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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...
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Adverse drug events can range from minor stomach ailments, like nausea and vomiting, to more serious consequences that may be life-threatening and...
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Most sore throats are viral and do not require antibiotics at all. The only sore throats...
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It depends on where in your cycle you are and what antibiotic you are taking. Not all antibiotics affect birth control pills. A general rule of...
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No, absolutely not.In the first place, ear mites in animals aren't usually treated with oral antibiotics. In the second place, you shouldn't...
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It depends on how much is being used and how often bacteria are exposed to the drug. It's related to the volume of use and the ability of bacteria to...
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No. Mirena is not affected by antibiotics.
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No. Antibiotic use will not affect your menstrual cycle but it can interact with birth control pills, making them not as affective. You may want to...