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Does taking antibiotics clean your system of marijuana?

Does taking antibiotics clean your system of marijuana?

Not in my opinion: No and you should not take antibiotics unless they are rx for a bacterial infection. Thc binds to the same receptors as harder drugs and is stored in fat cells. If you want it out of your system stop using it, exercise and drink water to help rid your system of the bi-products of fat breakdown. ...Read more

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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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Hi, doctor, what may be antibiotics that can clean your immune system as a result of another overdosed drug/antibiotics?

Hi, doctor, what may be antibiotics that can clean your immune system as a result of another overdosed drug/antibiotics?

No treatment needed: If you are ill following antibiotics -- e.g. certain kinds of severe diarrhea -- follow your doctor's advice about treatment. Otherwise, don't worry about it. Even after large doses of antibiotics, or an overdose, the immune system is not harmed. Other effects, such as your body's normal bacteria being resistant to some antibiotics, will take care of themselves over a few weeks. No worries. ...Read more

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How long do antibiotics stay in your system?

How long do antibiotics stay in your system?

Varies: The extent of time an antibiotic stays in your body would depend on which antibiotic you are taking as they will vary greatly. Ask a pharmacist for specifics. ...Read more

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How for antibiotics to leave system completely?

How for antibiotics to leave system completely?

Depends non Abic: Different antibiotics have different half lives. A half life is the time it takes for one half of the antibiotic to be eliminated and excreted from the body. It is considered that a drug has been eliminated 5 half lives after taking the last dose. ...Read more

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How long should antibiotics stay in your system?

How long should antibiotics stay in your system?

Varies: The extent of time an antibiotic stays in your body would depend on which antibiotic you are taking as they will vary greatly. That is why timing and dosages of medications can vary. Ask a pharmacist for specific antibiotic questions you may have. ...Read more

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How long does an antibiotic stay in your system for?

How long does an antibiotic stay in your system for?

Depends.: Half-life of penicillin is a couple of hours; that of Azithromycin - several days. Other meds are in between. ...Read more

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How long do antibiotics stay in your system after doses?

How long do antibiotics stay in your system after doses?

5 half lives: Various antibiotics have different half lives. A half life is the time it takes to excrete 1/2 of the drug present in the body. A drug is considered to have been totally eliminated after 5 half lives. Therefore find out the half life of the antibiotic you are interested in and multiply it by 5 and you will have the time it takes for that drug to be eliminated. ...Read more