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can you take an anti viral antibiotic and anti bacterial antibiotic at same time

A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Aveshen Govender
Specializes in General Practice
Check with Paed: While there are no recognized drug interactions between these drugs it is best to check wit( your child’s paediatrician who will consider the indicati ... Read More

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A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Aveshen Govender
Specializes in General Practice
Nil: No drug interactions according to medscape.
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Ward
Specializes in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Throat: probably should see ENT for exam and throat culture. Most she throat are not bacterial, therefore do not need antibiotics. Can lead to adverse reactio ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Li-Yu Mitchell
22 years experience Family Medicine
See doctor again: Yes it could be viral or the bacteria infecting you is resistant to the antibiotic used to treat you. You may need a chest x-ray. Good luck
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Meskath Uddin
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Other cause: See an urologist for possible interstitial cystitis. Over the counter urinary analgesic (pain reliever) may help.
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
36 years experience Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology
Yes: The bacteria may be present and need to be treated by the antibiotic. Follow up with another urine screening test to ensure that your UTI is completel ... Read More
A 57-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
No worries: Taking Doxycycline antibiotic does not cause a problem with the flu vaccine. Likewise, getting a flu vaccine doesn't create a problem with the Doxycyc ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
36 years experience Infectious Disease
What and why?: Your question raises several questions: (1) which antiviral? (2) why? We try to avoid 'shotgun medicine, ' meaning treating everything under the sun ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
31 years experience Podiatry
Don't work on viris: Antibiotics only work on bacterial infections: not virus.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience Ophthalmology
Unlikely: Antibiotic dosage schedules are designed to have an overlap of coverage so that the level of the antibiotic does not get lower than needed for coverag ... Read More

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