Zubair Khalid Labu*, Pradip Debnath, Jalal Uddin, Nabilah Anjum, Nadia Sultana, Afsana Afrin, Samiul Basir
Department of Pharmacy,
World University of Bangladesh (WUB), Bangladesh
An antibiotic is given for the treatment of an infection caused by bacteria, fungi and parasites. However, they are not effective against viruses. Antibiotics are usually taken by mouth (orally); they can also be administered by injection, or applied directly to the affected part of the body. They are used for the treatment of bacterial infection, protozoan infection, periodontal inflammation, autoimmune disease. The most common side-effects of antibiotics are diarrhea, Feeling and being sick, fungal infections of the mouth, digestive tract and vagina. Due to misuse and overuse of antibiotics may cause antibiotic resistance and also produce super infection.
Key words: Antibiotic, side effects, antibiotic resistance, super infection.