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 Will i get sick if i take too much multivitamins or suplements??
Multivitamins like Pharmaton or Enervon. That gives Many kinds of vitamins. Too Much is like when the dosage is only one per day. I take 5 for example.... am i gonna get sick or better??????...


 Best cure for a cold and sore throat?
I've had it since Thursday just gone..
What are your best methods of curing a cold?
Also, i have a relatives` wedding to attend this Saturday, do you reckon it'll be gone by then?...


 Is it possible to use ..(Crystal meth) with out becoming addicted to it?
I know drugs r bad... i just want to know when do you cross the line of addiction...? plus.. Don't Dr. use amphetamine to treat obesity problems? what form of amphetamine do dr. use..how?...


 Are there any natural mosquito repellents?
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 What's your Absolute Favorite way to have Fun & unwind???
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 How long does pot stay in your system? ?
is there a way to get it out of your system? i had only four drags in two days and i need to get a job i dont smoke it regularly it was just a spur of the moment thing....


 What is the cure a broken heart?
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 Im 13 and 4' 10''.I really need to grow. Anybody know where I can get grow juice?
One of my friends took this chinese herb grow juice and she grew 4 inches. anybody know where I can get some?...


 What is a good natural remedy for knee pain please?
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 What can I take to stop alcoholic craving?
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 What's the best home remedy for a cold?
I am allergic to almost all OTC meds. Diabetic. Need a remedy for chest congestion, stuffy nose, sneezy. Please no soups....


 Is it safe to put salt in your eyes?
A friend of mine suggested putting salt in my eye to medicate pink eye as it kills bacteria that can't handle the sodium. Is this true?
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 I'm tired of being sick all the time...?
Besides washing my hands a ton, what is the best way to prevent/treat a cold?...


 Instead of trying chemo I am going to try some Alternative Medicine. What do you think I shoud try?
Bottom line is I have very aggressive cancer (pancreatic) and the doctor said it might spread (metasti- something or other). Well I have faith in natural remedies and I don't want to try chemo ...


 What is the best way for quiting a habit?
what would be some good ways to leave some bad habites like smoking, ms, etc...........if you can give your ideas dear bro and sis.......


 What can i use for a natural antibotic?i think my tooth has a infection.?
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 Is there a natural remedy for UTI's?
I have a uti again and I dont have insurance. I wanted to know if there was a natural remedy besides cranberry juice(which by the way doesnt do much)....


 What is the best way to get high naturally (and legally)???
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 What's the quickest way to get rid of a headache?
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 Period cramps?
anyone know any advice to give for period cramps
anyything i can do at school?

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voandginger
Why do doctors no longer use penicillin?
                     




none
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The common bacterias that make us sick are becoming resistant to penicillin, that's why different kinds of anti-biotics are being prescribed these days. We use penicillin to kill every strep throat or sinus infection and after a few decades all that's left around to make us sick are the ones that can survive higher levels of penicillin.


MEL T
The overuse of antibiotics has caused some bacteria to begin to become immune to their effects. Penicillin is one of those that is now less effective. Often they use derivatives like Bennicillin.


Candee
because they know i'm allergic


jp
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Doctors do use penicillin, but the use has declined for two reasons:

1) as noted above, many have allergies
2) due to overuse of antibiotics, especially penicillin, many bacterial strains have grown resistant to the drug.


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Jaggs
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Penicillin is still used. Sometime emperically and sometime guided by sensetivity investigation. However use has declined over the time for reasons:-
1) New drugs with wider spectrum of action available, so when emperical therapy is to be used, they opt for newer antibiotic.
2) Allergic reaction specially anaphylaxis. However other injectable antibiotic also can cause anaphylaxis.
3) Resistance to penicillin becouse of wide spread misuse even for untreatable condition.
4) Use of new antibiotic for incentive and propaganda of medical representative and drug compney.


minx64
It is still used by doctors but there are many other antiboitics out there that work much better.....each bacteria is known to be resisitant to certain types of antibiotics and non resistant to others.....penicillin is on the low end of the antibiotic chain per say....many many bacterias are resistant to it so thats why it isnt used for certain type of infections..bacterias became resistant to certain drugs from them being over used in the past...


Traci CC
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A lot of people are immune to penicillin, because for a long time it was the only antibiotic avaiolable. Your body builds up an immunity to it. I, myself, am allergic to it and all of the cillin family of antibiotics.


rea4154
Here ya go Penicillin has been SO WIDELY USED SOME VIRUS Bacteria etc HAS BECOME IMMUNE TO IT. Thats why if you get get sick some doctors may or may not prescribe you anything. ALSO IF PEOPLE WOULD COMPLETE ANTIBIOTIC TREATMENTS TILL MEDICATION IS GONE this may not have happened. That is why we HAVE MRSA ETC.


kittyrogers
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They still use it frequently, however if the patient is allergic to the drug then they use something else.


blue_eyed_woman_23
alot of people (like my younger sister) break out in hives so if they can use soemthing else they will


ljelic151
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Who says they don't use penicillin?


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