If consumed, will antibiotics affect the person suffering from common cold and cough which are viral diseases???

Asked by  | 23rd Mar, 2012, 03:18: PM

Expert Answer:

Antibiotics are not effective against viruses and hence cannot be used to cure viral diseases. Hence doctors do not prescribe antibiotics for common cold.

Answered by  | 24th Mar, 2012, 09:20: PM

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