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Article published on Sep 28, 2021

Some Antibiotics, Especially Clindamycin, Can Cause Severe Diarrhoea

Almost two months ago, I had all my wisdom teeth removed. After the operation, the dentist gave me a prescription of Clindamycin that I had to take 4 times a day. Within a few days, I developed severe diarrhoea every half an hour, with a lot of belly pain. I finally went to emergency room;... Read More

Article published on Dec 29, 2015

Antibiotic Resistance

Our three-year-old son was sick most of last winter. He got one cold after another, and was given several courses of antibiotics for sore throats and ear infections. I recently heard that it is not a good idea to take antibiotics unless if it is absolutely necessary. What can I do to keep him healthy... Read More

Article published on Oct 7, 1998

Overuse Of Antibiotics Can Cause Resistance And Superbugs

I am an infection control nurse at our hospital. I have seen a lot of patients come to our hospital with infections caused by germs that are resistant to many antibiotics. Can you please let the public know about the danger of overuse of antibiotics? Read More