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When does someone need iv antibiotics?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
IV antibiotics: Oral antibiotics may be broken down in the GI tract where as IV antibiotics should have excellent bioavailability. Also a Child may refuse to take an oral antibiotic that doesn't taste good. A person may vomit up an oral medication.

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