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Antibiotics

Can antibiotics make you feel tired?

If you’ve been prescribed a round of antibiotics, you might be thinking, “Whoa, hang on! Will these make me sleepy?” And that’s a reasonable concern—it’s possible.
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What are the best antibiotics for strep throat?

We all get sore throats and swollen glands from time to time. But how do you know when yours is strep throat that demands special attention? And what types of antibiotics might you need to treat it?
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Do I need antibiotics for a UTI?

UTIs are uncomfortable and can cause serious issues if they’re left untreated and allowed to spread. The treatment involves some type of antibiotic, which means you’ll need to see your doctor.
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Are there over-the-counter antibiotics for my tooth infection?

A tooth infection is no fun to deal with. But before you run out to the drugstore in search of a quick fix, let us save you the trip: over-the-counter antibiotics for a tooth infection don’t exist.
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Should I take antibiotics for gonorrhea?

If you have or think you may have gonorrhea, HealthTap online doctors say antibiotics are a must.
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Can I get over-the-counter antibiotics for chlamydia?

If you’re dealing with a chlamydia infection, your doctor is most likely going to prescribe antibiotics. So, couldn’t you skip the doctor’s appointment and just buy antibiotics over the counter?
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Is there an over-the-counter antibiotic cream?

If you’re wondering if you can get an over-the-counter antibiotic cream, the answer is yes! But before you rush out and buy one, ask yourself: Am I sure I need this?
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Can I get over-the-counter oral antibiotics?

You’ve probably noticed that topical antibiotics like bacitracin (aka Neosporin) and polymyxin (aka Polysporin) are easy to get over the counter. So, does the same apply to oral antibiotics?
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Why can’t you buy antibiotics over the counter?

If you’ve taken antibiotics to clear up a routine ailment, you may think it’s simple to get the same medication again. There are good reasons why antibiotics aren’t available over the counter.

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