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Amoxicillin substitute over the counter

A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 56 years experience
Yes: There are many countries in which you can purchase virtually any antibiotic over the counter.

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A member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 33 years experience
No: Amoxicillin is a penicillin-type of antibiotic. It is by prescription only. There is no similar over-the-counter product in the U.S. If a person has ... Read More
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
Family Medicine 33 years experience
No: There are no over the counter antibiotics in the US.
A female asked:
Dr. Neal Hakimi
Internal Medicine 12 years experience
No: all antibiotics in the United States require a prescription. furthermore, not all throat infections are bacterial and require antibiotics. see a physi... Read More
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Don't treat: throat infection with antibiotics unless it is bacterial. The types of antibiotics used are prescription medications.
Dr. Tanya Russo
Pediatrics 25 years experience
Rx only: In the United States, antibiotics for humans are available only by prescription. Antibiotics will not be helpful for viral infections, the most commo... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 53 years experience
Must see doctor: Sorry, but there is no getting around it: you must see a doctor for proper diagnosis and treatment. If amoxicillin worked last time, that REDUCES the... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. STEPHEN GIROUX
Pharmacology 40 years experience
Yes : Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) is a good, broad spectrum antibiotic for sinus infection- it is Amoxicillin and clavulanate which helps preven... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anne Phelan-adams
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About 3 weeks.: Even after an antibiotic has gotten rid of the infection, fluid can remaining the middle ear. This fluid can cause temporary hearing loss and a sensa... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Corey Clay
Allergy and Immunology 10 years experience
Consider consult: Hard to know without more information. Allergy is possible, but so is inflammation from a partially treated infection. Sometimes a longer course of a... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charlene Sojico
Pediatrics 41 years experience
Persistent cough: Can be due to a cold , flu , allergies , sinus , virus, infection, chemicals causing postnasal drainage. You can certainly try giving her allergy meds... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Claude Parola
Internal Medicine 40 years experience
UTI: If the otc medication you buy is really Amoxicillin and the bacteria that causes the UTI is sensitive to the amoxicillin, yes it would, taking " azo" ... Read More