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What foods must I eat while taking antibiotics?

What foods must I eat while taking antibiotics?

Food and antibiotics: Regular nutritious diet is recommended. Be sure to take antibiotic as directed and timed with meals. Good idea to take probiotics e.g. Live culture yogurt while on antibiotics to replenish the beneficial bacteria in the colon unless not indicated for some reason. ...Read more

Dr. John Leander Po
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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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What are the effects of constantly taking antibiotics on children?

A big: Concern that ultimately resistant infections will develop. Change in flora can lead to other issues like c diff colitis. ...Read more

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Can you run when taking antibiotics?

Can you run when taking antibiotics?

No contraindication: There is no activity restriction for patients taking antibiotics unless otherwise instructed by the prescribing physician. ...Read more

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Can I take Azo while taking antibiotics?

Can I take Azo while taking antibiotics?

Yes: Azo (azo-standard) has Phenazopyridine in it. This is a dye and a urinary tract analgesic. The dye will turn your urine red, but will help relieve the discomfort of a urinary tract infection and does acidify the urine- which will help to eradicate the infection. Yes it can be taken safely with the antibiotics- which should be used for the full prescribed course and not stopped just when symptoms. ...Read more

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Can I drink while I am taking antibiotics?

Can I drink while I am taking antibiotics?

Not recoomnded: As alcohol can decrease the absorption and therefore the effectiveness of the antibiotic. ...Read more

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Can taking antibiotics cause high amylase?

Can taking antibiotics cause high amylase?

HIGH AMYLASE&ANTIBIO: No antibiotics and there are many different antibiotics used for various infections, but commonely used oral antibiotics do not cause elevation of amylase to my knowledge. ...Read more

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Taking antibiotics, makes one feels tired?

Taking antibiotics, makes one feels tired?

Yes: Some antibiotics can sometimes cause a feeling of fatigue. Of course, the infection for which you are receiving the antibiotic could also be the cause. ...Read more

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Why can't you drink when taking antibiotics?

Why can't you drink when taking antibiotics?

Please clarify: Specifically which antibiotics are you referring to? ...Read more

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Should I give blood while taking antibiotics?

Should I give blood while taking antibiotics?

You should not: Make sure that you have stopped taking antibiotics for at least a few days prior to giving blood. Some potential recipients could be allergic. ...Read more

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Is it bad to drink whilst taking antibiotics?

OK with most: It's ok to drink with most antibiotics. The ones that don't mix well with alcohol are Metronidazole (flagyl) and tinidazole (tindamax). ...Read more

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Can I take benedryl while taking antibiotics?

Can I take benedryl while taking antibiotics?

Yes but: Yes with most antibiotics I can't recall interaction between Benadryl (diphenhydramine) and the antibiotic. However there might be rare cases I'm not aware of. Which antibiotic are u taking? ...Read more

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Can a woman conceive while taking antibiotics?

Can a woman conceive while taking antibiotics?

Sure: A woman can certainly conceive while on antibiotics. In fact, some antibiotics can decrease the effectiveness of birth control pills, thus increasing the risk of pregnancy when on antibx and birth control. ...Read more

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Can taking antibiotics cause you to have body odor?

Can taking antibiotics cause you to have body odor?

Potentially, yes: Depending on your body's reaction to antibiotics. For example, if the antibiotic kills off a certain population of bacteria that normally resides on or in your body, it can allow for other types of either good or bad bacteria to grow. This dominant new population of bacteria can then cause your stool to have a different odor, ad is experienced in patients with a clostridium difficult infection. ...Read more

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Can I take my two fluconazoles while taking antibiotics?

Can I take my two fluconazoles while taking antibiotics?

Fluconazole: Why taking two at once? Fluconazole can be taken concurrent with antibotics. ...Read more

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How can I cure a cold without taking antibiotics or meds?

No cure, just v sxs: 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 & asmall amt. Of lemon juice to chamomile tea. Fever/ pain – acetaminophen/ nsaid’s rest! ...Read more

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Do spider bites stop progressing after taking antibiotics?

Only if infected.: Antibiotics should do nothing for a spider bite unless of course it is infected. This is not common, but can happen. I suppose that if you had a spider bite and you took anything and the bite regressed as it was won't to do, you could attribute succes to the ingested agent. ...Read more

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Can I keep juicing every other day when taking antibiotics?

Can I keep juicing every other day when taking antibiotics?

Juicing: Yes, it is okay to juice every other day while on antibiotics. ...Read more

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Is it bad to continue taking antibiotics you might be allergic to?

Is it bad to continue taking antibiotics you might be allergic to?

Yes: The best treatment for an antibiotic allergy is to stop taking that antibiotic. Antibiotic allergic reactions can range from mild to severe and life-threatening. If a person is taking an antibiotic (or any medication for that matter) and is concerned that he/she is having an adverse reaction to the medication, they should call their doctor to help them sort it out. ...Read more

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Do people ever get more sick while taking antibiotics for bronchitis?

Do people ever get more sick while taking antibiotics for bronchitis?

Possible: Sometimes you can feel sicker from the side effects of the antibiotics ...Read more

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Is it ok to take child to park while taking antibiotics for pneumonia?

Is it ok to take child to park while taking antibiotics for pneumonia?

Pneumonia: If your child is feeling better, no fever, no cough, almost done with the antibiotics & is well enough to play in the park, yes you can but if still with symptoms it is best for the child to rest few days at home for better recovery, also early in the course of pneumonia the child is contagious to others. Good luck ...Read more

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Is it possible for a toothache to get even worse after taking antibiotics?

Is it possible for a toothache to get even worse after taking antibiotics?

Yes!: Either repeated taking antibiotics and failing to get treatment, creating more immune bacteria or prescribing an ineffective antibiotic or taking the medicine without immediate followup could all be reasons why a toothache might be worse with antibiotic therapy. Don't delay, see your dentist ASAP! ...Read more

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Will lying down cause pneumonia to get worse (if you're taking antibiotics)?

Will lying down cause pneumonia to get worse (if you're taking antibiotics)?

Secretion Collection: Sitting upright will help you to have effective coughing with the help of the accessory muscles of the chest, to get rid of the mucus and secretion accumulating inside your lungs as a result of the pneumonia, and that would help recovering. ...Read more

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I was curious if it would be safe to get a piercing while taking antibiotics?

YES!! ~~~: Antibiotics will prevent you from getting an infection so this I the safest time to do it unless you are immunosuppressed. ...Read more

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What are the effects of taking antibiotics for too long after you are better?

Depends...: On what you mean. May feel better after a day or 2 of antibiotic rx for a bacterial infection, but need to continue the course to prevent relapse, and resistant organism. Continuing beyond appropriate duration can increase risk for c difficile infection (can occur even after short course), don't get additional improvement, may alter flora, and make for resistant germs. ...Read more

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Still coughing after taking antibiotics for bronchitis. What else can I do to help?

Still coughing after taking antibiotics for bronchitis. What else can I do to help?

Prolonged cough: How long has the cough persisted and is there still production of phlegm?
Many of my patients are surprised to hear that cough after significant upper respiratory infection can persist up to 6 weeks!
suggest meeting with your doctor if the cough is longer than 4weeks, to determine other potential causes of your cough not related to the infection concern. ...Read more

Dr. Oscar Novick
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Vomiting (Definition)

Vomiting = expulsion of stomach ...Read more