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Bactrim Suspension Pediatric Dosing
No, i do not: think they will interact.Get a more detailed answer ›
Taking 3 medications in one day. X fexofenadine (allergy tablet) 2x panadol (painkillers) 3x amoxil (amoxicillin) (antibiotics). Is this ok?
Yes: Those 3 meds can be used together, and often are. ...Read more
Urgent help neededif 92 yo patient wont take large 500mg kelfex capsule bid after rocephin for klebsiella uti, can I substitute 250mg cipro (ciprofloxacin) tablet bid?
Is doxycycl hyc 100 mg more effective than bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) for treating staph?
Depends: What are you treating? Staphylococci can cause multiple different types of infection. Whether one agent is better than another depends on many factors, including the sensitivity of the strain of s. Aureus, the site of infection, and a variety of other factors, including the propensity of the patient to develop allergic reactions, which is greater for Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) which contains a sulfa drug. ...Read more
Ent specialist- prescription cephelexin 500mg 3 /day - tonsillitis. Urologist- prescription sulfameth/trimethoprim 800/160 2/day for cultured uti. Can/should i take both?
Yes: Yes, you should take both. Different antibiotics are effective for different kinds of infections. Unfortunately neither antibiotic you have been given would treat both tonsillitis and UTI very well. So i suggest taking both as prescribed, along with a daily dose of probiotics from your local health food store to prevent a yeast infection and keep your normal internal bacterial flora in balance. ...Read more
Depends wt/age: The dose depends on indication, child's age and weight. In general for reflux 0.1-0.2 mg/kg orally or IV for children < 6 years old is dose. For age 6-14 years old generally 2.5 to 5 mg orally or IV prescribed. Higher doses up to 1-2 mg/kg used for treatment of postoperative or chemotherapy related nausea & vomiting. Dose needs adjustment if there is kidney impairment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Pulmonologist prescribed Keflex 250 mg. for bacterial bronchitis. Would Ceftin (cefuroxime) or Cefzil work better due to broader bacterial spectrum?
Yes and No: Yes and No. Cefzil and Ceftin (cefuroxime) are second generation cephalosporins, where as Keflex is a first generation. The second generation drugs have better gram-negative coverage however they have not as good gram-positive coverage for bacteria. It depends on which bacteria is being treated. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Neither: Amoxicillin or Metranidazole are prescribed for different type of infection and sometimes together. The dose depends on a lot of factor and varies from patients based on age and weight. Please don’t self medicate, it is causing bacterial resistance, the infection if not eradicated can linger and come back later on, must treat the cause of the infection. Take care and call your dentist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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Pulmonologist prescribed Keflex 250 mg. four times a day for bacterial bronchitis. Would Ceftin (cefuroxime) or Cefzil provide better gram negative coverage?
Talk : To your doctor and ask why he prescribed the meds they did. But the meds you mentioned have a different spectrum of coverage. And yes. Better gram neg coverage ...Read more
For11 lb infant, infant tylenol (acetaminophen) (concentration 160 mg/5ml) dose, is the correct dose 60 mg which is 1.8 ml ?
That is ok: 60mg is fine for that weight, but it's easier to use 2.0ml (64mg). An 11lb baby can take 75mg per dose, but parents should not use tylenol (acetaminophen) on a young baby unless the doctor already knows about the symptoms and has agreed that tylenol (acetaminophen) should be used. ...Read more
Dosage of Bromfed (brompheniramine) for 14 lb infant? Ped prescribed my 10 month old Bromfed (brompheniramine) for her cough: dose is 1/2 tspn/4hrs. Def not the right dose for her.
See below: Per fda recs, no otc meds for kids under 4 year old let alone under 1 year of age! and as per these meds for your infant, i can't understand why your doc would do this period! cough meds are not beneficial especially in and infant and can, in fact, cause problems like increase the risk of developing a pneumonia. I would stop the med immediately! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Used cefixime, gemifloxacin, Enoxacin sesquihydrate, ciprofloxacin, doxycycline, sulfamethoxazole & trimethoprim, sparfloxacin still UTI frm 5 years.
Go to Urologist: I assume you have have been tested for all organisms and taken the appropriate amount of antibiotics for time as directed by the Doctor who gave them to you. Plumbing problem. You may have a Vesicoureteral reflux the retrograde passage of urine from the bladder into the upper urinary tract. This can be diagnosed by either a contrast voiding cystourethrogram or radionuclide cystogram. ...Read more
What's the recommended dosage and duration of course of ciprofloxacin HCl capsules for a 25 yr old male, 63 kg, 170cm, with urinary tract infection?
3/18/16 prescription for penicillin 28 qty 7 days and 4/7/16 doxycycline 20 qty 10 days. Should my TRUS prostate biopsy be delayed? (cipro (ciprofloxacin) prescribed
It depends: This seems like a high dose of amoxicillin, but this can be correct depending on what you are taking it for. The prophylactic dose recommended before dental work for someone with an artificial heart valve is 2000mg x 1 dose prior to procedure. This larger dose can also be used for h. Pylori infections in combination with Flagyl or clindamycin. Check with your pharmacist. ...Read more
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