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  • Dosing With Cefdinir
    When dosing with cefdinir, the recommendation is 300 mg, taken twice a day, or 600 mg, taken once a day. This eMedTV segment offers dosage guidelines for children and contains helpful tips and precautions for those taking the drug.
  • Dosing With Rocephin
    As this eMedTV page explains, dosing with Rocephin ranges from 250 mg to 2 grams 1 to 2 times daily for bacterial infection. The starting Rocephin dose for preventing infection during surgery is 1 gram given from 30 minutes to 2 hours prior.
  • Drug Interactions With Amoxicillin and Clavulanate Potassium
    Probenecid, allopurinol, and methotrexate may interact with amoxicillin and clavulanate potassium. This eMedTV article provides a more complete list of medicines that may cause drug interactions with amoxicillin and clavulanate potassium.
  • Drug Interactions With Amoxicillin ER
    Probenecid and antibiotics are among the drugs that should not be taken with amoxicillin ER. This eMedTV page lists other drugs that may combine negatively and describes the problems these drug interactions with amoxicillin ER can cause.
  • Drug Interactions With Amoxil
    Allopurinol, probenecid, and birth control pills may cause drug interactions with Amoxil. This part of the eMedTV library lists other medicines that may cause Amoxil interactions and describes the potentially negative effects of these interactions.
  • Drug Interactions With Aztreonam Injection
    The typhoid vaccine and certain antibiotics are among the drugs that may react with aztreonam injection. This eMedTV segment lists other drugs that may cause aztreonam injection interactions and describes the possible effects of combining these medicines.
  • Drug Interactions With Biocef
    Aminoglycoside antibiotics like neomycin are among the drugs that Biocef can interact with. As this eMedTV page explains, drug interactions with Biocef can change the way the medicines are metabolized and raise the level of medication in your blood.
  • Drug Interactions With Cefdinir
    Drug interactions with cefdinir can occur with probenecid, certain antacids, and iron products. As this eMedTV page explains, when these items are taken with cefdinir, it can lead to either increased or reduced levels of cefdinir in the body.
  • Drug Interactions With Cefixime
    Coumadin and Equetro are examples of drugs that can interact with cefixime. This eMedTV Web selection explains how to reduce your risk of dangerous drug interactions with this product and provides a detailed list of potential interactions.
  • Drug Interactions With Cefotetan
    As detailed in this selection from the eMedTV Web library, cefotetan can interact with warfarin, probenecid, and other drugs. This article explains how you can reduce your risk of interactions and lists other products that can cause problems.
  • Drug Interactions With Cefpodoxime
    This eMedTV page discusses why using certain antibiotics or birth control pills with cefpodoxime can cause serious and unwanted interactions. Other drugs are listed in this article, as well as an explanation on how to minimize your risk for complications.
  • Drug Interactions With Cefprozil
    As detailed in this eMedTV page, cefprozil can cause drug interactions with probenecid, certain antibiotics, and the oral typhoid vaccine. This resource explains how to reduce your risk for problems and lists other products that can cause complications.
  • Drug Interactions With Ceftibuten
    Birth control pills, certain antibiotics, and probenecid may not be safe to take with ceftibuten, as this eMedTV page explains. This article lists other drugs that may cause negative interactions with ceftibuten and describes the problems that may occur.
  • Drug Interactions With Clarithromycin
    Warfarin and digoxin are among the drugs that can potentially interact with clarithromycin. This eMedTV page describes how these and other drug interactions can alter the way your body metabolizes the drugs, possibly causing dangerous side effects.
  • Drug Interactions With Levofloxacin
    Didanosine, theophylline, and NSAIDs are medicines that may cause drug interactions with levofloxacin. This eMedTV segment contains a list of other drugs that may interact with levofloxacin and explains what may happen if an interaction occurs.
  • Drug Interactions With Moxifloxacin
    Medicines that may cause drug interactions with moxifloxacin include warfarin, didanosine, and NSAIDs. This eMedTV lists other drugs that may interact with the antibiotic and describes the potential effects of these negative moxifloxacin interactions.
  • Drug Interactions With Norfloxacin
    Certain vitamins that contain iron, zinc, or aluminum may negatively react with norfloxacin. This eMedTV article provides a detailed list of other drugs that can cause interactions when combined with norfloxacin and describes the problems that may occur.
  • Drug Interactions With Ofloxacin
    This segment of the eMedTV library provides an extensive list of drugs that can interact with ofloxacin, such as warfarin, propranolol, caffeine, and NSAIDs. It also explains the problems that can occur as a result and how they may be avoided.
  • Drug Interactions With Rifampin
    As this eMedTV segment explains, various problems can occur when rifampin is taken with certain antibiotics, warfarin, or other products. This article explores specific drug interactions that are possible with rifampin, with details on reducing your risk.
  • Drug Interactions With Rocephin
    Some drugs that can interact with Rocephin are warfarin, probenecid, and sulfinpyrazone. This eMedTV page covers how drug interactions with Rocephin can increase the levels of this drug in the body and how your doctor may handle these interactions.
