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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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Mupirocin calcium cream 2%

hopefully a cream that can be used for Roshea; a reddness that appears on the checks or t zone of the face. please send me what info u are able to find. Thanku, desperatly waiting. stephanie ## am about to start using Mupirocin Calcium Cream for a staff infection,and on the prescription page it says may interact with a dietary supplement.(metamucil.) which I use every day. can you tell me if its o.k. to take these two every day. thanks. ## Mupirocin is an antibiotic, so it will only help conditions that have been caused by a bacterial infection. Has your doctor prescribed it to treat rosacea? Jo, if you are using the topical cream, there shouldn't be any problem, but it would be best to check with your doctor, or pharmacist to be sure. Its typical side effects may include skin redne...

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can anaerobyl bring my menstruation back

I hevent seen my menstruation for six years.I went to de Dr n they gave me anaerobyl 400 , ciplex , doxycycline and ferrous and folic acid , can all this tablets help ? Please give advice on what more can I use to bring back my menstruation iv been trying to conceive n its difficult. ## Hello Shima! How are you? Has there been any change? How old are you? It really depends on why you haven't experienced a period in so long. If it is due to menopause, then there isn't really anything you can do to change that. However, it could be due to several other medical conditions, and resolving such an issue will require getting the relevant condition under control, if so. Are you on any other medications?

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Difference between amoc tr k clv and amoxicillin clavulic acid - Augmentin vs generic

My physician ordered Augmentin but insurance only paid for the generic. I have a sinus infection and have been on amox tr-k clv for 4 days now. I have not had any relief yet. It didn't help and I wonder why? I feel that generic meds are not working for me. I know that all generic drugs are chemically made different than the Brand drug in this case Augmentin. Would the brand have worked better? My concern is this terrible headaches I am still having around my eye socket (has not improved after 4 days on the generic drug). Should I not have some relief by now on the generic drug? ## Hello, Mary! How are you? I'm sorry that you're so ill. According to the FDA, generics have to work in the same manner and be bioequivalent, so they are considered the same. And the general rule is...

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Terramicina Oxitetraciclina Polimixina B For Eyes

I used this medication on my little girl for pink eye and it really helps but now she has a kind of rash under her eye that comes and goes. It's been like this all day. Is it normal? What should I do? ## This is an antibiotic ointment and most antibiotics, whether used topically or taken orally, can cause a non-allergic skin rash as a side effect. Have you consulted her doctor? In most cases, it will go away, shortly after she finishes the treatment regimen. ## People, this terramicina is for the eyes. I think you're confused with vitacilina that's used for diaper rash. ## Where can I purchase one of these creams? My daughter has had a bad sty for a week and someone told me this cream was golden to help with stys. SOMEONE HELP please!

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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what is moxypen 500 used for

I have a problem with blockage in my ear. It started last week when I had the flu. My flu is sorted out now, but my left ear is still blocked. Is it ok if I use moxypen 500? ## I had a grommet fitted abou 20 years ago and i am very often getting ear infection. I get penicillin and prednicort from the chemist but doesnt cure the problem for longer than 3 months. The area around the ear stays swollen and I had a scan done but shows nothing of interest. The space above my collarbone is also swollen from the permanent swelling which was also checked out with no concern report. I do have a perforated eardrum and mostly apply a Voltaren gel drenched plug which helps a lot. The voltaren plug is only put in the ear canal not direct to the eardrum. I tried this as I do not have medical aid and i...

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Sulfamethoxazole/tmp DS - what kind of infection is this for?

I have this drug, but I don't know what it was for. What type of infection is this good for? ## Sulfamethoxazole is commonly used to treat urinary tract infections. In addition can be used as an alternative to amoxicillin-based antibiotics to treat sinusitis. It can also be used to treat toxoplasmosis. To learn more click on the link below... Do you have any more questions or information to add? Please post back if you do. ## mrsa ## Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) is a bacterium responsible for several difficult-to-treat infections in humans. It may also be referred to as multidrug-resistant Staphylococcus aureus or oxacillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (ORSA). MRSA is by definition any strain of Staphylococcus aureus bacteria that is resistant to a large gro...

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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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terramicina oxitetraciclina polimixina b

drug ## This is a combination antibiotic, it contains Terramycin and Polymoxin B, a supplement. It is used to treat various types of infections and help strengthen the immune system. Common side effects may include: nausea, drowsiness, skin rash and diarrhea. Read more: Is there anything else I can help with? ## Yes. Where can I pursches this product? ## what all infections does this medicine treat. ## eBay has it ## How often do you use terramicina oxiteracicloa polimixina 0.005 g. For a stye in eye ## What kind of topical cream can i use for genital warts? ## Can I use this ointment directly on the stye below my eye? not the 'lid' but under, where you would normally put eye-liner??

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Cephalexin Cap 500 Mg Side Effects Hiccups

My husband has been taking this med for a virus. He will eat something small before taking b/c it upset his stomach. Shortly after taking he will get hiccups that will last for awhile. Can this med cause this and should he keep taking? ## First of all, Cephalexin is an antibiotic, so it is only effective against infections, it will not do anything for a virus, since it's not an antiviral medication. Did his doctor prescribe this? That is why antibiotics cannot be used to treat cold or the flu, because they are caused by viruses, not bacterial infections. Using them inappropriately causes the risk of developing antibiotic resistant bacteria. As to the hiccups, it is probably because they can cause some gas in some people, if he is taken it with small amounts of food and gulping a flu...

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