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I'm breastfeeding and I forgot to give my child ilvitrim

My baby is breastfeeding and I forgot to give him his ilvitrim suspension for one day. Is he at risk of becoming infected from having missed a dose? ## I'm HIV posetive and I'm taking my treatment every day, I'm breastfeeding and I forgot to.give my 5 months baby his medications for 2days can he be affected ## How long to take ilivitrim if im breastfeeding my bab? ## Hi! I'm HIV+ mother and I'm breastfeeding. I'm having a 6 week baby and I use to give her nevirapine everyday, on top of that I use to give her gripe water and colic/wind medication. I want know if my baby is at risk of getting HIV+ since I'm mixing? ## Hello Zuzu, According to DailyMed if you miss a dose it is best to administer the dose as soon as possible. If you have already skipped an entire...

Updated in Nevirapine
Can I substitute for keflex for amoxicillin?

I have an infection causing boils on my skin and was prescribed amoxicillin. I can fill my script but I have keflex from my girlfriend.

Updated in Keflex
Is Penicillin good for boils?

Hi, I got a boil on my ankle, my head and my other leg. I took antibiotics called penicillin. They started draining but all of them are still with the core. Is this pill good for this condition? Please help me. It's been 3 weeks. ## Did your doctor prescribe it for you? This is an antibiotic that is used to treat various types of bacterial infections. The FDA lists its typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, non-allergic skin rash, and diarrhea. How long did you take it? ## Hi, My son suffers with boils and I've been trying to get his doctor to order him some antibiotic like she did before but something stronger because they keep coming back. I have some penicillin VK from a couple of months ago and I was thinking will this work for him, so he can...

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nitrofurantoin mono mcr 100 for staph infection related UTIs

My doctor told me that Cipro or Bactim are very good for treating UTIs caused by E-Coli, but that Nitrofurantoin Mono_MCR is better than the other two for treating UTIs caused by staph infection. Can you tell me any more about this. ## Hello, Ed! How are you? What else do you want to know about it? It is as simple as your doctor stated, different antibiotics are sometimes better at treating different things. It doesn't mean that the others can't be used, if necessary or if someone is allergic to the preferred choices, but it may take longer and be more difficult to eradicate the infection. They may all cause common side effects, such as nausea, dizziness, non-allergic skin rash and diarrhea. ## Yes Ed, those are good. I found for just E. coli the microdanton works best, for me. ...

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anong gamot efective pang regla

Anu po bang gamot ang pang regla kasi po guxto kunang datnan ayaw ko pang ma buntis. ## 1week nko delay tpos kinakabhan ako nag PT ako lumabas positive Peri sumasaket puson ko buntis po kya ako salamat ## ano po bang gamot na effective na pamparegla kc 3weeks na po aq di dinadatnan nag pt aq positive lumalabas pero smskit po ung puson q sana matululungan niyo q. ## Ano po pwde gamot sa pag regla,delay na po ng 4 days? ## anu ponq gmot anq pwdinq inomin ksi 5days na akunq deley sna po m2lunqan. niyo ako nqaun gusto datnan na ako nqayon ## delayed po ako ng 1week and 3 day posibling buntis po ba ako? ang huling regla ko po nung feb. 7. nag pt po ako ng march 10 at march 15 ng umaga pag ka gising ang resulta naman ay negative, hanggang ngaun po kc di ako dinadatnan regular naman po ako nag...

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im suffering from gas form with loose motion what medicine should i take

In between 4-5hrs gas forming in stomach and doing loose motion no pain. It started one month before while I taken antibiotic ( kalvox 1g & serodase 5mg) for tooth infection which was doctor prescribed. Medicine has stopped after 5days course still stomach problem is continuing . Please suggest a solution ## Did you mean Keflex? It contains the active ingredient Cephalexin, and is used to treat, or prevent various types of bacterial infections. The NIH does warn that diarrhea/loose motions, can be a normal side effect, which may linger for a week, or so, after you finish the medication. You may also experience nausea, dizziness, headache, and non-allergic skin rash. How are you doing, now? Has there been any change?

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enhancin 1g tablets usp

Hi, I have 2 boils on my buttock and doc advised me enhancin 1g twice a day for 7 days but almost 4 days complete it is not helping..boils are not bursting..they are paining badly, unbearable.plz suggest wht to do. ## Enhancin contains Amoxicillin and Clavulanic Acid, it is an antibiotic that is used to treat various types of bacterial infections. The NIH lists its typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, dry mouth, non-allergic skin rash, diarrhea, and headache. Has there been any change? There is a chance that it might not be the right medication to treat the bacteria that has caused your boils. Have you informed your doctor that is has not helped, so far?

