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My 4 month old is taking amoxicillin but she has developed diarrhoea and appears to have stomach pAin. Should I stop giving?

My 4 month old is taking amoxicillin but she has developed diarrhoea and appears to have stomach pAin. Should I stop giving?

You should call MD: You should call your MD and describe what is going on. The dose or prescription may be wrong. Your doctor may also prescribe probiotics as lactobacillus acidophilus. Make sure your infant is urinating 4-6 times per day. Good luck ...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


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How long should I be having diarrhea from amoxicillin?

How long should I be having diarrhea from amoxicillin?

Not long: If your diarrhea is persistant you should see your doctor as you may have developed another process related to the drug causing the diarrhea. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have diarrhea while on amoxicillin? Can I take anything for it?

Is it normal to have diarrhea while on amoxicillin? Can I take anything for it?

Common, not normal: Antibiotic associated diarrhea is pretty common; more serious is c difficile associated colitis, often due to antibiotic use. Call your prescribing doc to notify them, and make adjustments, ranging from eating yogurt, taking probiotics, stopping or changing the meds, or more. ...Read more

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Can amoxicillin cause diarrhea?

Can amoxicillin cause diarrhea?

Common, not normal: Antibiotic associated diarrhea is pretty common; more serious is c difficile associated colitis, often due to antibiotic use. Call your prescribing doc to notify them, and make adjustments, ranging from eating yogurt, taking probiotics, stopping or changing the meds, or more. ...Read more

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Can amoxicillin cause diarrhea? Need expert opinions!

Can amoxicillin cause diarrhea? Need expert opinions!

Yes.: Take with food and water. You can use probiotics and eat yogurt, to minimize diarrhea. Diarrhea is a common side effect of many antibiotics. ...Read more

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How long do docs recommend I should I get diarrhea from amoxicillin?

How long do docs recommend I should I get diarrhea from amoxicillin?

As long as you take: It could be as long as you take the medicine. So stop it, you might get it over with. ...Read more

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Diarrhea and mucus for over a week after taking amoxil (amoxicillin). What might be wrong?

See below: Theantibiotic may have altered your natural bacterial flora, causing your symptoms. If it persists, see your family doctor. ...Read more

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Just finished 10 days amoxicillin w/diarrhea how long will last or is from good bact. Depletion how to tell difference?

Just finished 10 days amoxicillin w/diarrhea how long will last or is from good bact. Depletion how to tell difference?

Post-antibx diarrhea: Many antibiotics are non-specific as to what bacteria they kill. When your normal gut flora is depleted by antibiotics you may be at risk for opportunistic pathogens. A very common one is clostridium difficile (c.Diff). Your doctor, in considering this possibility, will order a specific stool check. If c.Diff is found treatments include: different antibiotics, toxin binders, florastor probiotics. ...Read more

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Is it normal for amoxicillin to give my 1yr old daughter diarrhea?

Is it normal for amoxicillin to give my 1yr old daughter diarrhea?

Occasionally: Diarrhea can occur with most antibiotics, some more than others & it occasionally happens with amoxicillin. You can sometimes work around this & continue the med. Living culture yogurt(danactive, activia) can help slow this down as can applesauce or fresh bananas. Call the dr if it is getting worrisome or you are concerned about dehydration. ...Read more

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