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cefixime dose given early to 3 month old baby
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My 3 minth ild baby girl got urine infectiin and doctor advised to give cefixime 2.5ml, 2 times a day for 7 days. By mistake i have given one dose in morning and one dose in afternoon. Instead of giving doses in morning and night. Is there anything to worry. Please help. ## Hello, Yas! How is your daughter doing? Has there been any change? Giving them too close together generally won't cause dangerous harm, but if consistent levels aren't maintained in her body for the proper amount of time, it may not eradicate the bacteria and could cause it to develop antibiotic resistance. Thus, it would be best to inform her doctor, so they can check, just in case. The U.S. FDA lists the typical side effects of this medication as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, non-allergic ...
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cherifer pgm 10-22
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height increasing food supplement ## This is a supplement from the Phillipines, there is no scientific proof that it does as claimed. ## can u help me? i want to grow up. my height is only 5'2 ## does Cherifer PGM really increases growth? I am 18 and 5'3 in height.. i really want to grow at least 2 inches..but seems cherifer doeasn't work at all.. please reply..thanks ## How long should i eat the cherifer pills to grow up? when is the best time to eat the medicine and is there any effect? ## my sister bought me a box of cherifer premium instead of pgm, does premium are good for the growth? or just a vitamins.. plz reply me.. tnx ## i take cherifer, because i want to grow more, but it seems it doesnt work! ## when i bought cheriffer pgm.. the girl in the merury drugs says tha...
Updated 9 hours ago in Tao.
 
Cephalexin (APO500) For Sinus Infection
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What should the dosage of this med be. Adult female approx 130.lbs. ## The usual Adult dose for an Upper Respiratory Tract Infection is 250 to 500 mg orally every 6 hours for 7 to 10 days. Anatomically speaking, the upper respiratory tract does include the sinuses, so it would be safe to assume that this would be the correct dose for this type of infection. You can read more about this medication here: Is there anything else I can help you with? ## Hi! Thanks for posting! What has your doctor advised? The usual dosage for something such as a sinus infection is 500mgs every 12 hours, but it can vary depending on the severity of the infection, so you should follow your doctor's instructions. ## Should your boyfriend be treated if I am taking Cephalexin?
Updated 13 hours ago in Cephalexin.
 
Mexican Cefalexina 500mg
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I have Mexican Cefalexina 500mg capsules. Would dosage for an adult be 2 tablets daily. What should the capsules look like? ## Cephalexin is an antibiotic used to treat various types of infections. Common side effects may include: nausea, drowsiness, skin rash and diarrhea. Read more here: As to what it looks like, I cannot tell you, since I do not know who the manufacturer is, the tablets or capsules vary from one company to the next. The normal prescribing frequency for this is to take them 4 times a day! Is there anything else I can help you with? ## can this be given to my 80 lb dog safely? ## should have specified: can this be given to my 80lb dog safely for a chronic ear infection? ## Hi. I have cefalexina lexigen 500 from mexico, can you tell me how many to take per day and for h...
Updated 1 day ago in Cephalexin.
 
Bactrim DS
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sulfameth/trimethoprim 800-160 ## I have been on this drug for a week now and I have been experiencing a hard time sleeping and I wake up every hour on the hour and when I first was on it I did not sleep for four days and I never had sleeping problems before. When I do sleep I also get really weird dreams. Has anyone experienced this? ## Yes- I am having problems sleeping and weird dreams also. Ooh-well; it will stop soon. I will complete the medication and hopefully be done with it. ## This medication is a combination of two antibiotics, and yes, they will cause sleep problems for some people, but this will wear off if you are on it for awhile, or it you complete your course of treatment. ## I have been put on Bactrim for my acne treatment. I also have problem with sleeping and wierd d...
Updated 1 day ago in Bactrim.
 
penicillin vk 500mg tabs
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penicillin ## I have recently been prescribed Penicillin Vk 500 mg from a doctor. I was in SO much pain from my peridontal disease,(from my infection under my teeth), that the pain was excruciating. i went to an emergency hospital instead of a dentist. I have looked up this medication and it describes this certain medication to be used for throat, not an infection. Is this right? have you heard of anyone else being prescribed this medicine for a gum? mouth problem? ## This is a general antibiotic, it is used to treat many different types of infection, not just those of the throat or any other specific part of the body. I took it many times for dental infections. Here's a link to the monograph for more information: Broad spectrum antibiotics, such as this one, can be used to treat ma...
Updated 1 day ago in Penicillin.
 
