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Do I need prescription for amoxicillin

A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Amoxil (amoxicillin): Yes, Amoxil (amoxicillin) requires a prescription.
Dr. Clarence Lyons
Family Medicine 20 years experience
Yes: It is by prescription only, in the US.

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A 56-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 33 years experience
Try our other forum: One's doctor will want to know why a patient is asking for antibiotics, and why an entire month's worth. That's a lot of antibiotics. Does the patient... Read More
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Not here: We offer general medical information when proper background information and a question is provided. Why you would need this in this quantity is unclea... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Proffitt
Family Medicine 43 years experience
Hmmmm?: Usually Amoxicillin and alcohol would hold no major untoward effect. However, why would you mix the two? If ill, you need to be taking care of yours... Read More
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
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Depends: I wish people would talk about how much of what they are drinking how often! one drink, or two, once or twice a week, will not have any impact. If y... Read More
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Orthodontics 53 years experience
Infected tooth: Most common cause of tooth pain is infection, but it's not the only cause. Antibiotics will contain the infection, not cure it. This site is for gen... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Yes: That combination is fine.
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 53 years experience
No problem: it is rare for people allergic to penicillin type drugs, including amoxicillin, to also react to cefuroxime and related drugs. Your doctor would not h... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Amoxicillin: is aform of penicillin ( same class of antibiotics )- no issue switching from one to another.
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 56 years experience
Yes: Assuming you are in the U.S. And the pharmacist is following standard regulations. As an aside, however, Amoxicillin and other antibiotics should not... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Meister
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Antibiotics & EtOH: Antibiotic use and alcohol use together must be carefully considered. If you have completed the antibiotic, an alcoholic drink should NOT be contraind... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Elena Padrell
Psychiatry 40 years experience
Ok: The reason not to drink alcohol while on Abx is not to overload the liver.If you don't have another reason not to drink and the ailment for what you w... Read More

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