A 25-year-old female asked:
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if i have to take amoxicillin with food (to avoid nausea), will i have to take penicillin with food as well? same dosage as amoxicillin.

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Dr. Linda Schwartz
15 years experience Pharmacology
PCN with food: Antibiotics can cause nausea and/or vomitiing. You can take penicillin with food if you experience nausea.
Answered on Jul 12, 2016
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