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Types of antibiotics include penicillins, fluoroquinolones and cephalosporins, according to eMedicineHealth. Sulfonamides, including co-trimoxazole and trimethoprim, and macrolides, which include erythromycin, azithromyc... More »

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Sulfa-based antibiotics are used to treat a variety of bacterial infections, including those involving the urinary tract, vagina, lungs and intestines, states Encyclopedia Brittanica. Examples of sulfa drugs are sulfathi... More »

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Antibiotics work by inhibiting the growth and reproduction of bacteria in the human body. According to HowStuffWorks, antibiotic agents work by penetrating the cell walls of bacteria and either inhibiting their DNA repai... More »

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