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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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Clindamycin, hot flashes, sweating

Can Clindamycin cause mild hot flashes, and feeling of sweating? I looked at side effect list and it is not listed. ## Hello, Bec! How are you? Yes, it's normal for most medications to cause those types of symptoms and very commonly reported. The FDA lists the other side effects of this medication as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, non-allergic skin rash and diarrhea. If it gets too severe, you should have things checked out by your doctor. Is there anything else I can help with? ## I have only today and tomorrow left on this medication for dental surgery. It has made me feel tired, and like I'm sweating. I was worried because I asked a few people who took the medication, and they said they didn't know, it didn't affect them this way. But I really appreci...

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Zifi 50 Syrup

My daughter is 5 months old and is having loose motions since last 7 days. She took enteromine, maxtra and zirol but no improvement was there. Doctor has now asked her to take 2ML of Zifi 50 syrup in the morning and evening for 3 days. Is this safe for her? ## All medications carry some risks, so you should speak to the doctor about your concerns, because there are also many risks to her health associated with letting the diarrhea continue untreated, such as severe dehydration. Zifi contains the active ingredient Cefixime, which is an antibiotic, that is used to treat many types of infections. It may cause side effects, such as: nausea, drowsiness, diarrhea and skin rash. Learn more: Has she improved, at all? ## Yes. As per our doctor, we gave her 2ML of Zifi 50 twice a day for 3 days. ...

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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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Is Gimalxina Amoxicilina 500 mg from Mexico Counterfeit? i.e. Placebo?

I have taken amoxicilina many times during my life; bought in the US and in Honduras. This last week I got a bottle of 60 capsulas while in Cozumel, to complete my antibiotic treatment (I lost the previous amoxi I was taking). I am very familiar with the smell and taste of amoxicilina and penicillin. I open the capsules when I take it, it tastes bad, and has a unique taste & smell (also in urine). The current bottle I just purchased, red & white capsulas, is a white powder with NO taste nor smell. Furthermore, it appears to have no affect on my sinusitis, and NO odor in urine. This is the first Amoxi I have ever taken that is like this (no taste & no odor. So common sense tells me I HAVE BEEN ROBBED. If this is COUNTERFEIT Amoxi, we need to STOP ITS SALE. The bottle I have s...

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azitromicina dosage 500 mg

I have 6 pills in sealed container. I believe it's for 5 days. What is the recommended dosage? ## I want to know the dosage of AZITROMICINA. I have 6 capsules of 500 mgs. Please reply asap. thank you, kindly. ## Azithromycin is an antibiotic used to treat various types of infections. Before using it, you should see a doctor to confirm that you have an infection. If you use it and you do not, you run the risk of developing antibiotic resistant bacteria. The normal dosage is 2 tablets on the first day, then one tablet on days 2 to 5. Common side effects may include: nausea, drowsiness, skin rash and diarrhea. You can read more on the medication here: Have you consulted a doctor, yet? ## Can you take azitromicina 500 mg if your on warafin? ## THERE ARE THREE 500 MG. TABLETS IN THE PACK...

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Sulfamethoxazole Tmp Ds Prescribed For Acne- side effects

My Dr prescribed me 20 Sulfamethoxazole Tmp. So far I have taken 10 tablets and from yesterday I have started getting chills, headache, sore throat and body ache. I called up my Dr again and she said to take Ibuprofen for all these symptoms with Sulfamethoxazole Tmp. Howeve I read somewhere on the internet that these are severe side effects and may cause serious damage to your body. I am thinking to stop these tablets now. 10 tablets which I already took are not sufficient to clear my acne infection ? I dont want to take any other antibiotics now. :-( ## This is a sulfa based antibiotic, the name brand for it is Bactrim and it is well known for causing such side effects. Learn more Bactrim details here. However, there's no need to be afraid of other antibiotics, as long as you stay ...

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Antibiotic capsules from Mexico

What color are antibiotic capsules from Mexico? I have red capsules from Mexico that someone gave me saying they are antibiotics. Should I take them?

Pexoclav 625

What is the composition for pexoclav 625? What's it used for and what are its side effects? ## Pexoclav contains Amoxicillin and Clavulanic Acid, it is often prescribed in the U.S. under the trade name Augmentin, it is an antibiotic that is used to treat various types of infections. Side effects can include: skin rash, nausea, diarrhea and drowsiness. Learn more: Are there any other questions? ## Can this medicine Pexoclav 625 cause problems in the upper legs/thighs which create problems in getting up from bed?

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Needing a pain management doctor near Lamar, Ok. Please hel

I do not have insurance. Having a hard time finding a doctor that prescribes narcotics. Have chronic pain from sciatica, two back laminectomy's, discectomy's. fusions, and hardware removed, then reinstalled. Same thing in neck. Have nerve root damage, neuropothy entire right leg, buttocks, entire back, face, and neck. Spinal stenosis, scoliosis, ankylosing splondiosis, RA, DDD, and more. Need to find a dr. willing to help with SSD, and will prescribe narcotics. Willing to drive within a 100 miles. Please help. Extremely depressed, and having suicidal thoughts. Suffering. Needing to find a dr. to prescribe narcotics . ## I am either totally stupid or a complete i****. I have posted two requests for pain management doctor's in Oklahoma. I have received an email reply, and cann...

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Pota Vi Kin Penicilina V 800000 U

I have a very bad sinus infection,regular penicilin has alway kicked it!A normal dose has been 500mg is this pota-vi-kin penicilina-v 800,000 ok to take as a replacement? ## I am not quite certain of the dosage conversions, but yes, it is an equivalent medication, it is Penicillin with Potassium and is used to treat various types of infections. Common side effects may include: nausea, drowsiness, skin rash and diarrhea. Does anyone else know more about the relevant dosage? ## My partner was told he has walking phenmoia at clinic his records were mess up and has to do a retake on x-rays. But has not gone back got upset and has a difficult time to take time off. Can he take Pota-Vi-Kin Penicilina 800,000 U for walking phenmoia or phenmoia his symptoms are coughing, congestion, wheezing, e...

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