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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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betamox during pregnancy

My cousin took betamox last night around 3AM in the morning. She started bleeding and she is only 8 weeks pregnant, could something be wrong with her baby? ## Hello, Motso! If she's bleeding, she needs to see a doctor immediately, both her life and the life of the baby could be in danger. Betamox contains the active ingredient Amoxicillin, it's just an antibiotic that's used to treat infections. While she shouldn't take it, unless her doctor tells her that it's okay, it won't usually cause such bleeding. Learn more Betamox details here. Its normal side effects may include nausea, dizziness, non-allergic skin rash and diarrhea. Does she have a doctor she can see? ## I am 7 weeks pregnant and I experienced a small amount of blood. My doctor gave me betamox. Will it...

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eritromicina 500 mg como etilsuccinato

Is this erythromycin tablets picked up on Spain and lost translated info - also looking to establish if thus will help insect bite ## Hello, Jackie! How are you? Erythromycin is classified by the FDA as an antibiotic that's used to treat or prevent bacterial infections. Its typical side effects are listed as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, non-allergic skin rash and diarrhea. Antibiotics are sometimes given after spider bites to help prevent infection, but it won't do anything for most others. Is there anything else I can help with? ## Is it any good for a chest infection?

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122 e e122 black and yellow capsule

black and cream capsule E122 on the black part of capsule. ## Located a match it's Nitrofurantoin 100 mg and monohydrate macrocrystals, which s usually used in treating urinary tract infection. Like many other drugs, it is often used against E Coli. To learn more click on the link below... Do you have any more questions or informattion to add? Please post back if you do. ## I have a black and yellow capsule with E122 printed on black end of capsule. I think I remember my dental surgeon giving it to me if I needed for pain. Do you recognize this as a pain capsule? ## its not for treating pain, its for treating urinary tract infections and e coli ## Can it also treat an abscess?

Updated in Nitrofurantoin
White oval tablet BL on one side 10 on other

Found my daughter with this tablet. What is it ? ## It’s Cetirizine made by Bristol pharmaceuticals, an antihistamine. White to off-white capsule shaped film-coated tablets with scoreline and 'B' & 'L' debossed on either side of the scoreline & '10' debossed on the other side. Cetirizine hydrochloride tablets are indicated in adults and paediatric patients 6 years and above: - for the relief of nasal and ocular symptoms of seasonal and perennial allergic rhinitis. - for the relief of symptoms of chronic idiopathic urticaria. Source:

Updated in Penicillin

my tooth flared out again, the dentist gave me erythromycinbs instead of pulling it. I had some left, so I starting taking it again. I didn't want it pulled. I know I am prolonging it being pulled. Taking this med. again, will the infection not go through my body. ## does this medicine cause bleeding ## erythcinbs cause bleeding ## Erythromycin is an antibiotic that is used to treat, or prevent infections. Its typical side effects may include nausea, dizziness, non-allergic skin rash, diarrhea, and headache. There are no warnings stating that it has been known to cause bleeding. As to the tooth, just because you've taken an antibiotic, before, doesn't mean it won't work for you, again. You should take it, and see if it works. But yes, if you have a bad tooth that is beco...

Updated in Erythromycin
Brand names of Antibotics that rupture tendons

Does anyone (pharmacist or doctor or anyone) have a list of the antibotics that can cause tendon to detach or rupture? ## about drugs ## The antibiotic that can cause tendon rupture is levaquin ## The warning applies to all medications in the Fluoroquinolone class, which includes Cipro, Cipro XR, Proquin XR, Levaquin, Floxin, Noroxin, Avelox, Factive, and their relevant generics. For reference the FDA warning can be read here. Is there anything else I can help with?

Updated in Levaquin
Megacef 200mg Expiration

I need to know the expiration date of Megacef based on the following details: Tablet name: Megacef 200 Mfg date: May 2017

ampicilina coltapen

ANTIFECTION ## what is ampicilina 500 mg used for? I purchased this in Mexico ## Ampicillin is an antibiotic that's used to treat various types of infections, it may cause side effects, such as nausea, drowsiness, non-allergic skin rash and diarrhea. You can learn more Ampicillin details here. Coltopen is just a Mexican brand name for it. Is there anything I can help with? ## Does it have a shelf life?

Updated in Ampicillin
Doxycycline Drug Information

While taking doxycycline will tanning hurt you? ## I dont know,but I'm trying to figure out the side effects of being out in the sun, as in burnt while on this medicine, because I'm getting a long bump bump, like I've been hit in the head, and my skin feels like it is on fire. How can I find out the side effcts of this antibiotic and the sun, because I'm getting a little worried. ## When I rec'd my bottle, it had a sticker on it that says avoid exposure to excessive sunlight. I believe it makes you more sensitive. I did go to the tanning bed on day two of the meds, but it had been several hours since I took my dose and I just stayed half as long as usual. I didn't burn badly, but I did get more than usual in only half the time. ## Yes, Stephanie is correct, it ma...

Updated in Doxycycline
Myrin-p forte information

What are the possible side effects and is there a recommended dosage? If so, how much do you take per day? ## Sorry, since this is not available in the U.S., I cannot find any information on it. I would suggest asking your doctor or pharmacist for more information. ## please tell me the difference between and myrin-p ## difference between myrin and myrin-p ## i was diagnosed w/ tb and was prescribed this med. i was warned to watch out for any signs of vomitting, itchiness, body aches, difficulty in breathing--all of which i experienced at the beginning when i first took the med. but those disappeared soon after. i think the med. is effective for my condition. at least this med. is in tablet form, all-in-one [i heard some take several meds. at a time, and it used to be in liquid form]. t...

Updated in Levofloxacin

Antibiotics Medications (469 results)

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