9. What are antibiotics? What precautions must be taken while taking antibiotics? 

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M manish

Antibiotics-  These are medicines that kill or stop the growth of the disease-causing microorganisms. There are a lot of antibiotics which are produced with the help of  bacteria and fungi. Streptomycin, tetracycline and erythromycin are some of the commonly known antibiotics which are made from fungi and bacteria.

Precautions that must be taken while using antibiotics-

  • Antibiotics must be taken obly on the prescrition of a doctor.
  • must finish the course prescribed by the doctor.
  • An antibiotic should be taken in the right amount only. Antibiotics taken unnecessarily may kill beneficial bacteria in the body.