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Breastfeeding And Antibiotics Risk
On Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) for UTI and Depo Birth Control, should I use extra protection from pregnancy? No STI risk (monogamous relationship)
Breastfeeding is providing nutrition to an infant using breat milk either directly by infant latching and sucking on the nipple or by feeding via bottle with expressed breast milk (when baby has difficulty suckling). Breast milk is the best milk for any baby but ...Read more
34 weeks pregnant. will taking augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) for sinus infection put me at risk for bacterial vaginosis?
Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate): Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) is a Class B Agent so is reasonably safe. Taking any antibiotics can alter the normal microbes in your vagina killing some and causing others to overgrow. BV is normal flora which could overgrow if the normal lactobacillus is killed but it is more likely to result in a yeast infection. Perhaps you should try nasal saline. It will not cause problems and may relieve sinusitis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Have to on low dose augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) to prevent utis i get. Will taking strong probiotics prevent c-diff and crohns, or antibiotic associated diarrhea?
Maybe: Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) is a pretty broad spectrum antibiotic. See if the doc can give you a narrower abx. I would definitely take probiotics but that may not prevent cdiff. Crohn's does not come from taking augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate). ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
I'm taking antibiotics- gentamicin and ampocilin for weeks. Should we go for the picc if it increases the risk of having another infection?
I'm taking antibiotics and oral corticosteroids for a severe eczema infection and I intend on using cannabis, are there any interaction risks?
I'm currently taking augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) for sinus infection and bronchitis. Should i continue taking a probiotic or stop while on the antibiotics?
Probiotics: Probiotics is used to prevent the side effects of diarrhea from the antibiotics. Diarrhea can sometimes persist after the antibiotics. It may be beneficial to continue the probiotics until the diarrhea resolves. I recommend following up with your provider if you have diarrhea secondary to the use of antibiotics. ...Read more
Will taking the mini pill effect me while I'm taking flucloxacillin for mastitis and I'm still breast feeding?
Had recent laprascopic ovarian cystectomy, got infections and taking 3 antibiotics nitrofurantoin.Metronizadole and flucoxicillin, is it safe to do so?
How likely am i to develop a yeast infection while taking or after taking antibiotics? I'm being treated for PID with metronidazole and doxycycline
What is risk of c diff if repeatedly treated with antibiotics? Also risk of antibiotic resistance?
Uncommon but real: This is an uncommon but real issue.Risk varies with the type/duration and intensity of antibiotic use (IV vs oral,etc.) Many centers do stool surveillance cultures to spot this in higher risk patients. Resistance is an everyday issue today which drives us to be selective & specific on antibiotic use.The risk of an individual having to deal with these is part of dealing with healthcare today ...Read more
Given Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) for mastitis, can I continue to give baby my breast milk or pump and dump ? Same question For ibuprofen.
Could vaginal probiotics during the antepartum period and intrapartum antibiotics at l&d prevent chorioamnionitis and subsequent complications?
What are the chances of developing C. Diff infection when taking Clindamycin 1800mg/day and Fusidic Acid 1500mg/day for 10 days and probiotics?
Always a Risk: Anytime you significantly alter the normal gut flora with antibiotics you run the risk of C. Diff overgrowth it's associated complications. ...Read more
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