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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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Purbac, is it safe as an Acne treatment?

My son has just turned 13 and has developed, what I thought, were only zits on his forehead, however our family doctor says he is developing Acne and has prescribed Purbac. I am a little concerned as I do not like anti-biotics...does anyone have any info or side effects of this drug? ## Purbac is a combination antibiotic containing Sulfamethoxazole and Trimethoprim. Some of the most common side effects include: nausea, drowsiness, diarrhea and skin rash. Have you tried any other options, such as over the counter treatments? ## I've used Purbac for years to control my problem skin and have found it to be very effective. ## the use of antibotic s should only be used in cases of abcessed boils, antibotics destroyed normal bacteria in the stomach an intestines, Acne is a trying prombem ...

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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 ...

Pink Capsule With Dan 3120

What is a pink capsule with DAN 3120 and what is it used for? ## This capsule contains 300mgs of Clindamycin, which is an antibiotic that's used to treat various types of infections. Learn more Clindamycin details here. Is there anything else I can help you with? ## What are the possible side effect of clindamycin ## Why do men use the dan 3120 ## What are pink pills with the word profe forte 155-1 mg use for ## Can It Be Taken While Pregnant? ## How long it take if you take the pink dan 3120 pill for clymedia to clear up ## I have been taking clindamycin 300mg for 5 days now the swelling has went down but still in a lot of pain ## Can this antibiotic cure Chlamydia? I heard about it from a friend and i need to know what it can do for me. ## What is this capsule used for that's ...

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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...

adverse effect to minocycline

I was put on this drug for upper respiratory infection and had a horrible reaction to it. It is almost 6 months now and I am still fighting sores all over my mouth and tongue. Is there any treatment for these sores, they erunpt and almost make me feel sick all over. ## what is it ## Minocycline is a tetracycline antibiotic that is used to treat various types of infections. Its typical side effects may include nausea, dizziness, headache, diarrhea, and non-allergic skin rash. Jojo, have you checked with your doctor to see if the sores are from the Minocycline? It is odd that you would still be experiencing them months after taking it. What other symptoms did you experience?

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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...

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betamox during pregnancy

My cousin took betamox last night around 3AM in the morning. She started bleeding and she is only 8 weeks pregnant, could something be wrong with her baby? ## Hello, Motso! If she's bleeding, she needs to see a doctor immediately, both her life and the life of the baby could be in danger. Betamox contains the active ingredient Amoxicillin, it's just an antibiotic that's used to treat infections. While she shouldn't take it, unless her doctor tells her that it's okay, it won't usually cause such bleeding. Learn more Betamox details here. Its normal side effects may include nausea, dizziness, non-allergic skin rash and diarrhea. Does she have a doctor she can see? ## I am 7 weeks pregnant and I experienced a small amount of blood. My doctor gave me betamox. Will it...

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eritromicina 500 mg como etilsuccinato

Is this erythromycin tablets picked up on Spain and lost translated info - also looking to establish if thus will help insect bite ## Hello, Jackie! How are you? Erythromycin is classified by the FDA as an antibiotic that's used to treat or prevent bacterial infections. Its typical side effects are listed as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, non-allergic skin rash and diarrhea. Antibiotics are sometimes given after spider bites to help prevent infection, but it won't do anything for most others. Is there anything else I can help with? ## Is it any good for a chest infection?

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122 e e122 black and yellow capsule

black and cream capsule E122 on the black part of capsule. ## Located a match it's Nitrofurantoin 100 mg and monohydrate macrocrystals, which s usually used in treating urinary tract infection. Like many other drugs, it is often used against E Coli. To learn more click on the link below... Do you have any more questions or informattion to add? Please post back if you do. ## I have a black and yellow capsule with E122 printed on black end of capsule. I think I remember my dental surgeon giving it to me if I needed for pain. Do you recognize this as a pain capsule? ## its not for treating pain, its for treating urinary tract infections and e coli ## Can it also treat an abscess?

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White oval tablet BL on one side 10 on other

Found my daughter with this tablet. What is it ? ## It’s Cetirizine made by Bristol pharmaceuticals, an antihistamine. White to off-white capsule shaped film-coated tablets with scoreline and 'B' & 'L' debossed on either side of the scoreline & '10' debossed on the other side. Cetirizine hydrochloride tablets are indicated in adults and paediatric patients 6 years and above: - for the relief of nasal and ocular symptoms of seasonal and perennial allergic rhinitis. - for the relief of symptoms of chronic idiopathic urticaria. Source:

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