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Precautions and Warnings With Rocephin - Should You Take Keflex With Food?

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  • Precautions and Warnings With Zithromax
    People with severe kidney disease may need to start on a lower Zithromax dosage or not take the drug at all. This eMedTV page lists other precautions and warnings with Zithromax, such as the safety of taking the medicine while pregnant or nursing.
  • Problems With Augmentin
    Augmentin is a prescription drug used to treat infections. As this eMedTV page explains, while most people respond well to it, problems with Augmentin are possible. This article lists potential side effects and links to more information.
  • Problems With Avelox
    As with any medication, it is possible to develop certain side effects or problems with Avelox. This eMedTV segment lists a few of the common side effects of Avelox and describes some of the potentially serious problems that may occur.
  • Problems With Doxycycline
    Some of the potential problems with doxycycline may include side effects, such as nausea and diarrhea. This eMedTV page describes other possible problems that may occur, including potentially serious side effects that require immediate medical care.
  • Problems With Flagyl
    Some of the potential problems with Flagyl can involve headaches and nausea. This eMedTV Web resource describes other possible risks with this drug, including potentially serious side effects that require immediate medical attention.
  • Problems With Keflex
    As with any medication, it is possible to develop problems with Keflex. This eMedTV article discusses some of the risks associated with taking this drug and provides a list of medical conditions you should tell your doctor about before using Keflex.
  • Problems With Levaquin
    Some of the potential problems with Levaquin may include side effects, such as headaches and diarrhea. This eMedTV page describes other possible side effects, including potentially serious ones that can require immediate medical care.
  • Problems With Omnicef
    Some of the potential problems with Omnicef may include side effects, such as headaches and nausea. This eMedTV page describes other possible problems and includes a link to more detailed information on the topic.
  • Prostatitis and Floxin
    As this eMedTV page explains, prostatitis is just one of the conditions Floxin can treat. This page examines what this drug is used for, how often it may be taken, and people for whom it is not appropriate. A link to more information is also included.
  • Retapamulin
    Available by prescription, retapamulin is a type of ointment used for treating impetigo. This eMedTV resource takes an in-depth look at the medicine, including information on how it works, tips for using the ointment, and potential side effects.
  • Retapamulin Dosage
    This eMedTV page explains that the standard recommended retapamulin dosage is a thin layer of the medication applied to the affected area twice a day for five days. This page also lists some tips that can help ensure a safe, effective treatment process.
  • Retapamulin Medication Information
    Retapamulin is a type of prescription skin ointment used to treat impetigo in adults and children. This eMedTV Web page offers important information on the medication retapamulin, including general dosing guidelines and possible side effects.
  • Rifadin
    Available by prescription only, Rifadin is prescribed to treat certain bacterial infections. This eMedTV article covers specific uses, how the antibiotic works, possible side effects, and more. Links to various topics are also given.
  • Rifadin 150 Mg
    People with certain bacterial problems may receive treatment with Rifadin 150-mg capsules. This eMedTV page discusses specific uses for this prescription drug and lists other forms and strengths that are available. Potential side effects are also listed.
  • Rifadin 300 Mg
    Your doctor may prescribe 300-mg Rifadin capsules for treating tuberculosis or other bacterial problems. This eMedTV segment provides more info on Rifadin, including dosing guidelines and side effects, and includes a list of various forms and strengths.
  • Rifadin and Breastfeeding
    This eMedTV segment explains that Rifadin (rifampin) does pass through breast milk in low amounts. However, as this article explains, some experts consider Rifadin safe to use while breastfeeding. The manufacturer's recommendation is also included.
  • Rifadin and Pregnancy
    It is unknown whether it is safe for women to use Rifadin (rifampin) during pregnancy. This eMedTV resource explores the results of animal studies on this topic and explains what to do if you become pregnant while using this prescription antibiotic.
  • Rifadin Dosage
    As explained in this eMedTV article, Rifadin comes as capsules or an injection. Dosing instructions for Rifadin are given in this article, including details on how the amount is calculated, how the medicine is given, and how often you should use it.
  • Rifadin Drug Interactions
    As this eMedTV page explains, combining certain antidepressants or other drugs with Rifadin can cause interactions that alter the effectiveness of the medications. This article goes into more detail about other possible interactions.
  • Rifadin Medication Information
    Rifadin is an antibiotic approved for various uses, such as the treatment of tuberculosis. This eMedTV article gives a brief overview of Rifadin, with information on side effects of this medication, how to take it, and more.
  • Rifadin Overdose
    Notify your healthcare provider immediately if you believe you have overdosed on Rifadin (rifampin). This eMedTV Web page examines some of the potential overdose effects, such as seizures or vomiting, and describes how these problems might be treated.
  • Rifadin Side Effects
    Rifadin can cause headaches, vomiting, and gassiness in some people who use this antibiotic. This part of the eMedTV Web library examines other potential Rifadin side effects, including those that may lead to dangerous complications.
  • Rifadin Uses
    Rifadin is prescribed to treat tuberculosis and certain other conditions. This eMedTV talks in detail about what Rifadin is used for. It also describes how this antibiotic works and lists off-label uses.
