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Will macrobid 100mg capsules treat chlamydia?

Will macrobid 100mg capsules treat chlamydia?

No: Macrobid is a wonderful medication for UTI due to common bacteria such as E. coli because its activity is limited to the bladder. Chlamydia is more likely found in the vagina, which is nearby but not exactly the same body part. There are very good antibiotics for treating Chlamydia. See your doctor for separate prescription. ...Read more

Amoxicillin (Definition)

Amoxicillin is in the penicillin class of antibiotics. All penicillins are distinguished by the presence of a beta-lactam ring, and are known to kill bacteria by inhibiting synthesis (production) ...Read more


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What is augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) XR for?

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

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Doxycycline hyclate 20mg vs 50mg vs 100ms, which should I take?

Doxycycline hyclate 20mg vs 50mg vs 100ms, which should I take?

Doxycycline dose: The usual dose of Doxycycline ia 100 mg twice daily for 10-14 days. ...Read more

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What is best between Ciprofloxacin 500mg and Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) 500mg for UTI?

What is best between Ciprofloxacin 500mg and Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) 500mg for UTI?

Antibiotics: Neither is better or worse. Their effectiveness depends upon the causative organism and its sensitivity to a particular drug, the severity of the infection, allergies the patient may have, and so on. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take 100mg doxycycline hyclate with 300 mg clindamycin?

Is it safe to take 100mg doxycycline  hyclate with 300 mg clindamycin?

Yes, it's safe.: There is no specific interaction. However, with all antibiotics, you should be aware that prolonged use of multiple antibiotics does tend to destroy the normal gut flora (normal bacteria in your intestinal tract) and allows for overgrowth of one particularly BAD type of bacteria called clostridium difficile (C. Diff). This can lead to prolonged bouts of diarrhea. So, be careful in the long term. ...Read more

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Amoxicllin dosage-is 2000mg daily okay?

It depends: This seems like a high dose of amoxicillin, but this can be correct depending on what you are taking it for. The prophylactic dose recommended before dental work for someone with an artificial heart valve is 2000mg x 1 dose prior to procedure. This larger dose can also be used for h. Pylori infections in combination with Flagyl or clindamycin. Check with your pharmacist. ...Read more

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What is amox clav 875 mg used for?

What is amox clav 875 mg used for?

Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate): The combination of Amoxicillin with Clavulanic Acid extends the spectrum of activity that Amoxicillin alone has against different bacteria. Your doctor might choose Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) to treat certain types of infections. ...Read more

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What is the difference between Tramadol ER 100mg Tablets AND Tramadol ER 100mg Capsules?

What is the difference between Tramadol ER 100mg Tablets AND Tramadol ER 100mg Capsules?

Delivery: There is essentially no difference except for the delivery method of the drug (capsules with tiny granules vs a single tablet). In normal healthy patients, the FDA requires that all drugs of the same medication perform in the same manner. When prescribing medications, I prefer tablets as they can last longer in storage and do not come apart if carried in a pocket or zip lock baggy. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take 300mg of norflex (orphenadrine) 100mg er tabs?

Is it safe to take 300mg of norflex (orphenadrine) 100mg er tabs?

Norflex (orphenadrine): No, it is not safe until your doctor has said 300 mg is OK! ...Read more

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Can 100mg Macrobid tablet be opened and taken?

Can 100mg Macrobid tablet be opened and taken?

Macrobid: Macrobid is the drug Nitrofurantoin in a special matrix so that the active drug is released over an extended period. This allows twice a day dosing for a drug that is normally given 4 times a day. Opening the tablet will destroy the time-release system. This will cause an overdose of the drug to enter the circulation and then there will be a period when no drug is released.Don't open the tablet. ...Read more

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Can i take clindamycin 300 mg amoxilin 400 mg together?

Clindamycin and Amox: It should not be a problem to take these anibiotics together, although why would you need to take both. It is parially redundant! ...Read more

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Does Cipro (ciprofloxacin) 500mg BID treat MRSA?

Does Cipro (ciprofloxacin) 500mg BID treat MRSA?

No: Antibiotics for MRSA are: Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) DS 1 tab BID x 5-10 days( 2 tab BID if BMI >40);Clindamycin 300 mg Q8 hours (450 mg if BMI > 40); Doxycycline 100 mg Q 12 hours x 5-10 days; Minocycline 100 mg Q 12 hours x 5-10 days. If the infection is just a boil or a small abscess >Just incision and drainage alone, without antibiotics ...Read more

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Dr. Philip Miller
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Amoxil (Definition)

Amoxil is a third generation penicillin which is a kind of penincillin type drug (anti-bacterial ...Read more