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Also known as Chloramphenicol, Clindamycin, Co-trimoxazole, Fusidic Acid, Gentamicin, Isoniazid, Mupirocin, Nitrofurantoin, Polymyxins, Rifampicin, Septrin, Tinidazole, Vancomycin

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  • Macrobid

    I was taking macrobid for a UTI and I took it once a day instead of twice,does this mean the infection wouldn't of cleared?

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  • Blurred vision in my left eye for 2 months.

    I was seen by the eye DR, found nothing. I tried something today with my hand. I closed it around my eye and looked through the tiny hole, I can see great.  Open  my hand slowly and the blurred vision came back.

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  • Avelox 400mg

    has anyone taken this tablet?  I was stupid I didn't read the side effects & this would have made me not take them as I did before.  I thought my GP had given me something else as I told him before I didn't want this tablet again 😡  I'm on day six and I have pains...

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  • Chest infections and antibiotics

    My mum is being investigated for asthma but in short, every single time she gets a cold, it always ends in a chest infection. Her doctor has given her a repeat prescription of antibiotics to take, but I'm wondering if she should take them at the first sign of a cold, in order to boost her system...

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  • Has anyone thought of hospitalisation.

    I am on day 6 now of cip 10mg and with four boys and work, I just want to run away. This seems really hard to do it, I notice that there are many here that are doing it on there own. Has anyone had hospital treatment. Renee

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  • Can eat or swallow drinks for 6 days now!

    In the last 6-7 days I haven't eaten but a half of a soggy sandwich and every once in a while a sop or two of Gatorade. l had my Nissen fundoplication in early 2000's, since I have had to "evacuate" food or liquid that became stuck because of the surgery but NEVER this often or so...

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  • Antibiotics for UTI

    I've just been prescribed antibiotics for a uti. I haven't had to take antibiotics in ages and can't really remember how I coped with them. As far as i remember i didn't have any problems, but now that  I have to take them, I'm worried what side effects they may have on me. Probably...

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  • Nitrofurantoin 100mg

    i have been put on 100mg twice a day for 3 days for a urine infection and im very anxious abut the side effects,,, i read on line it can cause hair loss too!!! im losing so much hair due to chronic stress ... i avoid painkillers due to hair loss as a sise effect but i have to take these or th infetion...

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  • floxacillin ( need advice )

    Hi, Currently having to take floxacillin for an infection in my toenail, I've been taking 4 a day since Sunday and I've only been taking those pills but tonight I had a bad headache so I had paracetamol only 1 pill then read something online, it said that i shouldn't have penicillin and...

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  • Nitrofurantoin Side Effects

    Hi I've suffered with urinary and kidney infections many times over the last 10 years and ended up in seriously ill in hospital 3 years ago due to the infection not clearing so I am always very aware when I get any symtpoms of another infection. On Monday night I had the sharp pains as I have had...

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  • nitrofurantion

    I take nitrofurantion for an on going UTI ive had the infection for 2yrs has tests camera all clear when it clears for about 2weeks i take a maintenace dose of 50mg per night but it always comes back i ache feel sick have a weezing chest pins and needles have sores up my nose and vagina my muscles...

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  • Nitrofurantoin

    Have been on these tablets for 4 days now for urinary infection. Has anybody else suffered with sore breasts and a nasty headache. Feeling very tired as well.

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  • nitrofurantoin 50mg antibiotics

    Two days ago I was given these antibiotics for a water infection, to this day I am still bleeding and still in a great deal of abdominal pain and back ache occasionally. I was tested to see if I was pregnant due to losing the sheer amount of blood, that was negative and because I was tender and having...

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  • Persistent UTI Nitrofurantoin

    Two courses of Ciprofloxacin failed to eliminate my problems entirely, so I was prescribed a course of Nitrofurantoin. I feel I was lucky, as I experienced absolutely none of the numerous side effects that were mentioned on the leaflet with the tablets, except a bit of tiredness towards the end of the...

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  • Nitrofuriton for bladder infection

    I was prescribed nitrofuriton a few times for a bladder infection. Each time it made me feel quite ill. After three years of antibiotics including nitrofuriton I had a seizure. It was then found that I had a brain tumour in my head and the nitrofuriton made it worse. My urine had been sent away for...

