Amoxil, Augmentin, Bactrim, Ceclor, Cipro, Keflex, Levaquin, Avelox, Zithromax, and others
Antibiotics are used to treat bacterial infections.
Antibiotics are bacteriocidal to a healthy gut microbiome.
Taking Antibiotics for a short-term can deplete healthy insteninal bacteria while long-term use will also deplete additional nutrients.
Healthy Intestinal Bacteria
Alpha Based Multivitamin
Calcium, Iron, Magnesium, and Zinc:When taken with antibiotics, these minerals can interfere with the absorption of the antibiotic (as well as the mineral) by forming insoluble complexes.Green Tea Catechins:Certain antibiotics (fluoroquinolones) reduce the clearance of some constituents of green tea (caffeine and theophylline) and may increase risk of their side effects: nervousness, palpitations and insomnia.St. John’s Wort:St. John’s Wort causes photosensitivity and may exacerbate the photosensitizing effects of certain antibiotics.
*Suggested supplements that may support overall health and are not at all intended to replace any prescription medications.
**These supplements listed may have the potential to interact with the drug or drug class. Use caution or avoid these supplements unless approved by your physician or preferred health care provider.