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Can I get list of antibiotics by strength?

Can I get list of antibiotics by strength?

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

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Antibiotic (Definition)

An antibiotic is a medicine that slows, stops, or kills germs. The germs are usually bacteria causing an infection in a person, so the person uses antibiotics to help his body get ...Read more


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Expert opinions? What kinds of antibiotics are not bactericidal?

Expert opinions? What kinds of antibiotics are not bactericidal?

Not bactericidal: When an antibiotic is not bactericidal, it usually works through bacteriostatic means. They are tetracyclines, clindamycin, macrolides, or sulfonamides to name a few. ...Read more

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Do you have a list of antibiotics drugs for pid?

Do you have a list of antibiotics drugs for pid?

CDC 2010: The CDC 2010 guidelines are available for download and they outline the various treatment protocols approved for PID management in a variety of clinical circumstances and scenarios ...Read more

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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 more

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Hello doctors... Can u list me those antibiotics that should not be used in empty stomach? Thanx

Hello doctors... Can u list me those antibiotics that should not be used in empty stomach? Thanx

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

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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.

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

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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?

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 more

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Which antiobotics more likely cause c diff? Is there a list I can see? Or can you name some.

Which antiobotics more likely cause c diff? Is there a list I can see? Or can you name some.

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

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What can cause continued high A.S.O titre despite antibiotics for 8 weeks +?

What can cause continued high A.S.O titre despite antibiotics for 8 weeks +?

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

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What do the numbers after the antibiotic mean in a urine c&s?

What do the numbers after the antibiotic mean in a urine c&s?

MIC: The numbers on any culture are the minimum inhibitory concentration. In simple english, can the abx kill the bug and if can be used. Try this link
https://en. Wikipedia. Org/wiki/Minimum_inhibitory_concentration.

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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?

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?

Unclear question: 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.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
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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.?

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.?

See below: 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. Having said that, the data you provided does not seem to add up, e.g, there is no antibiotic called mycin. ...Read more

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What is the best antibiotic therapy for s typhmurium?

Salmonella: Like almost any other bacterial infection the best therapy is with an antibiotic to which the infecting organism appears sensitive in the test tube. Best would be Ampicillin if it needs treatment (some would not use antibiotics), but many strains may be resistant to this. ...Read more

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Can antibiotics be bad?

Can antibiotics be bad?

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 more

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Do antibiotic shots hurt?

Do antibiotic shots hurt?

Depends on which one: Some are just fine. However, if you are injected with a thick, viscus liquid (especially if cold) that might be one that is uncomfortable. ...Read more

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Are antibiotics bad for me?

Are antibiotics bad for me?

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