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Remedy for accidental intake of wrong medicines - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   I have a sore throat. I also had some minocycline laying around prescribed March 05. I took one thinking it would help my sore throat, but after research, found out it was toxic, and wouldn't help me. Do I need to go to a doctor?
Doctor :   ok since how long
User :   my sore throat?
Doctor :   yes u need to go to doctor
User :   Why?
Doctor :   if u dont treated well
Doctor :   then infection may spread to ur lungs or heart valve
User :   The bottle didn't have a expiration date, but I didn't know for sure if it was expired.
Doctor :   damaging them
Doctor :   r u having fever as of now
User :   no
User :   well, maybe a little
Doctor :   r u having difficult in swallowing
User :   a little
Doctor :   u need antibiotics
Doctor :   for which u need to see physician
Doctor :   dont ignore it
User :   yes, but what about the minocycline
User :   is it dangerous?
User :   is the minocycline dangerous to me?
Doctor :   any drug can be dangerous
Doctor :   if not taken under medical supervision
Doctor :   or right dose
User :   Ok....I took one pill
Doctor :   stomach, diarrhea, dizziness, unsteadiness, drowsiness, headache or vomiting
Doctor :   r u having any of these
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