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Antibiotics Overview

An antibiotic (from ancient Greek αντιβιοτικ, antibiotiká), also called an antibacterial, is a type of antimicrobial[1] drug used in the treatment and prevention of bacterial infections.[2][3] They may either kill or inhibit the growth of bacteria. A limited number of antibiotics also possess antiprotozoal activity.[4][5] Antibiotics are not effective against ...

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Keflex and Ibilex

Is Keflex Capsule 500mg the same as Ibilex 500mg ? ## Yes, they both contain Cephalexin. This is an antibiotic that's used to treat or prevent bacterial infections. 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? ## My doctor prescribed keflex capsules with a repeat l have just about to finish the first lot of antibiotics and l have noticed the chemist has given me ibilex l paid for them and didn't notice l had been given another brand he should have said something. What is the difference between the both products. Thanks ## Hi yes they both contain the same ingredients, being. Cephalexium. Hope this answers your question.

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Sulfamethoxazole/Trimethoprim 800-160mg and Alcohol

I have been taking Sulfamethoxazole and Trimethoprim twice a day for 30 days. Today is my last day. How long should I wait to drink alcohol!? ## With most medications, alcohol can intensify the side effects, so you may experience more nausea, dizziness, and drowsiness than usual. It could take about a week for things to return to normal, after finishing this antibiotic, so it would be best to proceed with caution, according to FDA reports. How are you feeling? Have you experienced any side effects? ## I feel pretty fine. It's been a couple days since I last took it and ended up drinkin at the Cubs game last night and I was alright. I'll probably chill for a couple more days before I do again to make sure it's out of my system. Thanks for the reply! ## Can Bactrim (using for ...

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Becotrim 960

I filled a mail order prescription for bactrim and when i received it, it said becotrim 960. Is this the same? The pills came from india / combitic global caplet pvt ltd. ## Bactrim is sold in the U.S. as an antibiotic for bacterial infections. I researched and looked for becotrim 960. I'm unable to find anything about the becotrim. You said it came from India. The United States do import medications because we do have manufacturing plants in countries like India. However, did you have a prescription for it or did you just wanted to order from a site without having to use a prescription? The pill could very well be Bactrim or it could very well be useless. This is why I go to a local pharmacy, which will carry this product. Did the pharmacy you use have Bactrim DS (double strength)....

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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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is anaerobyl used for lump

I have develop a lump on my vigina so a doctor gave me anti biotics and anaerobly is it going to help me ## The doctor give me those pills but they are not helping me 4 a pain on my vaginal ## I feel like something is sticker on My throat, Dr gave me anaerobyl 200, with amoxyllin 500, will it help ## I was swollen with tonsilitis and the doctor gave me anaerobyl 200g and Adco Amoxyclav BD and now I'm fine in 2 days. ## This is an antibiotic that is used treat various types of bacterial infections, so it depends on what is causing your respective issues. The NIH lists its typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, diarrhea, and non-allergic skin rash. How are you all doing now? ## I have a big bump on my Virginia and the doctor give me amoxycillin and ana...

sulfameth-trimethoprim 800/160 tabs

Will this medication treat infected boils on skin? ## am taking sulfameth/trimethoprim 800 ## This is a combination antibacterial agent used to treat various types of infections. Some of the most common side effects include: nausea, drowsiness, diarrhea and skin rash. ## They said my household have Mrsa nd my inside body ## im on this medication for hiddranittes supprivita and i feel sick and bed ritten i wanna know is their anyother medication i can take besides this i cant eat or anything help ## If it's that bad why is it still prescribed? Does it clear up swelling on genitals?

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Tooth Infection Treatment

I have been to the dentist got sent home with Clindamycin but I also have a sinus infection, asthma and panic attacks. Is this safe for me to take 300 mg 4times a day? And will it work for both infections? ## It is an antibiotic, so it may help with both infections, the best thing you can do is try it and see. However, it generally isn't recommended for people that suffer from asthma. Learn more Clindamycin details here. Thus, I'd suggest you contact your dentist or doctor about an alternative antibiotic. What do you use to treat your asthma? ## I have COPD and my dentist just put me on cindamyacin 300mg 4 times daily for 7 days for an infected wisdom tooth. He was unaware of my breathing problem. I have been on it for 3 days, should I discontinue and contact my primary care doc...

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Can I take Clindamycin and Cefuroxime at the same time?

I just started taking Clindamycin and I'm on my third day. And Cefuroxime Axetil was recently prescribed to me this day after routine check up. I really forgot to mention I was taking it Clindamycin for Acne. So I'll finish my drug regimen first with Clindamycin and then Cefuroxime Axetil After. Although they have different uses. I'm worried of drug resistant. Am I making the right decision. Going back to the doctor is such a hassle with time. ## Yes, you can take them both, if your doctor has instructed you to do so. The NIH lists the typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, drowsiness, diarrhea, and non-allergic skin rash, Are you on any other medications? ## No just these two. Thank you for replying. And I had just discovered that I was alle...

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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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