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Neurological damage from Cipro?

I took Cipro for a UTI and within 24 hrs of starting it began to have issues with breathing and energy and balance. After finishing the drug things got worse. And the thing that bothers me most is that my Dr. rx'ed the drug for a UTI BEFORE getting the lab work... the bacteria was e-coli.... and Cipro didn't kill it!!! I still had the UTI.... Meanwhile it is now 7 months since I took the drug and I'm still having massive issues with balance and extreme fatigue. I have a friend who took it and lost his color vision for 2 yrs. He also experienced balance issues, brain fog and extreme fatigue. I'd like to know of others who have similar issues, how long it has been since the last dose and what conditions they are still suffering from. Please talk to me about your experience...

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What does every 12 hours mean?

I have to take my meds every 12 hours. I took my first dose at 3pm. When do I take the next? ## The next dose should be taken at 3am, according to FDA guidelines. Thus, if you don't wish to be up at 3am, you may want to change your dosing schedule. What medication are you taking? Knowing this would enable me to provider with more precise information. ## 3 am and then the next day at 3 pm and so on. ## I'm taking a antibiotic for my sinus infection. It says to take it every 12 hours by mouth. So what does that mean? ## It means that you should take the recommended dose once every 12 hours. So if you took one dose at 9 am, you should take the next dose at 9 pm. Does that make sense?

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Levaquin-Scary Drug

I tool Levaquin and Flagyl to fight diverticulitis on three different occasions within a two month period. I developed severe muscle pain and weakness in my legs, hands, and arms along with joint pain in my knees, ankles, and fingers. I was unable to get up out of a chair and could barely walk. I ached horribly just trying to turn over in bed. This drug is absolute poison. I finally put it all together and called my doctor who immediately took me off Levaquin. I was so worried that I would not recover. I have been off Levaquin now for four days and the improvement is remarkable. I am far from my normal self but I am hopeful that I will make a full recovery eventually. I advise everyone to avoid this drug like the plague. This is an awful medication and causes serious damage. ## I know i...

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Abdominal pain after Cipro and Bactrim

I was given two different antibiotics, over the phone) before seeing my regular doctor. (Cipro and Bactrim). Dr. thought my symptoms were urinary tract infection. Antibiotics didn't help They sent me to a urologist. He put me on vesicare for over active bladder which helped my bladder but still had pain in left side. I finally went to gastro doctor who said I had diverticulosis. I had read that this would not cause as much pain as diverticulitis. I wondered if the the strong pain I had could have been diverticulosis and was helped by antibiotics? ## Yes, and yes, it can cause severe pain, and it is commonly treated with antibiotics, as well as dietary changes, and hospitalization, if necessary. I have a friend that has it, and the whole way he found out was due to the severe pain la...

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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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tetraciclina

tetraciclina clorhidrato 250 mg ## im trying to find out what this med. is ## how many pills of urovec tetraciclina fenazopiridina sulfametoxazol do i take for kidney pain ## The U.S. name for this is Tetracycline, it is an antibiotic that's used to treat various types of infections. It may cause side effects, such as nausea, dizziness, non-allergic skin rash and diarrhea. Minnie, what is the dosage on them? That is what would decide how many you take and how often. Are there any instructions on the package? Did your doctor make any suggestions? ## I have a uti and I've taken azo for the pain and just recently bought urovec,I don't know if I should take the urovec since Im on azo,also im not sure if its safe? ## Tetracycline 125mg Sulfamethoxazole 250 mg Clorhidrato de fen...

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Penicilina-V 800,000 U.I.

What dosage would this be in english instead of spanish? ## What is the proper dose for Penicilia V, 800,000 UI ## There really is no difference in the dosage from one language to another, 800,000 IUs is 800,000 IUs. Penicillin is an antibiotic that's used to treat various types of infections and it may cause side effects, such as nausea, dizziness, non-allergic skin rash and diarrhea. ## Can I take penicillin for a bladder infection? ## Not sure if it would help with a bladder infection. I would do a tele medicine visit with your doctor to ask what kind of antibiotics help with that. Medline Plus says "Penicillin V potassium is used to treat certain infections caused by bacteria such as pneumonia and other respiratory tract infections, scarlet fever, and ear, skin, gum, mouth, ...

