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What should I do if my baby takes antibiotics and throws up immediately?

What should I do if my baby takes antibiotics and throws up immediately?

May repeat the dose: If it happens immediately after you may repeat the dose but not if it happens later. ...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 there be more than 102 f temperature in babies in case of viral illness.How many days it takes to recover.Is there need antibiotics?

Can there be more than 102 f temperature in babies in case of viral illness.How many days it takes to recover.Is there need antibiotics?

See Dr. now: If your baby has a fever, you should definitely visit your pediatrician or go to the emergency room for a proper evaluation. Your baby could have an infection which might need to be treated right away. The severity of the fever does not indicate whether it is caused by a virus or bacteria. The baby may require antibiotics. Get this looked at asap! ...Read more

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Regular period(started 6/29) Taking 3 different antibiotics(since6/22) but forgot to take them today. Had unprotectedsex 2weeks ago. Just throw up. Y?

Regular period(started 6/29) Taking 3 different antibiotics(since6/22) but forgot to take them today. Had unprotectedsex 2weeks ago. Just throw up. Y?

What is the question: Are you concerned about missing the antibiotics or the possibility of pregnancy? Neither taking nor missing the antibiotics changes the risk of pregnancy if you have unprotected intercourse. It must be a serious infection to require 3 antibiotics. You need to continue the antibiotics as prescribed and follow up with your doctor to be sure you are adequately treated. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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If you have a STD and you take an antibiotic and you throw up three hours later are you okay?

If you have a STD and you take an antibiotic and you throw up three hours later are you okay?

Probably: By that time, the antibiotic may be absorbed. If it's an extended release, then it may not be completely absorbed. For all antibiotics, you should not take them on an empty stomach and actually should take with food. It reduces the chance of abdominal pain, nausea, and vomiting. ...Read more

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I have a UTI and im pregnant, i threw up every single antibiotic, what can i drink or take to make it go away, i throw up every pill?

I have a UTI and im pregnant, i threw up every single antibiotic, what can i drink or take to make it go away, i throw up every pill?

UTI in pregnancy: UTI in pregnancy is best treated with antibiotics. If untreated can lead to a kidney infection. Treatment of kidney infection in pregnancy requires intravenous antibiotics. If throwing up then nausea medication is needed as well. ...Read more

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Why do I have to throw away leftover antibiotics?

Reduce resistance: To reduce the temptation to treat yourself (or for other household members to treat themselves) for new problems without a doctor's advice. Self treatment for problems that don't need antibiotics at all, or with the wrong antibiotic, is another reason for the worldwide epidemic of antibiotic resistance bacteria -- which I mentioned in replying to your previous question. ...Read more

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What happened to babies before antibiotics were invented?

What happened to babies before antibiotics were invented?

Same as now: Some lived a normal life and some got infections and died. The proportion is just different. Antibiotics and vaccines have both resulted in a better life for everyone. ...Read more

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How do doctors determine antibiotic dosages for babies?

How do doctors determine antibiotic dosages for babies?

Per kilo body weight: Most antibiotics have dosages by milligrams per kilo body weight per day; amoxicillin, for example, is 40-100 mg/kg/day, so an 11-pound (5-kilo) baby would get up to 500 mg per day, usually in 2 doses, so that's 250 mg twice a day, maximum. ...Read more

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If my antibiotic makes me throw up should I stop taking it?

If my antibiotic makes me throw up should I stop taking it?

Maybe yes, but...: Most likely a different antibiotic can be substituted. Alternatively, depending on which antibiotic and how serious your infection is, maybe best to continue treatment while doing things to reduce stomach irritation, like taking it with food. Contact the doctor who diagnosed and treated you and follow his or her advice about it. Good luck! ...Read more