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Antibiotics: Will They Help You or Hurt You?

Campaign Series: Choosing Wisely
Medical Category: Drugs
Article Type: Advice
Language: Plain English, Spanish
Format: PDF
Most recent update: 02/26/2015
Do you really need antibiotics? They can help you. But they also can harm you. Consumer Reports suggests that everyone, including seniors, ask their health care provider questions before taking any antibiotics, and being aware of ways to use fewer antibiotics.