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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ravi Nerella
24 years experience Hospital-based practice
Stick to schedule: Most medications have a specific dosage schedule to ensure that you have the correct level of the medication in your blood stream to ensure the best e ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Antibiotic: This is an antibiotic used to treat a number of infections. Can you be more specific?
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lorie Loreman
35 years experience Pulmonology
It may be: You may take 2 (200mg) Ibuprofen every 6 hrs for bronchitis as long as you do not have an ulcer or any kidney problems that would increase your risk o ... Read More
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Dr. Alan Wartenberg
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Unsure of meaning: If someone is on Insulin or other drugs that are meant to lower blood sugar, or in people who have "reactive hypoglycemia" where blood sugar comes dow ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patrick Kohlitz
11 years experience Internal Medicine
Generally yes: Amoxicillin can be taken every 6 hours but the dose may need to be changed. For a person with a normal liver and kidneys the maximum dose is 4g per d ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bradford Romans
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Not to worry: If you fall back one hour.The med will still work fine plus or minus 1 hr.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Milton Alvis, jr
41 years experience Preventive Medicine
Optimally yes, what: every 6 hours means. Antibiotics are poisons (to some micro-organisms), selected because generally not toxic to humans. When doses are delayed/skipped ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Farbod Farmand
13 years experience Internal Medicine
Unlikely : I am not familiar with this antibiotic, however antibiotics should be taken at the time frame that they are recommended. The reason for this is the du ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Hardin
36 years experience Wound care
Most of the time OK: Check with your doctor for sure but in most but not all cases taken on arising, lunch supper and at bedtime is close enough or even breakfast lunch su ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gena Kluwe
31 years experience Internal Medicine
YesGet back on track: It's okay that you took a dose 2 hours early. Just try to do your best with sticking to the schedule from now on. Too far apart will leave you uncover ... Read More
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