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augmentin VS ampicillin

A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Complex, see MD: Too complex for a brief reply. E. fecalis could be a contaminant, not actually responsible for any infection. And it's difficult to think of a genital ... Read More
Dr. James Rochester
25 years experience Family Medicine
It depends: It depends on what the antibiotic sensitivity testing showed on the culture that was done. If the sensitivity showed the bacteria was sensitive to Au ... Read More

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Dr. Kayvon Javid
19 years experience Dentistry
TMD: Temporomandibular disorders (TMD) occur as a result of problems with the jaw, jaw joint (or TMJ), and it effects the s ... Read More
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A 53-year-old male asked:
Dr. Malina Milan
29 years experience Internal Medicine
Ampicillin : Dosage depends on what you are treating and the age of the patient. So it is difficult to answer your question. To much is more than what is recommend ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amy Shah
Dr. Amy Shah answered
16 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes: Ampicillin is a beta lactam antibiotic- closely related to penicillin. It is part of the aminopenicillin family and is roughly equivalent to Amoxicill ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Victor Nwanguma
19 years experience Infectious Disease
Ampicillin: It is used to treat many different types of infection due to certain bacteria.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
May help: Other antibiotics, especially the tetracycline family, are better choices for several reasons. Don't ever use an antibiotic as sole therapy for acne.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
It works if indicate: We do not use Ampicillin these days as it has to be taken 4 times a day.So we use Amoxicillin which can be taken only twice a day.It takes three weeks ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gregory Lewis
43 years experience Urology
Yes: Consuming lysine supplements and certain antibiotics may increase the level of these drugs in your body, increasing the risk of side effects and toxic ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Singer
50 years experience Pediatric Neurology
Only with meningitis: These are two antibiotics and do not have a direct effect on seizures. However if the seizures are due to a bacterial infection of the brain they may ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Liesa Harte
28 years experience Family Medicine
Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) XR: The XR means extended release. Be sure never to cut or break a medicine that is extended release because it won't dose correctly if not intact as it ... Read More

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