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Dr. Thomas Fiala
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Ceptaz (Overview)

Ceptaz is a third generation cephalosporin which is a kind of cephalosporin type drug (anti-bacterial drug, antibiotic and antimicrobial).


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Is cefuroxime axetil like penicillin?

Is cefuroxime axetil like penicillin?

Both R antibiotics: These are two antibiotics.The Cefuroxime is a cousin of penicillin. The germs they would likely kill, dose, frequency and side effects would differ. ...Read more

Dr. Thomas Fiala
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Ceptaz (Overview)

Ceptaz is a third generation cephalosporin which is a kind of cephalosporin type drug (anti-bacterial drug, antibiotic and antimicrobial).


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What are the side effects of ceftazidime?

What are the side effects of ceftazidime?

Her are they: Watery or bloody diarrhea, which may start while taking the drug or even quite awhile afterwards signs of an allergic reaction, such as: an unexplained rash itching hives redness of the face swelling of the mouth or throat wheezing difficulty breathing. •an immediate allergic reaction (with rash and itching) •headachedizziness •unusual sensations, such as burning, tingling, or pric. ...Read more

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Whats cefditoren pivoxil for?

Whats cefditoren pivoxil for?

Antibiotic: This third generation cephalosporin antibiotic is approved by fda for uncomplicated skin and skin structure infections, community-acquired pneumonia, acute bacterial exacerbation of chronic bronchitis, pharyngitis, and tonsillitis. Cefditoren should be well tolerated. ...Read more

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Mircette (ethinyl estradiol and desogestrel) side effects?

Mircette (ethinyl estradiol and desogestrel) side effects?

Same as any OCP: Headaches, nausea, breast tenderness are the most common and will typically resolve during the first pack. Dangerous signs are severe shortness of breath, one sided leg swelling, or chest pain. However this is very rare. ...Read more

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Hi, do antibiotics such as cefuroxime axetil (ceftin) or the "Z-pak" (azithromyacin) affect Ocella (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) birth control's effectiveness??

Hi, do antibiotics such as cefuroxime axetil (ceftin) or the "Z-pak" (azithromyacin) affect Ocella (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) birth control's effectiveness??

Rare problem: The whole business about antibiotics interfering with hormonal contraceptives (pills, inserts, etc) is largely an urban myth. It can happen, but is very rare. Neither of these antibiotics taken as usual (a few days to a couple of weeks) is likely to be a problem, I wouldn't worry about it. But if you're nervous, also use condoms while taking them and for a week after the last dose. ...Read more

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Is Zyvox (linezolid) effective against Serratia?

Is Zyvox (linezolid) effective against Serratia?

No definitely not: Zyvox, or linezolid, has great activity against Gram Positive bacteria. Serratia however is Gram Negative. Those classifications have to do with the structure of those different classes of bacteria. Make sure you ask your doctor 'what' is the rationale for treatment. Hopefully there is Gram Negative coverage included in your regimen. An Infectious Diseases doctor may be needed if things get tough ...Read more

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Is minocin (minocycline) midciination safe(pills)?

Is minocin (minocycline) midciination safe(pills)?

Minocycline: This medication may produce vertigo (dizziness or unsteadiness) in about 8% of patients taking 100 mg twice a day. This may be helped if the dose is distributed to 50 mg four times a day. Some patients may develop sensitivity to sunlight and burn more easily. Otherwise the drug is generally as safe as an antibiotic can get. ...Read more

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Stronger cephalosporin than ceftriaxone against e coli, maybe cefepime, ceftazidime or cefpirome

Stronger cephalosporin than ceftriaxone against e coli, maybe cefepime, ceftazidime or cefpirome

How sensitive are u?: The strength of an antibiotic is measured by how active it is against a specific organism. For the right bug, plain old penicillin may be the 'strongest'. The most important thing to know is the sensitivity or susceptibilities of your bacteria. If your infection is not responding to ceftriaxone, odds are it is resistant to all cephalosporins. Some remain susceptible to cefepeme but not all. ...Read more

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Zinnat tablet 250mg cefuroxime axetil what's used?

Zinnat: Cefuroxime axetil is an antibiotic used for a number of respiratory, skin and genitourinary infections. ...Read more

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Is cloxacillin effective antibiotic for pigsa?

Is cloxacillin effective antibiotic for pigsa?

Possibly: If the pigsa (boil) is infected and the bacteria associated with the infection is susceptible to the cloxacillin. However, more than 30 % to 40% of skin infections are now caused by MRSA. If treating empirically, its best to avoid cloxacillin. ...Read more

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Is minocin (minocycline) an effective antibiotic?

Is minocin (minocycline) an effective antibiotic?

Yes: Minocin (minocycline) is related to tetracycline and doxycycline, and generally treats the same bacterial organisms it has been used to treat acne, skin infections, some respiratory infections, lyme disease, and other infections that can be treated with tetracycline or doxycycline, but it is less widely used because it tends to cause more vertigo and other CNS side effects. ...Read more

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Is desogen (ethinyl estradiol and desogestrel) birth control effective?

Is desogen (ethinyl estradiol and desogestrel) birth control effective?

If taken properly: But i never write for that one, i put my pts on lower dose pills which are safer and less cahnce wt gain , bloating, blood clots , I use 10-25 mcg estrogen in teh pills i write. ...Read more

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Ortho-cept bcp effects?

Ortho-cept bcp effects?

Prevent pregnancy!: If you are asking about side effects, they are the same as any birth control pill. You should receive a package insert that goes into details about the possible effects. It is a potent pill and has less risk of break through bleeding compared to other pills. ...Read more

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Does the antibiotic augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) interfere with progestin?

Does the antibiotic augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) interfere with progestin?

Progestin+abx: Yes. Any antibiotic can decrease the effectiveness of hormonal birth control. You need to use barrier back (condoms) when taking antibiotics. ...Read more

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Used cefixime, gemifloxacin, Enoxacin sesquihydrate, ciprofloxacin, doxycycline, sulfamethoxazole & trimethoprim, sparfloxacin still UTI frm 5 years.

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

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Does nitrofuran monohyd macro make beyaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol and levomefolate) the birthcontrol pills less effective ?

Does nitrofuran monohyd macro make beyaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol and levomefolate) the birthcontrol pills less effective ?

Nitrofurantoin &: Other common antibiotics like penicillin , Amoxicillin , sulfa, tetracycline, Rifampin cause a decrease in effectiveness of bcp by increasing its metabolism by the liver. So it's advisable to do a back up means of contraception - withdrawal, condoms. ( pls read link below). ...Read more

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Does the enbrel (etanercept) injection effect junel fe 1.5/30 birth control pills?

Does the enbrel (etanercept) injection effect junel fe 1.5/30 birth control pills?

No.: There are no known interactions. Incidently, the british arthritis registry showed there were no more birth defects in patients on enbrel, humira, or Remicade (infliximab) in 1112 pts than normal. ...Read more

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Dr. Robert Longfield
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Ceftazidime (Definition)

Ceftazidime is a third generation cephalosporin which is a kind of cephalosporin type drug (anti-bacterial ...Read more