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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 you take doxycycline and amoxicillin at same time?

Can you take doxycycline and amoxicillin at same time?

Yes you can if indic: These two antibiotics can be taken togetther if medically indicated, but there is more chances of getting gastrointestinal side effects. ...Read more

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What condition calls for the combination of doxycycline hyclate and amoxicillin?

What condition calls for the combination of doxycycline hyclate and amoxicillin?

Different: Doctors may use these combination for different reasons, since it gives a broad spectrum coverage and is not expansive. I guess most common I would he's is for some stds. ...Read more

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I cant take Bactrin or Cypro. In your opinion, amoxicillin or doxycycline work better for mild uti? I want to know what to discuss with my dr.

Urine culture: Allergy to Cipro (ciprofloxacin) and Bactrim narrows the choices for effective UTI therapy, and a culture and sensitivity is the best way to determine what drug is likely to work best. Some bacteria causing UTI are resistant to amoxicillin, and Doxycycline is not usually the best choice for a bladder infection. Macrodantin might be worth a try. ...Read more

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How long do I have to wait to take amoxicillin after taking doxycycline? I took a doxy this morning (for skin) but need to start amox for tooth. Thx

How long do I have to wait to take amoxicillin after taking doxycycline? I took a doxy this morning (for skin) but need to start amox for tooth. Thx

Drug interaction: 30 year old gentleman with question about taking amoxicillin while taking doxycycline. Please contact your prescribing physician. There is a drug interaction between doxycycline and amoxicillin in which the effectiveness of amoxicillin may be reduced by pharmacodynamic antagonism and it is serious enough for an alternative to be used. Always use the pharmacist consultation at the drug store. ...Read more

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Hi, I have gum abscess, I have taken amoxicillin in past, I have few Doxycycline pills, can I take to start treatment until I get new script for Amox?

Hi, I have gum abscess, I have taken amoxicillin in past, I have few Doxycycline pills, can I take to start treatment until I get new script for Amox?

No: Antibiotics are prescribed for a specific diagnosis by a provider. If you are making your own diagnosis then you are short changing yourself. Using left over meds means you did not completely treat a previous infection. Using the wrong antibiotic can lead to overgrowth of bacteria and or side effects. See a dentist for diagnosis and proper treatment. ...Read more

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For cold (no fever) and URI with occasional cough which Antibiotic you normally recommend for your patients doxycycline. Or Amoxicillin and why.

For cold (no fever) and URI with occasional cough which Antibiotic you normally recommend for your patients doxycycline. Or Amoxicillin and why.

None: Recommend no Antibiotics as most URIs are viral. Especially with no fever and "occasional cough". both of those antibiotics are beneficial for patients with certain bacterial infections. ...Read more

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Can you take doxycycline and Amoxicillin same day. I have strep throat and I took doxycycline b4 I was diagnosed. Or how long before I can take, morni?

Can you take doxycycline and Amoxicillin same day. I have strep throat and I took doxycycline b4 I was diagnosed. Or how long before I can take, morni?

Yes: They are two different classes of antibiotics that do not interact with each other. You can take both at the same time. Doxycycline does not have an effect against strep throat whereas amoxicillin does ...Read more

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Hi I'm asthmatic and I've had 2 courses of antibiotics, amoxicillin and doxycycline plus 2 x steroids. My chest is really tight and I'm still wheezing?

Hi I'm asthmatic and I've had 2 courses of antibiotics, amoxicillin and doxycycline plus 2 x steroids. My chest is really tight and I'm still wheezing?

Antibiotics: Do not treat asthma. Asthma is treated depending on severity with bronchodilators and inhaled steroids. You should have pulmonary function testing done to verify your diagnosis, with repeat PFTs after albuterol. ...Read more

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Doxycycline and amoxycillin can take together?

Yes: Doxycycline and Amoxicillin can be safely taken together. They work in different ways on a bacteria and are usually used to treat different types of infections. ...Read more

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Am taking amoxicilline can I still take doxycycline for gonorrhoea?

Neither one: Neither of these drugs is reliable against gonorrhea. You need an injection of ceftriaxone, perhaps with other treatment as well. See a doctor or clinic knowlegeable about STDs and follow their advice. ...Read more

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I Am taking doxycycline hyclate, is it ok to take amoxicillian at the same time?

Yes: Assuming on doxy for acne and now have some sort of upper respiratory infection. As long as not allergic to amoxicillin it is OK. Always tell your doctor what meds you take. ...Read more

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