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Dr. Steven Griggs
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Unasyn (Overview)

Unasyn is a third generation penicillin which is a kind of penincillin type drug (anti-bacterial drug, antibiotic and antimicrobial).


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What is benefit of unasyn (ampicillin and sulbactam) antibiotic but no response?

What is benefit of unasyn (ampicillin and sulbactam) antibiotic but no response?

None.: If there is no response there is no benefit. Seems like an unusual question since failure to respond to unasyn (ampicillin and sulbactam) should be a pretty clinically significant event. ...Read more

Dr. Steven Griggs
5 doctors shared insights

Unasyn (Overview)

Unasyn is a third generation penicillin which is a kind of penincillin type drug (anti-bacterial drug, antibiotic and antimicrobial).


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I went to a prof and he prescribed unasyn (ampicillin and sulbactam) 6 tablet single dosage for any type of bacteria including gonorrhea .Is it okay please help!

I went to a prof and he prescribed unasyn (ampicillin and sulbactam) 6 tablet single dosage for any type of bacteria including gonorrhea .Is it okay please help!

Unasyn (ampicillin and sulbactam) not for GC: Nope. Given that there is now a drug-resistant form of gonorrhea sweeping the western hemisphere unasyn (ampicillin and sulbactam) is not an appropriate treatment for gonorrhea, and i believe not for chlamydia either. I would get you to a doctor that is up to date on stds and such more appropriate to your choices and experience. ...Read more

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What is benefit of unasyn (ampicillin and sulbactam) antibiotic but no response?

None.: If there is no response there is no benefit. Seems like an unusual question since failure to respond to unasyn (ampicillin and sulbactam) should be a pretty clinically significant event. ...Read more

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When my son was little, he took some antibiotic called unasyn (ampicillin and sulbactam). Is that a penicillin?

When my son was little, he took some antibiotic called unasyn (ampicillin and sulbactam).  Is that a penicillin?

Unasyn (ampicillin and sulbactam): Unasyn (ampicillin and sulbactam) is an antibiotic that combines a type of penicillin (called ampicillin) with sulbactam. This drug was developed to deal with bacteria that destroy part of the penicillin chemical structure, thus making these bacteria immune to the antibiotic. The sulbactam inactivates the bacterial resistance, allowing the penicillin portion to be effective. ...Read more

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I went to a prof and he prescribed unasyn (ampicillin and sulbactam) 6 tablet single dosage for any type of bacteria including gonorrhea .Is it okay please help!

Unasyn (ampicillin and sulbactam) not for GC: Nope. Given that there is now a drug-resistant form of gonorrhea sweeping the western hemisphere unasyn (ampicillin and sulbactam) is not an appropriate treatment for gonorrhea, and i believe not for chlamydia either. I would get you to a doctor that is up to date on stds and such more appropriate to your choices and experience. ...Read more

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Im 23 weeks pregnant. Suffering a bad flu..Cant breathe..Temp 37.8c..Swollen left side gums..Went to the dr. He gave me unasyb 375gm for every 8hrs..

Im 23 weeks pregnant. Suffering a bad flu..Cant breathe..Temp 37.8c..Swollen left side gums..Went to the dr. He gave me unasyb 375gm for every 8hrs..

See a dentist: If you have the swollen gum, it is a sign that the symptom is very likely from the teeth or periodontal problem. It is advised that you should see a dentist or a periodontist for evaluation. ...Read more

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Am I dying?

We all are: A 3-word question with no details... well, life is short on Earth, regardless of whether a person lives 3 days, 3000 days, or 30,000 days. It is not length of one's life that matters, but the quality of the life lived. The goal is not to live a long life, but to live a good life. Even if a person makes it all the way to age 82, that's only 30,000 days. ...Read more

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I have cold?

I have cold?

Symptoms?: The most common symptoms of a cold are sneezing, running nose, congestion and scratchy throat. Additional symptoms can be coughing, headaches, mucus dripping down the back of the throat, loss of appetite and fever (in children). ...Read more

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What is asp?

What is asp?

In acupuncture an: Asp is an acupuncture semi-permanent needle. They are made in germany & come in stainless steel, gold, silver & titanium. They are used for auricular (ear) acupuncture. They are usually referred to as "asp's". ...Read more

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I have cold?

I have cold?

Cold: Tips: sore throat – gargle with warm salt water (1/2 tsp salt in 8 oz of water). Get strep test/culture if very sore. Congestion – saline nose drops or netti pot. For anti-inflammatory effect & mobilizing mucus- homemade chicken noodle soup. Hydrate- lots of water/clear broth/ add honey & a small amt. Of lemon juice to chamomile tea.. Fever/ pain – Acetaminophen / nsaid’s rest! ...Read more

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Help: In order to assist you - you need to provide us with more information. Please re-ask and clarify the question that you need help with. Take care. ...Read more

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Am i dying ?

I don't know: I don't know, john. Technically, every person who is alive will die someday, yes. But unless you have been diagnosed with some untreatable illness, then no, you are not actively dying. If this is something you worry about a lot, mention it to one of your parents, a close adult friend, or a school counselor. A lot of people have these kinds of worries and you can get help to not worry so much. ...Read more

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What is art?

Yes: Ivf is art(assisted reproductive technology) that allows egg and sperm to be placed together in a petri dish either conventionally or with icsi where the sperm is placed directly into the egg. ...Read more

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Why am I fat?

Why am I fat?

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Dr. Krishna Kumar
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Ampicillin And Sulbactam (Definition)

Ampicillin/sulbactam is a third generation penicillin which is a kind of penincillin type drug (anti-bacterial ...Read more