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Amoxicillin And Dicloxacillin
Not not recommended: Both dicoxacin and Amoxicillin are antibiotics in penicillin class and amoxicillin/clavulanic and Dicloxacillin are often used for same indications like grm positive infections like staph infections. Dicloxicin is not used that much these days because staph resistance. Amoxicillin/clavulanic has many other indications and is still widely used. ...Read more
Trying to conceive, but husband is taking antibiotics amoxycilin and dicloxacillin 250mg each. Will it affect sperms or pose prblms if I get pregnt?
Probably not...: What I have known and what I have reviewed and read failed to reveal any mention of their possible effect on spermatogenesis - sperm formation. So, I would say both have no concern on sperms. However, in reality, behind what we have known always still hides a lot of what we don't know. If still in doubt, ask his prescribing doctor. ...Read more
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
Chlamydia: That is not the recommended treatment nor one of its alternatives either. Please seek medical advice before using a medication that is not indicated for your condition. Chalmydia might have long lasting complications. ...Read more
Not reliable: If you have had a positive urine culture for a bacteria known to be senstivie to amoxicillin, it will work very well. However, many bacteria that cause UTI are resistant to it, and amoxicillin should not be used for UTI's if testing hasn't been done. Definitely do not treat yourself with leftover amoxicillin. Discuss with your doctor and follow her advice. ...Read more
No.: Currently, there is no evidence that suggests zinc interferes with the effect of amoxicillin. Amoxicillin is similar to penicillin, in that it interferes with the synthesis of the bacterial cell wall. Because of this similarity, anyone with an allergy to penicillin should not take amoxicillin. ...Read more
Penicillin work by essentially degrading the cell walls of bacteria causing the bacteria to leak out cell contents to kill it.
Ureaplasma does not have a cell wall, only cell membrane.
So, penicillins are not used to treat ureaplasma.
https://www. Zocdoc. Com/answers/2542/what-is-ureaplasma ...Read more
It can: Prostatitis is best treated with an antibiotic which penetrates well into this gland. They are trimethoprim/sulfa (septra/bactrim), quinolones (cipro/levoquin) and chloramphenicol. If the infecting organism is susceptible to t/s or a quinolone these would be the best choice. If for example the infecting organism is an enterococcus, resistant to those antibiotics, Amoxicillin would be the choice. ...Read more
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