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Doctor insights on: Amoxicillin Food Interactions

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Is yogurt considered okay food to take with amoxicillin?

Is yogurt considered okay food to take with amoxicillin?

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

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What causes yeast overgrowth? Does amoxicillin cause it or what medications or foods?

What causes yeast overgrowth? Does amoxicillin cause it or what medications or foods?

Yeast overgrowth: Yes amoxicillen can can cause a yeat infectio. Next time try taking pro biotic with your antibiotic to reduce the chance of a yeast infection. ...Read more

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What can I do about a sour stomach while on amoxicillin? Any particular foods that will help?

What can I do about a sour stomach while on amoxicillin? Any particular foods that will help?

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

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I heard you could take amoxicillin with or without food. Does this also apply if you're using amoxicillin to treat acne?

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

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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?

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?

Amox: What was he taking meds for? Usually antibiotiocs cause children some abdominal pain but be sure he was properly diagnosed and the doc did not miss an abdominal diagnosis such as appendicitis. ...Read more

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Should a 5 years old take Amoxicillin with food or can it also be taken empty stomach?

Should a 5 years old take Amoxicillin with food or can it also be taken empty stomach?

Either way is OK: It won't make any difference either way. Amoxicillin is well absorbed and works equally well either with food or on an empty stomach. ...Read more

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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?

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?

Usually no problem: Amoxicillin rarely upsets the stomach, but if you think it's happening to you, take it with some food. It is equally well absorbed and equally effective taken with or without food. ...Read more

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Food poisoning: do I take metronidazole or amoxicillin?

Food poisoning: do I take metronidazole or amoxicillin?

See doctor: You should se a doctor about food poisoning, especially if you have a fever and are vomiting. ...Read more

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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

Take before meals: Although Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) may be taken with or without food it's a good idea to take Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) at the start of a meal to help prevent stomach upset. ...Read more

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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?

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

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Can you tell me is it okay to stop augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) after food poisoning, when doctor said I can?

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

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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.

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.

http://www. Drugs. Com/drug-interactions/multivitamin, vitamins. Html ...Read more

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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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