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  • Tetracycline
    Tetracycline is an antibiotic used to treat various types of bacterial infections. This eMedTV page covers the drug's effects, dosing guidelines, potential side effects, and what to tell your healthcare provider before taking it.
  • Tetracycline Dosage
    For treating moderate to severe acne, the tetracycline dosage is 125 mg to 500 mg twice daily. This page on the eMedTV Web site also discusses tetracycline dosing for Helicobacter pylori infections and most types of common bacterial infections.
  • Tetracycline Drug Interactions
    Barbiturates and digoxin are among the drugs that can possibly interact with tetracycline. This eMedTV page describes how tetracycline drug interactions can change how your body metabolizes the drugs or contribute to kidney damage, among other things.
  • Learn About Tetracycline for Acne
    This eMedTV page covers the effects of tetracycline for acne treatment, noting in particular that the antibiotic is licensed to treat moderate-to-severe acne, but isn't recommended for other types. This page also lists common tetracycline dosages.
  • Tetracycline Hydrochloride
    This eMedTV page talks about tetracycline hydrochloride, an antibiotic used to treat several types of infections. This article lists specific uses for the drug and describes the forms in which it is available. Also included is a link to more details.
  • Tetracycline Precautions and Warnings
    Severe diarrhea may occur in some people on tetracycline. This eMedTV page lists other tetracycline precautions and warnings, such as possible drug interactions and the safety of taking this drug if you are nursing or have kidney disease or failure.
  • Tetracycline Side Effects
    A few common tetracycline side effects include nausea, fever, diarrhea, and vomiting. This eMedTV page also lists rare side effects of tetracycline like anemia and ulcers of the esophagus, as well as serious side effects such as stomach cramps.
  • Tetracycline Uses
    Tetracycline uses include treating bacterial infections, Helicobacter pylori infections, and acne. This eMedTV page explains that the antibiotic has no universally recognized off-label uses and shouldn't be used in children less than eight years old.
  • Tetracyklin
    Tetracycline is a prescription drug licensed for the treatment of various types of infections. This eMedTV segment explains how the drug kills bacteria and lists some of its potential side effects. Tetracyklin is a common misspelling of tetracycline.
  • Tetracyline
    A healthcare provider may prescribe an antibiotic like tetracycline to treat a bacterial infection. This eMedTV resource further explains what tetracycline is used for and describes how it works. Tetracyline is a common misspelling of tetracycline.
  • Tetrecycline
    This eMedTV Web page covers tetracycline, an antibiotic used to treat bacterial infections, acne, and Helicobacter pylori infections. This page lists some specific uses and general dosing tips. Tetrecycline is a common misspelling of tetracycline.
  • Uses for Cefzil
    By preventing bacteria from making cell walls, Cefzil can treat a number of bacterial infections. This eMedTV segment takes a closer look at specific uses for Cefzil, with details on how it works and a link to more in-depth information.
  • Vantin
    Available by prescription only, Vantin is an antibiotic used to treat a number of bacterial infections. This eMedTV page contains a comprehensive look at several aspects of this drug, including how this medication works, possible side effects, and more.
  • Vantin 100 Mg
    Taking 100 mg of Vantin twice daily may help treat certain types of bacterial infections. This part of the eMedTV Web library examines specific dosing guidelines for this prescription antibiotic and includes a link to more detailed information.
  • Vantin and Breastfeeding
    Vantin (cefpodoxime) passes through breast milk, but it is usually considered safe to use while nursing. This eMedTV page explores some of the potential problems that may occur if you take Vantin while breastfeeding and what your doctor may advise.
  • Vantin and Pregnancy
    Although it may be safe for women to take Vantin (cefpodoxime) during pregnancy, this eMedTV resource discusses why you should talk to your doctor about the potential risks that may apply to you. It also describes animal research done on this topic.
  • Vantin Antibiotic Information
    Vantin is an antibiotic available by prescription only and used to treat various bacterial infections. This eMedTV Web selection features more information on this product, including potential side effects to be aware of and dosing guidelines.
