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amoxicillin 500 mg twice a day

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Dr. Patrick Connerly
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Why?: It depends on what your are taking it for and how accurate the original diagnosis and Rx were.
Dr. Randy Baker
40 years experience Holistic Medicine
Please don't !!!: The 500 mg twice a day should be an adequate dose for most infections. You could increase to 2 twice a day and possibly extend to a total of 10 days. ... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
36 years experience Pain Management
No worry: Amoxicillin is a penicillin antibiotic. Not a big deal if you started 1 pill twice a day for first 2 days. Most sinus infections are treated easily wi ... Read More
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Dr. Tarek Hamid
9 years experience Dentistry
No: Just correct the dosage from now on and stay on the regiment , you'll be fine;).
A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Forrest Jones
Specializes in Family Medicine
Yes, but add PPI: Amoxicillin plus clarithromycin plus PPI (like omeprazole) x 14 days
A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Carisa Hines
21 years experience Palliative Care
Taking meds: Those meds are fine in combination, but as with many medications, they may need to be taken with food.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Not likely: Without knowing why you are taking this it is impossible to say whether your condition is causing this, but it is not due to the antibiotic.
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
Very unlikely: Amoxicillin is not known to have any bad effects on the fetus and generally is safe in pregnancy. But of course discuss with your obstetrician if you ... Read More
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A 66-year-old male asked:
Dr. Forrest Jones
Specializes in Family Medicine
Stay the course: Continue taking your antibiotics, & drinking plenty fluids. Keep your follow-up clinician appointment. You should be ok. Hope that helps.
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A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
OK with food: Either with or without food; it makes no difference in absorption or effectiveness of these drugs.
A female asked:
Dr. Yun Tran
Dr. Yun Tran answered
16 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Amoxicillin is sometimes prescribed as such.
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
30 years experience Internal Medicine
Not likely: But doubling up on some medications may increase the risk of adverse effects

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