Taking antibiotics when you don’t need them, puts you and your family at risk. To help keep antibiotics working you are urged to always take your doctor or nurse’s advice on antibiotics.
Without effective antibiotics many routine treatments will become increasingly dangerous. Basic operations, and even chemotherapy and animal health all rely on access to antibiotics that work.
In order to slow down resistance to antibiotics we need to cut the unnecessary use of them.
- Don’t rely on antibiotics.
- Ask a pharmacist how to treat your symptoms for minor ailments.
- Check this website for more advice: www.treatyourselfbetter.co.uk
- Take antibiotics exactly as they are prescribed.
- Never save them for later.
- Never give them to someone else.
- Tell your friends and family how to use antibiotics properly.
For more information on Antibiotic resistance, look at: antibioticguardian.com