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Amoxicillin is one of the most commonly prescribed antibiotics for treating bacterial infections. As with all medications, it’s common to wonder if you can drink while on it, or if alcohol will affect amoxicillin’s efficacy. In general, you can drink alcohol while taking amoxicillin. Still, it can worsen some side effects and weaken your immune… Continue reading Can You Drink While Taking Amoxicillin?
Jessica Guht Nov. 02, 2023
No one likes getting sick, but it can be even more concerning if a woman gets sick while they are pregnant, as they then have to wonder if the medication they are prescribed is safe for them and their baby. Bactrim is an antibiotic often prescribed, especially for UTIs, but is it safe to take… Continue reading Can You Take Bactrim While Pregnant?
Jessica Guht Aug. 30, 2023
Sinus infections are incredibly unpleasant illnesses that cause your face, specifically your cheeks and temples, to be in pain while also leaving you congested. When we’re sick, we often want to get an antibiotic prescription to start feeling better, but antibiotics aren’t always effective. Bactrim is an antibiotic often prescribed for various bacterial infections, but… Continue reading Bactrim for Sinus Infection: Is It a Good Option?
Jessica Guht Aug. 28, 2023
Bactrim is a commonly prescribed antibiotic that treats a range of bacterial infections. Like most antibiotics, it can be taken with food to help prevent an upset stomach or other gastrointestinal problems. However, what you eat can also cause some complications. Alcohol is the most important thing to avoid when taking Bactrim, and this includes… Continue reading What Foods to Avoid While Taking Bactrim?
Jessica Guht Aug. 25, 2023
Antibiotics are some of the most commonly prescribed medications and are crucial for treating bacterial infections. However, those without insurance may wonder just how much antibiotics can cost them and how to lower the price of antibiotics. Without insurance, antibiotics can cost anywhere between $10 and $70, and this cost depends on generic vs. brand… Continue reading How Much Do Antibiotics Cost Without Insurance?
Jessica Guht Aug. 23, 2023
Those with a bacterial infection may be prescribed Bactrim, a combination drug effective against some of the most common bacterial infections. However, a frequently asked question when taking a medicine is if it is safe to mix with alcohol, leading many to wonder if you can drink on Bactrim. While alcohol does not affect the… Continue reading Bactrim and Alcohol: Can You Drink on Bactrim?
Jessica Guht Aug. 22, 2023
Bactrim is a combination antibiotic consisting of trimethoprim and sulfamethoxazole. It helps fight bacterial infections but can also cause some unpleasant side effects. Depending on how severe these side effects may be, you may choose to discontinue this medication after talking to your doctor, but your side effects might not go away until Bactrim is… Continue reading How Long Does Bactrim Stay In Your System?
Jessica Guht Aug. 21, 2023
When it comes to taking medication, there are many things to be aware of, such as the dose of your prescription and how often it needs to be taken. On top of this, it is essential to know if it should be taken with or without food. This can cause many people to wonder if… Continue reading Can You Take Antibiotics on an Empty Stomach?
Jessica Guht Aug. 19, 2023
When it comes to bacterial infections, antibiotics are the number one treatment. They help to kill or interfere with the bacteria’s growth, aiding your immune system as it fights the infection. However, there are side effects associated with antibiotics, such as bloating and an upset stomach. These issues affecting the gastrointestinal system may make you… Continue reading Do Antibiotics Make You Gain Weight?
Jessica Guht Aug. 18, 2023
Antibiotics are medications commonly prescribed to treat bacterial infections. There are hundreds of different antibiotics, but what is meant when one of them is called broad-spectrum? Broad-spectrum antibiotics are medications that treat a broad range of bacteria, not just one strain. This makes them helpful for treating infections from multiple bacterial strains, which means they… Continue reading What are Broad-Spectrum Antibiotics?
Jessica Guht Aug. 16, 2023
Antibiotics are some of the most commonly prescribed medications and are taken to treat bacterial infections. This makes them imperative for your body’s health, but can they also weaken your immune system? As medication that kills and destroys bacteria, antibiotics can also affect the good bacteria in your body. This good bacteria has many responsibilities,… Continue reading Do Antibiotics Weaken Your Immune System?
Jessica Guht Aug. 15, 2023