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Can I take my left over antibiotics to treat my bacterial infection?

10 doctors weighed in
Dr. Emmanuel Yirenkyi
Internal Medicine
8 doctors agree

In brief: No not a good idea.

The antibiotics may have been prescribed for different reasons.
Besides, it is not always that antibiotics may be required for infections as certain infections may be viral in nature.

In brief: No not a good idea.

The antibiotics may have been prescribed for different reasons.
Besides, it is not always that antibiotics may be required for infections as certain infections may be viral in nature.
Dr. Emmanuel Yirenkyi
Dr. Emmanuel Yirenkyi
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2 comments
Dr. Melissa Gowans
Happening right now: www.inquisitr.com "Friend's antibiotic causes life-threatening reaction in young mom" Read this if you need convincing that you should take "left over" medications
Dr. Melissa Gowans
sorry typo: should NOT take left over antibiotics
Dr. Mark Diamond
Pediatrics

In brief: No

Not safe to do without checking first with your doctor.

In brief: No

Not safe to do without checking first with your doctor.
Dr. Mark Diamond
Dr. Mark Diamond
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