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I take liquid methadone at 215 mgs a day I have strep throat was prescribed penicillin am I safe to take both?
YES: It's completely safe to use the Amoxicillin while nursing. First, it's not harmful to baby in any way. Second, it's important for you to get healthy again. The last thing you want to do is transmit the bacteria to your tiny baby. You can only do that by treating yourself and making sure not contagious ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I started taking amoxicillin 500 4 days ago for a strep throat. Birthday party coming up, is it safe to have only a few drinks?
One and once:
It would not hurt if one drink and one time only enjoy b
I think I have strep throat, but can't get to the doctor for 3 more days because i'm out of town. Is it safe to wait the 3 days?
Yes and no: Most sore throats are viral, but with strep you have a few days to have it confirmed before the complications known with the disease would be set. For most, confirmation with a strep test & starting treatment within 10 days will shut down the creation of antibodies that lead to rheumatic f ever & heart complications. Kidney issues with some strains may not be preventable even with early rx. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have strep throat and bronchitis they proscribed me both cipro (ciprofloxacin) and amox is this safe?
Its " overkill": If you have respiratory bacterial infection as a Strep throat 99% Strep group A.. best treated by Penicillin like antibiotics ( Amox..), but bronchitis is 99 % Viral and does NOT need antibiotics... UNLESS special circumstances .. History COPD, imunosupression , HIV... BUT in general Cipro (ciprofloxacin) may be redundant! Make sure to recover your GUT & Immune system by consumption daily Probiotics (Kefir,Yogur ...Read more
After 66 hours of Amoxicillin for strep throat is it safe to kiss my girlfriend? My throat is still a little sore but I feel a ton better as a whole.
Is it safe to take clindamycin and metronidazole at the same time? Currently taking clindamycin for strep throat.
It : It is absolutely fine to take them both together. As a podiatrist, i often treat complicated foot infections in diabetics using this very combination of antibiotics. Just as a note of caution, however, if two different doctors are giving you these medications, it would be prudent to inform each of them what the other one is giving you. Feel better! ...Read more
I was prescribed Tylenol with a low dose of codeine for my strep throat. Is it safe to take while nursing a 6 month old?
I am on Alesse for birth control andClindamycin for developing strep throat. After two days of finishing the antibio is safe to have unprotected sex?
I was just prescribed Z Pak for reoccurring Strep Throat. Is it safe for me to take an Aleve (naproxen) D while taking the Z Pak?
YES.: Assuming you aren't allergic to Aleve (Naproxen) or similar NSAID medications like Motrin (Iburofen) or aspirin, you can take it with ZPack. You may not need the D part of the Aleve D. It is a nasal decongestant that you might not need and has side effects like jitteriness and sleep disturbance. ...Read moreSee 6 more doctor answers
My husband just left the er, was told he has strep throat. What can I do to keep my daughter and i safe? Spray lysol, wash hands...What else?
Strep Throat: Wash, wash, wash.Really the onus is on your husband.He needs to cover his mouth/nose if coughing or sneezing and refrain from kissing until he's had a few doses of antibiotics.Do not share cups or eating utensils.Your husband should discard his toothbrush and get a new one.Keep in mind that you've been exposed so if you develop symptoms seek medical care early to prevent further spread. ...Read more
My 4 year old has strep throat and has been on amoxicillin for 6 days. Today she has a very sniffly nose, is it safe to give her children's Benadryl (diphenhydramine)?
Yes it is safe: Yes it is safe to give antihistamine.I prefer Laratidine syrup as it is once a day and not or Cetrizin as these are over the counter and have to be given only once a day,Loratidine is non sedating and Cetrizine may be slightly sedating as compared to Benadryl (diphenhydramine) ...Read more
Prescribed both doxycycline hyclate oral (for staph on piercing site) and penicillin (for strep throat). Safe to take these at the same time?
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