To Safely Use Antibiotics

To Safely Use Antibiotics

  • Don't take an antibiotic prescribed for someone else.

  • Take an antibiotic exactly as the doctor tells you.

  • Don't save some of your antibiotic for the next time you get sick.

  • Ask your doctor whether an antibiotic is likely to be beneficial for your illness.

  • Ask your doctor what else you can do to feel better sooner.

  • Don't take an antibiotic for a viral infection, such as a cold or the flu.

 

 
Today's Interactive Tools
Related Items

Bayhealth is Southern Delaware’s healthcare leader with hospitals in Dover and in Milford. Bayhealth provides a wide range of medical services, including cardiovascular, cancer, orthopaedics and rehabilitation, pediatrics, respiratory care, sleep care, surgical weight loss, women’s services and walk-in medical care. Search for nursing jobs, and health classes and events. Find doctors affiliated with Bayhealth Medical Center or a Delaware hospital near you.