Updated in Amoxicillin
flucloxacillin sodium eg to 250mg flupen

The clinic gave me flupen 250 cause I have masstitus is it safe to use while breastfeeding and can it dry up my milk ## It has not been known to cause issues during pregnancy, or breastfeeding, but you should only take it if the prescribing doctor is aware that you are breastfeeding and infant. It is an antibiotic that is used to treat bacterial infections. The NIH lists its typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, diarrhea, non-allergic skin rash, and headache. Were you prescribed any other medications, Nicky?

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How long do Augmentin side effects last?

Hi all, Firstly a disclaimer, if you have just eaten and have a soft stomach, avoid this post. You've been warned. My dentist prescribed a two week regime of Augmentin for minor work that needs to be performed on a tooth. I finished the prescription one week ago. And I still have some odd side effects. Before I started taking this, I had a normal energy level where I could exercise and do my work, etc. Now I have wayyyyyy too much energy and even though I start to feel drowsy at my regular time when I got to bed, I can't fall asleep until 2 -3 hours later. The other effect I've been experiencing are dry lips. This is annoying. There is no change in saliva and my mouth is just as moist as before taking Augmentin. Also during the last three weeks it's been as my appetite h...

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Clendix 300

I CUT MYSELF ON MY FINGER. I WAS GIVEN CLENDIX, ONE EACH 8 HOURS FOR 7 DAYS. I SEEM THIS IS TOO MUCH, I MEAN THE INJURE SEEMS TO BE BETTER , THE DR GAVE ME 4 POINTS ON MY INJURE. COULD I TAKE THIS MEDICINE ONLY FOR 3 DAYS? THANKS. ## people like you are the ones creating the super drug resistant bugs. Just because you feel better does not mean that what they gave you the drug for is dead. It means it has been knocked down, and your body is joining the fight, need to finish it. ## Bob That is so true. In very short order very few antibiotics will be effective for the masses because of these SUPER BUGS inundating our environment and population.ALWAYS COMPLETE THE ENTIRE COURSE OF ANTIBIOTIC THERAPY,ITS TRULY ESSENTIAL ... ## The advice the others have provided here is correct, this medica...

Updated in Clindamycin
Amoxilcillin 500 mg veterinary usage and dosage for staph

My 80lb dog has a staph infection and i can't afford his med for another treatment. Can i give him my Amoxil and how much? ## Hello Jc! How are you? I would suggest asking his veterinarian, since they are familiar with the use of such medications in animals. There shouldn't be a problem with him taking it, since it is the same as what's used for animals, but the dosing can vary depending on the severity of the infection and his body weight. Is there anything else I can help with? ## My 50+ lb dog has an infection between her toes, she had it about a month, it may be a prickly pear stuck in there. Can i give her 1/2 875 amox-clav-pot? Appreciate any help. PS - I just found this site and seems great !!!! ## Ali, if a prickly pear is still in there, an antibiotic is not likely ...

Updated in Amoxil
Does clindamycin hcl have an expiration date

I have clindamycin hcl from 2008. Is it safe to take? ## Have clindamycin 150 mg cap from 1/07/2009, is it still safe to use? ## i have clindamycin 150mg kept in refrigerator is it still good?03/04/09 ## To cover these questions for other site users that may need to know the same information. If they the capsules have been in a bottle that was dispensed by your pharmacy, which exposed them to the elements, they have an expiration date of one year from the date you received them. After that time, they will start to degrade and will no longer be as effective. At that point, it's best to dispose of them, due to the risk of developing antibiotic resistance if you take them. Millie, were you asking about a liquid formulation? If so, those are only good for a week, they degrade very fast....

Updated in Clindamycin
Can you cut amoxicillin 875 in half?

Can I cut the big pink Amoxicillin 875 mg pill in half so that I can swallow it? It's too big for me. ## Hello amanda, Unfortunately I am unable to give you a direct answer with just knowing that it is an amoxicillin 875. Some brands of this medication are coated for extended release so that your body has time to properly absorb the active ingredients before your stomach acid from destroys them. So while it may be acceptable with some brands of the medication, it may not be with others. It is always better to play it safe and ask your doctor or pharmacy about the flexibility of your medications consumption. If you are struggling to administer your medication I suggest you discuss this with your doctor. There are options that you and your doctor can agree upon to ensure you are able ...

