So I woke up Friday morning feeling very sore. I couldn’t recognise my lips, hands, thighs, buttocks and penis. The skin covering those body parts, especially the penis, had peeled so much that the feel of clothes was completely far from protective. It was agonizing. Of course, I remember that over the past two years,… Read More A TRUE DRUG STORY: ATTACK ON BODY PARTS
PLEASE HAVE MERCY ON AMPICLOX!!! Ampiclox is one of the most commonly abused antibiotic. Ciprofloxacin is another. The ongoing trend is that sadly, antibiotics are globally abused. Some people use them when they should not, and even when they should, they don’t complete the dosage. They use 3 or 4 tablets and dump the rest.… Read More PLEASE HAVE MERCY ON AMPICLOX!!!
Vitamin C is also known as Ascorbic acid. It is the belief of some in this part of the world that the ‘White’ vitamin C tablets are more effective than ‘Coloured’ Vitamin C tablets especially when dealing with symptoms of cold and catarrh. You may like: POPULAR BUT DANGEROUS: What to expect from Vitamin… Read More ‘White’ or ‘Coloured’ Vitamin C Tablets: Which is more effective?
Metronidazole, popularly known as Flagyl is an antibiotic that is particularly effective at treating anaerobic infections (infections caused without the presence of air). It is one drug that readily comes to mind when diarrhoea comes calling. Although it may be taken with or without food, it should never be taken with alcohol. In fact, alcohol… Read More What You Should Know about METRONIDAZOLE (FLAGYL) AND ALCOHOL Interaction
Have you heard? Some people say you should avoid alcohol when on antibiotics. Do all antibiotics interact with alcohol? NO! But some do. You may like: Injectable Skin Lightening Products: What you should know Really, it may be better to skip the drink until you’ve finished your antibiotic and you’re feeling all better. Some antibiotics react badly… Read More ALCOHOL AND ANTIBIOTICS: FRIEND OR FOE?
Antibiotic resistance remains a trending issue and cannot be overemphasized. Of course, Amoxicillin contains just amoxicillin,whereas Augmentin contains amoxicillin too and more… However, there are few more things to note. You may like: The difference you should know: Diclofenac Potassium and Diclofenac Sodium If you’ve received a prescription for Augmentin (amoxicillin with clavulanate potassium), you may wonder why… Read More AMOXICILLIN OR AUGMENTIN: THE DIFFERENCE YOU SHOULD KNOW