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Antibiotics 3 Times Per Day
8 hours?: Generally most antibiotics are taken one hour before food or two hours after food; some are taken with food. You do not need to get up in the middle of the night to take the antibiotic; morning, afternoon and before bed is fine. Please check with your md to be sure which foods to avoid or if yours should be taken with food. ...Read more
8, give or take: 24 divided by 3 is 8, so an interval of 8 hours is about right. However, with antibiotics, you don't have to be quite that exact, so you can be off by a couple hours. ...Read more
I have fever so the doctor gave me antibiotics and I am supposed to eat them 1 per day I didn't notic3 and I ate them 3 times per day is that okay?
Take 1 per day:
Take 1 tablet per day from now on. It is important to take it the way your doctor directed. Take your antibiotic at the same time every day to maintain a constant level of the medication in your body.
The bad thing about taking your antibiotic 3 times per day is an increase in side effects and now your antibiotics will not last as many days as your doctor wanted it to. Hope you feel better soon. ...Read more
8 hours: 24 divided by 3 is 8. But if it says three times a day, the timing doesn't usually have to be exact. ...Read more
Is drinking one drink while on antibiotics penicillin 500 mg three times a day ok? Or I'll it case bad side effects.
Possible: Could decrease effectiveness of antibiotcsGet a more detailed answer ›
When a prescription says take two/three/four times a day does that mean between morning and evening or over a 24 hour period? Like for an antibiotic.
Dosing per day: Well in a perfect world we could take the medication on an exact basis -for example 3 times a day would be every 8 hrs in a 24 hr period. This is because medications have a "half-life" in the body which means over time the body will get rid of it, so u have to take it again. Problem is, the daily routine can get in the way-- consider sleeping for example and how much time that eats up. Try ur best ...Read more
Will taking antibiotic clindamycin 300mg two pills, three times a day, for ten days make my oral birth control less effective?
Why did oral surgeon give me 500mg three times a day of antibiotic? Seems like so much. I only had one impacted wisdom tooth.
Listen to specialist: For antibiotics to be effective than have to be taken in appropriate dose and for the entire course of the medication. Take exactly as directed until all are gone. Your Oral Surgeon has at least 11-15 years post-high-school training to be able to best help you. Trust his/her knowledge and experience. Don't try to second-guess the instructions you've been given. ...Read more
Taking 200mg metronidazole antibiotic, three times a day. As a hypochondriac I'm worried about neurological damage. How common is it?
Rare: But hard to say how rare it is. Nobody really knows. The kind of study that will provide a numerical estimate of risk has not been done yet. A reference for you in case you want to read more, in particular, read page 77 for a summary of what is known: http://www. Ant-tnsjournal. Com/mag_files/21-2/005.Pdf. ...Read more
Can the antibiotic clindamycin cause middle stomach pain im on 300mg three times a day with Moderate stomach pain?
Why do doctors prescribe antibiotics twice or three times a day? Does it mean I got a serious case of strep throat if I'm prescribed 3 times a day
Dosing: Medicines are dosed as to their pharmacokinetics, i.e. How they work to kill organisms. There are those that need only one peak effect and repeatedly. There are those that need constant presence and are dosed more each day especially if the medicine does not hang around long enough. There are once a day meds and there are 4 times a day meds. ...Read more
If hpylori is found and antibiotics are not an option because of antibiotic misuse three times a few months prior then what?
I am having the presence of a lot of mucus after a bm. I have been on antibiotics three times since january, can this be related?
It could be: That is one possibility but the mucous could be unrelated. Either way check with your doctor as this could be a very serious (and contagious) infection or an indication of other issues possibly serious, it could be normal too but don't take that chance, see your doctor. ...Read more
My urine culture report shows me e-coli organisum three times from three months. I had several antibiotics. Should they keep testing for cure if I have no symptoms?
Bactiuria vs UTI: E coli is the most common cause of UTI but also the most common contaminant in urine cultures. The doctors should also do a urinalysis to look for wbcs & epithelial cells to differentiate. The # of organisms also needs to be quantitated. We used to think asymptomatic bactiuria was unimportant but now we know it can lead to issues esp in pregnant/elderly or tell us of urinary tract abnormalities. ...Read more
Had or have a renal abscess had a drain placed three times in through radiology in I've antibiotics and on pic iv but feel same symptoms been home 3 d?
Follow with doctor: You need to follow. Misery with your doctor. Call the office and tell the doctor how you feel. The doctor will help to decide what needs to be done next ...Read more
I have abdominal and back spinal pain. I practice yoga three times a week and had a bacteria recently taken care with antibiotics?