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  • nitrofurantion

    Terrible drug awfull side effects when taking it but worse still when you come of it bad sickly stomach headaches no appetite acid and worse of all anxiety has anyone else suffered this would be interesting to know

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  • Clindamycin

    I was prescribed Clindamycin in 2008 after having dental treatment that went badly wrong Within 2 days I was in really bad pain in all but 2 of my joints. I aged before my husbands eyes. I could barely walk, had a bad fever but was too stubborn to go to A&E at the time. My husband took me to my...

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  • Clindamycin

    I was prescribed Clindamycin in 2008 after having dental treatment that went badly wrong Within 2 days I was in really bad pain in all but 2 of my joints. I aged before my husbands eyes. I could barely walk, had a bad fever but was too stubborn to go to A&E at the time. My husband took me to my...

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  • Chloramphenicol Eye Drops

    I noticed about 5-10 mins after taking Chloramphenicol 0.5% w/v antibiotic eye drops that I noticed a bitter aftertaste down the back of my throat. My throat has now become quite sore and I have since had to discontinue the use of these eyedrops.

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  • Chloramphenicol Eye Ointment

    This stuff is maddening! It does not apply easily and wither stays stuck to the tube or to the eyelashes. More than once I have lost my tmeper trying to get it into my eye. If offered this again I would request eye drops, much less troublesome and I actually might get to work on time.

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  • Nitrofurantoin urinary infection

    had ear wax removed by nurse but still hear gurgling noise when head on pillow, saw piece in daily express 2nd feb about it very good piece. now have burning in end penis, when trying to go to loo, also very sore to pass solids, headaches, listless, want to sleep, sweaty/cold temp 102 then 97, unable...

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  • Clindamycin Highly reccomended!

    This product is amazing! I got given it when I went to the doctors for a different reason, she pointed out I had spots and I also felt quite upset she pointed them out! :cry: But after all that this product is brilliant I use it twice a day most days after washing my face, after a week or 2 I started...

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  • Isoniazid Early Effects

    I have only started taking Izoniadid yesterday and became groggy and drowsy yesterday afternoon and have felt the same today. I am hoping that this will improve.

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  • Nitrofurantoin serious lung damage

    Mum's just been admitted to hospital with severe breathing difficulties which the doctors now believe was caused by prolonged use of nitrofurantoin as a prophylactic. Mum saw her GP on numerous occasions as she was progressively getting worse and worse, over a period of about 6 weeks and it wasn't...

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  • Taking Nitrofuratoin for re-occurant UTI

    Taking Nitrofuratoin tablets - 50mg The drugs worked quickly after taking the first dose, within 5 hours of taking the first pill the pain and blood from my UTI had subsided. It gave me quite a queasy stomach when i first started taking it and my urine was a rather vivid bright yellow for days after...

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  • Nitrofurantoin had terrible bladder problems for months

    I went to my gp with problems passing urine given antibiotics on so many occasions that i started to record them, i became concerned that something was being missed so asked for second opinion which i had to pay for, i think my gp should have been concerned after 6 months with no improvement, finaly...

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  • nutrofurantoin and my 7 yr old

    Daughter has re-occuring urine infections, and constant back pain, constant flushes, paiin and nipping when urinating and has never been continent. She attends a clinic and various scans have been done and told all was normal. Had severe e-coli 18mths ago and was hospitalised, now has e-coli again. Nitrofurantoin...

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  • Nitrofurantoin

    Hi I had a very bad experience with this drug, after having dye put through me, to check my bladder etc. I was phoned and told to get the prescription for this from the Pharmacy, I took 2 doses, next day I was very ill with E.coli in my blood and had to go straight to hospital, I felt awful, my breathing...

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  • Nitrofurantoin

    I was prescribed Nitrofurantoin by my GP for a bout of cystitis which had not responded to Trimethoprim. After the first tablet my stomach started churning, but I took the second tablet as prescribed. I then had severe nausea, diarrhoea and vomiting. I have never felt so unwell! I stopped taking them...

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  • Nitrfurantoin

    I have been taking trimethroprim for about a year now as a low maintenance dose for frequent bouts of bladder infections but my surgeon wanted me to change them and so gave me Nitrofurantoin instead. I read the advice label religiously and it mentioned that a 'mild' skin rash could occur....

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  • nitrofurantoin

    I am on my second day of taking nitrofurantoin for cystitis which flares up from time to time. The symtoms went quickly but I am starting to feel sick. I have taken these antibiotics before and had itchy ankles as a side effect.

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  • nitrofurantoin

    hi im 7 weeks pregnant and have been perscribed nitrofurantoin for a bacterial infection so ive been told. has anyone had any experiences with this while being pregnant.im a bit scared in taking it

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