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Everything You Need to Know about Antibiotics June 8, 2015

East Village, Manhattan
Everything You Need to Know about Antibiotics, Manhattan, New York

At CityMD, our NYC urgent care center offers a wide variety of services to help patients with all sorts of injuries and illnesses. Depending on an individual's condition, we may prescribe antibiotics to help treat infections brought on by bacteria and parasites. If you would like to learn more about antibiotics, read on to get the scoop! 

What types of antibiotics are available?

Creams, ointments, lotions, liquids, tablets, capsules, and injection. 

The most popular types of antibiotics include:

Penicillins, Macroldes, Quinolones, Tetracyclines, Cephalosporins.

Typical side-effects of antibiotics:

Vomiting, watery diarrhea, cramps, white patches, yeast infections, gut infections, shortness of breath.

How long do you need to take it for? 

The duration can range from a few days (to cure a UTI), to a few weeks (for the flu), to months (for acne)

If you or someone you know is feeling under the weather, CityMD is here to help. With high quality care, efficient service, and several locations conveniently spread all across New York, you can find the urgent care center nearest you and get the help you need, right when you need it. For general inquiries, you can reach us through our online contact form.