Antibiotics 101

Dr. Melissa Stoppler, Editor of discusses what to do when you are taking antibiotics.

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Listen now to Dr. Melissa Stoppler discuss critical points to remember when you're taking antibiotics. (MP3 2:16 min 1.04MB)

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"Dr. Stoppler, what is an important point to remember when taking antibiotics?  It's very important to remember to take all the medication your doctor has prescribed and for the length of time.  Antibiotics tend to work fairly rapidly so, many people feel better after they take a few doses or a few days worth of antibiotics and then they stop taking the remainder of the prescription. You should never stop taking your medication..."

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