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Doxycycline hyclate 100 mgs

This drug doesn't seem to be available at any dose. Have they stopped making it? I take it for rosacea... ## Hi lynn, According to The American Society of Health-System Pharmacists: As of December 10, 2012, there has been a shortage in Doxycycline Capsules and Tablets, mainly due to supply and demand (with a lack of raw materials). You can read more on the shortage here: ashp.org/DrugShortages/Current/Bulletin.aspx?id=977 Unfortunately, it seems as though no one really knows when they will be restocking the supply. I hope this info helps! ## Thanks Dave. My husband also uses and we have been unable to fill his prescription. ## Does doxycycline hyclate 100 mg pills get proscribed for kidney infections as well as chlamidia??? ## I have been told that this is a global problem! I finall...

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Falexin (Cefalexina) Andromex

What are these for? I was given Falexin 500mg in Mexico, but don't know anything about them. They are blue and white capsules. ## From what information I was able to gather, Falexin is a brand name for Cephalexin (cefalexina); which comes in 500mg doses. They are manufactured by a pharmaceutical company called Farabi based in Iran. You can view the company's page in the link below: Unfortunately, I haven't been able to locate any information on "andromex" listed in your description. I hope the above information helps! ## Does Falexin contain Penicillin? I am unable to take Penicillin and need an antibiotic. ## Is this the same as azithromycin tablets?

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cefuroxime axetil

## I WAS GIVEN THIS FOR A SPIDER BITE. I AM NOT SURE WHAT THE DRUGS PURPOSE IS. I THINK IT IS A STERIOD TO REDUCE INFLAMMATION. DOES THIS SEEM CORRECT? ## I am living in China so I always like to check things out ASAP when ever I have to see a doctor here. Anyhow my daughter, who is almost 18 months had a fall today and broke her collar bone. X-ray showed a nice clean break no problem so he recommended a brace which I expected but for some reason he also prescribed Cefureoxime Axetil 125mg. I of course just Googled this and I'm a bit surprised at him giving her an antibiotic. I don't speak Chinese but and my wife not knowing medical English just said it's supposed to help her blood. Considering the overuse and abuse of antibiotics in China and considering I have found no cre...

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Enfexia 500mg

I was treated with this after being bitten by a mosquito in turkey. It's an oval shaped white tablet. ## Enfexia contains the active ingredient Cefuroxime, this is an antibiotic. Common side effects may include: nausea, drowsiness, skin rash and diarrhea. Read more: Do you have any other questions? ## Hi. Is it suitable for very bad toothache and is it suitable for diabetics and high blood pressure people? Thanks ## What is enfexia used for? Can I take this for an ear infection? I've been given it from the pharmacy with ketavel. ## Unless your toothache is caused by a bacterial infection, then no.

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Whole body chills after Cefuroxime

After finishing a course of Cefuroxime for a UTI I have very bad whole body chills. Is this a long term side effect? ## Hi Elsa, sorry to hear about that - the whole body chills could mean that an infection is still there. I would let your doctor know asap. From Medline Plus: "Some side effects can be serious. If you experience any of the following symptoms, call your doctor immediately or get emergency medical treatment: ... a return of fever, sore throat, chills, or other signs of infection" Best wishes

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purbac and early pregnancy

Good day, I'm HIV + and now 6 weeks pregnant. I have been taking Tribuss & Prubac since late 2015. Is it still safe to continue on Prubac. ## Both of these medications are commonly used during pregnancy, when the mother is HIV+. So, you should follow your doctor's instructions on taking them. The U.S. FDA lists the typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, stomach pain, non-allergic skin rash, and diarrhea. Congratulations on the pregnancy! Are you hoping for a boy, or girl? ## I am I able to conceive if I'm using durobac double strength and what should I know about it when trying to conceive

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BMP 204

small white round pill ## BMP 204 is a pet antibiotic manufactured by Pfizer. It contains 50 mg Amoxicillin Trihydrate and 12.5 mg Clavulanic Acid. ## Abe is correct. The FDA lists the typical side effects as possibly including nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, and itching in pets. It should not be taken by humans, because it may not have been manufactured to acceptable human standards and should only be administered to a pet with veterinary approval. Is there anything I can help with? ## Is 50 mg to high for a human seems like a lot for an animal of this amoxocillin

