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Take Anti Biotics With Yogert
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I advise all my patients to take probiotics while on antibiotics. I advise everyone take Sacchromyces Boulardii (sold as FloraStor) and one with multiple strains of acidophilus/bifidus. Look for ones with at least 20 billion bacteria. Advanced Naturals is a quality line and Culturelle is also a good product.
This will reduce odds of diarrhea & vaginal yeast. Take at start of meal. Continue after. ...Read more
Is terbinafine sandoz considered an antibiotic? If so, should I also take a pro-biotic? Is it safe to take for 3 months?
Biotic: Definitiion: of, relating to, or resulting from living things, So anti-biotic is against living things, pro-biotic is for living things. ...Read more
Yogurt: Yes, yogurt - one or two servings a day, any flavor, any brand. You can also take one of the many probiotics which are available over the counter - they come in 30d bottles, which should be plenty. Good luck. ...Read more
Prescription label: The directions will be on the label- along with any precautions or other specific notations. It's rare, if ever, that specific. You can space it out depending upon the hours that you are awake. It's more important that you don't skip taking it and finish the prescription. If you have any questions call your pharmacist or prescribing doctor. ...Read more
It depends...: ...on the antibiotic and the reason for treatment. Some infections require antibiotic treatment for many months or even years -- and rarely, for life. OTOH, you should not take any antibiotic for such a prolonged period unless prescribed. If you have concerns about your particular infection and the antibiotic (s) prescribed, discuss it with the doctor treating you. ...Read more
Depends Abx & route: Speed of action requires an antibiotic enter the blood and get to the area of infection treated. Intravenous meds acheive this status quicher than those given by mouth. Oral meds must be absorbed and enter the blood. The delay takes time. Some antibiotics, like amoxicillin, seem to bring faster response than a med like cefdinir, due to their mode of action. ...Read more
Full Amount: It is best to take your antibiotics exactly as your physician prescribes. So take the full amount a day, and for the full length of time. If you miss a dose, try to take it as soon as you remember without taking multiple doses at one time. And it is important that even if you're feeling better after a few days-still take the full prescription to make sure you're rid of the infection. ...Read more
Sure, ...BUT!: But why? You would need to be prescribed them by a doctor to assure you are taking them as prescribed and under the medical care of a provider. Taking two on your own is NOT advised as it will only likely increase the chances of future bacterial resistance. Best wishes. ...Read more
Not sure your q:
Antibiotics shouldn't be taken for ever. Either go with a stop date, or there are very rare cases and your dr had very strong reason to have it done without a stop date.
It is always good thing to question a non stop abx
btw, I don't understand metrozon, is it metronidazole? ...Read more
One dose?: Most common antibiotics wouldn't cause a significant problem if one dose was taken. ...Read more
No choices: This is a common problem. Children often refuse medicines, but there are no choices. Medicines can be flavored but this often does not work. This is a battle that you must win. It is hard but be persistent and once you win the battle the fighting will be over. Do whatever it takes! ...Read more
3 days: You may start feeling better sooner but it can take up to 3 days before your antibiotics kick in. ...Read more
The half life?: That is different for each specific medication. ...Read more
It depends: What is being treated, is it the right drug, are the bugs resistent, the health of the patient and other factors. No short answer. ...Read more
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