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Antibiotics Overview

Antibiotics (From ancient Greek αντιβιοτικ, antiviotika) also called antibacterials, are a type of antimicrobial[1] drug used in the treatment and prevention of bacterial infections.[2][3] They may either kill or inhibit the growth of bacteria. A limited number of antibiotics also possess antiprotozoal activity.[4][5] Antibiotics are not effective against viruses such as the common cold or influenza; drugs which inhibit viruses are termed anti...

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zenith Z 2131 100mg
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I have a pale pink/peach 100mg capsule that has 2 thin black lines on one end with 2131 printed above the top line and a large capital Z inside of a box next to the word ZENITH; and under that, 100mg. Can you tell me anything about this pill? - ie: uses, side effects? ## What is the pill that has on it Zenith 100 mg 2131 used for? ## This contains 100mgs of Nitrofurantoin, this is an antibiotic, most commonly used to treat urinary tract infections. Common side effects may include: nausea, drowsiness, skin rash and diarrhea. You can read more here: Is there anything else I can help you with? ## with UNARX new discount card who do they share your personal pscription drugs with. i have medicade and i disn't ask for that discount card. becouse i pay cash for this narcotic med. and i wan...
Updated 7 hours ago in Nitrofurantoin.
is ilvitrim safe during pregnancy
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Hi I am HIV positive, 39 weeks pregnant and I am on FDC. At the clinic yesterday they gave me ilvitrim so I was wondering if is it safe to take those pills during pregnancy ## Im7 weeks pregnancy I'm not HIV positive and I'm at the clinic 2day they give me ilvitrim so isn't safe to drink the tablets ## is Ampliclox safe to take during first trimester of pregnancy ## These are antibiotics and should be taken according to the doctor's instructions, if they have decided it would beneficial for you and your baby. The NIH lists typical antibiotic side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, diarrhea, and non-allergic skin rash. Congratulations to all on the babies! How is everyone doing? Did you experience any problems?
Updated 16 hours ago.
grey's ointment
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## There was an ointment that my mother would use when we would get a cut or blister or anything that might get infected. This was before antibiotics or antibacterial. It was coal black and smelled slightly of tar or sulphur. She would apply the ointment and bandage the cut and leave for a few days. When the bandage was removed the skin would be healed and looked white for awhile but there would be no scarring or discoloration. Do you know what this was and if so is it available today. I would love to have it as I am sensitive to antibiotics. ## Possibly ichthammol? ## An old-fashioned remedy for deep wounds that must heal from the inside out is: Clean wound with hydrogen peroxide. Pack wound with dry grated raw sugar. Cover with air-tight tape. Do not disturb for 5 days. Repeat treatme...
Updated 17 hours ago in Ichthammol.
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EAR DROPS ## can using these ear drops cause fluid on the inner ear or dizziness, as I have had this in the past. (Meneire's Disease) ## can you use neomycin and polymyxin b sulfates and gramicidin ophthalmic solution usp for ear drops? my daughter has tubes and her ears a draining i was wondering if i could use that for ear drops. ## The instructions on my neomycin-polymyxin said nothing about shaking the bottle first. I am on it for 7 days, and am on day 3 of using it without shaking it. Will it still be effective? (I've been battling my ear infection for a very long time too, just like everyone else in this chat.) :P ## Ear drops and eye drops can both be used in the ear, according to what my cardiologist has told me, since eye drops are sterile. However, you cannot use ear d...
Updated 21 hours ago in Neomycin.
pantocid hp side effect
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i have been taking Pantocid hp everyday morning and before dinner in empty stomach half an hour before food for the last two days. please tell me the side effects,bcoz i have constant slight stomach pain and mouth odour is changed like metalic taste or what for this medicine breifly explain? please inform about diet ## Pantocid-HP contains Amoxicillin, Clarithromycin and Pantoprazole, this combines two different antibiotics, with a proton pump inhibitor that reduces the amount of acid produced by the stomach. It is used to help treat or prevent ulcers in people who have shown that they have or may have the H. Pylori infection. The Pantoprazole can cause stomach pain in some people, if it becomes too bothersome, you should contact your doctor as you may require a different medication. An...
Updated 21 hours ago in Amoxicillin.
acido nalidixico fenazopiridina
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I Got this in Mexico last week for bladder infection. Is this just for 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, altho...
Updated 21 hours ago in Nalidixic Acid.
cherifer pgm 10-22
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height increasing food supplement ## This is a supplement from the Phillipines, there is no scientific proof that it does as claimed. ## can u help me? i want to grow up. my height is only 5'2 ## does Cherifer PGM really increases growth? I am 18 and 5'3 in height.. i really want to grow at least 2 inches..but seems cherifer doeasn't work at all.. please reply..thanks ## How long should i eat the cherifer pills to grow up? when is the best time to eat the medicine and is there any effect? ## my sister bought me a box of cherifer premium instead of pgm, does premium are good for the growth? or just a vitamins.. plz reply me.. tnx ## i take cherifer, because i want to grow more, but it seems it doesnt work! ## when i bought cheriffer pgm.. the girl in the merury drugs says tha...
Updated 23 hours ago in Tao.
ww27 Doxycycline
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My Doctor prescribed Doxycycline ww27 20mg it is a green pill. I've been using Doxycycline mp573 20mg a white pill. The difference is the green pill, since I've been taking them about 4 days my mouth is in such pain. I stopped using them. There is a tag on script bottle that the color and shape is different but is the same pill. The phamacy made the change are they the same. ## How many days did you take the pills so that you were cured?
Updated 1 day ago in Doxycycline.
gold capsule with no markings
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I found this orange looking capsule no markings in my husband picket can you tell me what it? ## Is there such a thing as an amixacillian antibiotic coming in a yellowish capsule w no markings? The only such pill u am aware if is tumeric herb capsule?! Thank you, amy
Updated 1 day ago.
Looking for an alternative drug to Nitrofurantoin
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I've been taking low dose 50mg Nitrofurantoin for over a year. My urologist recommended it and my PCP also said I should take it for life. I've had frequent UTI's/year and it's been a problem for more than 10 years. I've been free of UTI's since I went on the low-dose Nitrofurantoin. It's helped me greatly but I've developed some respiratory problems and my Dr. thinks that my long term use of this drug might be the cause of my problems. I would like to find an alternative antibiotic to Nitrofurantoin. Any clue what drug would be equivalent? ## Hello, Tipsy! How are you? I'm sorry about the problem that you're having. According to the information provided by the NIH, the other antibiotics that can be used for prophylaxis of UTIs include Bactrim, Tr...
Updated 1 day ago in Nitrofurantoin.

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