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Women and Antibiotics

When battling a bacterial infection, antibiotics seem like a wonder drug. They do have side effects though, and some of those side effects are woman specific. If you are taking antibiotics and are a woman here are a few things you should know about:

  • Yeast infections are a possible side effect when taking antibiotics, since the antibiotics can disrupt the good bacteria in your system. Taking probiotics may help prevent this itchy side effect of taking antibiotics.
  • Some antibiotics can decrease the effectiveness of birth control pills. If you are on the pill taking antibiotics, discuss your options with your doctor. It might be a good idea to use a back up form of birth control until you are finished with your course of antibiotics.
  • If you are pregnant or nursing, certain antibiotics should be avoided, like streptomycin, quinolones and tetracycline, since they all pose risk to the developing fetus.

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