  • Drug Interactions With Sulfamethoxazole/Trimethoprim
    Cyclosporine, certain diuretics, and digoxin may cause drug interactions with sulfamethoxazole/trimethoprim. This eMedTV article lists other drugs that may interact with sulfamethoxazole/trimethoprim and describes these potential interactions.
  • Furadantin
    Furadantin is an antibiotic used to treat and prevent urinary tract infections. This part of the eMedTV Web site provides an overview of this medication, with information on how to take it, possible side effects, generic availability, and more.
  • Furadantin and Breastfeeding
    As this eMedTV Web page explains, the antibiotic Furadantin may be prescribed to nursing women, except in certain situations. This article covers the safety of Furadantin use while breastfeeing and explains why it's important to talk to your doctor.
  • Furadantin and Pregnancy
    This eMedTV article explains that unless you are about to deliver, it's generally considered safe to take Furadantin during pregnancy. Also included in this article is information on how this medication performed in pregnant animal studies.
  • Furadantin Antibiotic Information
    Furadantin is used to treat urinary tract infections (UTIs). As this eMedTV page explains, it can also be used to prevent UTIs. This article offers more information on this antibiotic, explaining how Furadantin is taken and why it is ideal for children.
  • Furadantin Dosage
    As this eMedTV page explains, the recommended Furadantin dose for treating UTIs in adults is 50 to 100 mg four times daily, continued for at least three days after the infection has cleared. This page takes a closer look at when and how to use Furadantin.
  • Furadantin Drug Interactions
    This eMedTV article explains why if you are planning on getting the oral typhoid vaccine, you may need to postpone it for at least a day after finishing your course of Furadantin. Other Furadantin drug interactions are also discussed.
  • Furadantin Overdose
    This portion of the eMedTV Web site tells you what you can expect from an overdose of Furadantin (nitrofurantoin suspension). This article explains the factors that will affect your symptoms, how the overdose could be treated, and more.
  • Furadantin Side Effects
    Some of the common Furadantin side effects may include vomiting, drowsiness, and headache. This eMedTV segment provides a more detailed list of possible side effects and explains why the prescribing information for Furadantin is somewhat limited.
  • Furadantin Uses
    Furadantin is approved both to treat and prevent urinary tract infections (UTIs). This segment of the eMedTV site takes an in-depth look at the uses of Furadantin, explaining how it works, who this medication is approved for, and more.
  • Furadantin Warnings and Precautions
    Furadantin and other antibiotics have been known to cause severe diarrhea in some cases. This eMedTV Web resource lists several other precautions and warnings to be aware of before taking Furadantin, including who should not take the drug.
  • Generic Ancef
    Only generic Ancef (cefazolin) products are available, as the brand-name form is no longer manufactured. This eMedTV segment highlights the various strengths that are available. It also discusses whether these generics are as good as the brand-name drug.
  • Generic Azithromycin
    As this eMedTV resource explains, generic azithromycin is manufactured by several companies (including Pliva and Sandoz) and is sold under the names Azithromycin tablets and Azithromycin oral suspension (liquid).
  • Generic Bactroban
    At this time, only the skin ointment form of Bactroban comes as a generic. This eMedTV page lists the companies who make it, discusses when the other forms will be sold as generics, and explains why the skin ointment should not be used in the nose.
  • Generic Cipro
    As this eMedTV page explains, the tablet and intravenous forms of Cipro are available as generic medications. This page explains how the generic versions compare to the brand-name drug and discusses why a generic Cipro oral suspension is not available.
  • Generic for Cefprozil
    As explained in this eMedTV Web page, cefprozil is only available as a generic medication, as the brand-name version is no longer made. This resource explores this antibiotic, including what it is used for, available strengths, and a link to more details.
  • Generic Furadantin
    As this eMedTV page explains, generic Furadantin (nitrofurantoin suspension) is now available. This article takes a closer look at the generic version and includes helpful information on other generic medications that may be suitable alternatives.
  • Generic Mefoxin
    As explained in this eMedTV article, Mefoxin (cefoxitin) is available as a generic. However, there are only generic versions of the dry powder available. This resource also offers an explanation of whether the generics are as good as the brand-name drug.
  • Haemophilus Influenzae
    Haemophilus influenzae type b disease is also known as Hib disease. As this eMedTV article explains, it is a bacterial illness that can cause a potentially fatal brain infection in children. This page discusses the disease in detail.
  • How Is MRSA Spread?
    This eMedTV resource explains that MRSA is spread through several different means, but some are more common than others. This page lists several ways in which a person can acquire this infection, both in a hospital setting and in the general community.
  • How Long Does Cipro Stay in the Body?
    It will take about 24 hours to completely remove Cipro from the blood. This eMedTV segment further explains how long Cipro stays in the body, including information on why this medicine can still cause side effects even months after treatment has stopped.
  • How to Take Cipro Antibiotic?
    As this eMedTV article discusses, Cipro is an antibiotic that comes in several forms and strengths. This page further explains how to take Cipro, including why you should not take it with dairy products and what may happen if you stop it too soon.
  • Incubation Period for MRSA
    As this eMedTV article explains, the MRSA incubation period is the time between becoming infected with the bacteria and the time when symptoms first appear. This page also describes what it means to be "colonized" with MRSA and not have any symptoms.
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