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Doctor insights on: Different Strengths Of Various Antibiotics

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Dr. John Leander Po
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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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My liver values are 105 ggt.I don't drink alchool and I eat various food.They where at 75.Is it from the apendice removal?Anthibiotics for 5days...

My liver values are 105 ggt.I don't drink alchool and I eat various food.They where at 75.Is it from the apendice removal?Anthibiotics for 5days...

Maybe: Some antibiotics can cause increases in liver enzymes, but most drugs given for appendicitis for a short time will not cause that. Ask your doctor - there may be other drugs that you have taken. Many pain medicines have a lot of acetominophen added to the narcotic. Large doses of acetominophen can cause liver damage. ...Read more

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Are there different types of antibiotics for different illnesses?

Are there different types of antibiotics for different illnesses?

Yes: There are a lot of antibiotics related to different groups or families works on different spectrum of bacteria and also depends on the location of the infection. ...Read more

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What are the various strengths in amoxicillin?

What are the various strengths in amoxicillin?

See below: Amoxicillin is available as 125 , 250, 400mg. Chewable tablets 250, 500 , 875, 1000mg tablets/capsules 125mg/5ml, 250mg/5ml, 400mg/5ml and 50mg/5ml liquid. ...Read more

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Why was I given a different antibiotic for c. Dificile?

Why was I given a different antibiotic for c. Dificile?

The 1st didn't work: Clostridium difficile can be "difficile" to treat and might not respond to the first round of antibiotics (usually Metronidazole or vancomycin) it some times takes weeks of antibiotics to treat this infection, in fact. Stick with the new antibiotic and good luck! ...Read more

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What are the different effects of antivirals and antibiotics?

What are the different effects of antivirals and antibiotics?

Multiple: #1 they help heal the infection for which they were prescribed. #2 allergic reaction #3 diarrhea or stomach aches. Each medication comes with a package insert that will tell you all the side effects that have occurred with that medication. They report even the slights things...But overall the three listed are the most common. ...Read more

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Parotitis and given antibiotics, I am now on my 3 different medicine and my symptoms have not improved?

Parotitis and given antibiotics, I am now on my 3 different medicine and my symptoms have not improved?

Viral Possibly: If the antibiotics are not working, the infection may be casued by a virus. (i.E mumps) ohter immune system issues can cause thses symptoms as well. ...Read more

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