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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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Zifi 50 Syrup

My daughter is 5 months old and is having loose motions since last 7 days. She took enteromine, maxtra and zirol but no improvement was there. Doctor has now asked her to take 2ML of Zifi 50 syrup in the morning and evening for 3 days. Is this safe for her? ## All medications carry some risks, so you should speak to the doctor about your concerns, because there are also many risks to her health associated with letting the diarrhea continue untreated, such as severe dehydration. Zifi contains the active ingredient Cefixime, which is an antibiotic, that is used to treat many types of infections. It may cause side effects, such as: nausea, drowsiness, diarrhea and skin rash. Learn more: Has she improved, at all? ## Yes. As per our doctor, we gave her 2ML of Zifi 50 twice a day for 3 days. ...

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Oblong white pill H49 scored

I need to know if this pill is gabapentin / neurontin? It's a big oblong pill with a line in the middle and H49 on the other side. ## This tablet is manufactured by Aurobindo Pharma, it is a generic for Bactrim, which is an antibiotic (NDC 65862-420). The FDA lists its typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, non-allergic skin rash, and diarrhea. Inactive Ingredients: - Docusate Sodium - Magnesium Stearate - Starch, Corn - Sodium Benzoate - Sodium Starch Glycolate Type a Potato Source: DailyMed, see Ingredients and Appearance ## Will a pill imprinted with H 49 alleviate an upper respiratory infection? A friend was prescribed keflex for theirs. Is this the same or similar? ## I would like to know if this h49 pill will turn my urine an orange looking col...

Updated in Sulfamethoxazole + Trimethoprim, SMX-TMP
ampicilina mexapin 500 mg capsules

Hi I believe I have a uti I go to urinate and it is very painful towards the end. My mom got these pills from a friend at work. Brand new in the package. I'm just wondering. What's the dosage to take and how often and for how long. I was guna go to the er but for a Monday it was too packed and just left. And would this antibiotic work for a uti? Thanks if u could help and any extra information is welcome. Thanks for reading. ## I'm sorry I thought I mentioned the name of the pills but here it is ampicilina mexapin 500 mg capsules. The box is all in Spanish and I don't understand it. ## Hello, Stephanie! How are you feeling? Ampicillin can be used to treat a uti, usually one 500mg tablet every 6 hours for 10 days. It can cause side effects, such as nausea, dizziness, non-...

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can ornof tablet be taken for loose motion

Having loose motions last 10 days. Started with Ornof tabs twice a day. After 5 days Dr prescribed Entrogermina + Redotil thrice a day along with Ornof & electral. No improvement, can somebody suggest the underlying cause & remedy. ## Dr has prescribed Ornof if loos motion patient is under treatment of chemotherapy Can b given any oflaxacin with ornidazole ## Whenever you take ORNOF you MUST take Vazilac or any other probiotic and Prebiotic witn it. ORNOF being anti bacterial kills bacteria - both good and bad. It is for this reason that probiotic and prebiotic are taken that regenerate good bacteria. Good bacteria stops diarrhoea. Else take curd. Curd has good bacteria. ORNOF would cure loose motions that is due to stomach infection. ## Ornof is listed as containing Ornofloxaci...

penicillin vk 500mg tabs

penicillin ## I have recently been prescribed Penicillin Vk 500 mg from a doctor. I was in SO much pain from my peridontal disease,(from my infection under my teeth), that the pain was excruciating. i went to an emergency hospital instead of a dentist. I have looked up this medication and it describes this certain medication to be used for throat, not an infection. Is this right? have you heard of anyone else being prescribed this medicine for a gum? mouth problem? ## This is a general antibiotic, it is used to treat many different types of infection, not just those of the throat or any other specific part of the body. I took it many times for dental infections. Here's a link to the monograph for more information: Broad spectrum antibiotics, such as this one, can be used to treat ma...

Updated in Penicillin
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...

Sulfatiazol cream

This is a cream or ointment sold in mexico used to treat infections of the skin and burns. It contains sulfur. ## It is a sulfa drug that's an organosulfur compound. It was once used fairly commonly, until other less toxic options were found. The toxicity of it is why it is no longer available in the U.S. Learn more Sulfathiazole details here. Are there any questions or comments? ## Can Sulfathiazole make a kid dizzy? ## Hi. I want to know if I can use this Sulfatiazol cream for a pressure sore on my son's butt? ## Can I use Sulfatiazol on my private area? If so, how do I use it? ## The American version is called silver sulfadiazine or the more common generic SSD cream. It is a prescription only cream so you need a doctor to get it. This cream is rarely used for anything but bur...

Hemo Rid Vasoprotective

what is the effect of taking that medicine? and what is the side effect of that medicines. ## This contains flavanoids, Diosmin and Hesperidin, they are really supplements that are beneficial to your body and your overall health. Most flavanoids support and improve the function of the cardiovascular system. Is there anything else I can help with? ## What is the difference between amoxicillin and coamoxciclab, though they are both antibacterial? ## Is it safe for pregnant to take hemo rid tablet? ## Hi, ask lng para saan po yung gamot na diosminhispridin.

Updated in Amoxicillin
Purbac Double Strength Information

Can I use purbac double strength while I am taking contreceptives that are called Nordette? I have recently started both medications. ## Hello, Tray! How are you? According to the details provided by the NIH, this antibiotic may reduce the efficacy of your oral contraceptives, so it would be best to use a back up method of contraception, such as condoms, while you are taking the antibiotic. The U.S. FDA lists the typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, dry mouth, irritability, and PMS-like symptoms. Is there anything else I can help with? ## I was prescribed purbac double strength for acne a week ago with epiduo gel. Now my skin looks like it's peeling off & dry. Is it supposed to peel off? Also, what can I use to moisturize my face as it's so...

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Flupen 250 - What Is It Used To Treat

I found flupen 250 in my son's school bag. What is this capsule for? ## Flupen contains the active ingredient Flupentixol, it is an antipsychotic that's most commonly used to treat schizophrenia. Learn more Flupen details here. Did you ask him about it? ## wrong again - whoever answers these questions is misinformed - flupen contains Flucloxacillin which is a penicillin antibiotic! Get your facts right please! ## I have boils under my armpit and wet to a local clinic and they prescibed flupen 250 for me is it the correct treatment for boils? ## I have boils under my armpit and went to a local clinic and they prescibed flupen 250 for me is it the correct treatment for boils? ## I fill pain in my stomach and womb and it feels lyk I hv a rushes so I get flupen and doxtet and metrod...

Updated in Penicillin

Antibiotics Medications (472 results)

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