Overuse of Antibiotics

Please see previous post regarding proper use of antibiotics. We will be discussing here what happens when a person takes too many antibiotics. This is a true story regarding a previous patient of mine. Sarah went to the Urgent Care Center over the weekend because the office was closed. She had a fever and very … Continue reading Overuse of Antibiotics

Need an Antibiotic?

Antibiotics are medications used to treat bacterial infections. Antibiotics come in many forms such as ointments, oral tablets or capsules, oral syrups, injectable solutions, and can be administered through an IV line. Doctors will prescribe and nurses can administer the medication if the patient is unable to do so. For oral syrup that is prescribed … Continue reading Need an Antibiotic?