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Can amoxicillin 500 be taken with asthma?

Can amoxicillin 500 be taken with asthma?

Yes as long as no al: Yes it can be taken with it as long as there is no penicillin allergy. ...Read more

Dr. Sue Ferranti
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Asthma (Definition)

Asthma is a disease of the lungs caused by chronic inflammation of the airways most often caused by allergies. This inflammation results in airway swelling and hyperactivity leading to difficulty breathing, shortness of breath, dry cough, etc. MIT is a diagnosis made by combining clinical ...Read more


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I have asthma. Now I'm taking amoxicillin from 2days. But still its not helping.what should i do?

Unknown: Since amoxicillin is not an asthma treatment, why you are taking it is not clear. Are you on regular asthma meds ? Was this a secondary infection that aggravated your asthma ? You need to clarify what you are treating with your doc, your issues are not clear the way you report it. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take amoxicillin if you have or have had asthma?

Is it safe to take amoxicillin if you have or have had asthma?

Yes: Yes asthmatic patients can take amoxicillin unless they have allergies to penicillins or “beta-lactams”. Typical signs of allergic reactions to medication may include chest tightness and wheezing, which could worsen asthma symptoms if an allergic reaction does occur. ...Read more

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I am suffering from acute bronchial asthma is it safe to consume 3 tablet of augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) 625 in a day?

I am suffering from acute bronchial asthma is it safe to consume 3 tablet of  augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) 625 in a day?

Yes: In fact, this is close to the usual dose for your age, however a bacterial infection is an unlikely cause for your acute asthma which may require a short-course of Prednisone if not controlled with bronchodilator and Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) is not likely to do any good unless you have a sinus infection at the same time. ...Read more

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I am 55 , 5 -7 peak flow was 480',I am currently taking Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) 875 and 10 mg of prednisone since Monday 12/2214. I have had Asthma since 1988.

I am 55 , 5 -7 peak flow was 480',I am currently taking Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) 875 and 10 mg of prednisone since Monday 12/2214. I have had Asthma since 1988.

Symptoms now?: The peak flow does not seem to be very bad, of course it all depends on your usual baseline when asthma is not acting up, also your height( in order to calculate expected). If you are feeling better finish your medication as prescribed. If not better at all follow up with your doctor for reevaluation and determine the need for alternative or more treatment. ...Read more

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Stab back pain when walk, R side only. Asthma. 2 chest infect req'd amoxil (amoxicillin) and steroids. Physio say 4-5 rib sore to touch. Link 2 infect? Next step

Stab back pain when walk, R side only.  Asthma. 2 chest infect req'd amoxil (amoxicillin) and steroids.  Physio say 4-5 rib sore to touch.  Link 2 infect? Next step

Unlikely: Musculoskeletal problems are rather external, not related to asthma, unless vigorous cough affects chest wall muscles, also not related to chest infection. Rest, warm compresses, and pain killers (avoid aspirin /NSAIDs if affects your asthma) till you see your doctor, good luck ...Read more

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Asthma attack. Saw doc today. She put me on pulmacourt prednisone, albuterol singulair (montelukast) amoxicilline OTC cold and flo nase. Getting worse after hr now ?

Asthma attack. Saw doc today. She put me on pulmacourt prednisone, albuterol singulair (montelukast) amoxicilline OTC cold and flo nase. Getting worse after hr now ?

If you have peak: flow meter, and it is less than green zone after you have done all these treatments as prescribed, then you need to go to ER. You likely have been maximized on medications outside of the hospital at this point. You may need more aggressive treatments, including nebs, racemic epi or magnesium and IV meds. Please go to ER ASAP. ...Read more

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My wife is asthmatic, what dose of amoxicillin should she take?

My wife is asthmatic, what dose of amoxicillin should she take?

None: Antibiotics are not used to treat asthma. They are used to treat a variety of infections.The type and dose are selected based on the infection involved.Amoxicillin may or may not be used for a particular condition and dosing would depend on the location of the infection and how difficult it is to get meds into that site at effective levels. ...Read more

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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


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