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No: the capsule protects it from the stomach acid. ...Read more
Amoxil (amoxicillin): peak effect is 1-2 hours of ingestion, then it rapidly drops off. That's why you have to take several doses a day. I'm just curious as to what effects you are experiencing because amoxil (amoxicillin) is about the kindest most benign antibiotic you can take. I wonder if the effects you are experiencing aren't the illness you are being treated for??? ...Read more
I take 500 mg amoxicillin capsule before the dentist and i just noticed they expired 5/13/15. Its a full bottle. Would they be okay to take this july?
One 500mg amoxicillin capsule has made be very agitated. How long will this unpleasant side effect last?
Certainly not past: It's hard to say if each dose will cause this or any side effect, but it will not last past your use. Talk w/ the doctor who prescribed it. There might be a good alternative. Don't just stop taking it. Either get a substitute or bear up knowing it will be short term. Do things that calm you and get over your infection. Best! ...Read more
Not the best: Amoxicillin works best in upper respiratory infections. Plus if u have an old antibiotic laying around-not sure if this is the case? It can be expired-won't be effective and can change the bacterial symbiosis in u'r body over time-especially if people keep doing similar. This makes bacteria stronger and antibiotics won't work as well down the road. Short answer-please call u'r doc if u think UTI ...Read more