Need to see doctor: Based on the very little information you've provided my guess is that you may be having a repeat of whatever that bacteria was the first time. Perhaps, it was resistant to the antibiotic that was tried the first time especially if you were treated blindly without doing a culture. Or you could've just overdid a session of yoga...which I think is EASY to do...Have you been checked for STD's? ...Read more
White cells in urine three different antibiotics, no symptoms, told no bacteria both times with culture. What can cause WBC in Urine?
WBC in urine: We see this a lot in practice especially in women because of their open system if the patients has no symporms go and do a urine via clean catch usually when repeating with a clean catch WBC are longer present I have all my female patient now collect tHat way now ask the lab to do your urine that way they willl give you a soapy to clean th area and then collect your urine midstream ...Read more
I got epidydmo orchitis almost one month I went to see doctor several times and did three times ultrosound tests and blood tests and urine tests all these results showed good and the doctor have no idea what to do I took antibiotics for nearly four weeks
See urologist: Common causes of epididymo-orchitis are infections with bacteria, chlamydia and viruses (like mumps virus). Trauma is another cause. Sometimes the underlying infection is in the prostate. Chronic prostatitis can present as testicular pain. These conditions are treated with antibiotics and non-steroidal anti inflammatory drugs. I suggest you see a urologist at this stage. ...Read more
If it says to take a certain antibiotic 3 times a day, does that mean I can take it at 9am, 3pm and 9pm? Or do I have to take it in middle of night?
Antibiotic Dosage: Generally, if the rx is written for three times a day, you can take the 3 doses, spaced equally, during waking hours. It is best to call your pharmacist to be absolutely sure, however, because you want to make sure you maintain minimum levels between dosing. In your case, you have 2 six hour cycles, followed by a 12-hour "gap." as long as the concentration is adequate during the night, it's ok. ...Read more
Can I take rodogyl antibiotic 2 capsules 3 times a day and how many hours should there be between them?
Should antibiotics prescribed 4 times a day be taken 4 hourly or 6 hourly? 6 hourly means one has to be taken in the middle of the night?
Every 6 hours: 4 times a day means every 6 hours. ...Read more
Should I maintain the time gap while I am having antibiotic, if it is 3 times a day, is that mean 8 hrs exactly gap or 1 or 2 hrs before and after is ok?
Probably OK: The reason for the spacing is to maintain levels above the minimum bacteriostatic concentration for the particular organism being treated. Since Amoxicillin has a half-life of about one hour it should actually be taken every 4 hrs at minimum, but for a normally immune host it should be ok. If you are treating acute bronchitis this is probably worthless anyway since over 95% are due to a virus. ...Read more
Fm49, dr advised tranexamic acid500mg four times a day but I took 250 mg. Though purpose achieved. Will it hram me. Is the dose like antibiotic?
Tranexamic acid: As you know the drug is prescribed for bleeding disorders such as hemophilia or menorrhagia. While the dosage may have worked this time it doesn't mean that it will work again under similar conditions. Your doctor had a specific reason for the dosage prescribed. If you are unhappy speak to your doctor about it. ...Read more
I was having watery diarrhea last week and Dr prescribed me antibiotics and Sporlac 20 tablet. Is it ok to take Sporlac tablet 3 times a day alone?
Treatment Failure: I would be very interested to know what the doctor is treating. I know of no common reason to give someone an antibiotic for diarrhea. But in any case, it did not work. Persistent diarrhea needs to be tested for bugs, parasites, and bacteria and THE CORRECT diagnosis made before any treatment can be recommended. ...Read more
Depends...: On the source of abscess. If it is a periodontal (gum origin) abscess, (meaning that something like a pop corn kernel or nuts, or chips piece is stuck underyr gum line), then after cleaning thoroughly and upon loss of local inflammation, it may go away. But if ur abscess is a tooth/root abscess, then it might be due to root canal infection, or root fracture, and it will come back again! ...Read more
My dad's taking Amoxicillin 500 mg 3 times a day for ten days. Is this the right antibiotic and is it effective to treat bacterial lymphadenitis?
Probably: It's a good, overall antibiotic, but does not cover some bacteria. Swollen lymph nodes (lymphadenitis) can also come from causes other than bacteria, so you need to make sure to try to find the cause. ASk the treating doctor. Maybe you could go to the next appointment with him. Hope this helps! ...Read more
I am taking penicillin 250mg antibiotics 3 times a day from 3 days. Flustat took only 1 time on wed and Thursday. Had flue from last 7 days. As on today still having bit congestion and heavy head. More no energy to walk. Plz advise?
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