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What are antibiotics? What precautions must be taken while taking antibiotics?



What are antibiotics? What precautions must be taken while taking antibiotics? 


Grade:upto college level

12 Answers

Kevin Nash
askIITians Faculty 332 Points
7 years ago

Antibioticsare medicines produced by certain micro-organisms to kill other disease-causing micro-organisms. These medicines are commonly obtained from bacteria and fungi. Streptomycin, tetracycline, penicillin, etc. are common antibiotics.

Meenu Dutt
20 Points
3 years ago
Antibiotics are chemicals which prevent the growth of pathogenic microorganisms present in our body thus helps us to control and cure diseases like typhoid, diptheria, pneumonia and tuberculosis.The precautions should be followed in using antibiotics are-1) We should not take overdose of antibiotics.2) Antibiotics should not be taken with empty stomach. 3) We should complete the dose of antibiotics as advised by a qualified doctor.4) We should take antibiotics only after consulting a doctor.
Meenu Dutt
20 Points
3 years ago
Antibiotics are chemicals which prevent the growth of pathogenic microorganisms present in our body.The precautions should be followed in using antibiotics are-1) We should not take overdose of antibiotics.2) Antibiotics should not be taken with empty stomach. 3) We should complete the dose of antibiotics as advised by a qualified doctor.4) We should take antibiotics only after consulting a doctor.
shristi sharma
21 Points
3 years ago
a medicine obtained from some microorganisms,that inhibits the growth or destroys the harmful microorganisms that cause diseases in ​animals including human beings.for ex penicillin is an antibiotic that is obtained from a microorganism,penicillum.
Rishi porwal
19 Points
3 years ago
Thease medicines kill or stop the growth of the disease causing micro organisms. Such mediciens are called antibiotics.
Amarjit
105 Points
3 years ago
Medicines that inhibit the growth of microorganism in our body and also destroys microorganisms are known as antibiotics .Actually now a days they have move side effects.
Shivi Gupta
13 Points
2 years ago
The medicines kill or stop the growth of the disease-causing microorganisms such medicines are called antibiotics. Antibiotics should be taken only on the advice of a qualified doctor.If you take antibiotics when not needed or in wrong doses, it may make the drung less effective when you might need it in the future.
Muskaan
13 Points
2 years ago
The source of these medicines is microorganisms. These medicines kill or stop the growth of the disease-causing microorganisms. Such medicines are called antibiotics. These medicines are called antibiotics. These days a number of antibiotics are being produced from bacteria and fungi. Streptomycin, tetracycline and erythromycin are some of the commonly known antibiotics which are made from fungi and bacteria. It is important to remember that antibiotics should be taken only on the advice of a qualified doctor. If you take
thesemedicines in over doses it will effect your body later in future . THANKS FOR READING.📖
Scholr Boy
87 Points
2 years ago
Antibiotics are the chemicals which inhibit the growth of  pathogenic microorganisms in our body thus helps us to control and cure dieseases like, typhoid, diptheria, pnumonia and tuberculosis.
The precautions are :-
1)We should not take dose of antibiotics.
2)Antibiotics should not be taken empty stomach.
3)We should complete the dose of antibiotic as advised by the doctor.
4)We should take antibiotic only after consulting a doctor.
 
KHUSHI SATISH GOKHARE
13 Points
2 years ago
whenever we fall ill the doctor may give us some antibiotic tablets, capsules or injections such as penicillin.The source of these medicines is nothing but the microorganisms. These medicines kill or stop the growth of the disease-causing microorganisms. Such medicines are called antibiotics.
precautions:       1. we should not take them or consume them when there is no need.
                         2.  do not take them empty stomach.
                        3.   we should take antibiotics only after consulting a qualified doctor.
Sai Soumya
99 Points
2 years ago
Antibiotics are drugs or more specifically chemical drugs that are used for preventing any kind of diseases , or if someone is suffering from cold and fever . This are of many types which perform or have different functions for different problems . 
Kushagra Madhukar
askIITians Faculty 629 Points
9 months ago
Dear student,
Please find the answer to your problem.
 
Antibiotics as their name suggests are the medicines used to kill or stop the growth of the disease-causing microorganisms. These are used to treat various diseases like typhoid, pneumonia, tuberculosis, etc.
The following precautions must be taken before using antibiotics-
1) We should not take overdose of antibiotics.
2) Antibiotics should not be taken with empty stomach.
3) We should complete the dose of antibiotics as advised by a qualified doctor.
4) We should take antibiotics only after consulting a doctor.
 
Thanks and regards,
Kushagra

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