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6 Smart facts about antibiotic use
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    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (U.S.)
  • Series:
    Get Smart about Antibiotics Week
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    1. Antibiotics are life-saving drugs

    2. Antibiotics only treat bacterial infections

    3. Some ear infections do not require an anitbiotic

    4. Most sore throats do not require an anitibiotic

    5. Green colored mucus is not a sign that an antibiotic is needed

    6. There are potential risks when taking any presecription drug

    Talk to your clinician about when and how to safely use anitbiotics http://www.cdc.gov/getsmart

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