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Amox Clav 875 125 Mg
I am taking Amox-Clav 875-125 MG and the guy I am seeing was just diagnosed with strep throat. Can I catch strep from him?
Strep transmission: Strep is very easily passed from one person to the next - especially if they might be involved in kissing, sharing drinks/cigarettes etc. Funny thing is, you're on the right treatment for Strep - so as long as you're on it, you're actually protected because any germs passed from him would be 'killed' because you're on targeted antibiotics for that. Would use common sense though so u both recover. ...Read more
YES: Unless you are allergic to this medication. ...Read more
Hello, I have been taking sulfamethoxazole for a bad tooth infection but it not doing job so I'm switching to Amox-clav 875-125. Do you think this ant?
Tooth infection: Tooth infections require definitive treatment by a dentist. Any antibiotic or combination of antibiotics will not resolve the issue. Who put you on the Sulfa drug? My guess is that you are self administering your medications which if true is useless. If under the care of a dentist- discuss with him/her. If not go to one! ...Read more
They have me on amox clav 875 mg they want me to take it twice a day is that safe cuz that's a lot of milligrams?
Normal: That is the normaldose further medication so I would recommend taking it as directed. ...Read more
Yes, but u shouldn't:
As a doc, I am anti-smoking so I won't say go ahead and smoke. But smoking is not likely to interfere with that antibiotic--branded as augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate). I hope you get better fast for reason you are taking the antibiotic, and that you consider quiting smoking.
Good luck. ...Read more
Pretty average: This falls in the middle of the dosing range/lb suggested for twice a day dosing for respiratory conditions, ear infections etc.1000mg twice a day would be near the top of the recommended dose range. ...Read more
Yes: If the antibiotic was prescribed for a bacterial URI and there is associated congestion then decongestants are certainly ok and recommended for symptom control. I assume you are not allergic to any "cold" pills and don't have significant cardiac disease. If so consult your doctor before taking. ...Read more
Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) Half-Life: Amoxicillin / clavulanate, aka Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) has a relatively short time in the body. In a patient with normal kidney function, I would expect the drug to be completely out of the system circulation after 8-12 hours. In cases of kidney disease it would take longer depending on the severity of the kidney disease. Ee. ...Read more
Pharmacist: First call your pharmacist and tell him what happened. If he thinks it is no longer good, based in the details of what you tell him, then call your doctor. Your doc may want to send another rx or just stop. For example, if treating otitis media, sometimes 5-7 days is enough if your child is old enough. ...Read more
Depends: Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) will be effective against all organisms that are susceptable to amoxicillin. It will also be active against some other bacteria that produce beta- lactamases which degrade Amoxicillin such as mssa and bacteroides species. If an infecting organism is sensitive to amoxicillin, like most beta-hemolytic streptococcus species, it would be the best choice for its more narrow spectrum and cost. ...Read more
Have been prescribed amox-clav 875mg. Unfortunately IV been feeling very lazy. Anything I can do to increase energy levels without working out?
I'm taking amox/clav 875 mg today is my 3rd day and my bones started hurting really bad! Is this related? Or is it something else?
Pain: Very doubtful that this is related to your antibiotics. Go back and see the doctor who prescribed these and be reassessed. Good luck. ...Read more
Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) XR: The XR means extended release. Be sure never to cut or break a medicine that is extended release because it won't dose correctly if not intact as it came from the pharmacy. ...Read more
Treat infections: It is an antibiotic use to treat many different types of infection. ...Read more
Yes and No: It's never safe to smoke! :-].Get a more detailed answer ›
Probably yes: But one needs to know why you need both abx? It is not usual and customary practice. ...Read more