Damn the Casualties, We Want a Fast Fix!
There’s a new treatment to beware of. It typifies that short-sightedness of conventional medicine that brings a flame thrower to a bothersome mosquito problem.
Just as antibiotics are the most mis-prescribed and over-prescribed class of drugs in people and pets…
At least 30 percent of antibiotics prescribed in the United States are unnecessary, according to new data published today in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)1
… so, too, is Flagyl, aka metronidazole.
I frequently hear its use from many clients and from many who read and comment on this blog.
Flagyl’s claim to fame is “fixing” diarrhea.
And it does, sort of.
But like with all antibiotics, at a cost to your animal that you’ll want to be aware of. [Read more…]