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What Is Cephalexin Used For? - Zithromax Uses

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  • What Is Cephalexin Used For?
    What is cephalexin used for? This eMedTV page explains that this prescription antibiotic can treat bacterial infections and prevent heart valve infections. It can also be a substitute for penicillin if a person is allergic to that particular drug.
  • What Is Ciprofloxacin Ophthalmic Used For?
    As this eMedTV Web selection explains, ciprofloxacin ophthalmic is used for treating conjunctivitis (pink eye) and corneal ulcers. This resource discusses how this prescription eye drop and ointment work and also describes possible off-label uses.
  • What Is Ciprofloxacin Prescribed For?
    As this eMedTV resource explains, ciprofloxacin is prescribed for treating various bacterial infections, such as pneumonia and bronchitis. This article takes a closer look at other possible uses of this antibiotic and explains how the drug works.
  • What Is Ciprofloxacin Used For?
    This eMedTV page explores the many different bacterial infections that can be treated with ciprofloxacin. Its use, however, is recommended only when certain bacteria are involved. This page also explains how this drug works and its safety in children.
  • What Is Ciprofloxacin/Dexamethasone Used For?
    A doctor may prescribe ciprofloxacin/dexamethasone to treat bacterial ear infections. This eMedTV page takes a closer look at specific uses of ciprofloxacin/dexamethasone, with details on how the ear drops work and whether they are safe for children.
  • What Is Ciprofloxacin/Hydrocortisone Used For?
    As this eMedTV page explains, people who have swimmer's ear (known medically as acute otitis externa) may use ciprofloxacin/hydrocortisone to treat it. This page describes how this drug works and addresses off-label uses and whether children can use it.
  • What Is Ciprofloxacin?
    If you have a bacterial infection, your doctor may suggest ciprofloxacin. This eMedTV page offers a brief description of what ciprofloxacin is used for, including specific uses and details on how the drug works. A link to more details is also included.
  • What Is Doxycycline Prescribed For?
    As this eMedTV page explains, a healthcare provider may prescribe doxycycline to treat people who have conditions such as bacterial infections, gum disease, or acne. This page further addresses the question, "What is this drug prescribed for?"
  • What Is Erythromycin Used For?
    This eMedTV resource discusses in detail the many different bacterial infections that can be treated with erythromycin. Its use, however, is recommended only when certain bacteria are involved or when certain resistance patterns are not present.
  • What Is Flagyl Prescribed For?
    If you have a bacterial infection, your doctor may suggest Flagyl. This eMedTV Web page offers a brief description of what Flagyl is prescribed for, including approved and unapproved uses of this antibiotic. A link to more information is also provided.
  • What Is Flagyl Used to Treat?
    As this eMedTV article discusses, Flagyl is used to treat various bacterial infections, including certain sexually transmitted diseases. This article takes a closer look at what Flagyl is prescribed for, including possible off-label uses of this drug.
  • What Is Keflex Prescribed For?
    As this eMedTV Web page explains, the drug Keflex is used to prevent heart valve infections. Keflex is also often prescribed for treating bacterial infections, such as sinus infections and bronchitis. A link to detailed information is also provided.
  • What Is Keflex Used to Treat?
    As this page from the eMedTV site explains, Keflex is used to treat various types of bacterial infections, such as pneumonia or UTIs. It can also be used to prevent heart valve infections. A link to more in-depth information on this topic is provided.
  • What Is Levaquin Prescribed For?
    As this eMedTV Web page explains, Levaquin is prescribed for treating various types of infections in adults. It can also be used to prevent certain infections. A link to more detailed information on the topic is also included.
  • What Is Levaquin Used For?
    Levaquin is used for treating skin infections, bronchitis, and other types of bacterial infections. This eMedTV resource discusses other Levaquin uses, describes how the antibiotic works, and explains whether it is approved for use in children.
  • What Is Levaquin Used to Treat?
    As this segment from the eMedTV Web site explains, Levaquin is used to treat various types of infections in adults. It can also be used to prevent certain infections. A link to in-depth information is also included.
  • What Is Metronidazole Taken For?
    As this article from the eMedTV Web site explains, metronidazole is taken for the treatment of various types of parasitic and bacterial infections, including certain sexually transmitted infections. A link to more information is also included.
  • What Is Metronidazole Used For?
    Metronidazole is used for treating trichomoniasis, bacterial vaginosis, and other types of infections. This eMedTV segment covers other approved uses, explains how this antibiotic works, and discusses possible off-label uses for the medication.