  • Vantin Dosage
    As explained in this eMedTV segment, Vantin tablets or liquid is usually taken by mouth twice daily. This page covers Vantin dosing guidelines, including details on how the amount is calculated and specific amounts used for treating various infections.
  • Vantin Dosage Recommendations
    As explained in this eMedTV resource, the recommendations for determining your specific Vantin dosage will be based on your age, weight, and various other factors. This page looks at the factors that may affect your dose and offers a link to more details.
  • Vantin Drug Interactions
    Some medicines may be less effective if combined with Vantin. Other possible drug interactions are listed in this eMedTV article, including a detailed list of products that may not be safe to take with Vantin and a description of problems that may occur.
  • Vantin Overdose
    Taking too much Vantin (cefpodoxime) may result in brain problems, a coma, or other complications. This eMedTV segment outlines other possible effects of a Vantin overdose and discusses what your healthcare provider may do to treat these problems.
  • Vantin Side Effects
    If you are taking Vantin and develop watery or bloody diarrhea, seek medical attention. This eMedTV resource explains why certain side effects of Vantin may require immediate medical care. It also contains detailed lists of common and serious problems.
  • Vantin Uses
    Vantin is prescribed to treat certain types of bacterial infections in adults and children. This eMedTV page examines specific Vantin uses, including approved and unapproved uses. It also explains why this drug may not be effective for some infections.
  • Vantin Warnings and Precautions
    As described in this eMedTV page, taking Vantin could lead to bloody diarrhea, allergic reactions, or other problems in some people. Other important safety precautions for Vantin are covered, including warnings for people who have certain medical issues.
  • Vibramicin
    Vibramycin is a type of antibiotic used to treat or prevent certain types of bacterial infections. This eMedTV Web segment briefly describes how Vibramycin works and describes possible side effects. Vibramicin is a common misspelling of Vibramycin.
  • Vibramycin
    Vibramycin is a prescription medication used to treat or prevent a variety of bacterial infections. This eMedTV article offers an overview of this drug, including information on how this antibiotic works, its uses, possible side effects, and more.
  • Vibramycin 100 mg Capsules
    For bacterial infections, a doctor may prescribe 1 or 2, 100 mg Vibramycin capsules a day for 7 to 14 days. This eMedTV Web segment offers a brief overview of Vibramycin dosing guidelines, including tips on when and how to use this antibiotic.
  • Vibramycin 50 mg Capsules
    If you have acne or certain bacterial infections, a doctor may prescribe 50 mg Vibramycin capsules. This eMedTV article further discusses Vibramycin dosing guidelines and provides some tips on when and how to use this antibiotic.
  • Vibramycin Antibiotic Information
    This eMedTV Web presentation discusses the antibiotic Vibramycin. Information includes its uses, dosing, side effects, and possible drug interactions.
  • Vibramycin Capsules
    If you have a bacterial infection, you may be prescribed Vibramycin. This eMedTV page offers more detail on the antibiotic capsules, including other possible uses of Vibramycin, how this drug works, available strengths, and possible side effects.
  • Vibramycin Dosage
    If your doctor prescribes Vibramycin, a typical dose ranges between 100 mg to 200 mg once or twice daily. This eMedTV Web article takes a closer look at general dosing guidelines for Vibramycin and offers tips for when and how to use this antibiotic.
  • Vibramycin Drug Interactions
    When Vibramycin is taken with certain medications, interactions sometimes occur. This eMedTV Web resource provides a list of medications that may cause negative interactions with Vibramycin and describes the complications these interactions may cause.
  • Vibramycin Side Effects
    Some of the common side effects of Vibramycin include nausea, diarrhea, and yeast infections. This eMedTV page lists other possible side effects, including more serious problems, such as bloody stools, difficulty breathing, and fever.
  • Vibramycin Uses
    A doctor may prescribe Vibramycin to treat or prevent a variety of bacterial infections. This eMedTV segment takes a closer look at the uses of Vibramycin, including possible off-label uses, its use in children, and how the antibiotic works.
