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Doctor insights on: Amoxicillin And Antacids

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Can you take antacids with amoxicillin?

Can you take antacids with amoxicillin?

Yes you can: Yes you can safely. There are only two groups of antibiotics you can not take with antacids and these are tetracycline and floroquinolones. ...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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Is it safe to take an antacid when I am on amoxicillin?

Is it safe to take an antacid when I am on amoxicillin?

Probably: May effect absorption of antibiotic, can resume when abx finished. ...Read more

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Can you give children s Benadryl (diphenhydramine) while child is taking amoxicillin?

Can you give children s Benadryl (diphenhydramine) while child is taking amoxicillin?

Polypharmacy: These two medications have no significant interaction and are generally safe together. For more specifics, contact the prescribing physician as he or she would have more medical history available that could potentially be relevant. ...Read more

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How do you feel on amoxicillin?

Hopefully better: Not sure what you are asking. Generally Amoxicillin has few side-effects. Some people have mild GI intolerance, and there are allergic reactions. If it is doing its job and was chosen carefully you should feel improved. ...Read more

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What to do if I took too much amoxicillin?

What to do if I took too much amoxicillin?

Amoxicilin OD: One should try to never take more than the recommended dose of a medicine but fortunately this one has a fairly low risk of serious problems. One would have to take a very large amount of medicine to have any serious side effects from it. The most likely apart from an upset stomach would be diarrhea. ...Read more

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Are there any good substitutes for amoxicillin?

Depends: It would depend on the type of infection being treated and the reason Amoxicillin is being avoided. You need to give more detail to your question. ...Read more

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I have amoxicillin from 09 is it alright to take?

I have amoxicillin from 09 is it alright to take?

May be not: Usually antibiotics that old may not be good as they loose potency. ...Read more

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Will amoxicillin have pencillin in it?

Amoxicillin: Amoxicillin is related to the penicillins. If allergic to pnc be aware before taking amoxicillin. ...Read more

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Which is stronger penicilln or amoxicillin?

Which is stronger penicilln or amoxicillin?

Depends on the: bacteria and the location of the infection. Both antibiotics are in the penicillin class of antibiotics. ...Read more

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What is amoxicillin used to treat in babies?

What is amoxicillin used to treat in babies?

Amoxicillin: This a broad spectrum penicillin derivative that can be used to treat a variety of bacterial infections. In babies it may be used for ear infection, strep throat, and others. Unfortunately it is often prescribed when there is no obvious need, just to be on the safe side. This practice must be balanced against potential complications. ...Read more

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What are the various strengths in amoxicillin?

See below: Amoxicillin is available as
125, 250, 400mg. Chewable tablets
250, 500, 875, 1000mg tablets/capsules
125mg/5ml, 250mg/5ml, 400mg/5ml and 50mg/5ml liquid. ...Read more

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Feeling nauseated while taking 875mg amoxicillin? What's going on

Feeling nauseated while taking 875mg amoxicillin? What's going on

Nausea: You're reporting medication-induced nausea, one of most common side effects of all medications. Best to push thru and finish antibiotics as directed. If nausea is intolerable, then ask prescribing doc for options eg another antibiotic vs anti-nausea medication. ...Read more

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I took amoxicillin and kalms is that ok or not suppose I should of asked before taking?

Mixed meds: Amoxicillin, taken exactly as directed for at least five days, will reduce some bacterial infections. Kalms is an herbal anti-anxiety Med. Should not interfere with each other. But if you have an infection important that you get professional treatment. Do it yourself treatment can be dangerous. ...Read more

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Can amoxicillin be used for bv?

Can amoxicillin be used for bv?

No: Bv is a synergistic infection involving gardnerella and a number of other bacteria. It is treated with Metronidazole oral or intravaginal treatment. Tinidazole and Clindamycin are alternatives. Oral and intravaginal probiotics containing lactobacilli can help. Amoxicillin is not used to treat bv. ...Read more

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Is amoxicillin used to treat bv?

Is amoxicillin used to treat bv?

No: The treatment for bacterial vaginosis is usually with Metronidazole or tinidazole. ...Read more

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Amoxicillin effective for pinkeye?

Amoxicillin effective for pinkeye?

Conjuctivitis: There are two causes of pinkeye (bacterial or viral). Without an examination it would be difficult or impossible to know what to use or take. ...Read more

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If allegic to pcn are you allergic to amoxicillin?

Yes: Penicillin and Amoxicillin are in the same chemical family, along with all of the other antibiotics whose name ends in -cillin. People allergic to penicillin are almost certainly allergic to all members of this class, and should not be treated with any of the cillins. ...Read more

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What happens if allergic to pencillin, are you allergic to amoxicillin?

Yes: As background, 90% of patients labelled as penicillin allergic are not. If one is labelled as pcn allergic then they should have pcn skin testing done to confirm or refute this diagnosis. In general if one is confirmed to be penicillin allergic then they are at greater risk than the general population to react to Amoxicillin thus they should avoid Amoxicillin as well. ...Read more

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Amoxicillin allergy symptoms?

Amoxicillin allergy symptoms?

Amoxicillin allergy: Symptoms may include
1 anaphylaxis which can be life threatening
2hives ang itching
3 asthma symptoms
4serum sickness, like joint pains, body aches and rashes. ...Read more

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Can amoxicillin cause diarrhea?

Can amoxicillin cause diarrhea?

Common, not normal: Antibiotic associated diarrhea is pretty common; more serious is c difficile associated colitis, often due to antibiotic use. Call your prescribing doc to notify them, and make adjustments, ranging from eating yogurt, taking probiotics, stopping or changing the meds, or more. ...Read more

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Can amoxicillin treat gonorrhea?

Can amoxicillin treat gonorrhea?

No: The only reliable treatment for gonorrhea these days is Ceftriaxone given by injection, and we're not sure how long that will keep working. ...Read more

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Does amoxicillin cure gonorrhea?

No: The recommended treatment for gonorrhea is Ceftriaxone given by injection. ...Read more

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