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Amoxicillin Food Interactions
For the most part: Yogurt or other fermented foods are okay to take during/after antibiotic treatment. Antibiotics take care of the bad bacteria, but can also get rid of the good bacteria in our gut. It is helpful to eat fermented, probiotic-rich foods to help replenish the lost good bacteria. The only reasons not to eat yogurt is if you have a dairy allergy/intolerance or if it's made with a lot of added sugar. ...Read more
Antacid: Amoxicillin may not be the cause; it is well tolerated and rarely causes somach upset. Whatever the cause, try an antacid or one of the many over-the-counter acid blocking drugs. Discuss with your doctor if it doesn't help or if the problem continues after you have finished the antibiotic. ...Read more
My son taking amoxicillin but dosent want to eat any food only yogurt can that affect his stomach?
Probiotics: Always a good idea to use dairy or take probiotics (Florastor) while taking antibiotics. ...Read more
I heard you could take amoxicillin with or without food. Does this also apply if you're using amoxicillin to treat acne?
Upset stomach: Antibiotics tend to disrupt stomach by causing gastric irritation, so generally recommended to use with food no matter what they are being used to treat. ...Read more
If I have to take amoxicillin with food (to avoid nausea), will I have to take penicillin with food as well? Same dosage as amoxicillin.
My 9yr old took amoxicillin without food and he is complaining of pain in his stomach, I gave him gatorade and made him eat, but he still has the pain?
Is upset stomach usually associated with amoxicillin? I've taken two 500 mg pills with little to no food. Can you take it with or without food?
I have been having trouble swallowing food. What could be wrong? My doctor told me to guargle salt water 4 times a day and prescribed me amoxicillin.
Is Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) best taken with food? I just feel so nauseas for hours after taking it sometimes. Mostly when I have to take it around 4am
I'm on day 4 of amoxicillin for extracted tooth. Developed HORRIBLE bitter taste in mouth. Food tastes bitter. Is it from antibiotic? Will it go away?
IDK: It would be prudent to ask the dentist who is actually treating you and knows your medical and dental history, the exact circumstances of your treatment and who can evaluate it (rather than dentists on the internet sight unseen). Do you really want us just to venture a guess? ...Read more
Can you tell me is it okay to stop augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) after food poisoning, when doctor said I can?
Benefits vs risks: If your doc is telling you to do something, generally I trust that is the correct decision. However, if u have doubts, a second opinion is fine. The issue with antibiotics? -there are benefits and of course risks. Knowing when benefits are maximized and risk starts to take over is key. Someone (a doc) needs to make this decision and hopefully is right on track. Antibiotics are a double-edged sword ...Read more
I have a fever that increase at night, diarrhea and gagging so I thought it would be pneumonia so I took Clarithromycin 250mg and I thought also it could be food poisoning so I thought of taking metronidazole with amoxicillin or metoclopramide with amoxic
You need a: Diagnosis. Seek professional medical care. Polypharmacy is wrought with side effects. ...Read more
Can I still take my food supplements like vit. C, E atc. While under medication? I'm taking co-amoxiclav augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) now coz I have strep throat.
Should be ok:
Taken supplements can be taken with antibiotics. Be cautious with Vit E as it can occasionally lead to a thinning of the blood. Always inform your MD what supplements you are taking before starting any medications. A balanced diet often makes supplements unnecessary.
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Can I take amoxicillin 250 mg 3 times a day with cabergoline (dostinex) 0.25 twice a week? Are there any interactions between the two?
No: It does not appear to be any interaction between the two. Make sure you discuss all your medications with your doctor at all times ...Read more
Are cats claw, ecinecia, garlic, and goldenseal all okay to take with amoxicillin? Would this help or inhibit the drugs interaction? I have already been on the herbs for 5 days, and amoxicillin for 1, if it's a bad idea should I just stop taking them and
Talk to your doctor:
You should tell your doctor about all the medications/drugs/supplements you take. For now quit taking stuff that your doctor did not prescribe.
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Practice safe sex. ...Read more
No: They should be fine taken together.Get a more detailed answer ›
What would be signs that amoxicillin was having an interaction with the effectiveness of Sprintec birth control?
Pregnancy: Although rare, antibiotics can interfere with birth control. You would not be aware of this until you miss a period. I recommend using a back up method of birth control, such as condoms, when on antibiotics. If your period does not come at the usual time, get tested. Good luck! ...Read more
I take 4 Methotrexate 2.5mg weekly for RA. My dentist prescribed today Amoxicillin 500mg, I read that there is serious interactions, is this true?
Yes.: Talk to your doctor before using methotrexate together with amoxicillin. Medications like amoxicillin, especially when given at high dosages for infections, can sometimes increase the blood levels and effects of methotrexate. You may have increased side effects such as nausea, vomiting, mouth ulcers, and low blood cell counts. ...Read more
Are there any interaction between culturelle and prevpac (lansoprazole amoxicillin and clarithromycin) medicine?
Are there any interactions between culturelle and prevpac (lansoprazole amoxicillin and clarithromycin) medicine?
A child is on methotrexate 12.5mg once weekly for JRA. She was prescribed amoxicillin for a sinus infection. Is it okay for her to be taking these together? I saw that there is a potential for interaction between the two.
Yes but not a major: Yes there is an interaction but not at the doses we use for arthritis. the amoxicillin can increase the level of methotrexate. This is a problem with the high anti-cancer doses we use to treat malignancy. But you may want to hold the methotrexate until the sinus infection clears. ...Read more
Wanting to take Pygeum (herb for enlarged prostate) but am on Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) for next few weeks. Any interaction I need to worry about?
Enlarged prostate?: Pygeum has been reported to help benign prostatic hypertrophy (BPH) which would be very unusual at age 24-years. Hope UR consulting a urologist. There do not seem to to be any reports of interaction with Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) Wonder in fact if you have bacterial prostatitis which would be reason for antibiotics. Did U have urine or prostatic fluid culture? No more than 10% of prostatitis cases are bacterial! ...Read more
Can zinc+copper tablets, vitamin C 1000mg and cetirizine dihydrochloride be taken while on taking amoxicillin? Any interaction or side-effects?
No known issues: The answer is yes.Get a more detailed answer ›
What is the interaction between birth control pills, the morning after pill, and the antibiotic amoxicillin? What's the possibility of pregnancy?
No interaction.: If you are on birth control pills, took the morning after pill and are taking Amoxicillin for an unrelated reason, you are extremely unlikely to be pregnant. Check a home urine pregnancy test the after a missed period and if negative repeat in a week - that's the only way to be sure. Take Folic Acid 1 mg daily and best of luck! ...Read more
Yes: Different mechanisms, should be safeGet a more detailed answer ›
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