Tag Archives: Food and Drug Administration

Fish Antibiotics – Where to Start: Cephalexin

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 in aimed at discussing the … Continue reading

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Human Use of Livestock Antibiotics

Today I wandered down to Ohio Amish country to check out the local feed store.  They had quite a variety of antibiotics, a few of which you might consider procuring.  The primary reason to use these would be to save … Continue reading

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Expired Medications – Part 3: General Principles

The following article was originally published at www.survivalblog.com. * * * In Part 1 and Part 2 of this series, I reviewed the available information regarding expiration dates of specific medications, primarily antibiotics and antiviral drugs, as tested in the … Continue reading

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Fish antibiotics – Updated 3-22-11

Fish antibiotics . . . . . . are they safe? . . . are they effective? . . . are they the same ones used to treat humans? 3-22-11 UPDATE: This question is harder to answer than you may … Continue reading

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Ten Essential OTC Medications to Stockpile

 Are over-the-counter (OTC) drugs really worth stockpiling?  As a family physician my answer is a resounding yes.  Most of the following were actually prescription medications when first released.  (In higher dosages, several still are.)  Although other OTC drugs are worth … Continue reading

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Herbal Medicine – Introduction

The following is excerpted from my upcoming book, Armageddon Medicine. * * * Allopathic doctors (M.D.s and some D.O.s) have little experience with herbal medication, yet we have the greatest likelihood of making some sense out of a thorny issue.  … Continue reading

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