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|Topic subject||Flu season question |
12680850, Flu season question |
Posted by Tw3nty, Fri Dec-19-14 02:46 PM
why can't I just roll up in CVS or Walgreens and buy antibiotics?
Is this a money thing?
12680904, Antibiotics don't work on the flu. I got the flu |
Posted by ndibs, Fri Dec-19-14 03:10 PM
While on a super strong antibiotic. If anything they weaken your immune system by killing all the good bacteria. The flu is a virus so antibiotics have no direct effect on it.
12680926, I actually have strep throat |
Posted by Tw3nty, Fri Dec-19-14 03:23 PM
I was speaking on all of the illness that occur around this time of year. But yeah are antibiotics controlled?
12680931, Because ppl like you think it's all interchangeable...|
Posted by ndibs, Fri Dec-19-14 03:29 PM
And would take antibiotics when they're not indicated....
12680958, i suspect it's b/c they'd be misused and abused|
Posted by SoWhat, Fri Dec-19-14 03:58 PM
which could lead to the creation of superbugs that could w/stand all antibiotic therapy.
it's already happening w/antibacterial soaps and now i hear some experts are recommending we use less of those.