antibiotics

Why Did This Doctor Not Prescribe Antibiotics for my Baby?

Mother: I went to see the doctor, he did not prescribe antibiotics for my baby….can you imagine? How will my baby become well? Why didn’t the doctor just give me antibiotics? Do you think drugs called antibiotics, for example Ampiclox and Augmentin  are always the answer to your baby’s sickness? Why the Doctor does not …

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The Baby, The Mother and The Paediatrician: Dockie, No antibiotics!

Dockie: Mama, na cough and catarrah with malaria dey do your pikin. So I go give una coartem and some vitamins and paracetamol as you say him body dey hot. The test show say na virus dey cause the cough and cattarah.  Mama: Dockie, thank you. But I think say you go give us amoxil …

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World Antibiotics Awareness Week 2017: Dear Madam, Stop! It’s an Antibiotic

I grew up always seeing trays of drugs in the house. At a tender age, I just did not like the taste of medicine. Imagine then as I would see my grandma take lots of drugs, I always had that funny nauseating feeling that the drugs were too much for her.  Come and see me …

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