Antibiotics are substances created from microorganisms, fungi, synthetic or semi-synthetic chemicals intended to kill or inhibit the growth of bacteria by acting on an important site or reaction. certain effects in the growth of bacteria.
Each antibiotic only works against certain types of bacteria and also brings many dangerous side effects such as: hives, diarrhea, anaphylaxis, … and worst of all, death. Therefore, antibiotics must be used according to the doctor’s instructions, indiscriminate use of antibiotics will be a sharp double-edged sword, ready to end your life.
Why overuse antibiotics?
Many people use antibiotics indiscriminately, putting themselves at risk.
Doctor Nguyen Tien Dung – former head of pediatrics, Bach Mai hospital once warned: “Over 30 years in the profession, I have witnessed many sad stories caused by antibiotics. In some cases, the baby had symptoms of acute respiratory infection but quickly turned into acute pneumonia. The reason was that the family members had used antibiotics before, making the doctors unable to turn back in time. Having a grandchild after only a few hours, the lungs were white due to the type of bacteria that 2nd and 3rd generation antibiotics could not help, the cost of treatment was extremely expensive.”
So why do so many people have antibiotics to take without a doctor’s prescription? That is the situation of drug trading rampant on social networks with sources that have not been tested for quality, promoting drugs with miraculous effects, curing all diseases, ….