  • What Is Metronidazole?
    As this page from the eMedTV archives explains, metronidazole is a prescription antibiotic used for treating certain types of infections, particularly infections caused by parasites and anaerobic bacteria. A link to in-depth information is also provided.
  • What Is Nafcillin?
    As this eMedTV segment explains, nafcillin is a medication prescribed for use in people with certain bacterial infections. This article examines what nafcillin is used for, explains how it works, and provides a link to more details.
  • What Is Ofloxacin Ophthalmic Solution Used For?
    As explained in this part of the eMedTV site, ofloxacin ophthalmic solution is used to treat conjunctivitis and corneal ulcers that are caused by bacteria. This article explains how this eye drop works and discusses its use in children and older adults.
  • What Is Ofloxacin Otic Solution Used For?
    As this eMedTV Web selection explains, ofloxacin otic solution is used for treating certain bacterial infections of the outer and middle ear. This resource discusses how this prescription ear drop works and explains whether it's safe for children.
  • What Is Omnicef Prescribed For?
    This eMedTV page talks about Omnicef, addressing the question, "What is it prescribed for?" This page explains that Omnicef is approved to treat various bacterial infections in adults and children, such as pneumonia, bronchitis, and sinus infections.
  • What Is Retapamulin Used For?
    As this eMedTV segment explains, retapamulin uses are primarily concerned with treating impetigo, a bacterial skin infection. This page examines these and other purposes for the prescription drug, including off-label indications and its use in children.
  • What Is Suprax?
    As this eMedTV article explains, Suprax is an oral medication prescribed for use in people with certain bacterial infections. This resource examines what Suprax is used for, explains how it works, and provides a link to more details.
  • What Type of Drug Is Ciprofloxacin HCL?
    If you have a bacterial infection, you may be prescribed medications that contain ciprofloxacin HCl. This eMedTV Web selection provides more information on what ciprofloxacin HCL is, including how this drug works and general safety precautions.
  • Who Makes Cefepime?
    Apotex, Sagent Pharmaceuticals, and Sandoz are just a few of the companies that make cefepime. This eMedTV resource discusses who makes cefepime and explains why only generic versions of this drug are available. It also links to more details.
  • Who Makes Suprax?
    Lupin Pharmaceuticals make Suprax, a prescription antibiotic used to treat various bacterial infections. This eMedTV resource explores this medication, including what it is used for and whether a generic version of the drug is available.
  • Zethromax
    Zithromax is a medication licensed to treat common bacterial infections and sexually transmitted diseases. This eMedTV page lists medical conditions you must tell your doctor about before using the drug. Zethromax is a common misspelling of Zithromax.
  • Zithromax
    Zithromax is a type of antibiotic used for the treatment of various common infections. This eMedTV article describes Zithromax uses in detail and offers information on its dosing guidelines, effects, and possible side effects.
  • Zithromax (Azithromycin)
    As this eMedTV segment explains, Zithromax (azithromycin) is approved for the treatment of gonorrhea and many other bacterial infections. This article gives an overview of this drug, with details on specific uses and factors that will affect your dose.
  • Zithromax and Pregnancy
    If become pregnant while taking Zithromax, tell your doctor. This eMedTV Web page explains why this drug is listed as a pregnancy Category B medicine and describes situations in which it may be recommend to a pregnant woman.
  • Zithromax Dosage
    As this eMedTV article explains, for treating most types of infections, the Zithromax dosage is 250 mg or 500 mg once daily for three to five days. This page also discusses dosing guidelines for children and for treating sexually transmitted diseases.
  • Zithromax Drug Interactions
    This eMedTV page explains how drug interactions with Zithromax can change how your body metabolizes the drugs and alter the levels of some drugs in your blood. Nelfinavir and carbamazepine are among the drugs that can potentially interfere with Zithromax.
  • Zithromax Uses
    As this eMedTV page explains, Zithromax uses include treating bacterial infections (such as ear and sinus infections) and sexually transmitted diseases like gonorrhea and chlamydia. Among the drug's off-label uses are treating acne and whooping cough.
  • Zitromax
    Zithromax is a medicine that is commonly used for the treatment of bacterial infections. As this eMedTV segment explains, the antibiotic is also used for treating certain sexually transmitted diseases. Zitromax is a common misspelling of Zithromax.
  • Zythromax
    Zithromax is an antibiotic used for the treatment of bacterial infections and sexually transmitted diseases. This eMedTV page describes how Zithromax works and lists some of its potential side effects. Zythromax is a common misspelling of Zithromax.
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