Top 20 Doctor insights on: Bactericidal antibiotics list
List of Antibiotics: You can get lists of antibiotics readily available from many sources on the Internet. Strength of an antibiotic is a rather subjective thing as it depends on which bacteria you are trying to treat. For example, Penicillin is very effective for Strep Throat but will not treat most skin infections. This doesn't make it any weaker an antibiotic that Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) which would treat both. Just different. ...Read more
What should a person allergic to sulfa based antibiotics be careful about? Is there a comprehensive list of these antibiotics and is sulfur OK?
Sulfa avoidance: Although cross-sensitivity to drugs with a similar sulfa structure was once suspected to be likely, this has not shown to be true. This only drug you need to avoid is sulfa (Bactrim, Septra (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) etc). Read the label carefully. Note that it has nothing to do with sulfate or sulfite. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Science Questions: I am sorry, but this is not how this app works. Perhaps if you go to a pharmacist and ask for some reading or search pharmacy items on the web. There are so many different antibiotics and so many different rules that an attempt to answer this question would fill up a whole book. We only have 400 characters. Be specific about your symptoms or needs. ...Read more
Please help me find a liquid antibiotic to treat strep- pneumonia/bronchitis -it would be going into my new 1-5micron nebulizer. List choices. Thanx!
My daughter has got severe chest cold for last few months and due to this she had severe fever and list weight. Pediatrician prescribed antibiotics.
Follow your pediatrician: If your daughter needed antibiotics, so that was her pediatrician 's judgement after evaluating her, keep a follow up now till she recovers and later to prevent recurrence, wish her a speedy recovery ...Read more
I've had an ingrown toenail for around 5-6 months and am still on a waiting list, I'm taking antibiotics and cleaning it, could I still lose whole toe?
Infected or not?: This depends if the ingrown nail is causing an infection (redness, pain, swelling, pus, increase in skin temperature). If you are relatively healthy and have an infection, this would probably not lead to needing an amputation, however, if you have diabetes or are immune compromised, then you need to take care of this immediately. In my opinion any bacterial infection should be treated promptly. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Any ant-biotic can,: The risk is higher w/ broad-spectrum antibiotics - those aimed at a wide range of bacteria it is also higher w/ multiple antibiotics or using antibiotics for a long time. Probiotics can help and most folk do get better when they stop use. Your dr needs to find the best tx for you or you need to find the best doctor who will. Http://www. Webmd. Com/digestive-disorders/clostridium-difficile-colitis. ...Read more
Immune response: ASO titer is your body's immune response to the infection and will decline slowly in weeks and even months after the infection has gone. ...Read more
My widal test report is s.to 1:320 s.th 1:160 ah1:80 bh1:40 I am taking medicine: antibiotic mycin 500. What will this do?
All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do that. The information you provided does not seem to add up and hence it is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion.
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What do you suggest if my widal test report is s.to 1:320 s.th 1:160 ah1:80 bh1:40 am taking medicine antibiotic mycin 500.?
Yes, absolutely: Most of the time, appropriate use of antibiotic can be quite useful and save lives, but severe or even fatal allergic/ reaction can occur--rare but quite scarry is called steven-johnson syndrome (severe rash involving even the inside of mouth/eyes etc...This cause severe skin peeling, thus fluid loss and infections are significant concerns. So, use any med only if need to. Consult doc. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No, if used properly:
Antibiotics are excellent in treating infections! Visit a physician when you think you have an infection (fever, chills, abscesses) - only certain antibiotics treat certain bacteria, your doc might run some tests before they give you an rx.
Do not try to self treat with antibiotics: it can be dangerous to you and it can induce resistance from the bacteria if you take it unnecessarily. ...Read more
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