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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Tooth extraction infection amoxicillin

I have had seven teeth extracted a week ago. I am on amoxicillin 500 3 times a day as I have an infection and in terrible pain! I have been on them for 3 days, almost 4. How long until the infection clears and the pain stops? Also is corsodyl mouth wash good for healing of the gums after extractions? Thanks. ## Hello, Bexy! How are you? You should be starting to see improvement of the infection by now, it usually only takes about 3 days of taking the antibiotic. Thus, if there's been no change and you're still in pain, please return to your doctor, you may need to try a different antibiotic. The FDA lists the typical side effects of antibiotics as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, non-allergic skin rash and diarrhea. I wouldn't suggest using a mouthwash, unless...

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Amoxicillin biocraft 01

Capsule shaped pill with biocroft 01 in black lettering imprinted on it. Color is pale yellow and light brown. I think it's Amoxicillin 250 mg. What are all the ingredients of this pill? ## This is an old imprint code which Teva has since changed to TEVA 3107, but the active ingredient is the same. (NDC: 0093-3107) Inactive Ingredients: - Magnesium Stearate - Talc - Ferrosoferric Oxide - D&c Yellow No. 10 - Aluminum Oxide - Fd&c Blue No. 1 - Fd&c Blue No. 2 - Fd&c Red No. 40 - Gelatin - Propylene Glycol - Shellac - Titanium Dioxide - D&c Red No. 28 ## Yes, the yellow / brown capsule with the imprint biocraft 01 is Amoxicillin 250 mg, manufactured by Teva. It is an antibiotic drug... ## I can't find a listing for the inactive ingredients, however, here's ...

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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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sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim tablets, usp 800mg/160mg double strength

I am giving 15 tablets twice a day to my horse. Could you tell me what this takes care of? Is it for pain or an antibiotic? I want to know what it is for - please and thank you. ## Can i give sulfamethoxazole & trimethoprim 800 mg to a horse for coughing and inflammation? ## Sulfamethoxazole/Trimethoprim tablets are an antibiotic. Does your horse have an infection or has it been injured, i.e. puncture wound? ## What is the normal dosage for Sulfamethoxazole-Trimethoprim DS 800-160, for horses ## Co-trimoxazole- antibacterial combination of trimethoprim and sulfamethoxazole, in the ratio of 1 to 5, used in the treatment of a variety of bacterial infections. The name co-trimoxazole is the British Approved Name, and has been marketed worldwide under many trade names including Septra (G...

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(ofloxacin otic solution0.3%)

ear ache soluton ## I am having earache and I want to make sure if I use Ofloxacin Otic Solution 0.3% for my earache. In addition, I am using medicine from neurology medicine for my migraine headache, I want to make sure it does not give me health problem or show bad reaction. I am having chronic earache and my family does not let me to attend emergency room hospital near of our apartment. If possible for you please answer to me immediately, I understand what I have to do. ## Ofloxacin otic is an antibiotic that is used to treat ear infections, but proper use depends on whether it is an inner, or outer ear infection, so a doctor's prescribing instructions must be followed. It may cause side effects such as inner ear itchiness, a feeling of fullness of the ear, redness, and ear drain...

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biocroft 01 capsule

I have a capsule, half is white, half is tan, with the imprint biocroft 01 on it ## Yes, it contains 250mgs of the antibiotic Amoxicillin and is manufactured by Teva Pharmaceuticals, who changed the imprint to TEVA 3107. NDC: 0093-3107 Inactive Ingredients: - Magnesium Stearate - Talc - Ferrosoferric Oxide - D&c Yellow No. 10 - Aluminum Oxide - Fd&c Blue No. 1 - Fd&c Blue No. 2 - Fd&c Red No. 40 - Gelatin - Propylene Glycol - Shellac - Titanium Dioxide - D&c Red No. 28 Is there anything else I can help with? ## I was once prescribed this medicine and I think it is an antibiotic. Please verify this.

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azitromicina dosage 500 mg

I have 6 pills in sealed container. I believe it's for 5 days. What is the recommended dosage? ## I want to know the dosage of AZITROMICINA. I have 6 capsules of 500 mgs. Please reply asap. thank you, kindly. ## Azithromycin is an antibiotic used to treat various types of infections. Before using it, you should see a doctor to confirm that you have an infection. If you use it and you do not, you run the risk of developing antibiotic resistant bacteria. The normal dosage is 2 tablets on the first day, then one tablet on days 2 to 5. Common side effects may include: nausea, drowsiness, skin rash and diarrhea. You can read more on the medication here: Have you consulted a doctor, yet? ## Can you take azitromicina 500 mg if your on warafin? ## THERE ARE THREE 500 MG. TABLETS IN THE PACK...

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Orni O Tablets

Ornidazole IP 500 mg & Offloxacin IP 200 mg ## The drug Ofloxacin is a broad spectrum antibiotic used to treat a variety of infections. Ornidazole is also an antibiotic, but is mainly used for protozoal infections. You can follow the links below to learn more about each of these drugs: I hope this info helps! ## Diagnosis: Erosive Proximal Gastritis and Sub epithelial Hemorrhage (H.PYLORI RELATED). G RED AND MUCOSAL RING AT LOWER END. RUT + VE; USG (W/A)-GRADE I FATTY HEPATIC CHANGES. I am taking Pentocid 40 -1 tab daily + Libra x 1 tab Twice daily from March,15. I am having stomach pain similar to dysentery and very loose motion every third day. I cant take any Tindizole or any zole medicine as i am allergic to it. Please advice anti allergic non zole medicine. ## I do not encourag...

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What Is Doxytet

my 13yr old daughter was prescribed doxytet by the dr. for her pimples on her forehead, instead her cheeks is becoming dry with a rash, is normal or should i take her off the tablets ## Doxytet contains the active ingredient Doxycycline, which is a Tetracycline class antibiotic. And yes, a skin rash can be a normal side effect of using the medication, she may also experience: nausea, drowsiness and diarrhea. The rash and dryness should go away, as her body gets used to the medication or when she finishes the treatment course. However, if it doesn't or becomes worse, you should contact her doctor. Learn more: Are there any other questions or comments? ## i had an arbotion 2weeks ago the nurse gave me Doxytet.i have a smelly discharge.will this go away? or must i consult my docter.is ...

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is ilvitrim used for diarrhea

So in December I had diarrhea,my baby was 6 months at that time. I got admitted in hospital for four days. And while I was in hospital, my baby was with my aunt. So he also had diarrhea,probably got it from me coz I am breastfeeding.She took him to the clinic and they gave him ILVITRIM SUSPENSION, Does it help with diarrhea? And what's the correct dosage? My aunt told me that at the clinic they said he should take it anytime when he has diarrhoea And I have just read about it being an anti-biotic, and from what i know... You finish the course of anti-biotic But we never finished it coz i was not told it is an anti-biotic ## Ilvitrim is an antibiotic, commonly found in some other countries under the name Bactrim, or Co-Trimoxazole, it is used to treat bacterial infections, so it will...

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