Updated in Amoxicillin
expired amoxicillin - is it still safe to take?

Recently ive been sick for 4 days with tonsilitis...i cant go to my family dr as i dont have an appt so i have no choice but to take amoxicillin from phil., which expired last sept of this year. I feel ok now but my stomach pains bothering me now..my former dr prescribed me of tecta. i took one tablet ..im just worried for my liver or any organs after taking an expired antibiotics. i took it 4 days every 8 hours.. ## Expired antibiotics can get you a dose of toxicology. It depends on how long and which kinds go bad. ## Hello, Jojie! How are you? Expired Amoxicillin isn't one that gets dangerous, once expired, but it does start to lose effectiveness, so it may not work as well as it did, when it was new and this could create the risk of your developing antibiotic resistant bacteria. ...

Updated in Amoxil
nitrofurantoin side effects

I am 76 years old. I was prescribed Nitrofurantoin 50 MG twice a day for a UTI. On the 11th day I developed a red rash all over my legs, huge hives everywhere which itched incessantly, swelling of face and lips and extreme fatigue. The swelling, hives and rash went away after 3 - 4 days, but now, 10 days after that I still have low energy which isn't like me ## Hello, Gingos! How are you doing? I am so sorry about the reaction you had. That really sounds like you are allergic to it and should make sure not to take it again in the future. Have you consulted your doctor? I had an allergic reaction to one myself last year and it's really just a matter of time for all of the symptoms to improve, it took about a month for all of mine to go away and for me to feel back to normal. ## C...

Updated in Nitrofurantoin
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...

Updated in Tao
False positive drug test for benzos

I'm on probation and went in to take my random U/A yesterday. I thought I had nothing to worry about cause I don't do drugs. The dipstick test came back positive for benzos and they said they are sending it to the lab. I am currently taking cephlaxin (keflex) bactrim ds and tramadol. I read that the bactrim can cause a false positive. When it goes to the lab will they see that there aren't benzos in my system? I'm kinda freaking out. ## I'm on probation can I take metformin and A a anabiotic with that and it said that I job positive for benzo and I just want to know if I got anything to worry about because I don't do drugs I don't like taking pills I bet you like taking the medication that I have but since I'm diabetic and I have a infection in my chest I...

Updated in Keflex
Mox 500 Mg -use ? and is it sufficient ?

i have throat infection.and doctor gave me Mox 500mg.. have been using it for 5 days... am coughing almost all night.i dont cough that much in the morning...am wondering when will this cure.. pls tell me what will Mox 500mg do to the throat..? is this sufficient or should i take something else.. or visit another doctor.. ## I have sever coughing and cold, can I use mox 500mg? ## From what I've found, this contains the active ingredient Amoxicillin, which is an antibiotic that's used to treat various types of infections. Thus, it will not be effective at treating the virus that causes a cold, nor the associated coughing and congestion. Sk, as I said, it can help with infections such as the one you have, but if the coughing is that severe, you will need something else to treat tha...

Updated in Amoxicillin
what is trivenz used for

Hi I'm taking purbac and trivenz as a part of my treatment, but I'm losing weight and I'm HIV positive. ## Hi my partner he's using trivenz after sleeping with another partner should I will be worried Mbesh ## I'm also taking both and seemingly I have developed rash all over my body and it is itchy ## Hello Nene, The medication Tivenz is used to treat HIV, HIV infections and the hepatitis B virus. Tivenz contains the active ingredients Effavirenz 600mg, Emtricitabine 200mg and Tenofovir 300mg. The medication works by acting as a non nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor, reducing the activity of viral enzymes and decreasing the growth and amount of HIV virus. I hope that this information helps.

Updated in Purbac
How long does clindamycin remain in your system after finishing treatment

I am finishing a 7 day dose of clindamycin 300 mg taken once every 8 hours on Friday, which leaves me with no weekend coverage if dental infection isn't gone. My dentist told me yesterday that it can remain in my system for awhile, is this true? If so, for how long? ## Hello, Jana! How are you? Yes, that is correct. However, how is the infection doing? If the antibiotic is working, there should be no worsening after being on it for a full 24 hours and you should start to see some improvement after taking it for a full 3 days. The FDA lists the typical side effects of this medication as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, non-allergic skin rash and diarrhea. ## I had a severe headache with flushed feeling after taking clindesse vaginally.never again bad drug ## Took clind...

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