spider bite brown recluse
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I was bitten by a brown recluse spider on my big toe 5 years ago. It will not heal and doctors now don't know what else to do. I have been on antibiotic after antibiotic and many ornaments that I apply topically, but it continues to bleed and ooze infection. Once in awhile it will heal over but then it will bust open again and again. I am now getting other little blisters around it and up my leg. Does anyone have any suggestions on any other treatment that I can do? I do not want to lose my toe or my foot. But it is really bad. Dr tells me to stay off of it completely. I do as much as I can and continue to use the ointment they give, but it is not getting any better. Would appreciate any suggestions! ## The spider bite has also been lanced and debrided many times. It only helps for ...
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Pain and nausea after Penetrex knot kit
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I took Penetrex knot kit eight days ago and I have been bleeding ever since with pain all over and severe nausea that doesn't even stop for a minute. So what should i do? Please help me out, can i have any tablets to control the pain? ## It sounds like you are having a severe reaction or an infection, and the drug is not doing its job. This could be potentially life threatening and I urge you to contact your doctor or visit the hospital ASAP, especially since it has been going on for over a week!!! Please do not take this lightly. I wish you the best with this, please let me know how you're doing. ## Please help, I just took the drug and am scared I will go through pains like Julia said. ## Charlie, how long ago did you take this? Are you able to contact your doctor if any side ...
Updated 1 day ago in Penetrex.
 
amoxic-pot clav 875-125 tabs
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What are my chances of developing C. Diff from taking this medication? I'm a can in a nursing home we recently had a resident who had this. I took all the precautions needed when entering his room gown gloves face mask ect. and washed and sanitized my hands when done doing anything with him. I have recently started taking augmentin for a sinus infection and prednizone for bronchitis I believe augmentin is what he said he had taken and developed the C. Diff from. I would like to know how high my risk is at developing C. Diff from taking this medication as I do not want to pass this on to any of my residents if i happen to develope it. Any information would be helpful. Thank you!
Updated 1 day ago in Augmentin.
 
Nitrofur Mac and the time it takes to leave your system
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I am taking nitrofur mac 100mg 2x a day for a bladder infection. I have had mild nausea. How does it take to leave my system entirely after I have taken my last pill ## Nitrofurantoin's Half-life is about 20 minutes. However this time is increased in those with renal impairment. The time it takes to completely leave your system is varied for each individual, however most Antibiotics can stay in your system for a few days after you stop taking them. I would estimate anywhere from 2-4 days depending on how long you were taking them. I hope this helps! ## Is it normal for nitrofurantoin to give feeling of rapid heartbeat and when will it go back to normal. Also still having feeling of urgency to pass urine and frequency after 12 x 50mg doses and end of course; is this normal. ## Is any...
Updated 1 day ago in Nitrofurantoin.
 
antibiotic syrup for viral fever
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My daughter is 7 yrs old, she is 32kgs in weight. For the past 24hrs she has been getting high temperatures with chills, throat pain, headache and nausea. I have used P250 and Mefthal for severe fever. The fever is subsiding and after a while is recurring. Please suggest a suitable antibiotic along with what I am using. Thank you.
Updated 1 day ago.
 
Drugs Used To Treat Toilet Infection And Staplacocous
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What are names of drugs that can be used to treat a toilet infection and other stds? ## What specifically are you referring to as a toilet infection? And as to the medications used, such infections require treatment with antibiotics, but the specific one used can vary, depending on the specific type of infection and its severity. It can also vary if you have other medical conditions and are on any other medications. Have you seen a doctor? What did they suggest you use? ## i am feeling a little hot at my penis area .i had to use a public toilet ave not felt anything serious but just want to be on a save side ## my toilet infection started when I was 15 and I was so stupid thinking it was nothing.my vaginal have been bringing out white water ever since it started and now I'm 24,it tu...
Updated 1 day ago in Penicillin.
 
Betamox 500mg Antibiotic
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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...
Updated 2 days ago in Amoxicillin.
 
cotrimoxazole 800 mg and pregnancy
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i am 2 months pregnant and had taken 6 tabs of cotrimoxazole in one time, does it affect the fetus? How severe would be the damage to the fetus? For this drug i had taken, Do i need to continue Or terminate my pregnancy? ## Hi Lony - Co-Trimoxazole (containing Sulfamethoxazole + Trimethoprim as the active ingredients) is reported to be in Pregnancy Category C in the US and Australia. This is defined as "Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks." [1] With that said, I cannot really give you conclusive information as to how your fetus would be affected. My thought at this point is you should be fi...
Updated 2 days ago in Co-Trimoxazole.
 
