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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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does betamox contain any penicillin

I am allergix to penicillin does it contain penicillin. I have flu and whant to drink it but dont know if it contain penicillin. ## No, this medication is listed as containing the active ingredient Amoxicillin. The U.S. FDA lists its typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, non-allergic skin rash, and diarrhea. However, there are no guarantees that you may not also be allergic to it, or some other medications. It is actually known to happen frequently, those who are allergic to one mediation often discover that there are others that they are also allergic to. And this antibiotic is in the same family as Penicillin, so the risk may be higher. Is there anything else I can help with? ## Hi there I am allergic to pennicilincan I take betamox for throught infec...

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Cifran 500 Drug Information

I got severe diarrhea as a result of taking cefixine + dicloxaclin 200 for an infection in my injured toe. Can i take cifran 500 / ciprofloxacin hydrochloride to fix this? ## The operative problem here is that you got diarrhea from an antibiotic, which is a normal side effect and usually goes away within several days of finishing your course of the drug. This means that taking another antibiotic, the Ciprofloxacin that you mentioned, isn't going to clear up the diarrhea, that was caused by the other one, it will only make it worse and prolong it. Another antibiotic also isn't going to help anything that isn't cause by an actual infection. Are there any other comments or questions? ## I have been suffering from a fever for 25 days. I want to take cifran-500 mg and dolo-650 mg...

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cephalexin 500 side effects

I don't have money to go to a doctor but I have some cephalexin 500 mg pills but the exsporation date is 2/28/15 can I still take them ## Hello, Nana! How are you? Antibiotics lose efficacy with time, so once expired, they may not work as well as they did, when they were new, which creates the risk of your developing antibiotic resistant bacteria. Thus, it would be best to dispose of them and see your doctor, as soon as you can, for a new prescription. The FDA lists its typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, non-allergic skin rash and diarrhea. Is there anything else I can help with? ## Can I take Ibilex for a mouth ulcer it is under my dentures I was given these before I had surgery last year the use by date is 2020.

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Indacil clindamicina 300mg

Can this treat a tooth infection? It was prescribed by a mexican dentist. Got a wisdom tooth pulled out and it had pus on the bottom, my lower right wisdom tooth has a flap on the tooth i was wondering if that could take off my infection, i have horrible headaches and dizziness and i think that's causing the problem ## Hello, Kimberly2025! How are you feeling? I am so very sorry about the dental infection. Yes, this medication is classified by the FDA as an antibiotic. Its typical side effects are listed as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, non-allergic skin rash and diarrhea. Is there anything else I can help with? ## Can I take a pain reliever if I'm taking indacil clindamicina 300mg? ## My dentists priscribe me a Cigmadil Clindamicina what kind of antibiotic is ...

Updated in Clindamycin
Zanocin-Oz Infection Tablets

For an infection developed around the tooth, is it advisable to take ofloxacin and ornidazole tablets (Zanocin-Oz) for the infection? It has gastric problem associated with it. ## What has your dentist advised you to take? They should be guiding you in finding the appropriate antibiotic to treat the infection and when to return to have the tooth repaired. If you aren’t seeing your dentist, then the infection will just keep returning, since an antibiotic isn’t going to remedy the underlying cause of an infection, such as a deep dental cary. ## My teeth and gums are infected. Should I take Zanocin-Oz twice? Is it ok?

Updated in Ofloxacin
what is anaerobyl 200 used for

I went to clinic for pap smear and dey gave me anaerobyl 200 and they did not explain why. ## Hello, Dorah! How are you? This is an antibiotic that is used to treat bacterial infections. Its typical side effects, as reported by the NIH, are listed as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, non-allergic skin rash, and diarrhea. Is there anything else I can help with? ## My results came out after my pap smear and they gave me anaerobyl to treat an infection. Does this means I am okay now? ## Hi. I've been sick for about 3 weeks and my dr prescribed an antibiotic along with vitamin C extract. But today i went to the clinic and was given Azithromycin 500mg + Anaerobyl 200mg. They said i must take 5 tonight and then 1 every day. Will it be fine? I'm 61 years old. ## I told th...

What type of infection is ciprofloxacin hcl 500 mg taran used for?

I have some Ciprofloxacin hcl pills left, trying figure out what they treat. ## It's for cystitis/bladder infections. I just finished the dosage today. Atleast this is why I hav ciprofloxacin 500mg! Hope his helped. ## I was just reviewing a drug article on Ciprofloxacin stating it is in fact used to treat bacterial infections. Ciprofloxacin is limited to the treatment of proven bacterial infections such as: - Urinary tract infections - Acute uncomplicated cystitis in females - Chronic bacterial prostatitis - Lower respiratory tract infections - Acute sinusitis - Skin and skin structure infections - Bone and joint infections - Infectious diarrhea - Typhoid fever (enteric fever) You can view the complete drug article by clicking on the link below... Please post back if you have any o...

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Affect of Purbac on Oral Contraception

I have been using Purbac for just over a year to treat adult acne. I am currently using a Mirena contraceptive. Will the use of Purbac in any way decrease the effectivness of Mirena and result in pregnancy? ## while being on triphasil,and using purbac at the same time.will this increase your chances of getiing pregnant? ## Purbac is an antibiotic and they most commonly affect oral contraceptives the contain a form of estrogen. According to NIH reports, they do not normally cause a problem with inserts, such as Mirena, that contain only a form of progesterone, but they may cause Triphasil to be less effective. The NIH warns that other side effects may include nausea, dizziness, irregular bleeding, and irritability. Is there anything else I can help with? ## I have the implant and have be...

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Can Doxytet prevent pregnancy?

I am taking doxytet to treat my acne and the Doctor said that I will not conceive while taking this medication. Is it true?

sulpher and cream of tarter wafers

used for sores, also used to pure blood ## I need to know about the availability of Sulpher and Cream of Tarter Wafers. My husband has had 3 Abscesses. ## Has he consulted a doctor about the abscesses? They are caused by bacterial infections, and require antibiotic treatment, as well as treatment of whatever underlying problem has caused the infection. You can learn more about them on MedlinePlus. If not treated properly, such infections can be very dangerous, they even have the potential to be fatal.


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