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A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Timothy Beck
19 years experience Internal Medicine
Not helpful: Antibiotics are primarily for bacterial infections. A cold is typically viral. However, you can get a secondary infection like sinusitis or bronchitis ... Read More

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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Scholand
22 years experience Infectious Disease
Think 'Big picture': If you've been prescribed antibiotics- that means your body needs help overcoming some type of infection. Getting high or getting intoxicated will NOT ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Karsant
38 years experience Dentistry
Sinus: I do not see why not as the drugs act differently in your system. If you are taking the antibiotic for a sinus infection and the sinus tabs to be more ... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Question unclear: Rephrase this. Two days after what? If you are talking about an antibiotic to replace one that is not working, you should discuss this with the doctor ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Franklyn Gergits
28 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Sinus Meds: Hello. Taking OTC sinus meds while on antibiotics is within reason. Check with your pharmacist to assure your meds won't interact together or with any ... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. PHILLIP KIM
14 years experience General Practice
What kind?: Flagyl has dual properties as it is both antiparasitic and antibacterial. But parastic infxns are traditionally treated with antiparasitic agents.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
38 years experience Pain Management
Antibiotics: Yes most of the time. There are some combinations wherein protein binding, liver enzyme systems play a role in the choice of antibiotic and pain med. ... Read More
A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerardo Guerra Bonilla
11 years experience Family Medicine
Probiotics: Right now, researchers are studying whether probiotics can help fight or prevent infections in the stomach or intestines, including a serious infectio ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Howard Fox
41 years experience Podiatry
You : You can, but you shouldn't! Amoxicillin is cleared quickly in the kidneys, so it won't really harm you to take twice the amount at once. But you won ... Read More
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Dr. Roy Benaroch
26 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: Usually yes, but it depends on the medication. Be sure to talk with the prescribing physician about the exact medication, and make sure he or she know ... Read More

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