Antibiotics for SHTF

When SHTF a simple fever and infection could become life or death without treatment. We've outlined 4 meds you need to stockpile now and know how and where to scavenge post SHTF. This article covers bacterial based illnesses. 

Antibiotics for SHTF

✔SELF DIAGNOSIS ⁣
Antibiotics are for bacterial illnesses and not viral. Use these for symptom analysis tips to determine youe illness. Do not use antibiotics if viral is suspected.⁣

📃Location: A viral illness typically causes wide-spread symptoms. A bacteria usually causes site-specific symptoms, such as those involving the sinuses, throat, or chest.⁣
📃Phlegm color: A virus may produce clear or cloudy mucous, if any. A bacterial illness typically causes colored phlegm (green, yellow, bloody or brown-tinged).⁣
📃Duration of illness: Most viral illnesses last 2 to 10 days. A bacterial illness commonly will last longer than 10 days.⁣
📃Fever. A viral infection may or may not cause a fever. A bacterial illness notoriously causes a fever (normal body temperature is 98.6°f)⁣

✔TREATMENT:⁣
There are four main types of antibiotics, take the type that best matches your symptoms. ⁣
If medication not expired,⁣
Take RecommendedDose for 10 to 14 days.⁣
If expired,⁣
Take 125% of Recommended Dose for 14 days.⁣

✔CONTAGION:⁣
After 24 of antibiotics and after fever has broken, you would typically be considered NOT contagious. ⁣

✔ANTIBIOTICS:⁣

Amoxicillin💊⁣
Type: penicillin antibiotic. Shelf life: 5 years after expiration. Treats: tonsillitis, bronchitis, pneumonia, gonorrhea, and infections of the ear, nose or throat.⁣

Clarithromycin💊⁣
Type: macrolide antibiotic. Shelf life: 5 years after expiration. Treata: skin and respiratory system.⁣

Ciprofloxacin💊⁣
Type: fluoroquinolones group. Shelf life: 10 years after expiration. Treats: anthrax, urinary tract and prostate infections, diverticulitis and many forms of pneumonia and bronchitis.⁣

Metronidazole💊⁣
Type: nitroimidazoles. Shelf life: 3 years after expiration. Treats: parasitic and bacterial infections including Giardia infections of the small intestine, colon infections, liver abscess, vaginal infections (not yeast), fungating wounds, intra-abdominal infections, lung abscess and gingivitis.⁣

✔STORAGE:⁣
Keep in a cool and dry place. Store in airtight containers or sealed foil packets.⁣

✔DISCLAIMER:⁣
These tips are for SHTF use only. Always use as directed and prescribed. A doctor's advice should take priority. ⁣

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