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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Antibiotics and ear infection

I'm on Augmentin twice a day. I was just wondering if there is anything else I can do to speed things up to get rid of this ear infection? ## Not really, you just need to give the antibiotic time to do its work. How long have you been taking it? The FDA lists its typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, non-allergic skin rash, and diarrhea. ## I take amoxicillin for ear infections and it always works

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Bioflu and Antibiotics?

Can i use Bioflu and Antibiotics at the same time? is it safe to use? ## Is there a specific antibiotic that you intended on taking with Bioflu? I can research to see if there are any sort of interactions, but I would need to know which specific medication you are referring to. As of now, I haven't come across any details stating that BioFlu has a contraindication or interaction against antibiotics in general. Please post back if you have any more information to add. I hope this helps! ## Hi can i take bioflu and ammoxicillin at the same time ## Hi was it safe when taking bioflu and amoxicillin at the same time? What are the effects of this? How should i prevent on this? My skin was reddish and because of that medicine. How can i get off to that? ## Antibiotics at amoxicillin pwede ...

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penicilina pomada

We LOVE this product and want more!! Please tell me about its current availability (my husband recalls it packaged in tiny red and white round tins that come in in a 'sleeve'). ## I'm sorry, but this site does not manufacture nor sell any products of any type. this is an information only website. The product you are referring to is a topical antibiotic ointment that contains Penicillin as the active ingredient to treat or prevent skin infections. In the U.S. anything containing Penicillin is only available by prescription, since it is an antibiotic. Where did you buy it at, when you picked it up, before? ## Yes, this product is great and I wish I could find some as well. My Mother bought some in Mexico many years ago. If you learn where to get it, please let me know. ## I bo...

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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?

Updated in Amoxicillin
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...

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