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Featured Antibiotics Articles
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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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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, 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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.
Rocephin is a prescription antibiotic that treats and prevents bacterial infections. This eMedTV page explores how Rocephin works, infections it is used to treat -- like meningitis, gonorrhea, and syphilis -- and how and when to take it.
- 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.
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