Antibiotics Health Topics

Featured Medications
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.
Alcohol may increase the risk of drug interactions when taken with certain antibiotics. This eMedTV page talks about combining alcohol and antibiotics, explaining why it is generally recommended that you avoid alcohol while using these medications.
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.
Azactam is a medication prescribed to treat a number of bacterial infections. This eMedTV Web selection offers an in-depth look at this medication, including specific uses, possible side effects, dosing information, and more.
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.
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.
Available by prescription, Cedax comes as capsules or a liquid and is used to treat bacterial infections. This eMedTV article presents a comprehensive overview of this antibiotic, including details on how it works, dosing tips, and possible side effects.
Cefazolin is given as an intravenous or intramuscular injection to treat certain bacterial infections. This eMedTV page provides an explanation of various aspects of this prescription antibiotic, including how it works, how it is given, and side effects.
Cefepime is a drug used in people who have certain types of bacterial infections. This eMedTV Web page examines how this antibiotic works to kill bacteria. An overview of possible side effects, dosing tips, and safety precautions is also included.
Cefotan is prescribed for the treatment or prevention of certain infections. More detail is provided in this eMedTV page, with information on how this antibiotic works, how it is given, and possible side effects. Links to more details are also included.
Given as intravenous or intramuscular injections, cefotaxime can treat a variety of bacterial infections. This eMedTV resource offers an explanation of various aspects of this medication, including how it works, how it is given, side effects, and more.
Cefoxitin is used to treat certain bacterial infections by preventing the bacteria from building cell walls. This eMedTV page discusses this drug in more detail, including how to use it and possible side effects, and what to discuss with your doctor.
If you have a bacterial infection, your healthcare provider may recommend an antibiotic called ceftazidime. This eMedTV segment takes an in-depth look at this drug, with information on possible side effects, dosing guidelines, and more.
Available by prescription, cefuroxime axetil is a medication used to treat bacterial infections. This eMedTV page takes an in-depth look at the medicine, including information on how it works, tips for when and how to use it, and potential side effects.
Cefzil is prescribed for the treatment of certain infections. Several topics are covered in this eMedTV page, including details on how this drug works, possible side effects, and information on what to discuss with your doctor before using the antibiotic.
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.
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.
Ciprofloxacin ophthalmic is a prescription eye drop and ointment used to treat bacterial eye infections. This eMedTV page offers an in-depth look at this drug, providing details on its dosing, possible side effects, general safety precautions, and more.
Available by prescription only, ciprofloxacin/dexamethasone is used to treat certain infections of the ear. This eMedTV article offers an overview of this ear drop, with information on specific uses, dosing guidelines, and possible side effects.
Healthcare providers routinely prescribe ciprofloxacin/hydrocortisone to treat acute otitis externa. This eMedTV resource provides an in-depth look at this combination antibiotic, including how it works, possible side effects, and safety precautions.
Cleocin is a prescription medication used to treat certain bacterial infections. This eMedTV Web article offers an overview of this antibiotic, including information on how it works, dosing guidelines, possible side effects, and more.
Dicloxacillin is an antibiotic prescribed to treat certain bacterial infections. More details are given in this eMedTV segment, including information on how the drug works, dosing instructions, and side effects. Links to various topics are also provided.
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.
Doxycycline hyclate is an antibiotic licensed to treat bacterial infections, anthrax infections, and acne. This eMedTV page explains how the drug is also used for malaria prevention and describes its effects, side effects, and dosing guidelines.
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.
Factive is an antibiotic prescribed to treat bronchitis and pneumonia. This page of the eMedTV Web site provides an overview of this medicine, including details on how it works, potential side effects, dosing tips, safety precautions, 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.
Floxin is a drug approved to treat a wide range of bacterial infections. As this eMedTV segment explains, it comes in tablet form and is typically taken twice a day. This page also describes how the drug works, possible side effects, and more.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Moxatag is a type of antibiotic prescribed for the treatment of strep throat. This selection from the eMedTV Web library describes how this medicine works and offers information on dosing guidelines, general precautions, and possible side effects.
Available by prescription only, moxifloxacin eye drops are used to treat bacterial conjunctivitis. This eMedTV selection takes a closer look at this medication, with information on dosing guidelines, possible side effects, and more.
Nafcillin is an antibiotic prescribed to treat certain bacterial infections. More information is given in this eMedTV article, including details on specific uses, how the drug works, and possible side effects. Links to various topics are also provided.
Noroxin is a medicine prescribed to treat gonorrhea, prostatitis, and urinary tract infections. This eMedTV Web article provides an overview of this antibiotic, including details on how it works, potential side effects, dosing tips, and more.
Ofloxacin ophthalmic solution is an antibiotic used for certain types of bacterial eye infections. This eMedTV Web page offers an overview of this eye drop, including information on side effects, when and how to apply it, safety concerns, and more.
Ofloxacin otic solution is a prescription ear drop used to treat bacterial ear infections. This eMedTV page offers an in-depth look at this drug, providing details on its uses, dosing, possible side effects, general safety precautions, and more.
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.
Available as a generic product only, oxacillin 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Sulfatrim is a prescription antibiotic licensed to treat various types of infections. This eMedTV Web article discusses Sulfatrim uses in more detail, describes how the drug works, and explains what you should know before taking the antibiotic.
Suprax is an antibiotic used to treat certain bacterial infections. This eMedTV Web page focuses on a number of different topics, including details on how to take this medicine, how it works, potential side effects, and more.
As a prescription antibiotic, Teflaro is approved to treat pneumonia and skin infections. This eMedTV Web selection contains a broad overview of various topics associated with this drug, including how it works, how it is given, side effects, and more.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Terms of Use
Advertise with Us
Contact Us
About eMedTV
Privacy Policy
Copyright © 2006-2014 Clinaero, Inc.
eMedTV serves only as an informational resource. This site does not dispense medical advice or advice of any kind. Site users seeking medical advice about their specific situation should consult with their own physician. Click Terms of Use for more information.