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Newborn Antibiotics Side Effects
Methadone/Newborn: Most common are smaller-than-normal head size, low birth weight & withdrawal symptoms. They develop nas (neonatal abstinence syndrome) with symptoms such as dehydration, fever, diarrhea, excess crying or sucking, eating problems, sleep problems, stuffy nose, shaking, seizures. ...Read more
Nitrofuran: See: http://www.drugs.com/sfx/nitrofurantoin-side-effects.htmlGet a more detailed answer ›
Keflex side effects: Keflex is a cephalosporin antibiotic. This antibiotic can commonly cause gastrointestinal side effects like diarrhea, nausea, vomiting and sometimes, headaches. Serious side effects include anaphylactic reactions, decrease in blood cells and liver disease. ...Read more
Cefuroxime SE's: Common: diarrhea/nausea/vomiting; vaginitis; elevated liver enzymes, diaper rash; impaired kidneys; anemia; jarisch-herxheimer rxn. Serious: severe allergic rxns; kidney damage; decreased blood cell elements (rbc's, wbc's, platelets, etc); seizures; clostridium difficile-associated diarrhea. ...Read more
I am experience extreme side effects while on the antibiotic omnicef (cefdinir). What should I do?
Stop it call doctor: Stop it and call your doctor now. ...Read more
I had surgery for craniosynostosis when I was a newborn. What are the side effects after a craniosynostosis surgery? Long term?
Craniosynostosis : Physicians have anecdotally reported that children with simple craniosynostosis often seem to have a higher proportion of learning disabilities and cognitive problems than their non affected peers. A study from yale found that 50% of a craniosynostosis population had a reading and/or spelling learning disability despite normal intelligence. ...Read more
What is the safest antibiotic that has the least side effects, allergic reactions, and potential to damage organs like the liver?
Depends: The commonly used antibiotics do not cause organ damage but the dose may need be adjusted if the particular organ has been impaired. There is no drug (or food) which is 100% safe but generally speaking those in the macrolide group (Z pak (azithromycin) etc) have the lowest side effect profile even though erythromycin may cause GI upset in a small % of people. ...Read more
I'm too scared to take an antibiotic for my UTI because of all the possible side effects. Is there anything else I can do. Is there a shot they give?
Talk to pharmacist.: Side effects of Rifampin include confusion, dizziness, abdominal pain, bruising, bleeding, hostility, palpitations, increased blood pressure, trouble breathing, dark colored urine ; light colored stools. See your pharmacist for a more complete, comprehensive overview of the posssible side effects of this and any med. ...Read more
Antibiotic SE's: If you have any serious side effects, please let your prescribing provider know. ...Read more
If no recent antibiotics that is clear.
Both can cause diarrhea. ...Read more
Pseudomembranous: Colitis caused by c. Difficile is usually more severe than diarrhea caused by antibiotic side effect and does not go away when you stop the medication. To be sure, you need to have your stool tested for c. Difficile, if your diarrhea persists or abdominal pain, fever, or bloody diarrhea occurs. ...Read more
TACHYCARDIA: Terbutaline given to mothers to stop preterm uterine contractions may affect the baby if given too much causing tachycardia. ...Read more
Usually...: Usually it's the need for ventilation (disease or prematurity) that is responsible for most of the complications. ...Read more
Yes: Depends on how much you swallowed. The topicals are at a much higher strength and cause significant problems if swallowed. ...Read more
Safe: Terbutaline is safe, there is a small chance that babies can have gouger levels of jaundice. ...Read more
What the different between broad spectrum and macrolid antibiotic? Which one more strong side effects?
Tough comparison: Broad spectrum is a relative term. For example, the macrolides have a broader spectrum than penicillin, and the quinolones have a broader spectrum than the macrolides. A broader spectrum will kill more types of bacteria and is useful when the organism one needs to kill is not known precisely. Broader spectrum drugs will also kill more natural gut bacteria and are more likely to cause diarrhea. ...Read more
I m 25 yo male and I m getting white hairs on head. Can it be side effects of antibiotic? How can we stop to get white hairs?
No way: Are you talking about gray hairs or white hairs? If they are gray hairs they are usually hereditary and you cannot prevent the formation of them. If you have a patch of white hair this is called poliosis and if that is the case I would see a dermatologist ...Read more
Is a 3-day course of amoxicillin sufficient for e choli uti? I read 3 days of antibiotic are enough and reduces side effects.
Yes: Most organisms that causeUTI respond well to antibiotics. 3 day course is the recommended length of treatment with use of appropriate antibiotics. Keep hydrated to reduce the risk of developing UTI. Good health. ...Read more
Is there another antibiotic equivalent to flagyl? I have had some pretty overwhelming side effects to it before. My dentist didn't seem concerned.
Possibly other meds : Flagyl is a potent antibiotic. It is not commonly used for most dental infections. It can be an alternative especially for an allergy to penicillin or other antibiotics. Most antibiotics have numerous side effects. Flagyl is particularly troublesome with any alcoholic beverages. You should talk directly with dentist about your apprehensions. ...Read more
I am about to be prescribed steroids for my epididymitus. No antibiotic has worked. Is this a smart decision? What are the possible side effects?
My newborn has mild case of jaundice it's starting to clear up. What are symptoms of jaundice and can she still have side effects how long doesitlast?
See below: A typical newborn born at full term develops a mild jaundice (yellow staining of skin and eyes) which peaks at 3rd day of life and fades away by 7th day. Mild jaundice of this type does not result in any harm. Should her jaundice takes a protracted course or gets worse in degree, underlying cause(s) should be sought. ...Read more
Depends: I would need to know the specific side effect you are descibing. Some side effects can resolve quickly and others can be more prolonged. ...Read more
Which ones!: There are many potential side-effects of doxycycline, but they are not common, except for photosensitivity in older people and the potential to causes erosive esophagitis, which is usually the result of taking the pill or capsule without fluids and laying down. Happened to me once. Treatable. For people with photsensitivity or esophageal reflux needing a tetracycline, we switch to minocycline. ...Read more