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Can I take antibiotics to treat parasites?

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Dr. PHILLIP KIM
Family Medicine
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In brief: What kind?

Flagyl has dual properties as it is both antiparasitic and antibacterial.
But parastic infxns are traditionally treated with antiparasitic agents.

In brief: What kind?

Flagyl has dual properties as it is both antiparasitic and antibacterial.
But parastic infxns are traditionally treated with antiparasitic agents.
Dr. PHILLIP KIM
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Dr. David Wishnew
Wound care

In brief: Parasite/medication

Parasites are usually treated with anti-helminthics, which are not antibiotics.
Antibiotics are made to affect bacteria.

In brief: Parasite/medication

Parasites are usually treated with anti-helminthics, which are not antibiotics.
Antibiotics are made to affect bacteria.
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