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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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I am on amoxicillin acid clavulanic 875/125mg 2 per day treatmant for 8 days now,by accident i just took 2 pills back to back in 1hour what should ido?

I am on amoxicillin acid clavulanic 875/125mg 2 per day treatmant for 8 days now,by accident i just took 2 pills back to back in 1hour what should ido?

Nothing to do: be prepared for possible stomach ache and diarrhea from the clavulonic acid. If you are not taking probiotics it may be a good idea to get some. Otherwise it is not going to hurt you. ...Read more

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Can i dissolve amoxicillin/clavulanic acid pills in water and take it that way?

Can i dissolve amoxicillin/clavulanic acid pills in water and take it that way?

Depends: Need to ask your pharmacist on specific pill formulation--some must stay intact so get "time release" dosing effect. Others, crush away! if there is any indication of extended release ("er" or similar in name), definitely not. ...Read more

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I had been taking Amoxicillin&Clavulanic for about a week then 2 days after I stopped taking them I had sex. Could this affect my bc(orto- tricycle)?

I had been taking Amoxicillin&Clavulanic  for about a week then 2 days after I stopped taking them I had sex. Could this affect my bc(orto- tricycle)?

The Perils of Sex: Penicillins,which includes amoxicillin, can increase the metabolism of birth control pills because they induce the enzymes that chew them up and spit them out into the bile and urine.So can tetracyclines. The effect is not much, but more with the low-dose, like Ortho-Tri-Cyclen. I'd guess not much to worry,but I'm not you.Next time, use condoms until about 7 days after stopping the antibiotic ...Read more

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Can amoxicillin/clavulanic acid make you lightheaded?

Can amoxicillin/clavulanic acid make you lightheaded?

Not likely: Unless this is some type of unusual allergic reaction (which should generally be accompanied by other symptoms), amoxicillin/clavulanate is quite a benign drug. Perhaps whatever it is for which you are being treated is responsible for these symptoms. Discuss with your doctor. Hope you get better soon. ...Read more

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Can amoxicillin plus clavulanic acid affect birth control pills?

Can amoxicillin plus clavulanic acid affect birth control pills?

Yes: Many medications, including many antibiotics and estrogen containing birth control pills, are metabolized in the liver. The end result can be that the liver increases its metabolism of the birth control pills, thereby decreasing their effectiveness. For this reason, many doctors recommend that you use an alternate method of birth control such as condoms while taking any antibiotics. ...Read more

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Does amoxicillin with clavulanic acid cure sabaceous cyst behind ear ? Iv been prescribed by my doc . Clavam 625 twice a day for 3 days.

Does amoxicillin with clavulanic acid cure sabaceous cyst behind ear ? Iv been prescribed by my doc . Clavam 625 twice a day for 3 days.

Maybe: The antibiotic will only be effective if there is infection. Cysts are usually drained and antibiotics are reserved for a subsequent infection, should one develop. ...Read more

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Amoxil (Definition)

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