  • Rifadin Warnings and Precautions
    As discussed in this eMedTV segment, some people who use Rifadin may develop potentially life-threatening liver problems or dangerous allergic reactions. This article takes a detailed look at other precautions and warnings for using Rifadin safely.
  • Rifidin
    Rifadin is a prescription medicine used to treat tuberculosis and certain other bacterial problems. This eMedTV Web selection examines specific uses and lists some of the drug's potential side effects. Rifidin is a common misspelling of Rifadin.
  • Rocephin Antibiotic Information
    This eMedTV page explains that certain types of bacterial infections, such as meningitis, can be treated with Rocephin, an antibiotic that comes as an intramuscular shot or an IV injection. This page also covers how the drug works and lists side effects.
  • Sepra
    If you have a urinary tract infection or ear infection, your doctor may prescribe the antibiotic Septra. This eMedTV article covers other Septra uses and offers general warnings and precautions for this drug. Sepra is a common misspelling of Septra.
  • Septarra
    Septra is a prescription drug licensed to treat a wide variety of infections. This eMedTV segment discusses Septra uses in more detail, explains how the medicine works, and lists its potential side effects. Septarra is a common misspelling of Septra.
  • Septra
    Septra is a prescription drug licensed to treat urinary tract infections and other types of infections. This eMedTV resource covers other Septra uses, explains how this antibiotic works, and offers general dosing guidelines for this medication.
  • Septra and Breastfeeding
    The full risks of using Septra while breastfeeding are not known at this time. This part of the eMedTV library contains more information on Septra and breastfeeding, and explains whether the antibiotic passes through breast milk.
  • Septra and Pregnancy
    At this time, it is not clear whether Septra is safe for use in pregnant women. This page from the eMedTV archives offers more details on Septra and pregnancy, including information on what problems (if any) were seen in animal and human studies.
  • Septra Antibiotic Information
    This eMedTV article contains information on Septra, an antibiotic used to treat UTIs and other infections. This resource explores dosing guidelines, how it works, and more. Also included is a link to more in-depth information.
  • Septra Dosage
    Your doctor will recommend your Septra dosage based on the type of infection and bacteria. This page on the eMedTV Web site offers Septra dosing guidelines for various types of infections in adults and explains how dosing is determined for children.
  • Septra Drug Interactions
    Warfarin, digoxin, and methotrexate are some of the medicines that may cause Septra drug interactions. This eMedTV article explores the potential effects of Septra interactions and lists other drugs that may cause an interaction.
  • Septra Overdose
    A Septra overdose can cause any of the usual side effects of the drug. This eMedTV page lists overdose symptoms that may occur with the sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim components of Septra and explains what treatment options are available.
  • Septra Side Effects
    Common Septra side effects may include loss of appetite, nausea, and allergic skin reactions. This eMedTV page lists other possible side effects of Septra, including ones that are potentially serious and should be reported immediately to your doctor.
  • Septra Uses
    Septra is used for treating various type of infections, including ear infections and traveler's diarrhea. This eMedTV segment covers Septra uses in more detail, explains how the drug works, and lists possible off-label uses of the antibiotic.
  • Septra Warnings and Precautions
    You should not take Septra if you have megaloblastic anemia due to a folate deficiency. This eMedTV segment offers more information on who should not take Septra. Warnings and precautions on what side effects may occur are also listed on this page.
  • Should You Take Amoxicillin With Food?
    This eMedTV page takes a look at whether amoxicillin should be taken with food. As this page discusses, the antibiotic can be taken with food (if the drug bothers your stomach) or on an empty stomach. This page also offers other tips on taking this drug.
  • Should You Take Augmentin With Food?
    As this article from the eMedTV library explains, it is generally recommended that you take Augmentin with food, like a meal or a snack, as this helps to prevent stomach upset. A link to more in-depth information is also provided.
  • Should You Take Avelox With Food?
    If you are taking the tablet form of Avelox, should you take Avelox with food? This article from the eMedTV Web site provides an answer to this question and offers general information on when and how you should take this prescription antibiotic.
  • Should You Take Bactrim With Food?
    This eMedTV page talks about whether you should have food when you take Bactrim. As this page discusses, the drug can be taken with food (if the drug bothers your stomach) or on an empty stomach. This page offers other tips for taking this medication.
  • Should You Take Doxycycline With Food?
    This eMedTV segment takes a look at whether doxycycline should be taken with food. As this page discusses, doxycycline works best when it is taken on an empty stomach. This page also describes other tips for when and how to take this drug.
  • Should You Take Flagyl With Food?
    This eMedTV page explains that you should take the long-acting Flagyl tablets on an empty stomach, but the regular forms of Flagyl can be taken with food or on an empty stomach. This article also offers some tips on effectively taking this antibiotic.
  • Should You Take Keflex With Food?
    Many people are curious as to whether you should take Keflex with food. As this segment from the eMedTV archives explains, you can take this medication with food or on an empty stomach. If it upsets your stomach, taking it with food may be helpful.
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