiotic resistance if you take them. Millie, were you asking about a liquid formulation? If so, those are only good for a week, they degrade very fast....

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bactrim - lingering side effects

Took bactrim for l-1/2 days. Blood sugar plummetted, severe GI problems, anxiety through the roof! Immediately stopped taking. This was 3 months ago. Side effects continue although slowly improving. Am taking baby steps toward recovering from this awful, poisonous drug. Has anybody else had such a difficult recovery from this?

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White oval pill ZC56 on one side

What is a white oval pill marked with ZC56 on one side and nothing on the other side? ## This tablet is manufactured by Zydus Pharmaceuticals and they list it as containing 500mgs of Levofloxacin, which is an antibiotic that is used to treat or prevent bacterial infections. (NDC 68382-016) The FDA lists the typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, non-allergic skin rash, and diarrhea. Inactive Ingredients: - Crospovidone - Hypromelloses - Magnesium Stearate - Cellulose, Microcrystalline - Polyethylene Glycol 6000 - Talc - Titanium Dioxide ## What kind of pill is this? My boyfriend made me feel ill, like having a bladder infection. I exercise daily, am 6’1 and size 4. He said it was a natural supplement to help any sickness from him. I took one, not s...

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Betamox and STI's

Can Betamox 500 assist in treating STI's? I have a fungal infection on my male private part. ## It might, and you should take it if a doctor has instructed you to do so. The NIH lists its typical side effects of Betamox (Amoxicillin) as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, non-allergic skin rash, and diarrhea. ## I've been experiencing vaginal itching and burning, especially drug intercourse. I have been taking Betamox and it hasn't helped. ## Asnath, hopefully your doctor can help you to determine the exact nature of your infection. Amoxicillin (international brand Betamox) is an antibiotic. If your infection is not bacterial I don't know if it would be a proper medicine to take. Could you be dealing with a fungal infection?

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Betamox and weight gain

Can Betamox cause weight gain? I'm on a strict diet and don't want to gain weight. ## This is an antibiotic, so no, it shouldn't cause weight gain. The FDA lists its typical side effects of the active ingredient Amoxicillin as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, non-allergic skin rash and diarrhea. ## I have had vaginal itching and burning during intercourse. What is a better medication to treat an STI? I went to the doctor several times and prescribing Betamox hasn't helped.

Updated in Amoxicillin
Amoxicilina 500 Mg from mexico

Hi. I usually am prescribed amoxicillin by my dentist (4 tablets of 500mg 1 hour before appointment). I didn't have time to pick up my prescription but my mother n law has amoxicillin from Mexico 500mg. Is it ok to take? Isn't t the same thing? ## How many days do I take this vizimox ? ## Hi, Paula! As to that Amoxicillin, I actually can't say whether or not its safe or if that's what it actually is, since you didn't provide any information on them other than what they're said to be. Learn more Amoxicillin details here. What did you end up doing? Did you take them? Lucy, it really depends on the type and severity of the infection being treated. It can range anywhere from 10 to 14 days and from 2 to 3 times a day. What directions did your doctor provide? This anti...

Updated in Amoxicillin
what is ilvitrim suspension used for

Hi, my 2yr old boy took some unknown pills while he was playing with his friends so he was given ilvitrm suspension. What worries he has rash all over his body. Does this mean that this medication is working? ## What is ilvitrim pills and can I drink it while am planing to get pregnant ## Hy im my son is 7weeks n tested negetive,im breastfeeding him but i feel that he does not get full can i feed him soft porrige but i hear tht if u giv him food or water his gonna be infected as on my medication arvs n his been given ilviltrim n on med leav n soon will go back to work my worrie is tht wil he be infected if i feed him formula n water ## Hi I took four pills of ilviltrim at once am I at risk of an overdose I'm super worried ## HI MY NEWBORN HAS YELLOW DISCHARGE O...

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acido nalidixico fenazopiridina

I got this in Mexico last week for a bladder infection. Is this just for the pain of a bladder infection? Or does it help cure one too? ## The active ingredients are 500mgs of Nalidixic Acid and 50mgs of Phenazopyridine, it is commonly used to treat urinary tract infections, because some bacteria that cause them are sensitive to the acid and will be killed by it. That said, however, it is not an antibiotic, so it may help clear it up, but there is also a chance that it won't. The main side effect warned about when taking this is photo-sensitivity. Is there anything else I can help you with? ## I live in Mexico and have been taking Acido Nalidixico Fenazopiridina for several days now for a urinary tract infection. (self diagnosed as I know the symptoms since I have had many) However,...

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Amoxicillin dosage for dogs

80 lb dog = how much amoxicillin? ## I have 250mg Amoxicillin capsules, but my dog only needs 60mg. How would I handle this? Rocky weighs 6 1/2 lbs. I believe I calculated the dose correctly. ## Can the Amoxicillin 400 mg (bmp 196) green tablets be crushed and mixed with food to give to my dog? ## How much amoxicillin tr k clv 500/125 is safe for an 8lb dog? She has skin irritation after her cycle. ## Hello, According to the NIH "The recommended dose of amoxicillin in dogs and cats is 5-10mg/pound" so a dog who is 80 lbs should have 400-800 mg. Since this is such a wide gap I suggest you call into your vet office and see what they suggest, typically if they have your animal on file they will have a good estimate of what they should have. Best wishes and happy holidays.

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