Be Antibiotics Aware: Smart Use, Best Care
Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Antibiotics save lives, but any time antibiotics are used, they can cause side effects and lead to antibiotic resistance. In U.S. doctors’ offices and emergency departments, at least 47 million antibiotic prescriptions each year are unnecessary, which makes improving antibiotic prescribing and use a national priority. This website includes information and resources about a national effort to help fight antibiotic resistance and improve antibiotic prescribing and use.

Posted: July 2019

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