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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.

Dr. John Leander Po
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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.

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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.

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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.

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Does taking antibiotics make you hungry?

Does taking antibiotics make you hungry?

When they cure...: ...A disease which suppressed your appetite (such as strep throat,) the appetite will return to baseline.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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?

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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.

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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).

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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?

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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!

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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.

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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.

Dr. Oscar Novick
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