Pressuring Your Doctor For a Z-Pak May Kill You

…if she prescribes it and doesn’t know you have:

  • low blood levels of magnesium or potassium
  • heart rate below 60, or
  • QT prolongation

Details are at MedPageToday.

Remember, virus infections don’t respond to antibiotics that suppress bacterial infections.  Bronchitis, for example, is often a viral infection.  Sinusitis usually gets better without antibiotics.

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