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How often should I take antibiotics?

How often should I take antibiotics?

Take as prescribed: Antibiotics should only be taken when prescribed by a doctor and instructions for the prescription should be followed precisely. Antibiotics only treat bacterial infections and some antibiotics work well for specific types of bacteria and others don't which is why you must get diagnosed by a doctor first. Taking antibiotics without a prescription can lead to bacterial resistance of the antibiotic. ...Read more

Amoxicillin (Definition)

Amoxicillin is in the penicillin class of antibiotics. All penicillins are distinguished by the presence of a beta-lactam ring, and are known to kill bacteria by inhibiting synthesis (production) ...Read more


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How should I take cefaclor?

How should I take cefaclor?

With food: Regular Cefaclor is usually taken three times a day, extended release is taken twice a day. Both should be taken with food. ...Read more

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Should I take amoxicillin for salmonella?

Should I take amoxicillin for salmonella?

Unless in blood: Unless the salmonella is in the bloodstream or severe enough to require admission to a hospital, antibiotics will not help. May make the illness last longer. ...Read more

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How often and how long should I take amoxil (amoxicillin) tablets for an ear infection?

How often and how long should I take amoxil (amoxicillin) tablets for an ear infection?

Discuss with PCP: If you're asking it likely means you have likely self diagnosed & are using some left over med from another illness or other source. This is not a good idea.You could be right, or wrong.Your problem may not require antibiotics & clear on it's own. Timing & duration of any treatment is best assessed by the professional who confirms the diagnosis & need for treatment. ...Read more

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Hello should i take probiotics whilst taking antibiotics, and how should i space the time between between taking them.

Hello should i take probiotics whilst taking antibiotics, and how should i space the time between between taking them.

Depends how U use it: Erythromycin is best not on an empty stomach, and probiotics usually go well with right before you eat. So, you could space them apart. You may want to take double or triple the probiotic dose while you're on the antibiotics as it will wipe out your natural gut flora. And you should take it daily anyways on an ongoing basis, but at lower amounts just for gut health. ...Read more

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Are probiotics safe to take with my antibiotics?

Are probiotics safe to take with my antibiotics?

Yes: But they may not help too much. It is sometimes helpful to take probiotics after antibiotics, to assist your digestive tract in returning to good function. ...Read more

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If what i have is staph infection after taking cephalexin 500mg tid how long would it take to clear up and how long should i take the cephalexin?

If what i have is staph infection after taking cephalexin 500mg tid how long would it take to clear up and how long should i take the cephalexin?

Staph infection: Your question cannot be answered without knowing what type of infection you have, the sensitivity of the organism, and whether it is in an area in which Cephalexin penetrates well. In addition it may be necessary to take this more than three times a day. Need far more info. ...Read more

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Can I take Mylanta with Amoxicillin?

Can I take Mylanta with Amoxicillin?

Not at the same time: You can be taking both amoxicillin and Mylanta but they should be taken at least an hour apart. This is to be sure that there is adequate absorption of the amoxicillin. A good regimen would be to take the Mylanta either two hours before or one hour after taking the amoxicillin. ...Read more

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How much probiotic acidophilus should I take for yeast infection?

How much probiotic acidophilus should I take for yeast infection?

None: First confirm it is a yeast infection (most vaginal discharges are not yeast). If so, an anti-fungal agent like Monistat or Diflucan (fluconazole) is appropriate. Probiotics are very good for many other things, but not for yeast infections. ...Read more

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How long should I take acidophilus for?

How long should I take acidophilus for?

Acidophilus: is a good probiotic but you you receive greater heal by taking a brand of probiotic that has several strains of probiotics in it, not just one. This can be taken as a way of maintaining health long term or short term until symptoms resolve. Please see doc for help to understand your symptoms. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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If i take one bactrim, how long before i can take cipro (ciprofloxacin) again?

If i take one bactrim, how long before i can take cipro (ciprofloxacin) again?

Now: Cipro (ciprofloxacin) and Bactrim are both anti-biotics. They could potentially be taken at the same time. Why 1 bactrim? If you are treating a urinary tract infection often, the Cipro (ciprofloxacin) would be sufficient. This treatment should not be without medical supervision, please consult your prescriber or pharmacist for further assistance. ...Read more

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Amoxil (Definition)

Amoxil is a third generation penicillin which is a kind of penincillin type drug (anti-bacterial ...Read more