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Can antibiotics trigger a migraine? Taking ciprofloxacin and neomycin and polymyxin sulfates and hydrocortisone for ear infection.

Can antibiotics trigger a migraine? Taking ciprofloxacin and neomycin and polymyxin sulfates and hydrocortisone for ear infection.

Hard to say: Most drugs seem to be associated with headaches, but infections can also trigger migraines, so may be quite tough to sort out might consider migraine prevention approach and your doctor could assess this. ...Read more

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Hydrocortisone (Definition)

Cortisone is a naturally produced hormone in the body, produced by the adrenal glands. It is often used as a potent medication for inflammatory disease. In serious cases, it is a "wonder" drug, and can be life saving. However, long and continuous use can cause many serious and uncomfortable side effects. Hydrocortisone is a topical skin variety and much ...Read more


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Can antibiotics trigger a migraine? Taking ciprofloxacin and neomycin and polymyxin sulfates and hydrocortisone for ear infection.

Hard to say: Most drugs seem to be associated with headaches, but infections can also trigger migraines, so may be quite tough to sort out might consider migraine prevention approach and your doctor could assess this. ...Read more

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My child ear pain ped said swim ear not full infec scribed cipro-hc otic in the past mom bad reac turned in2 a gluelike paste worried to start script?

My child ear pain ped said swim ear not full infec scribed cipro-hc otic in the past mom bad reac turned in2 a gluelike paste worried to start script?

External otitis: Make sure to keep the drops at the proper temperature. Swirl them gently before applying. If the canal is too full of thick debris for the drops to go in, an ear nose and throat doctor (ENT) can suction out the pus and even place a cotton wick into the ear canal. Usually this is not necessary, but can provide relief for severe infections. ...Read more

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Please describe the medication: ciprofloxacin?

Please describe the medication: ciprofloxacin?

Antibiotic: Treats infections. Also treats anthrax infection after possible exposure. This medicine is a fluoroquinolone antibiotic. ...Read more

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Humanbite skinbroken taken a t and taken ciprofloxacin for threedays is it enough?

Humanbite skinbroken taken a t and taken ciprofloxacin for threedays is it enough?

Perhaps: Human bites are a major source of very complicated infections. You don't say where the bite was or what it looks like now. If this area becomes red, tender, swollen, tender or painful would see a doctor asap. ...Read more

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How toxic is ciprofloxacin?

Cipro (ciprofloxacin): All medications have the possibility of causing certain reactions. Cipro, (ciprofloxacin) as long as it's taken properly, isn't a dangerous medication. ...Read more

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Is ciprofloxacin used for cellulitis?

Yes: Likely not first choice, but yes it can be used. ...Read more

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Is there penicillin in ciprofloxacin?

No: Ciprofloxacin is a quinolone antibiotic, totally unrelated to the penicillins. ...Read more

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What is cipro (ciprofloxacin) used for?

What is cipro (ciprofloxacin) used for?

Cipro (ciprofloxacin): This is short for ciprofloxacin, a more advanced and potent antibiotic. It has a broad spectrum of action and is used to treat infections of the upper respiratory system, urinary tract and sometimes other systems. People stock piled it briefly during the years of anthrax scare for its effectiveness against this organism. ...Read more

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What is ciloxan (ciprofloxacin)?

What is ciloxan (ciprofloxacin)?

Ciloxan (ciprofloxacin): Ciloxan (ciprofloxacin) is the trade name for the antibiotic Ciprofloxacin eye drop or ointment. ...Read more

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What is ciloxan (ciprofloxacin) used for?

What is ciloxan (ciprofloxacin) used for?

Ciloxin is the…: antibiotic Ciprofloxacin for ophthalmic (eye) use against infections of the cornea & conjunctiva. ...Read more

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Ciprofloxacin. Is this a strong antibotic?

No such thing as...: 'strong' or 'weak.' there is broad or narrow spectrum; there is high or low toxicity to humans; and there is the question of whether this antibiotic is right for this infection or not. Cipro (ciprofloxacin) is broad spectrum but with significant gaps in it; it is toxic to bones of growing individuals and so contraindicated in pediatrics. ...Read more

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May I safely eat bananas while being on ciprofloxacin?

