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About Leprosy - Azithromycin Information

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  • Achromycin
    Achromycin is a type of antibiotic used for treating certain bacterial infections and acne. This eMedTV article offers a more in-depth look at how the drug works, its possible side effects, and potential interactions with other medicines.
  • Action of Cipro
    As this eMedTV page explains, the specific actions of Cipro include interfering with bacteria's ability to grow and multiply. This article takes a brief look at how Cipro works to treat bacterial infections and offers a link to more detailed information.
  • Active Ingredient in Cipro
    Ciprofloxacin is the active ingredient in Cipro -- it works by interfering with bacteria's ability to grow. This eMedTV page explores this antibiotic, including how it works and why it can't treat viral infections. A link to more details is also provided.
  • Adverse Reactions to Cipro
    As this eMedTV article discusses, Cipro is not free from risks. This Web page describes some of the adverse reactions to Cipro and explains how you can help reduce the chance of such problems. This page also links to more information on this topic.
  • Allergic Reaction to Cipro
    Notify your doctor immediately if you are taking Cipro and develop hives, itching, or difficulty breathing. This eMedTV page lists other possible signs of an allergic reaction to Cipro and stresses the importance of seeking medical attention right away.
  • Amoxicillin and Clavulanate Antibiotic
    This page of the eMedTV site takes a brief look at amoxicillin and clavulanate potassium, an antibiotic that can treat a wide variety of conditions. It describes the different forms, lists possible side effects, and includes a link to more information.
  • Amoxicillin and Clavulanate Potassium
    Amoxicillin and clavulanate potassium is an antibiotic that is available by prescription. This eMedTV article describes the drug in more detail, explains how it works to treat infections, and lists possible side effects that may occur with treatment.
  • Amoxicillin and Clavulanate Potassium Dosing
    The usual dose of amoxicillin and clavulanate potassium is 500 mg every 12 hours or 250 mg every 8 hours. This eMedTV page also offers amoxicillin and clavulanate potassium dosing guidelines for children and explains how and when to take the drug.
  • Amoxicillin ER
    Amoxicillin ER is a prescription antibiotic used to treat strep throat. This Web page from the eMedTV archives offers an overview of this medicine, including information on how it works, possible side effects, dosing guidelines, and general precautions.
  • Amoxicillin ER Dosage
    This eMedTV page explains that there is only one standard dose for amoxicillin ER, regardless of age or weight. This article covers dosing guidelines for treating strep throat and offers tips for taking this prescription antibiotic safely and effectively.
  • Amoxicillin ER Drug Information
    Are you looking for information on amoxicillin ER? This eMedTV resource provides some important details on this drug, including the condition it is used to treat, how it works, and what to discuss with your healthcare provider before taking it.
  • Amoxil
    Amoxil is a prescription antibiotic licensed to treat certain types of bacterial infections. This page on the eMedTV site explains how Amoxil works, describes the various forms and strengths available, and lists possible side effects of the drug.
  • Amoxil Dosage
    Your doctor will recommend your Amoxil dosage based on your age, weight, and other factors. This eMedTV resource lists other factors that will help your doctor determine your Amoxil dose and provides some helpful tips for using this medication.
  • Amoxil Medication Information
    This segment of the eMedTV archives presents some basic information on Amoxil, a medication used to treat a wide variety of bacterial infections. This page lists some of these conditions, describes who can take this drug, and provides safety precautions.
  • Amoxil Side Effects
    Potential Amoxil side effects include tooth discoloration, diarrhea, and hyperactivity. As this eMedTV article explains, while most side effects are mild, some are potentially serious and require medical attention (such as watery or bloody diarrhea).
  • Ancef
    Ancef is prescribed to treat or prevent certain infections. More detail on the antibiotic is covered in this eMedTV article, including information on how this drug works, how it is given, and possible side effects. Links to more details are also provided.
  • Ancef 1 Gram
    As discussed in this eMedTV segment, your doctor may prescribe 1 gram of Ancef to treat or prevent certain bacterial infections. This page looks at the factors that may affect your dosage and offers a link to more detailed dosing guidelines.
  • Ancef and Breastfeeding
    This eMedTV page explains that although Ancef (cefazolin) passes through breast milk in low amounts, it is generally considered safe to use Ancef while breastfeeding. However, as this article discusses, there is some potential for certain problems.
  • Ancef and Pregnancy
    It is generally considered safe to use Ancef (cefazolin) during pregnancy. This eMedTV page takes a closer look at why this drug does not appear to pose significant risks during pregnancy. However, there may be times when the risks outweigh the benefits.
