To Safely Use Antibiotics
Don't take an antibiotic prescribed for someone else.
Take an antibiotic exactly as the doctor tells you.
Don't save some of your antibiotic for the next time you get sick.
Ask your doctor whether an antibiotic is likely to be beneficial for your illness.
Ask your doctor what else you can do to feel better sooner.
Don't take an antibiotic for a viral infection, such as a cold or the flu.