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If my child is taking antibiotic 3x aday and he missed to take the 2nd dose, can he take the 2nd and 3rd dose at the same time at night?

If my child is taking antibiotic 3x aday and he missed to take the 2nd dose, can he take the 2nd and 3rd dose at the same time at night?

Not recommended: It is not recommended to double the dose to make up for a skipped dose. Give the second dose as soon as you can, and carry on with your regular dosing intervals from there. ...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 2 doses of antibiotics in one whole month cause me to miss my period?

Can 2 doses of antibiotics in one whole month cause me to miss my period?

No: Just two doses? What were you taking it for? Did you take all you were prescribed? Are you sexually active any chance of pregnancy? Your doctor can help you find these answers. Other than possible pregnancy one missed period at your age isn't unheard of. Ask your doctor to be sure. ...Read more

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Does anti allergic nd antibiotics can miss periods ?

Irregular menses: Almost any form of disturbance, whether physical or emotional can cause a delay in onset of a period or a missed period. If it persists however you should see a GYN and be examined. ...Read more

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Can antibiotics cause me to miss a period?

That is not normally: A cause for missing a period. However, if the the antibiotics were for a serious health problem - that might be the reason. ...Read more

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Antibiotic contains penicillin can miss periods ?

Antibiotic contains penicillin can miss periods ?

Penicillin: should not cause you to miss your period. However, the illness that was being treated might stress your body enough to cause a period to be missed or delayed. ...Read more

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Can a girl miss her period because of antibiotics drugs?

Antibiotics: There are some antibiotics that can cause a girl to miss her period, Flagyl for example. ...Read more

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I am currently taking an antibiotic for Lyme disease can this cause me to miss my period?

I am currently taking an antibiotic for Lyme disease can this cause me to miss my period?

Hard to know: There are many reports of women having irregular periods when on antibiotics but it is not proven whether there is a relationship; if you are on antibiotics you have an infection & it is hard to know if the delayed period is due to the antibiotics or the infection! but in either case, your experience is not unusual. I hope you are getting adequate treatment for lyme- see comment:. ...Read more

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Can i miss a period while taking antibiotics for Lyme disease?

Can i miss a period while taking antibiotics for Lyme disease?

Let explain: Lyme disease is infection the stress of this disease itself could make miss a period or lengthen the period time. I doubt the antibiotic is the cause. ...Read more

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Can being on antibiotic and pain killer for your teeth delay or make you miss your period? Help please?

Can being on antibiotic and pain killer for your teeth delay or make you miss your period? Help please?

Not likely: If you're not pregnant, you may miss your period due to stress, excessive exercise, antipsychotics and antidepressants medications. Antibiotic and painkillers are not effecting the period. Nevertheless, it’s always a good idea to make an appointment with your PCP when you notice anything out of the ordinary. ...Read more

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