Yes: If you could eat them before going on cipro, (ciprofloxacin) you can still eat them. No problem. ...Read more

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Please describe the medication: hydrocortisone?

Please describe the medication: hydrocortisone?

Anti-inflammatory: Cortisone is a naturally produced hormone in the body, produced by the adrenal glands. It is often used as a potent medication for inflammatory disease. In serious cases, it is a "wonder" drug, and can be life saving. However, long and continuous use can cause many serious and uncomfortable side effects. Hydrocortisone is a topical skin variety and much less potent than cortisone. ...Read more

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What is the hydrocortisone cream?

What is the hydrocortisone cream?

See below: A cream that contains hydrocortisone- a topical corticosteroid which can reduce inflammatrion and itching. ...Read more

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Can hydrocortisone peel your skin off?

Can hydrocortisone peel your skin off?

No but: Prolonged use of a very potent cortisone cream (hydrocortisone is considered a weak one) may cause skin bruising and thinning. The peeling you usually see from it indicates that the lesions you are treating are healing partly as the result of the cream and not the cause. ...Read more

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Why is hydrocortisone given for chest pain?

Why is hydrocortisone given for chest pain?

Probably not: Chest pain is a symptom of many diseases. Hydrocortisone per se is not given for treatment of chest pain. It may be given for COPD or asthma exacerbation which may cause some chest discomfort. ...Read more

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Is the hydrocortisone good for black spots?

Unlikely: Hydrocortisone creams and ointments is a type of steroid that is effective for treating inflammation of the skin related to eczema and other types of skin rashes due to allergy. Black spots on the skin should be evaluated by a dermatologist. There are some dangerous black skin lesions called melanoma which is a type of skin cancer. ...Read more

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Can hydrocortisone clear up a rash overnight?

Can hydrocortisone clear up a rash overnight?

Yes: Mild rashes that are relatively superficial can often be effectively treated with hydrocortisone. Sometimes, they can resolve within 24 hours. ...Read more

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Is cortaid (hydrocortisone) same as lotrimim?

Is cortaid (hydrocortisone) same as lotrimim?

No: Cortaid (hydrocortisone) is a form of steroid and lotrimin is an antifungal. These are usually in cream form for skin problems but are totally different in effect. ...Read more

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Can hydrocortisone tablets interact with alcohol?

They could: Steroid pills can irritate the lining of the stomach. Alcohol can do the same thing. ...Read more

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Why does my rash return after stopping hydrocortisone?

Why does my rash return after stopping hydrocortisone?

What type of rash?: That depends on the type and nature of your rash. Most rashes are treated, but not cured by hydrocortisone. If your rash returns, it should be evaluated by a medical specialist like an allergist or dermatologist. Once the rash is identified, more appropriate treatments can be prescribed. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about hydrocortisone sodium succinate?

Injectable: It is mainly for injection and I can't think of much advantage in using this preparation except in the case of acute adrenal insufficiency. ...Read more

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What should I do, my skin is addicted to hydrocortisone?

What should I do, my skin is addicted to hydrocortisone?

Not sure if this is: True. Actual addiction is a complex process. I am going to guess you mean that your skin condition gets better with steroids and then gets worse when you stop. Depending on your actual diagnosis, this may be true. Steroids sometimes only control and do not cure a skin disease. I suggest you consult with a dermatologist and have him explain your condition. ...Read more

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Can ciprofloxacin or doxycycline or cephalexin treat bv?

Can ciprofloxacin or doxycycline or cephalexin treat bv?

Probably not: Bv is caused by an anaerobic bacteria. The antibiotics you list are generally used for treating aerobic bacterial infections. ...Read more

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How long can I safely use OTC hydrocortisone on my face?

Yes.: You may use otc Hydrocortisone on the face for a short period of time such as 1 - 2 weeks. Avoid the eyes. ...Read more

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How to fix thin skin caused by overuse of hydrocortisone?

How to fix thin skin caused by overuse of hydrocortisone?

Irreversible: Typically the thinning of skin by high dose topical steroids is not reversible. Also, hydrocortisone is not usually thought of as high potency. It would be helpful to see a dermatologist for further evaluation. ...Read more

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