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Does Doxycycline Treat a UTI?

UTIs are unpleasant infections of the urinary tract that can result from a bacterial, viral, or fungal infection. When bacteria are the cause, which is most often the case, the UTI can be treated with antibiotics. Many different types of antibiotics are effective at treating UTIs, with a second-line treatment option being doxycycline. When other… Continue reading Does Doxycycline Treat a UTI?

Jessica Guht Aug. 30, 2022

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How Long Does Azithromycin Stay in Your System?

For those with bacterial infections, a common antibiotic that you may be prescribed is azithromycin. There are multiple forms and doses of azithromycin, and it is crucial to follow the complete course as prescribed by your doctor. However, it is important to remember that azithromycin lingers in your system even after taking your last dose.… Continue reading How Long Does Azithromycin Stay in Your System?

Jessica Guht Aug. 30, 2022

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Monodox: Uses, Side Effects, And Dosage

There are many antibiotics, with each type used to treat their own specific infections. However, some antibiotics are able to treat a range of infections, and that includes Monodox. Monodox is an antibiotic used to treat infections such as UTIs, STIs, acne, and bacteria-based respiratory infections. It is a highly effective antibiotic, but it is… Continue reading Monodox: Uses, Side Effects, And Dosage

Jessica Guht Aug. 02, 2022

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Can You Get Antibiotics Over the Counter?

Antibiotics are a very well-known medication used to treat bacterial infections such as strep throat, UTIs, or ear infections. Despite the large number of medications available over the counter (OTC), though, very few antibiotics are included. In fact, only a few topical antibiotics are available OTC, and the rest require a prescription. Because of the… Continue reading Can You Get Antibiotics Over the Counter?

Jessica Guht Aug. 01, 2022

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Azithromycin And Alcohol: Everything You Need to Know

There exist many different types of antibiotics that help to treat bacterial infections, and one type is azithromycin. A concern when taking antibiotics is whether or not alcohol can be drunk while taking them, as in many cases, alcohol can lessen their effectiveness. Azithromycin, however, remains just as potent even when drinking alcohol. Despite the… Continue reading Azithromycin And Alcohol: Everything You Need to Know

Jessica Guht Jul. 31, 2022

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How To Stop Stomach Pain From Antibiotics?

Studies suggest that there is a strong link between antibiotic use and stomach pain. Population studies of children, for instance, find that antibiotic-associated abdominal pain occurred in around 9.3 percent of patients, with constipation affecting 8.0 percent.  Further studies in adults confirm that antibiotics are major disruptors of gut microbiota. Clinical consequences of antibiotic use… Continue reading How To Stop Stomach Pain From Antibiotics?

Jessica Guht Jul. 08, 2022

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Doxycycline vs Amoxicillin: Everything you need to know!

Although doxycycline and amoxicillin are both antibiotics, they are very different drugs. From having different mechanisms of action, indications, side effects, drug interactions, dosing, and pharmacokinetics, these two antimicrobials are not interchangeable.  Because doxycycline is a bacteriostatic tetracycline and amoxicillin is a bactericidal beta-lactam, they are each better suited to handle different types of infections.… Continue reading Doxycycline vs Amoxicillin: Everything you need to know!

Jessica Guht Jul. 05, 2022

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How Long Do Antibiotics Stay in Your System?

There is no one-fits-all answer to the question of ‘how long do antibiotics stay in your system’ because every person and medication is unique and there are several factors that affect how long a medication will stay in a person’s body. Let’s dive deeper into antibiotics and the factors that affect how long they will… Continue reading How Long Do Antibiotics Stay in Your System?

Victoria Fanslau Jun. 28, 2022

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How To Get Antibiotics for UTIs Without Seeing a Doctor?

Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are one of the most common infections, especially for women. Antibiotics are the standard treatment for UTIs and are typically obtained through a doctor, but various factors can make someone unable to visit their doctor, including transportation issues or being away on vacation. Whatever the reason for not being able to… Continue reading How To Get Antibiotics for UTIs Without Seeing a Doctor?

Jessica Guht Mar. 15, 2022

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Do Antibiotics Make You Tired and Weak?

It’s normal to feel more tired than usual when you are sick because your body is working in overdrive, trying to get rid of any germs and get you back to feeling better. But have you ever felt completely drained of energy, no matter how much sleep you get? While most antibiotics do not have… Continue reading Do Antibiotics Make You Tired and Weak?

Jessica Guht Mar. 07, 2022