Antibiotics Articles

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Featured Antibiotics Articles
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  • Bactrim
    Bactrim is an antibiotic often prescribed to treat a wide variety of bacterial infections. This article on the eMedTV site describes how Bactrim works, explains when and how to take the drug, and lists potential side effects of the medication.
  • Levaquin
    Levaquin is a prescription drug licensed to treat a wide variety of bacterial infections. This eMedTV Web page describes how Levaquin works, explains when and how to take the medicine, and provides a list of potential side effects that may occur.
  • Doxycycline
    Doxycycline is an oral antibiotic commonly used for the treatment of bacterial infections. As this eMedTV article explains, the drug is also licensed to treat anthrax infections and acne, and can be used for the prevention of malaria.
  • Cephalexin
    Cephalexin is often prescribed to treat and prevent various bacterial infections. This page on the eMedTV Web site offers a detailed look at the drug, including tips on taking it, how it works, storage methods, possible side effects, and more.
  • Metronidazole
    Metronidazole is an antibiotic often prescribed to treat different types of infections. This eMedTV Web page explains what forms and strengths the medication comes in, describes how it works, lists some of its possible side effects, and more.
  • Amoxicillin
    Amoxicillin is an antibiotic that is often prescribed to treat certain types of infections. This eMedTV resource explains how amoxicillin works and offers a more in-depth look at its dosing information, potential side effects, and various strengths.
  • Augmentin
    Augmentin is a prescription antibiotic that is licensed to treat various types of infections. This eMedTV article discusses Augmentin uses in more detail, describes how the drug works, and explains what you should know before taking the antibiotic.
  • Avelox
    Avelox is an antibiotic prescribed to treat a wide variety of bacterial infections. This article on the eMedTV Web site explains how Avelox works and offers a more in-depth look at the drug's effects, dosing guidelines, and potential side effects.
  • Keflex
    Keflex, which is available by prescription, is typically used to treat common bacterial infections. This eMedTV article also explains how the drug works, possible side effects, overdose symptoms, available strengths, and more.
  • Flagyl
    Flagyl is an antibiotic used to treat various infections, including certain sexually transmitted infections. This eMedTV page explains how Flagyl works and offers more details on the drug's specific uses, dosing guidelines, and potential side effects.
  • Omnicef
    Omnicef is an antibiotic commonly used to treat bacterial infections, such as tonsillitis or strep throat. This eMedTV segment explains what else the drug is used for, how it works to rid infections, possible side effects, and dosing information.
  • 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.
  • Ciprofloxacin
    Ciprofloxacin is an antibiotic used in many different medicines and prescribed to treat various infections. This eMedTV segment takes a detailed look at this medication, with information on how it works, dosing tips, possible side effects, and more.
  • Minocycline
    Minocycline is an antibiotic commonly used to treat bacterial infections, anthrax infections, and acne. This eMedTV resource further discusses the drug, including its effects, general dosing guidelines, and potential side effects.
  • Erythromycin
    Erythromycin is a common antibiotic used in many different medications. It comes in a variety of forms. This eMedTV segment takes a detailed look at this prescription medicine, with information on side effects, what to do in case of overdose, and more.
  • Macrobid
    Macrobid is an antibiotic used to treat urinary tract infections. As this eMedTV article explains, it is long-acting and only needs to be taken twice a day. This page takes an in-depth look at the uses, dosing guidelines, and side effects of this drug.
  • Biaxin
    Biaxin is a type of antibiotic used for the treatment of various infections. This selection from the eMedTV Web library describes how Biaxin works and offers information on its dosing guidelines, general precautions, and possible side effects.
  • Plaquenil
    Plaquenil is a medication used to treat malaria, lupus, and rheumatoid arthritis. This eMedTV article also covers how Plaquenil can be used to prevent malaria, explains when and how to take the drug, and lists possible side effects that may occur.
  • Doxycycline Side Effects
    Doxycycline side effects may include vomiting, diarrhea, nausea, and loss of appetite. This eMedTV Web page lists other possible side effects, including more serious but rare problems, such as liver damage, vision changes, or tongue swelling.
  • 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.
More Antibiotics Articles
  • Cephalexin to Cephalexin Precautions and Warnings
  • Cephalexin Side Effects to Ciprofloxacin While Breastfeeding
  • Ciprofloxacin With Dairy Products to Doxycycline Dosage
  • Doxycycline Drug Interactions to Flagyl 750 mg Tablets
  • Flagyl and Breastfeeding to Generic Omnicef
  • Generic Zithromax to Leviquan
  • Leviquin to Minocycline
  • Minocycline Dosing to Omnicef
  • Omnicef and Pregnancy to Precautions and Warnings With Keflex
  • Precautions and Warnings With Rocephin to Should You Take Keflex With Food?
  • Should You Take Levaquin With Food? to Side Effects of Zithromax
  • Tetracycline to Tetracycline Uses
  • What Is Cephalexin Used For? to Zithromax Uses
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