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is amoxil the same as amoxicillin

A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
24 years experience Pediatrics
Amoxil (amoxicillin): Amoxil (amoxicillin) and similar antibiotics are frequently used in children and safe when appropriately dosed according to weight. Those with penici ... Read More

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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Amoxil (amoxicillin): "Amoxicillin is contraindicated in patients who have experienced a serious hypersensitivity reaction (e.g., anaphylaxis or Stevens-Johnson syndrome) t ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Amoxil (amoxicillin): Amoxil (amoxicillin) = Amoxicillin
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Devang Patel
15 years experience Family Medicine
As listed below: Keep in mind that most antibiotics can cause these side effects. Side-effects include nausea, vomiting, rashes, and antibiotic-associated colitis. Lo ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Ein
47 years experience Infectious Disease
No/very similar: Amoxicillin and Ampicillin are not the same but they are very similar. Amoxicillin and Ampicillin have an identical bacterial spectrum of activity. ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
35 years experience Infectious Disease
Same: They're the same thing.
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Strong vs effectiv: Some germs have developed resistance(r) to antibiotics& the effective abx is the one that kills the germ. Both amoxicillin(am) &augmentin(au) kill the ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Milton Mintz
66 years experience Geriatrics
Not familiar: With sauzox, but other two similar.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate): Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) = Amoxicillin/clavulanic acid
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Ein
47 years experience Infectious Disease
See below: Amoxicillin and Cephalexin have different antibacterial spectra. If an infecting organism is sensitive to both drugs they will work equally well. But ... Read More
A 60-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rachel Johns
Specializes in Internal Medicine
No: They are used for hypertension, but they in different classes of medications.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
NO: Doxycycline is a tetracycline antibiotic. Amoxicillin is a penicillin antibiotic.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jimmy Lin
Dr. Jimmy Lin answered
25 years experience Internal Medicine
No Problem: Cipro (ciprofloxacin) and solodyn (minocycline) has no drug and drug interactions. So should be fine to take together.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Penicillin based Abx: Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) is an antibiotic based on the original penicillin molecule with some added features that help it bypass variou ... Read More
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A 74-year-old female asked:
Dr. Larry Lutwick
48 years experience Infectious Disease
No: Sepsis syndrome can be caused by a variety of infections including the streptococcus as well as some non infectious causes. Not all, in fact most, st ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Roach
41 years experience Anesthesiology
No: These are completely different drugs.
A 77-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Levine
30 years experience Family Medicine
Don't think there is: I don' believe there is an FDA approved combination Cipro/Amox capsule/pill. I am not sure what the utility of such a combination would be anyway.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Antibiotics: No. Why would you take two of the same kind of medication at the same time?
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. PHILIP WALLER
32 years experience Rheumatology
Overall yes: They are very similar but Prednisone is metabolized through the liver so patients with liver dysfunction may do better with Prednisolone which it is n ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Ketek/Tequin: Tequin (gatifloxacin) has black box warning re. Diabetes & liver damage potential. Ketek has same warning re. Effect on liver. Not sure why u would co ... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience Family Medicine
YES: They are in the class of macrolide antibiotics. Z-Pak is "Azithromycin."
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Ein
47 years experience Infectious Disease
Neither: Ampicillin and Amoxicillin have an identical bacterial spectrum of activity. Amoxicillin is absorbed better than Ampicillin when they are given by mo ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Kurzweil
49 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes.: If you get a rash from amoxil, amoxicillin, penicillin, or any other in the penicillin family, you are presumptively allergic to penicillins. Every p ... Read More

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