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Clonamox Or Pinamox

Which is best, Clonamox or Pinamox ? ## which antibiotic is better, clonamox or pinamox ? ## Clonamox and Pinamox both contain the active ingredient Amoxicillin, so they are the exact same medication, which is an antibiotic used to treat or prevent infections. Common side effects may include: nausea, drowsiness, diarrhea and skin rash. Learn more: Are there any other questions or comments? ## hi. I had a bad chest cough and was prescribed pinamox 500mgs. but when I dispensed the script, I discovered that the caps I received were clonamox. this worried me. but I now realise that they have the same ingredients. just wondering why I wasn't given pinamox at the start. my coughs got much better by the way.cheers all. ## They are definitely not same as I can take clonomox cant take pinamox

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Pliva 788 - Azithromycin 500mg?

I take 7 pills of Azithromycin 500mg per month. I have COPD and the Azithromycin stops the infection of my lungs. I have a new mail order RX - I ordered Azithromycin and they sent a pill named PLIVA 788. Is this the same med? Thanks for any help. ## Yes, the manufacturer Pliva does list this tablet as containing 500mgs of Azithromycin (NDC 50111-788). Inactive Ingredients: - Starch, Corn - Calcium Phosphate, Dibasic, Anhydrous - Croscarmellose Sodium - Hypromellose 2910 (15 Mpa.s) - Lactose Monohydrate - Magnesium Stearate - Cellulose, Microcrystalline - Polyethylene Glycol 4000 - Trisodium Citrate Dihydrate - Sodium Lauryl Sulfate - Titanium Dioxide - FD&C Blue No. 2 The FDA lists its typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, diarrhea, and non-allergi...

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Betamox 500mg Antibiotic

IS BETAMOX SAFE TO TAKE DURING PREGNANCY? ## Betamox contains the active ingredient Amoxicillin, it is an antibiotic that is used to treat various types of infections. Has your doctor instructed you to use it? If you have an infection that requires treatment, letting it continue out of control would be far more dangerous to both you and the baby. This medication is also not known to cause any problems to the baby in studies. It may, however, cause some side effects, such as: nausea, dizziness, diarrhea and skin rash. Learn more: ## i had a miscarage in february this yr,and went to the clinick b4 i lose the baby,dey took bloot tests and my h.i.v status was negative bt they found an infection in blood name syphillis,they gave me the treatment 4 it,bt i gues it diddnt help because aftr the...

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Amoxicillin can be very effective in infections.

As for many years after writing various articles I found that Amoxicillin really solved peoples problems to cure their infections that are caused by bacteria's. This pill is very effective as well as cost efficient. ## can i take pinamox 500mg for a kidney infection ## Yes, Amoxicillin has been proven to be a very effective broad spectrum antibiotic. The FDA lists its typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, non-allergic skin rash, and diarrhea. Margaret, did your doctor prescribe it for you?

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macrobid and methadone

does taking antibiotics while taking methadone lessen the effects of methadone? ## im a chronic pain sufferer stuck in a hospital bed and can barely pivit to the porta pot with 6 or 7 different deseases im on 16 different prescriptions plus infusions monthly my pain management doctor has me on methadone 10 mg 80 mg daily ive been on keflex 2500 mg a day for a ecoli infection that got really bad starting tommorrow i will start a course of macrobid for 7 days 100 mg 3 times a day starting the third day of antibotics my methadone started feeling as if it wasnt working as well at first i thougt it was cause i was so sick now at the 7th day of antibotics i feel like im not taking my pain meds at all will these antibotics make my pain med not work well at all? ## I didn't find any problem...

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White round H48

I found this and am having trouble finding anything like it. It is round and white, thicker and shiner than any normal pills I get. H 48 on the one side and just a line down the other. Thank you. ## This is a combination antibiotic containing Sulfamethoxazole + Trimethoprim (SMX-TMP) 400 mg + 80 mg. (NDC 65862-419 among others). Inactive Ingredients: - Docusate Sodium - Magnesium Stearate - Starch, Corn - Sodium Benzoate - Sodium Starch Glycolate Type a Potato Source: DailyMed ## Thank you so much that makes sense now ## You're very welcome!

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