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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


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Can I take vitamin d 50, 000 units once a week? If im on antibiotics amoxicillin? Thanks

Can I take vitamin d 50, 000 units once a week? If im on antibiotics amoxicillin? Thanks

Yes: Take your medications as prescribed. Amoxicillin is an antibiotic used for a short time to treat infections. Make sure you take it completely even if you feel better/ do not skip any doses. Common side effects are stomach upset. Report any dark urine or usual weakness/tiredness to you doctor. Keep visits with doctor to monitor vit d levels. Take medications with full glass of water. Take care. ...Read more

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Can I take vitamin C while taking amoxicillin? I'd like to take about 5000 mg. Also, it's okay to take b-complex and iron while taking amoxicillin?

Can I take vitamin C while taking amoxicillin? I'd like to take about 5000 mg. Also, it's okay to take b-complex and iron while taking amoxicillin?

Yes, yes, yes, also: It is totally fine to take amoxicillin, b-complex and iron while taking amoxicillin.
I also strongly advise anyone taking Amoxicillin or any other antibiotics to take a good quality probiotic such as culturelle, jarro-dophilu or dr. Ohira's as well as sacchromyces boulardii in products like florastar, both during ; after to prevent anti-biotic associated diarrhea and replenish your friendly flora. ...Read more

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Is it ok to mix Amoxicillin used to treat strep throat in toddlers with juices and/or multi vitamins for enhancing the taste?

Is it ok to mix Amoxicillin used to treat strep throat in toddlers with juices and/or multi vitamins for enhancing the taste?

Mixing antibiotic: You can mix in foods or juice but would be sure it's in a small amount to be sure the entire dose is taken ...Read more

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I stopped taking antibiotics (wisdom tooth extraction - amoxicillin) few days ago, while starting to take pro-biotics. Would it be alright to take multi-vitamins now along side pro biotics?

Yes: It should be perfectly alright to take a multivitamin with probiotics. Should be no cross-reactions or contra-indications unless the probiotic have a warning attached. Call your surgeon for more orders or instructions. ...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?

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?

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?

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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