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Aminoglycoside Antibiotic Medication
Is Fusidic acid or Gentamicin more suitable for paronychia? For mild cases, is oral antibiotics necessary?
I'm taking antibiotics- gentamicin and ampocilin for weeks. Should we go for the picc if it increases the risk of having another infection?
Do you use Cefazedone (first-generation cephaloporins) or Amikacin (Aminoglycosides antibiotic) for treating pelvic inflammatory disease?
Not usually: I'm not sure where you are, but in most of the world's countries these drugs are not recommended and would not be used to treat PID. They are of uncertain activity against gonorrhea and definitely will not treat chlamydia. Try to find an infectious diseases or STD expert to advise on treatment. Also see my reply to your other question. ...Read more
I'm a contact lens user and my eye is red (2 weeks) and have a small pimple on my lower eyelid. Antibiotics (gentamicin) isn't helping. Any thoughts?
Which is the best anabiotic for boils? Biaxin, Gentamicin, Azithromycin, Gentamicin, or Levaquin (levofloxacin)?
None of these: See a DR, preferably a dermatologist. Begin with a diagnosis. Hidradenitis suppuritiva? Folliculitis? Distribution, location of "boils"? Specific features of them? How long? Best treatment can be determined by exam and evaluation of your entire physical state. With your stomach problem you should avoid any meds not clearly of benefit. Why no med for BP? ...Read more
Maybe: Check with your pharmacist if any interactions exist. Some antibiotics and pain medications are metabolized by the same processes in the liver which can lead to delayed clearance of one or the other. ...Read more
Creams: Topical medications such as metrogel, clenia, avar, finacea. In addition oradea although derived form an antibiotic. Is technically not an antibiotic but a subantimocrobial dose. It was first used in periodontal ideas and acts as an anti-inflammatory to suppress pustules in rosacea. ...Read more
Usually by mouth: Available in both tablet & liquid form. Occasionally given intravenously for patients who can or should not take anything by mouth. ...Read more
Bleeding from the gums, assuming it is not the result of a systemic disease, can only be treated with medication/antibiotics if it is done in conjunction with periodontal (gum) treatment.
The type of medication used will be determined by the treating dentist based on the scope of the gum infection. ...Read more
What are some preventative medication options to prevent recurrent UTIs? I would rather not take antibiotics daily. Thanks
Is there any effect if medications such as antibiotics and vitamins taken at the same time? Will vitamins cause sickness sometimes?
Is there a possibility to fall pregnant on the Minerva pill? Wasn't on any other medications. No antibiotics. Took it same time everyday.
Yes, take test: Yes, it is possible. The chances are very very low however it is still possible. Please take a pregnancy test if you are concerned. ...Read more
How long? Which?: Most expiration dates are about half of the actual time that the compounds remain active, but this may not guarantee their activity. Side-effects of the products of these compounds as they deteriorate vary with the compound, but very few if any have serious toxicities. Best to throw them out if they have expired. Better than taking a chance they are inactive or toxic. ...Read more
The medication I accidentally took was clavamox 125mg antibiotics for dogs and I took 2, would it harm me?
Probably not: Clavamox (amoxicillin trihydrate/clavulanate potassium) is an antibiotic for dogs and cats. It is very similar to augmentin, an antibiotic given to humans. If you are allergic to penecillin, take 50 mg Benadryl (diphenhydramine) and head to the er. If not allergic, you will probably be fine. The human dose is commonly 500mg three times a day. A single dose of 250 mg should not cause toxicity or overdose. ...Read more
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Constpated from pain medication and antibiotics. Taking myralax, hasn't worked yet. Been Two weeks since last bm?
Opioid-induced const: Opioid-induced constipation is a pain-in-the-ass (hope you don't mind the pun). If you're going to be taking narcotics for the long haul, it's always ideal to start a bowel regimen immediately/concurrently. Stool softener eg docusate plus stimulant laxative eg senna plus osmotic laxative eg lactulose, too. You may need Relistor (methylnaltrexone) which is approved for opioid-induced constipation. ...Read more
What are the possible drugs or medication to take when its has been discovered that one has candida due excess in-take of antibiotics?
I was treated for UTI a week ago and was prescribed antibiotics. I have completed the medication and I still have a uti. What should I do.?
New treatment: When someone still has the same kinds of UTI sx (fever, burning, frequency, etc) after treatment, then they probably should go back to the doctor. Sometimes the bacteria are resistant to the antibiotic and a different antibiotic is needed. Sometimes the doctor will send out the urine for culture to help guide antibiotic choice. Hope you feel better soon. ...Read more
About a month ago, I was sick and prescribed ~6 medications (antibiotics, steroids, some OTCs) - I'm 5 days late; could this be an affect of meds?
I have left side ovary1.1cm cyst present. Please tell me which medicine is useful for me, either antibiotics or any other medications.?
Cyst: A 1.1 cm cyst is almost always a physiologic (normal) cyst. ...Read more