  • Vibramycin Warnings and Precautions
    Vibramycin may not be safe for people who have kidney disease or liver disease. This eMedTV segment offers important warnings and precautions to be aware of before using Vibramycin, including details on who should not take this drug.
  • What Are Moxifloxacin Eye Drops Used For?
    As this eMedTV segment explains, moxifloxacin eye drops are used to treat pink eye infections caused by bacteria. This article offers more information on what the drug is used for, including a discussion on why it is sometimes used "off-label."
  • What Does Ciprofloxacin Cure?
    As this eMedTV page explains, ciprofloxacin is used for treating various bacterial infections, such as pneumonia and bronchitis. This article takes a closer look at what types of infections ciprofloxacin can cure, including off-label uses of the drug.
  • What Drug Classification Does Ciprofloxacin Belong To?
    As this eMedTV Web article explains, ciprofloxacin belongs to a drug classification known as fluoroquinolones. This article gives a brief overview of this antibiotic, explains how ciprofloxacin works, and links to more detailed information.
  • What Is 400 mg Avelox Used For?
    Avelox is licensed to treat many bacterial infections, but what is 400 mg Avelox used for, exactly? As this eMedTV resource explains, this medication is used for treating bronchitis, pneumonia, sinus infections, and various other infections.
  • What Is Amoxicillin Prescribed For?
    This eMedTV Web resource explains that amoxicillin is licensed to treat several conditions, such as ear infections, nose infections, strep throat, and gonorrhea, to name a few. This page takes a closer look at the many uses of amoxicillin.
  • What Is Augmentin Prescribed For?
    As this segment from the eMedTV Web archives explains, Augmentin is prescribed for treating various types of bacterial infections, including ear infections, sinus infections, and pneumonia. A link to more information is also included.
  • What Is Avelox Prescribed For?
    As this eMedTV article explains, Avelox is a "broad-spectrum" antibiotic that is effective against many types of bacteria. This page explains what infections Avelox is prescribed for specifically, with links to more in-depth information.
  • What Is Bactrim Prescribed For?
    This eMedTV page explains that Bactrim is an antibiotic that is approved to treat several infections, such as ear infections, traveler's diarrhea, and Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia. This page further discusses the uses of Bactrim.
  • What Is Cefazolin Used For?
    Cefazolin is licensed for adults and children who have infections caused by certain types of bacteria. This eMedTV article examines specific uses for cefazolin. It also outlines some of the reasons a doctor may prescribe the drug for unapproved purposes.
  • What Is Cefepime Used For?
    Cefepime is licensed for adults and children as young as two months old with certain bacterial infections. This eMedTV page explores this topic, including a list of some off-label (unapproved) uses for cefepime and an explanation on how the drug works.
  • What Is Cefepime?
    This eMedTV Web resource explains that cefepime is licensed to treat several conditions, such as pneumonia, bladder infections, and skin infections, just to name a few. This page takes a closer look what cefepime is used for and how it works.
  • What Is Cefotaxime Used For?
    Cefotaxime is approved for adults and children who have infections caused by certain types of bacteria. This eMedTV page focuses on specific uses for cefotaxime. It also explores some of the reasons a doctor may prescribe the drug for unapproved purposes.
  • What Is Cefoxitin Used For?
    Adults and children as young as three months old may use cefoxitin to treat or prevent bacterial infections. This eMedTV page takes a look at the type of infections this drug is used to treat and explains how it works. Off-label uses are also discussed.
  • What Is Ceftazidime Used For?
    The primary use of ceftazidime is the treatment of bacterial infections. This eMedTV page gives specific examples of bacterial infections that can be treated with ceftazidime and explains why not every infection will respond to this antibiotic.
  • What Is Cefuroxime Axetil Used For?
    As this eMedTV page explains, cefuroxime axetil's uses involve treating certain bacterial infections, such as bronchitis and strep throat. This page examines these and other uses for the antibiotic, including off-label uses and its use in children.
  • What Is Cephalexin Prescribed For?
    As this eMedTV article explains, cephalexin is often prescribed for the treatment of bacterial infections (such as sinus infections or urinary tract infections). It can also be used to prevent heart valve infections.
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