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is 500mg of amoxicillin a lot

A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Doanh Nguyen, md, faaaai
13 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Likely unrelated: It is likely unrelated. Based on your brief story, it is likely that you just recover from having a fever that you sweat a lot. Amoxicillin is used to ... Read More

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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gebrehana Zebro (formerly Woldegiorgis)
31 years experience Internal Medicine
It is normal: If you have cardiac condition that needs prophylactic medication , that is pretty standard . In some cases you may have to take through IV and another ... Read More
A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Olakitan Akinjagunla
Specializes in Internal Medicine
No: Use your medication as prescribed so it can be effective. Three times a day is not too much for a gum infection ,especially since you are only on i ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mirella Mircescu
Specializes in Infectious Disease
Depends: If you have a viral infection amoxicillin would not have any effect. You can get tested at your PCP office or urgent care for flu virus with a rapid t ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michio Abe
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Pretty common...: I wouldn't say the yeast infection and the runs are normal, but with augmentin, (amoxicillin and clavulanate) these things are common. Amoxicillin con ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Yes it is safe: Yes it is safe if prescribed by a physician for some reason and indication It does icrrease risk of GI Cmplication as both can cause GI Symptoms like ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Shin
29 years experience Pain Management
Levaquin (levofloxacin): Levaquin (levofloxacin) is known for possibly causing tendonitis or even tendon rupture. If you are having pain form your antibiotic, call your presc ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Maybe,maybe not: Most 1 yo weigh around 20-26 lb or 10-12 kg. The dose range for Amoxicillin is 50-90 mg/kg making this at the upper end of the dose range. Treatment f ... Read More
A 67-year-old female asked:
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Yes you can.: Augmentin and a moderate amount of alcohol should cause no problems. Some other antibiotics can cause more problems
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Dr. Daniel Rivas
19 years experience Family Medicine
30-80 mg / kg: The range that amoxicillin can be used is 30 to 80 mg / kg depending on the condition being treated. So if I am treating a 22 lb child (10 kg) I migh ... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ryan Taylor
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Not common : Seizures are a known side effect of Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) but not very common considering how commonly used the drug is.
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: That is enough to do the job if you take it for 10 days. It's not just the dose. If you stop too soon you take a chance you won't eradicate it complet ... Read More
A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Johanna Figueroa
23 years experience Urology
Depends: Simple UTI 3 days complicated e.G diabetes, solitary kidney, BPH 5-7 days.
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A 9-year-old male asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes: You didn't mention the concentration though, at any rate, for ear infection a higher dose is usually given, around 80-90 mg /kg /day, which can sum up ... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vikram Patel
36 years experience Pain Management
Ibuprofen: 800 mg Ibuprofen (advil, Motrin etc) is a normal dose for a grown up adult with normal weight. It should always be taken with food and never on empty ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
36 years experience Family Medicine
Safe to take: Is a higher dose but will not hurt you.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Newton
18 years experience Pain Management
Depends: In someone who is not used to opioids this can be a strong medication. It is indicated for moderate to severe pain. Dilaudid is about 4 times strong ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Mandelin
19 years experience Rheumatology
Yes: This is the top dose that most doctors will use.
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Dr. Mark Diamond
45 years experience Pediatrics
Antibiotics???: A simple respiratory infection generally is viral and needs no antibiotics as they will not work for this.However current recommendation is 400-500 mg ... Read More
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A 69-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Lane
38 years experience Psychiatry
YES, usually!: Because xanax (alprazolam) is a tranquilizer that binds to the same receptor complex in the brain as ethanol (alcohol), they can amplify each other's ... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. I. Jay Freedman
42 years experience Dentistry
1glass only!: Alcoholic beverages, including wine often reduce the effectiveness of medications. For your own well being, try to abstain, but one glass would probab ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kent
11 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Yes: That is a very large amount of dilaudid. Dilaudid is a powerful narcotic and opioid naive patients will normally start around 1-2 mg. I am not sure wh ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Not good for UTI: Clindamycin is not normally used for urinary tract infections and will not work against most UTI bacteria. Check back with your doctor -- and don&#x27 ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Zach Patrick
12 years experience Emergency Medicine
No: It is a middle of the road appropriate dosage.

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