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Survival Medicine Hour: Expiration Dates, Flagyl, Pandemics

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Happy National Preparedness Month!

Joe and Amy Alton often  talk about the risk of infectious diseases and some of the antibiotics that I’ve been able to find in veterinary form that you can access without a prescription. Of course,  in normal times, you should seek out a qualified medical professional first. One of the antibiotics we think is most useful in survival settings is something called metronidazole, brand name Flagyl). Metronidazole (aquatic equivalent: Fish-Zole) 250mg is an antibiotic in the Nitroimidazole family that is used primarily to treat infections caused by anaerobic bacteria and protozoa. Find out more!

The diligent medic will be successful in accumulating various medicines that will help keep his family healthy.  What happens, however, when all these stockpiled drugs pass their expiration date”?  The short answer is:  In most cases, not very much. Shocked? Find out why Joe Alton MD says so in this episode.

Plus, a short talk about endemic, epidemic, and pandemic diseases. What makes something endemic and something else an epdemic or pandemic. Plus, Nurse Amy talks about a new compact kit she's designed!

Wishing you the best of health in good times or bad,

Joe and Amy Alton

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