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Can you take dicloxacillin and amoxycillin/clavulanic together?

Can you take dicloxacillin and amoxycillin/clavulanic together?

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

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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Trying to conceive , but husband is taking antibiotics amoxycilin and dicloxacillin 250mg each.. will it affect sperms or pose prblms if i get pregnt?

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

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How do you feel on amoxicillin?

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?

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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Can amoxicillin cure cough?

Can amoxicillin cure cough?

Depends: What is the cause of the cough? If from a community acquired pneumonia, then Amoxicillin could be an effective treatment. However, if the cause is not infectious, then Amoxicillin will not do anything. Find the cause of the cough and treat, don't just treat the symptom. ...Read more

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Can amoxicillin cure chlymedia?

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

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Is amoxicillin good for a cough?

Is amoxicillin good for a cough?

Depends: What is the cause of the cough? If from a community acquired pneumonia, then Amoxicillin could be an effective treatment. However, if the cause is not infectious, then Amoxicillin will not do anything. Find the cause of the cough and treat, don't just treat the symptom. ...Read more

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Can amoxicillin make you nauseous?

Known adverse effect: Beta lactams (of which Amoxicillin is one) have a major adverse reaction of gastrointestinal upset. ...Read more

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Can you take amoxicillin for UTIs?

Can you take amoxicillin for UTIs?

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

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Does zinc drops effect amoxicillin?

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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

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Can amoxicillin effect a drug test?

Can amoxicillin effect a drug test?

No: Drug screens have evolved with new technology to eliminate other medicines as possible contaminants. Mass spect/as chrome is now used to double check a possible legal drug as a contaminant. ...Read more

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Can amoxicillin treat my ureaplasma?

Can amoxicillin treat my ureaplasma?

No.: 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. http://pharmaxchange.info/press/2011/04/mechanism-of-action-of-penicillin/ https://www.zocdoc.com/answers/2542/what-is-ureaplasma ...Read more

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Amoxil (Definition)

Amoxil is a third generation penicillin which is a kind of penincillin type drug (anti-bacterial ...Read more


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Dicloxacillin (Definition)

Dicloxacillin is in the penicillin family. It is safe in pregnancy ...Read more