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Antibiotics Overview

An antibiotic is a type of antimicrobial substance active against bacteria. It is the most important type of antibacterial agent for fighting bacterial infections, and 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...

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My body can't take pills. Is there a patch for ibuprophin or antibiotics?

gastor problems ## Buddy, I know you don't want to hear this, but you have to somehow consume that pill. You could A. Crush it up and put it in orange juice or any liquid with a strong taste (NOTE SPRITE!). B. Fess up to it, When it's time to take the pill don't fret, just say I can do this and you'll get it down. Keep trying it worked for me, and also kept me from death. Also, try and get someone who lives with you to surprisingly let you know when to take your pill. so you don't have the anticipate it all day. ## (NOT SPRITE)* ## Most medications are available in liquids, or chewables for those that have trouble swallowing tablets, so you may want to ask your doctor about trying one of them. Ibuprofen is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory that is used to treat pain, ...

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Does Doxytet have an effect on my menstrual cycle?

My doctor gave me doxytet and didn't explain on how i should take them. He just told me they are for skin and i didn't know they are antibiotics. Plus i just stopped taking them without really finishing them and my periods are late. ## Yes, antibiotics have been known to cause irregularities in the menstrual cycle. If you are on oral contraceptives, they can also reduce their efficacy at preventing pregnancy. Ref: Medline Plus Doxycycline Other side effects are listed as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, non-allergic skin rash, and diarrhea. Is there anything else I can help with?

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Pota vi kin Uses and dosage

Can I take these for a sore throat infection and if so how many tablets per day? ## Well, since what you typed doesn't actually stand for anything, I believe you've confused it, I'm assuming what you're referring to is Penicillin V with Potassium? If so, it is an antibiotic used to treat various types of infections. However, the length of treatment and dosing depends on the type and severity of infection being treated and this site is not medical professionals to make a guess at that. Not all sore throats are caused by infections and using these if it isn't creates problems. Have you seen a doctor for this? ## Pota-Vi-Kin (active ingredient Penicillin V) is used to treat mild to moderately severe infections due to penicillin G-sensitive microorganisms.

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Purbac for Tonsilitis

My daughter aged 5 was prescribed purbac for tonsilitis. Is this proper? ## My 4 year old son complains of ear pain. Do u recomend purbac without doctor prescription ## This is an antibiotic that is used to treat various types of bacterial infections, so it is best to follow the doctor's instructions. The NIH lists the typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, diarrhea, and non-allergic skin rash. Is there anything else I can help with? ## Can I use purbac for tonsillitis?

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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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Clorfex 500 Mg

what is this medication for??? ## Clorfex contains the active ingredient Ciprofloxacin, it is an antibiotic that is used to treat various types of infections. Common side effects may include: nausea, drowsiness, skin rash and diarrhea. Learn more: Are there any questions or comments? ## My daughter is away in South America and thinks she has food poisoning.She has been given Clorfex so she can travel but is suffering from acute diarreah can she take imodium to help her or can you offer any advice? Thanks ## malaria? ## can you give your dog antibiotics if you cant afford the vet hospitol im just asking like a small dose will it hurt him or not ## Is taking every 4 or six hours ? I need for sistitis ## Better to check in Google if the medicine is good for your pet. Im sure some are good ...

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bmp 202

Found a little blue shiny pill with the following on it: BMP with 202 below it. Wondering what drug it is since I found it in my son's car. thanks ## BMP 202 below blue round ## BMP 202 is a veterinary amoxicillin 100mg. My dog is on it for Lyme disease. ## Is BMP 196 green pill = 400 mg ## BMP 196 is reportedly identified as Amoxicillin as well, used in veterinary medicine. However, I'm unable to verify the dosage and other pertinent pill information. Related Threads: [1] Green-Pill-Bmp-196 [2] bmp196 Does anyone know who the manufacturer is that produces these pills? ## How much does your dog weigh?

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side effects of cherifer

side effects of cherrifer vitamins ## I chanced upon your site researching for side effects of Cherifer. You sent me an email asking for my story. I have no story to tell other than I wanted to get answer for my son's research paper. My son is a student nurse in Philippines. I am an RN, myself but have yet to practice. ## im 26 yrs old now, and 5'2 of height. im asking if i can try to drink cherifier at my age now? and what would be the side effects in me? coz, my friend who did took this med. doesnt gain height, but gained weight. if ever can i ask what would i best do to gain height.. thank you... ## I've been taking cherifer PGM for like a week now... I don't know but I noticed i gained an inch. I measured my height before taking it and measured it again just now... I...

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moxymax 500 and anaerobyl 400

i went to the hospital with extreme tooth ache , the inside of my mouth is swollen and the glands in my neck are swollen , the doctor didn't explain anything he just wrote a prescription for moxymax 500 and anaerobyl 400 . Why would he prescribe that and is it going to help ? ## Hello, Lila! How are you? Those symptoms are commonly caused by bacterial infections and these medications are antibiotics that are used to eradicate them. The FDA lists the typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, non-allergic skin rash and diarrhea. However, you will still need to see a dentist to correct the problem with the tooth that caused the infection. Is there anything else I can help with? ## My daughter is months pregnant at the hospital they gave her anaerobyl as th...

93 5195 on a white pill

I am trying to find out about a pill I found in my house. It is a white oval pill with the numbers 93 on one side and 5195 on the other. Thank you for your help ## not sure if this is or was one of my penicillan pills ## This is 500 mg V-Cillin K®, anti bacterial Penicillin ## This tablets contains 500mgs of Penicillin V Potassium, it is used to treat bacterial infections. NDC: 00093-5195 The FDA lists its typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, non-allergic skin rash, and diarrhea. This particular tablet has now been discontinued. Ref: Medline Plus Penicillin V Potassium Is there anything I can help with?

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