Using antibiotics correctly and preventing resistance
The development of was one of the greatest discoveries in modern medicine. They fight and can cure life-threatening infectious diseases such as , for which there was previously no effective treatment. But the widespread and improper use of means that more and more are becoming resistant to this kind of medication. So it is especially important to use them correctly.
Antibiotics can save lives, relieve the symptoms of bacterial infections and help us to recover faster. But treatment with also has side effects. Nausea or diarrhea are common, for example.
Antibiotics are also used far too often, and improper use is fairly widespread. This has caused many different types of bacteria to become resistant (unresponsive) to . Because has become more common, many diseases can no longer be treated as well as they could in the past.
When using , it's important to know the following things to prevent and side effects: