Treatments: Antibiotics


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Antibiotics: Class of drugs used against many bacteria (and some parasites)
Introduction: Antibiotics is the general class of medications, including penicillin, that are used against bacteria and also some parasites. Antibiotics do not work against any viruses. The first ever discovered antibiotic was penicillin.


Count: Antibiotics is listed as a: treatment for 190 conditions; alternative treatment for 190 conditions; preventive treatment for 9 conditions; research treatment for 2 conditions.
Treatment types for Antibiotics: penicillin (23), Erythromycin (13), doxycycline (12), tetracycline (12), Intravenous antibiotics (19), Preventive antibiotics (11), amoxicillin (4), ampicillin (5), oral antibiotics (5)
Treatments: all treatments

Antibiotics as a treatment: The following list of conditions have 'Antibiotics' or similar listed as a treatment in our database:

A

  • Abscess ... antibiotics
  • Acne ... doxycycline, erythromycin, oral antibiotics, antibiotics, tetracycline
  • Actinymycosis ... antibiotics
  • Acute bacterial prostatitis ... intravenous antibiotics, antibiotics
  • Acute Bronchitis ... antibiotics
  • Acute Pancreatitis ... antibiotics
  • Acute rheumatic fever ... penicillin, preventive antibiotics, antibiotics
  • Adenoiditis ... antibiotics
  • Amebic dysentery ... antibiotics
  • Animal bite ... antibiotics
  • Anthrax ... doxycycline, penicillin, multiple antibiotics
  • Aortic valve disease ... antibiotics
  • Asbestosis ... antibiotics
  • Atrophic rhinitis ... antibiotic ointments
  • Autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease ... antibiotics

    B

  • Bacterial meningitis ... antibiotics
  • Bacterial vaginosis ... antibiotics
  • Balanitis ... Antibiotics
  • Barber's rash ... oral antibiotics
  • Bartholin's abscess ... antibiotics
  • Benign Prostate Hyperplasia ... antibiotics
  • Blepharitis ... antibiotics
  • Boil ... antibiotics
  • Brain abscess ... antibiotics
  • Breast abscess ... penicillin, antibiotics
  • Bronchiolitis ... antibiotics
  • Bronchopulmonary dysplasia ... antibiotics
  • Brucellosis ... antibiotics
  • Bubonic plague ... antibiotics
  • Burns ... preventive antibiotics

    C

  • Carbuncle ... oral antibiotics
  • Cat scratch disease ... antibiotics
  • Cellulitis ... intravenous antibiotics, antibiotics
  • Cervicitis ... antibiotics
  • Chancroid ... antibiotics
  • Chediak-Higashi Syndrome ... antibiotics
  • Chlamydia ... doxycycline, erythromycin, antibiotics, amoxicillin
  • Cholangitis ... antibiotics
  • Cholecystitis ... antibiotics
  • Cholera ... tetracycline
  • Chronic bacterial prostatitis ... antibiotics
  • Chronic Bronchitis ... antibiotics
  • Chronic Granulomatous Disease ... preventive oral antibiotics, antibiotics
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease ... erythromycin, ampicillin, Antibiotics, tetracycline
  • Chronic Sinusitis ... antibiotics
  • Common Variable Immunodeficiency ... antibiotics
  • Conjunctivitis ... penicillin, antibiotics
  • Corneal flash burns ... antibiotics
  • Crohn's disease ... Antibiotics
  • Cutaneous Anthrax ... antibiotics
  • Cyclosporiasis ... antibiotics
  • Cystic Fibrosis ... aerosol antibiotic tobramycin, antibiotics, antibiotics
  • Cystitis ... antibiotics

    D

  • Dacryocystitis ... antibiotic ointments
  • Dental abscess ... antibiotics
  • Diabetic Gastroparesis ... Erythromycin
  • Diphtheria ... antibiotics
  • Diverticular Disease ... intravenous antibiotics, antibiotics
  • Dry socket ... antibiotics

    E

  • Eczema ... antibiotics, antibiotic skin creams
  • Encephalitis ... Antibiotics
  • Endocarditis ... antibiotics
  • Endometritis ... antibiotics
  • Enterocolitis ... antibiotics
  • Epididymitis ... antibiotics
  • Epiglotitis ... intravenous antibiotics, antibiotics
  • Erysipelas ... intravenous antibiotics, antibiotics
  • Erythrasma ... antibiotics

    F

  • Flu ... Antibiotics
  • Folliculitis ... antibiotics
  • Frostbite ... preventive antibiotics

    G

  • Gangrene ... penicillin, antibiotics
  • Gastritis ... antibiotics
  • Gastroparesis ... Erythromycin
  • Glomerulonephritis ... penicillin, antibiotics
  • Glue ear ... antibiotics
  • Gonorrhea ... penicillin, doxycycline, antibiotic combinations, antibiotics
  • Granuloma inguinale ... antibiotics

    H

  • Human bite ... preventive antibiotics
  • Hyper-IgE Syndrome ... antibiotics
  • Hyper-IgM Syndrome ... antibiotics

    I

  • Ileitis ... antibiotics
  • Impacted tooth ... antibiotics
  • Impetigo ... oral antibiotics, antibiotics
  • Ingrown nails ... antibiotics
  • Intertrigo ... antibiotics
  • Intestinal pseudo-obstruction ... antibiotics

    L

  • Labrynthitis ... antibiotics
  • Legionnaires' disease ... intravenous antibiotics, antibiotics
  • Leprosy ... antibiotics
  • Leptospirosis ... antibiotics
  • Leukemia ... antibiotics
  • Leukocyte Adhesion Defect ... antibiotics
  • Listeriosis ... intravenous antibiotics
  • Liver abscess ... antibiotics
  • Lung abscess ... antibiotics
  • Lyme disease ... Preventive antibiotics after tick bite, penicillin intravenously, penicillin intravenously, doxycycline, penicillin, erythromycin, antibiotics, amoxicillin, penicillin (intravenous), penicillin (intravenous), antibiotics
  • Lymphogranuloma venereum ... antibiotics

    M

  • Mastitis ... penicillin, antibiotics
  • Mastoiditis ... antibiotics
  • Measles ... antibiotics
  • Melioidosis ... penicillin, doxycycline, antibiotics
  • Meningitis ... intravenous antibiotics
  • Meningococcal disease ... penicillin, ampicillin, Antibiotics
  • Middle ear infection ... Antibiotics
  • Mitral regurgitation ... preventive antibiotics
  • Mitral-valve prolapse ... preventive antibiotics
  • Multiple Myeloma ... antibiotics
  • Mycetoma ... antibiotics
  • Myocarditis ... antibiotics
  • Ménière's disease ... aminoglycoside antibiotics

    N

  • Necrotizing fasciitis ... intravenous penicillin and clindamycin
  • Neonatal ophthalmitis ... antibiotics
  • Non-Specific Urethritis ... doxycycline, erythromycin, antibiotics, tetracycline

    O

  • Opportunistic infections ... antibiotics
  • Orchitis ... antibiotics

    P

  • Pelvic Inflammatory Disease ... antibiotics
  • Peptic Ulcer ... Antibiotics, tetracycline, amoxicillin
  • Perforated eardrum ... antibiotics
  • Peritonitis ... Antibiotics
  • Pharyngitis ... antibiotics
  • Plague ... antibiotics
  • Pneumococcal pneumonia ... antibiotics
  • Pneumonia ... intravenous antibiotics, antibiotics
  • Pneumonic plague ... antibiotics
  • Postpartum hemorrhage ... antibiotics
  • Primary sclerosing cholangitis ... antibiotics
  • Proctitis ... antibiotics
  • Prostatitis ... intravenous antibiotics, antibiotics
  • Psittacosis ... antibiotics, tetracycline
  • Psoriasis ... Antibiotics
  • Puerperal fever ... antibiotics
  • Pulmonary Anthrax ... doxycycline, penicillin, multiple antibiotics, antibiotics
  • Pyelonephritis ... intravenous antibiotics, antibiotics

    Q

  • Q fever ... antibiotics, tetracycline
  • Queensland tick typhus ... antibiotics
  • Quinsy ... antibiotics

    R

  • Rectal abscess ... antibiotics
  • Reiter’s syndrome ... Antibiotics
  • Relapsing fever ... doxycycline, erythromycin, intravenous antibiotics, antibiotics, tetracycline
  • Renal carbuncle ... antibiotics
  • Rheumatic fever ... penicillin, preventive antibiotics, antibiotics
  • Rheumatic heart disease ... preventive antibiotics
  • Rhinitis ... antibiotic ointments
  • Rocky Mountain spotted fever ... antibiotics, tetracycline
  • Rosacea ... oral antibiotic, doxycycline, topical antibiotic, erythromycin, Antibiotics, Tetracycline

    S

  • Salmonella food poisoning ... ampicillin, tetracycline
  • Salpingitis ... intravenous antibiotics, antibiotics
  • Sebaceous cyst ... antibiotics
  • Sepsis ... antibiotics
  • Septicemia ... intravenous antibiotics, antibiotics
  • Shock ... antibiotics
  • Sickle Cell Anemia ... preventive antibiotics, preventive penicillin
  • Silicosis ... antibiotics
  • Sinusitis ... antibiotics
  • Sjogren's Syndrome ... antibiotics
  • Sprue ... antibiotics
  • Staphylococcal infection ... penicillin, antibiotics
  • Strep throat ... penicillin, Erythromycin, Second-line antibiotics, Antibiotics, amoxicillin
  • Streptococcal Infections ... penicillin, erythromycin, Antibiotics
  • Superficial thrombophlebitis ... antibiotics
  • Sydenham chorea ... Penicillin
  • Syphilis ... injected penicillin, penicillin, Other antibiotics

    T

  • Tetanus ... antibiotics
  • Thyroiditis ... antibiotics
  • Tinea ... antibiotics
  • Tonsilitis ... penicillin, erythromycin, antibiotics
  • Tooth abscess ... antibiotics
  • Toxemia ... antibiotics
  • Toxic Shock Syndrome ... penicillin, intravenous antibiotics
  • Trachoma ... oral antibiotics, antibiotics
  • Trichomoniasis ... antibiotics
  • Typhoid fever ... intravenous antibiotics, ampicillin, antibiotics
  • Typhus ... antibiotics

    U

  • Urethral stricture ... antibiotics
  • Urethral syndrome ... antibiotics
  • Urethritis ... antibiotics
  • Urinary stones ... antibiotics
  • Urinary tract infections ... doxycycline, ampicillin, tetracycline
  • Urinary tract infections (child) ... antibiotics

    V

  • Vaginitis ... doxycycline, erythromycin, antibiotics
  • Vesicoureteral reflux ... antibiotics
  • Vincent's disease ... antibiotics
  • Vulvitis ... antibiotics

    W

  • Weil's syndrome ... antibiotics
  • Whipple's Disease ... antibiotics
  • Whitlow ... antibiotics
  • Whooping Cough ... Antibiotics
  • Wiskott-Aldrich Syndrome ... antibiotics

    Y

  • Yaws ... penicillin, antibiotics

    Antibiotics as a prevention: The following list of conditions have 'Antibiotics' or similar listed as a preventive treatment in our database:

    A

  • Anthrax ... doxycycline

    B

  • Bacterial meningitis ... preventive antibiotics

    D

  • Diarrhea ... antibiotics

    L

  • Lyme disease ... preventive antibiotics after tick bite

    M

  • Malaria ... doxycycline
  • Mastoiditis ... preventive antibiotics
  • Meningitis ... preventive antibiotics
  • Meningococcal disease ... preventive antibiotics

    U

  • Urinary tract infections ... preventive antibiotics

    Antibiotics as a research area: The following list of conditions have 'Antibiotics' or similar listed as a research treatment or other research area in our database:

    C

  • Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease ... antibiotics

    R

  • Rheumatoid arthritis ... doxycycline


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