  • Ancef Antibiotic Information
    Ancef is prescribed for the treatment or prevention of infections caused by certain bacteria. This eMedTV selection features more information on Ancef, including how this antibiotic works, potential side effects, and safety issues to be aware of.
  • Ancef Dosage
    As this eMedTV page explains, Ancef is given as an injection into a vein or muscle every 6 to 12 hours to treat or prevent certain infections. Other dosing instructions are given in this article, including details on how your dose of Ancef is calculated.
  • Ancef Drug Interactions
    There is a potential for kidney damage or other complications if Ancef is combined with certain other drugs. This eMedTV page examines interactions that may occur with this antibiotic. It also includes a list of a number of products you may have to avoid.
  • Ancef Overdose
    If you believe you have received too much Ancef (cefazolin), seek immediate medical attention. This part of the eMedTV Web library examines some of the possible overdose effects and describes how these complications might be treated.
  • Ancef Side Effects
    Some people who use Ancef may develop serious side effects, such as bloody diarrhea, seizures, or a coma. This eMedTV resource explains why reactions such as these require immediate medical treatment. A list of other potential problems is also included.
  • Ancef Uses
    Ancef is prescribed to treat or prevent certain types of bacterial infections in adults and children. This eMedTV segment explores specific Ancef uses, including information on how this antibiotic works and why it may not be effective for some infections.
  • Ancef Warnings and Precautions
    As explained in this eMedTV page, using Ancef could lead to bloody diarrhea, neurological symptoms, or other potentially serious problems. Other precautions for using Ancef safely are listed, including warnings for people with certain medical conditions.
  • Anceph
    Ancef is an antibiotic prescribed to treat various types of bacterial infections. This eMedTV selection describes how this drug works and explains what you should discuss with your doctor before using it. Anceph is a common misspelling of Ancef.
  • Ansef Antibiotic
    As explained in this eMedTV page, Ancef is an antibiotic prescribed to treat various bacterial infections. This page describes what to discuss with your doctor and lists potential side effects. Ansef antibiotic is a common misspelling of Ancef antibiotic.
  • Ansef Solution
    Ancef, a prescription antibiotic, is used for treating and preventing certain types of infections. This eMedTV article offers general dosing information, possible side effects, and more. Ansef solution is a common misspelling of Ancef solution.
  • Antibiotic Cipro Information
    Your doctor may prescribe Cipro to treat various infections, such as bladder infections and pneumonia. This eMedTV page offers more information on Cipro, including possible side effects of the antibiotic and general safety precautions to be aware of.
  • Antibiotics and MRSA
    This eMedTV page shows that, despite the fact that MRSA is resistant to methicillin and certain other antibiotics, there are still a few effective medications left for treating it. This article takes a look at the antibiotics used for MRSA.
  • Azithromicin
    Azithromycin is an antibiotic prescribed to treat bacterial infections and sexually transmitted diseases. This eMedTV segment covers how the drug works and describes some general precautions. Azithromicin is a common misspelling of azithromycin.
  • Azithromicyn
    Azithromycin is a medicine prescribed to treat bacterial infections and sexually transmitted diseases. This eMedTV Web article further discusses azithromycin uses and lists possible side effects. Azithromicyn is a common misspelling of azithromycin.
  • Azithromycin
    Azithromycin is a prescription antibiotic that is prescribed to treat numerous common infections. This eMedTV article lists some specific infections that can be treated with azithromycin and discusses azithromycin effects, strengths, and side effects.
  • Azithromycin and Breastfeeding
    Although azithromycin does pass through breast milk, it is generally considered safe to take while nursing. This eMedTV article tells you what you need to know about breastfeeding and azithromycin, including what to watch for in your nursing infant.
  • Azithromycin and Pregnancy
    A pregnant woman may take azithromycin if its benefits outweigh the possible risk to her unborn child. This eMedTV article explains that you should let your healthcare provider know if you're taking azithromycin and pregnancy occurs.
  • Azithromycin Dosage
    This eMedTV page explains that the suggested dosage of azithromycin for treating most bacterial infections is 250 mg or 500 mg daily for three to five days. This page also covers dosing for children and for the treatment of sexually transmitted diseases.
  • Azithromycin Drug Interactions
    Warfarin and phenytoin are among the drugs that can potentially interact with azithromycin. This eMedTV page describes how drug interactions can alter the way your body metabolizes the drugs or the levels of some drugs in your body.
  • Azithromycin Information
    Are you looking for information on azithromycin? This selection from the eMedTV library takes a brief look at this drug, discussing how this antibiotic works, the conditions it can treat, and what to discuss with the healthcare provider prescribing it.
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