How Do Antibiotics Work?


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The prime function of the antibiotic is to kill the bacteria. Antibiotics work in two ways. It either kills the bacteria or it prevents it. Bacteria usually multiplies in the body and they have single cell. Antibiotics does not attack the cell in the body, it only attacks the virus or bacteria and destroys it.
An antibiotic has the capability of changing glucose into energy. It also forms a wall to prevent the virus from getting in. Different antibiotics have different method of working depending on the bacteria. Antibiotics specifically aims and attacks the bacteria. Hence the patient is always safe. Antibiotics also avoid the bacteria from multiplying. Antibiotics are safe to humans and animals but they do have side effects at times on some people. It is always advisable to consult your doctor before taking any kind of antibiotics.

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