A Common Household Ingredient Might Sabotage Your Antibiotics
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A Common Household Ingredient Might Sabotage Your Antibiotics

Feb 26, 2019

Your daily gob of toothpaste or spritz of body spray might be inadvertently mucking up your antibiotic treatment, suggests new research. It found that a common household antimicrobial ingredient--triclosan--seemed to reduce the potency of antibiotics used to treat urinary tract infections by a hundred-fold, at least in...