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NO...you should not take ANYTHING, especially an antibiotic, when you are pregnant, unless it was specifically prescribed for you for this condition...
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Certain classes of antibiotics are safe. And when you go visit your doctor, they are fully aware of what classes you can be on. If you have any...
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Yes, it is safe for a one-month-old baby to be treated with antibiotics. In fact, even babies who are one day old and very small, premature babies...
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There are many web sites offering to sell cheap generic anti- biotic medication without any prescription. These are typically companies located...
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my mom had severe issues for three yrs with diverticulitis and every time she was hospitalized antibiotics was their only solution . Eventually they...
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Antibiotics are prescription drugs that should be taken only under a doctor's advice. No one antibiotic can protect against all types of biological...
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Antibiotics are WORTHLESS for colds. Colds are caused by viruses, and no virus responds to an antibiotic. Period.
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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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If I'm not mistaken, the Mayo clinic studied this and said only one anti biotic has been shown to impact birth control's effectiveness at all...
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Hi, Not being a doctor, but just how many times in the last couple of years has your Mother been on antibiotics? The more we have the lass effective...
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Unless the particular antibiotic has to be taken at time when your stomach is empty, you can take it anytime that you will consistently remember it.
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They are safe to take together, and you are correct....antibiotics may reduce the effectiveness of oral contraceptives, so it would be wise to add...
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I have to say that medications are not the same as milk. They won't sour in most cases, but beyond their expiration date, they may lose some...