Amoxicillin Gum Infection
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I have a gum infection. My dentist prescribed Amoxicillin 500 mg, 4 times a day. Would this be considered to be a "normal" dose of the medication? It seems to me to be quite a high dosage, i.e., 2000 mg a day. I just need some guidance on this. ## It can vary, depending on the severity of the infection being treated and thus, can range from 2 to 4 doses daily. And you also have to remember that in this case, where it is a gum infection being treated, you have to eradicate the existing infection and prevent reinfection, since you have to eat every day and expose your gums to further possible contaminants. A higher dosage might cause more severe side effects, such as worsening of the nausea, dizziness and diarrhea that antibiotics can cause. Are there any other questions? You can ...
Updated 2 days ago in Amoxicillin.
 
G & W 3171 pill
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Just wanted to know if I can use the G & W 3171 pill for a tooth infection? I have some left over from my doctor and I see a bump growing in my mouth. I'm pretty sure that's the infection forming by my tooth. I'm in a lot of pain and don't have time to go to a dentist. Can I use these in the meantime? Please help.
Updated 2 days ago in Clindamycin.
 
Medicated ear drops badly burn
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I went in with bad ear aches and was obviously told I have ear infections. I was given amoxicillin along with Neomycin and polymyxin b sulfates and hydrocortisone otic solution, usp. It was fine the first two days then the third day and today it burns my right ear very badly. I can't keep it in the 5 min. My left ear still feels no major pain when using. Is this normal?? ## Yes, the FDA does list that as being a possible side effect of this medication, you may also experiencing redness, drainage, and itching. If it is that severe, you might need to consult your doctor about trying a different medication, or sticking with oral antibiotics, it might be that this isn't the right one for you. How are you doing, now? Has there been any change?
Updated 3 days ago in Amoxicillin.
 
Cephalexin antibiotics
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All doctors have prescribed me to take 1 antibiotic 4 times a day, but another doctor said to take 2 tablets twice a day. Does it matter how you take them? Which method has the best effect? ## Hello, Kathy! How are you? It is consistent dosing that's important, you have to keep it in your system at a consistent regular level, in order for it to eradicate the bacteria. So, you can take it, either way, whichever works best for you, but keep the timing as precise as possible. If you take 2 of them twice a day, keep them as close to 12 hours apart as possible; or if you take it 4 times a day, keep them as close to 6 hours apart as possible. The U.S. FDA lists its typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, non-allergic skin rash and diarrhea. Is there anythin...
Updated 3 days ago in Cephalexin.
 
Polymyxin B Sulfate Ear Drops (Side Effects)
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Hi - I was diagnosed with an inner ear bacterial infection, that I'm treating with Polymyxin B (with Sulfate) - no other antibiotic in the ear drops. I'm on my 3rd day of treatment and feeling better but still have some itching and noticing signs of constipation. Is this normal? How long should I use these drops? ## You should follow the prescribing instructions regarding the duration of use. The itching and constipation can be side effects that some people experience from using it, according to FDA reports. You may also experience ear redness, irritation, and drainage. The sulfate is not an additional ingredient, it just specifies the precise chemical salt the medication has been derived from. How are you doing, now? Has there been any change?
Updated 3 days ago in Polymyxin B.
 
is iilvitrim suspension the same as resmed co trimoxazole oral
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I'M HIV positive and and my 9 months old baby is negative, at the clinic they use to prescribe nevarapine and Resmed Co-Trimoxazole Oral Suspension and they gave me Ilvitrim Suspension. Is it Ok? Because she has flue and ever she seems to be very weak and not eating well. ## Yes, it is the same medication, just under a different name. It is an antibiotic and may cause side effects, such as nausea, dizziness, non-allergic skin rash and diarrhea. Is there anything else I can help with? ## I'm hiv positive my 4months baby is negative,at the clinic was giving her a nevarapine n ilvitrim bt nw I'm at eastern cape they say a 4months bby is not receiving a nevarapine the nurse give me only ilvitrim.is it is good cz is hiv negative n I'm still breast feeding her? ## Hi my daught...
Updated 3 days ago in Co-Trimoxazole.
 

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