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When taking a pro biotic while on antibiotics do you take them at separate times??

When taking a pro biotic while on antibiotics do you take them at separate times??

Using Pro-biotics: Probiotics are used to replace the bacteria flora you have in your gut when taking antibiotics (AB). Wait an1-2 hours after taking the AB to replenish the flora in your gut. Using both the same time causes neither to work the way they were intented. ...Read more

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Antibiotic (Definition)

An antibiotic is a medicine that slows, stops, or kills germs. The germs are usually bacteria causing an infection in a person, so the person uses antibiotics to help his body get ...Read more


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Can I take a probiotic while taking an antibiotic? The anti biotic is amoxicillin

Can I take a probiotic while taking an antibiotic? The anti biotic is amoxicillin

Not only can, should!: 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

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Is terbinafine sandoz considered an antibiotic? If so, should I also take a pro-biotic? Is it safe to take for 3 months?

Is terbinafine sandoz considered an antibiotic? If so, should I also take a pro-biotic? Is it safe to take for 3 months?

Anti-fungal: Changing the fungal content of the bowel rarely has complications. Terbinafine is an anti-FUNGAL. Should not do anything to the normal bacterial content of the gut and as such, not a problem. ...Read more

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If my friend takes anti biotics how active is her merina?

If my friend takes anti biotics how active is her merina?

No change: The Mirena (levonorgestrel) iud is not affected by antibiotics. The failure rate will be 1% or less with the mirena, (levonorgestrel) regardless of antibiotic use. ...Read more

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I've heard of pro-biotics and anti-biotics. My question is, what is a biotic?

I've heard of pro-biotics and anti-biotics. My question is, what is a biotic?

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

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Is it possible for me to take nutofeon while on antibiotics and pro biotics?

Is it possible for me to take nutofeon while on antibiotics and pro biotics?

Ibuprofen: Nutofeon is primarily Ibuprofen and this medication does not target specific types of pain. It should not interfere with either the antibiotics or probiotics. ...Read more

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Anti biotics cause my colitis to flare up. What can I eat or take to stop it?

Anti biotics cause my colitis to flare up. What can I eat or take to stop it?

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

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When should I take my antibiotics?

When should I take my antibiotics?

Take as: Prescribed on the prescription bottle. Your pharmacist can help you to interpret this. Take care. ...Read more

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When should I take the antibiotics?

When should I take the antibiotics?

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

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Okay to take antibiotic for 7 months?

Okay to take antibiotic for 7 months?

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

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How long do antibiotics take to kick in?

How long do antibiotics take to kick in?

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

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Can you take mdrol while on antibiotics?

Yes: They have different actions. They antibiotic is for bacterial infection. The Medrol (methylprednisolone) is for reducing the subsequent inflamation. ...Read more

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How must you take coprocessor antibiotic?

How must you take coprocessor antibiotic?

"coprocessor"?: Not sure what you mean by "coprocessor" antibiotic. But in general, antibiotics are well tolerated. It might help to take it with food so your stomach doesn't get upset. Take it regularly as prescribed and finish the full course of the antibiotic. ...Read more

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What are good times to take my antibiotics?

As directed: Take your antibiotic as the Dr ordered or as the instructions from the pharmacist. ...Read more

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Is it ok to take just one antibiotic a day?

Is it ok to take just one antibiotic a day?

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

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Is it ok to take my antibiotics crushed up?

Ask pharmacist: Many drugs can be crushed but many cannot. Your pharmacist will have this information at his fingertips. That information is usually but not always available on the internet. ...Read more

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Can I take 2different antibiotics at same time?

Can I take 2different antibiotics at same time?

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

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How long do antibiotics take to work for a bite?

1-2 days: However in addition to the antibiotics, a steroid creme placed topically will reduce the inflamation, and its symptoms of burning, pain, swelling and itching! ...Read more

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How long does it take for antibiotics to kick in?

How long does it take for antibiotics to kick in?

1 to 2 days: Most antibiotics will start to work within 24-48 hours of when you start them. But if your problem was an abscess, as indicated in the clinical findings, often drainage alone is enough without antibiotics. ...Read more

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Is ok to take metrozon antibiotic pills every day?

Is ok to take metrozon antibiotic pills every day?

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

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Could you take an antibiotic with myacin at the end?

Could you take an antibiotic with myacin at the end?

May be: You didn't tell us what the infection was that is being treated. You didn't tell us the name of the antibiotic in question. You didn't tell us if you had any drug allergies. ...Read more

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What will happen if I take an antibiotic by accident?

What will happen if I take an antibiotic by accident?

One dose?: Most common antibiotics wouldn't cause a significant problem if one dose was taken. ...Read more

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My child will not take her antibiotics. What do I do?

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

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How long does it take effects of antibiotics to occur?

3 days: You may start feeling better sooner but it can take up to 3 days before your antibiotics kick in. ...Read more

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How much time does it take for antibiotics to wear off?

How much time does it take for antibiotics to wear off?

The half life?: That is different for each specific medication. ...Read more

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How long will it take for antibiotics to start working?

How long will it take for antibiotics to start working?

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