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why antibiotics should not be overused ??

Asked by Ankita Parihar(student) , on 2/7/11


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Hi Ankita,

Frequent and inappropriate use of antibiotics selects bacteria that can resist treatment. These resistant bacteria require higher doses of medicine or stronger antibiotics to treat. Thus, this is the reason we should antibiotics for common diseases like cold, etc.
 
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Posted by Ankita Agarwal(MeritNation Expert)on 5/7/11

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Most antibiotics are harmful to our body.Antibiotics which are harmful to bacteria/ viruses etc can also be harmful to us. All of us have immune system to fight against bacteria/ viruses. Antibiotics help us but it costs, then we are dependent on these medicines.


Posted by Videonotes.in G...(tutor)on 5/7/11

Similarly you asked this question at meritnation,you don 't try yourself,  it 's cost you Rs10. Now give me Rs10... :) just kidding. bye

Posted by Videonotes.in G...(tutor)on 5/7/11

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