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Yes it can, even after you have finished the prescription for antibiotics.
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National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, CDC
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Be informed when an antibiotic is needed. Don't insist on getting an antibiotic when going to your health care provider. If you have a nasty cold...
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I don't know what she is taking, but there is a very common amoxicillin side effect that can produce a rash near the end of the antibiotic course...
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Z-Pak, or azithromycin, does have common side effects of stomach upset and diarrhea. Taking this medication with food may help with your upset...
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Talk to your doctor, it depends on what is being treated. Some antibiotics are prescribed for specific things and they all have varying strengths...
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Contact your Physician, who prescribed your latest antibiotic, Ask them. If it is not ok, they will either send in some refills or ask you to come...
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Yes...either one has the potential of setting the stage for a yeast infection.
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Good question!I can't answer specifically because you didn't mention the name of the antibiotic you're taking. However, WebMD's...
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It depends on the antibiotic, and whether or not the multivitamin contains minerals like calcium, iron, or magnesium. Certain antibiotics, like...
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Cefdinir should be "out of your system" in a day or so....relatively fast, but that does not mean your diarrhea (assuming it was caused by...
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I'm not sure what you mean by "tapered off all the antibiotics." No one should ever "taper off" antibiotics.Whenever you...
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There are several antibiotics that are not on your list. The selection of an appropriate antibiotic takes you allergies into consideration, as well...
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An antibiotic will not help the cough, it is only for infection.  However, the cough after an illness is usually the longest symptom you have...
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Misusing an antibiotic can cause bacteria to develop a drug-resistance, making it harder to treat others effectively. Basically, if you misuse...