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Do I need to wake up to take my amoxicillin

A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 53 years experience
Every 4-6 hr: Just space it out fairly evenly over the day: as soon as you awake in the morning, at bedtime, and something like noon and 4-5 pm. It doesn't matter ... Read More
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Parkanswered
Pediatrics 50 years experience
May change schedule: Amoxicillin doe not have to be taken 4x daily. Instead, you may adjust the each dose and take 2-3 times a day as long as you take same total amount e... Read More

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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
Internal Medicine 27 years experience
This is fine.: Do not disrupt your sleep for this.
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 57 years experience
You can take it 6/h: Amoxicillin can be taken every 6 hours or so if prescribed 3 times a day like 8-2=8 or 9-3=9 Ao that you take it during waking hours
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Milton Alvis, jr
Preventive Medicine 41 years experience
Optimally yes, what: every 6 hours means. Antibiotics are poisons (to some micro-organisms), selected because generally not toxic to humans. When doses are delayed/skipped... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Saptarshi Bandyopadhyay
Hospital-based practice 21 years experience
No. Something's up.: Tiredness isn't a common side effect of amoxicillin; it could be a residual from whatever infection amoxicillin was trying to treat, or it could repre... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 56 years experience
Post-nasal drip?: You might want to try a sinus irrigation twice a day using a netti-pot and an irrigation solution of salt and bicarbonate (sodium bicarbonate). Your ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joyce Pastore
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
Labored breathing: An inhaler is used for inflammation of the airways seen in asthma and bronchitis. That can happen if the infection is now in your lungs. Perhaps the... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 56 years experience
What r u treating?: Cannot respond unless know why you are taking amoxicillin, but generally missing a dose is not a disaster and you should just resume treatment and com... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sue Ferranti
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
You asked this question right around 4pm-at that point, it would be better to wait for the 9pm dose. Taking 2 doses within 5 hours could cause side ef... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 56 years experience
Amoxicillin: You do not indicate why your baby is receiving antibiotics, but after 5 days I would suspect that missing one dose is not likely to be seriously detri... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Ein
Infectious Disease 48 years experience
yes and no see below: No problem taking Amoxicillin with coldeze from a toxicity or side effect standpoint, but the only reason to take coldeze is if you have a common cold... Read More

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