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Dr. Christina Johns
Senior Medical Advisor, PM Pediatrics

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  1. Negative health concept. Sad smiley face made from medicine pills.

    | Antibiotics, Infections, Rashes

    Antibiotics Side Effects

    A few things antibiotics can do BESIDES cure infections. Sometimes I worry that I write so frequently about the judicious use of antibiotics that people will think I don’t like them or that they are poisonous or something like that. Let me assure you, that is not true. I've written so many antibiotic prescriptions that I think I can write an Rx for Amoxicillin for any weight with my eyes closed and both hands tied behind my back (wait a minute…). They are the solution to many medical problems and can indeed be life saving. In my mind they are one of the greatest discoveries in modern medicine. But they are not without a few downsides, and since you guys hopefully know by now that you get straight talk from me, I think it’s only right that we discuss a few of them, so that the next time you get one of those Rx’s, you’ll […]

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