Category Archives: Prescription Medications

Fish Antibiotic Update 2016

As of 2016 most preppers are well aware of OTC “fish antibiotics” intended for aquarium use. If the concept is new to you, please search this site for earlier articles, including yearly updates.

In reviewing several fish antibiotic web sites, I see certain retailers continue to offer ketoconazole, which is not an antibiotic, but rather an antifungal. Ketoconazole is sold right along with common antibiotics such as penicillin, likely leading the uninformed reader to wrongly conclude that they are equally safe and effective for bacterial illnesses such as pneumonia and strep throat, which ketoconazole is not. Continue reading

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Antibiotics – 5 Reasons to Avoid Them – Yeast Infection, MRSA, Resistance, Diarrhea, and Allergy

[Original publication date 2-24-11. Content and links checked and updated 5-21-16.]   Have a cold? Take an antibiotic?   Ear pain? Take an antibiotic.   Acne? Take an antibiotic. That’s what people think anyway.

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How to get your doctor to help you stockpile medicine – Update

Since this information was originally published on in 2010, Obamacare has brought BIG changes to the health care system. None of these changes have made it any easier to stockpile medicines – in fact, quite the reverse is true. Though I … Continue reading

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Medical Bartering, Part 1 of 5 – Introduction

Medical Bartering

In the following series of articles I will be addressing potential barter for medical items and skills, including:
1. Over-the-counter medications
2. Prescription medications
3. Over-the-counter products other than medications
4. Medical skills Continue reading

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Free Antibiotic Indication and Dosing Guide

Antibiotic Indications and Dose

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Birth control pills and TEOTWAWKI

An over-the-counter alternative to prescription birth control pills for TEOTWAWKI. Continue reading

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Free Podcasts with Doc Cindy

Enjoy the following free podcasts with Doc Cindy and her guests September 20, 2013 at 11:00PM (CST) · 1 hour 7 minutes Do you have symptoms? Does your neighbor? Odds are, at least one of you does (or will, before … Continue reading

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Treating life-threatening diarrhea after taking antibiotics

If you fear that one day you may be on your own, and if you want to make sure you or a loved won’t die of diarrhea, you must know how to cure C diff.  Without treatment, this infection is … Continue reading

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Table of Contents – Armageddon Medicine

 Table of Contents                Foreword           Introduction           Preface – the Four Phases of Medical Armageddon         SECTION ONE – THE BASICS   … Continue reading

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Fish Antibiotics – Step 2: Ciprofloxacin

[Review of series to date:  If you’ve given up on getting your doctor to prescribe extra antibiotics for stockpiling or perhaps merely want to supplement your limited stores, you may be considering the “fish antibiotic” route.  This series of articles … Continue reading

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