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Dr. Stephen Scholand
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Timentin (Overview)

Timentin is a fourth generation cephalosporin which is a kind of cephalosporin type drug (anti-bacterial drug, antibiotic and antimicrobial).


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Timentin (Overview)

Timentin is a fourth generation cephalosporin which is a kind of cephalosporin type drug (anti-bacterial drug, antibiotic and antimicrobial).


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Will taking unisom natural nights sleep aid(contains calcium, vitamin b, and melatonin) 4 hours after taking cipro (ciprofloxacin), (cipro (ciprofloxacin)floxacin) make the cipro (ciprofloxacin) less effective?

Will taking unisom natural nights sleep aid(contains calcium, vitamin b, and melatonin) 4 hours after taking cipro (ciprofloxacin), (cipro (ciprofloxacin)floxacin) make the cipro (ciprofloxacin) less effective?

Quinolones & Calcium: Oral intake of calcium salts may interfere with proper absorption of orally administered quinolone antibiotics such as Ciprofloxacin (cipro). A 4-hour separation window between the two should be sufficient to prevent an interaction between the two. ...Read more

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On Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) & Bactroban for nasal foliculitis. Day3: Sore throat and lip ulcers. Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) switched. Day4: Sane w/ more ulcers. Skip Bactroban tonight?

On Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) & Bactroban for nasal foliculitis. Day3: Sore throat and lip ulcers. Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) switched. Day4: Sane w/ more ulcers. Skip Bactroban tonight?

Ask your doctor: The doctor who prescribed these meds is properly the one to ask. In fact, he/she may be highly annoyed with you upon finding out that you asked a lot of remote-access doctors who don't have a doctor-patient relationship with you instead of him/her. This is not really responsible behavior. Don't be afraid to call your doc and ask. He/she would want you to. If he/she doesn't, find another doctor. ...Read more

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Ok to take melatonin at night when taking cipro (ciprofloxacin)?

Ok to take melatonin at night when taking cipro (ciprofloxacin)?

Drug interaction: Checker showed no significant drug- drug interactions. However it did show minor (not clinically significant) reaction - actual reaction was not specified. Take care. ...Read more

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Taking cipro (ciprofloxacin) help shingles?

Shingles: No! shingles is caused by the reactivation of the chicken virus. Cipro (ciprofloxacin) just treats bacteria not viruses. You would need Valtrex 1 gram three times a day for 7 days. ...Read more

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Having diarrhea when not on BRAT diet Took augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) 7days n clindamycim 7days 4 teeth infec 14 days ago Started Flagyl for suspect c.dif (no test) 7d?

Having diarrhea when not on BRAT diet
Took augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) 7days n clindamycim 7days 4 teeth infec 14 days ago
Started Flagyl for suspect c.dif (no test) 7d?

Pseudomembranous col: You could have c. difficult especially from taking all those broad spectrum antibiotics. The flagella (metronidazole should help). If it doesn't then you need to let your doctor know. Sometimes they need stronger, very expensive antibiotics to cure you. Sounds like you could have pseudomembranous colitis. ...Read more

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Can you smoke cigarettes while taking bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) (sulfameth/trimethoprim)?

Can you smoke cigarettes while taking bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) (sulfameth/trimethoprim)?

Yes: There are no medications that prevent you from smoking cigarettes, but smoking is never a good idea. ...Read more

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Can you take cipro (ciprofloxacin) and diflucan at same time?

Not recommended: Quinolones like Cipro (ciprofloxacin) are best taken by themselves on an empty stomach. ...Read more

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Took cipro (ciprofloxacin) once for bacterial infection. Stopped after couple days. Now going to restart. First time using cipro (ciprofloxacin).How likely this is resistant cipro (ciprofloxacin)?

Took cipro (ciprofloxacin) once for bacterial infection. Stopped after couple days. Now going to restart. First time using cipro (ciprofloxacin).How likely this is resistant cipro (ciprofloxacin)?

Ciprofloxacin: Would not treat myself with this drug without knowing what your were treating and whether the causative organisms were likely to be sensitive to the antibiotic. Would strongly recommend that you place yourself in the hands of a concerned and knowledgeable physician. ...Read more

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Is cipro (ciprofloxacin) a stronger antibotic than keflex?

No: Both antibiotics are effective bactericidal drugs. Keflex causes time dependent killing while Cipro (ciprofloxacin) causes concentration dependent killing. The 2 drugs have different antibacterial spectrums. In general Cipro (ciprofloxacin) has better activity against gram negative bacteria like pseudomonas while Keflex is moe active against gram positive bacteria like staph. And strep. Species. ...Read more

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Help please! could cipro (ciprofloxacin) affect trivora?

Cipro (ciprofloxacin) and Trivora: There is debate on this. Certainly some antibiotics can decrease the effectiveness of birth control pills. I think it is a good idea to use condoms and assume it is affecting your birth control effectiveness. ...Read more