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How Does Ampicillin Affect E Coli
My urine culture showed an e coli resistant to penicillin and ampicillin, why did the doc prescribed me cefixime that is related to penicillin
Escherichia coli is a type of bacteria that normally lives in the intestines of humans and animals. Most forms of the bacteria are harmless, but some strains may cause severe abdominal cramps, bloody diarrhea, and vomiting. Most cases of infection are caused by contaminated raw vegetables ...Read more
Probably not: I have never heard of allergic reaction to a drug taken by a sex partner. In theory it could happen due to small amounts of drug in semen. But if that tiny exposure could do it, just being in the same house or using the same medicine cabinet might be a risk. If you you have had a life threatening allergic reaction to ampicillin or penicillin, check with your doctor. Otherwise don't worry about it. ...Read more
Let me help: Half life of Ampicillin is 1 hour. ...Read more
Talk to your doctor: This depends on why are you apprehensive to take it, and why you have been prescribed it. Antibiotics can cause serious side effects but are sometimes quite necessary. However, antibiotics are also over-prescribed and at times are given when not really indicated. Taking probiotics often lessens the negative effects. Please discuss your concerns with your doctor or seek a second opinion about this. ...Read more
Two tablets: 0.5 grams is 500 milligrams, so if the prescribed dose is 0.5 grams, 2 250 milligram capsules will get you there. ...Read more
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