There are some reasons why antibiotics are misunderstood. Here are some stuff, facts and tips about the strongest medicines in the pharmacy. Today antibiotics are applied even for the smallest doubt of infection. The mass production for the mass usage of them brings the “success” of many complications, such as: resistance of the different bacteria towards the antibiotic, side effects, allergic reactions. These facts are actually the beginning of some “rumors” about the antibiotics.
Rumor 1: All the antibacterial medicines are equal to antibiotic medicine. The first ones are different from the real antibiotics, in the way of their influence against the microbes, as well as their efficacy, and the way they go away out of the organism.
Rumor 2: Antibiotics cure flu and cold. This statement has wide popularity, but antibiotics cannot cure viruses and even some infections. Viruses cause illnesses such as flu, measles, pox, hepatitis A, B and C, and some others. Against such viruses antibiotics don’t work or have any kind of effect. Also antibiotics can do nothing against any kind of parasitic fungus.
Rumor 3: Antibiotics are evil… Recently this kind of statement has become very popular. It also says they are extremely bad for the organism, therefore they must not be taken at any situations or conditions. Many people, believing these wrong statements, refuse to take the appropriate for their condition antibiotic, even in emergency cases. In spite of the fact that some antibiotics have some side effects, there are medicines which taken together with the antibiotic, work extremely well for the organism, and lower the risks of any side effects and other complications.
Such term as “dependency upon an antibiotic” does not exist. If it is about to saving a life, the situation could be under control only while taking the antibiotics. They are also very important for the body after surgeries to protect it from bacteria and infection. An example of what happens, when someone does not take antibiotics when it’s needed, could be a case of angina. When an angina is not treated with the appropriate antibiotics, it’s possible for some complications to appear, such as rheumatism, myocarditis, even some complications with the kidneys.
Rumor 4: When a particular antibiotic has helped for a particular disease, it means it will work out for something else. This statement does show the level of the most simple basic knowledge and education. The similar symptoms don’t mean the disease is the same. Even if the disease is the same, the treatment will be different, because the bacteria very, very often tend to adapt towards the antibiotic. When it’s about the strongest medicines, made in the pharmacy ever, and when it’s about the healthy end of a disease, people must not deceive themselves, they must see a doctor and trust their opinion.
You can learn more about antibiotics on the video below.