CDC Get Smart About Antibiotics Week October 6-11, 2008
- Sometimes the best medicine is no medicine at all (at least not antibiotics)
- When prescribed antibiotics, use them properly. Only use antibiotics prescribed to you, follow the instructions, take all the antibiotics even if you feel better, don’t share the antibiotics with anyone, and properly dispose of unused and expired antibiotics (empty medications in the trash, not into toilets).
General information on using antibiotics safely; when, where, and how they should be used. Please visit the following websites for further information: