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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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Does augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) (amoxicillin/clavulanate potassium) inhibit CYP3A4 enzyme?

Does augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) (amoxicillin/clavulanate potassium)  inhibit CYP3A4 enzyme?

The Answer Is.......: No Non Ne Bu Nee Nein Lo Nei Ni Nai Aniyo Ne Nei Na Nie Nao Nu Niet Nie Hapana Nej .......well, you get the point....... ...Read more

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Can I take metronidazole while I'm taking Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate)?

Can I take metronidazole while I'm taking Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate)?

Ok: This combination should be ok. You can always check with your pharmacist,however as he/she has access to all the information on medications and interactions. ...Read more

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Can I drink apple cider vinegar while taking amoxicillin, clarithromycin and omeprazole?

Can I drink apple cider vinegar while taking amoxicillin, clarithromycin and omeprazole?

Avoid it: Vinegar is acidic. If you are on omperazole to cut down on stomach acid it is best not to add more acid to the stomach. I would avoid the vinegar. ...Read more

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Do grapefruit juice and omeprazole interact?

Do grapefruit juice and omeprazole interact?

Yes.: Grapefuit and grapefruit juice have the potential to interact with numerous drugs. They interfere with hepatic and intestinal enzyme cytochrome p450 isoform cyp3a4 and are believed to be primarily responsible for the effects of grapefruit on the enzyme. Omeprazole (prilosec) is one of the drugs that is affected. ...Read more

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Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) allergy, should I take penicillin or clavulanate?

Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) allergy, should I take penicillin or clavulanate?

Neither: Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) is Amoxicillin ( a penicllin) and clavulante. So if one if allergic to Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) both of these should be avoided. A proper evaluation needs to be undertaken to clarify this allergy and what medicines to avoid. ...Read more

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Can you tan while taking augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate)?

Can you tan while taking augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate)?

Yes: Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) does not cause photosensitivity so you can tan while taking it. Note tanning will cause premature old age wrinkles and skin cancer. It 'a not a healthy thing to do. ...Read more

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Tramadol and grapefruit juice side effects?

Tramadol and grapefruit juice side effects?

Interactions.: Drugs.Com drug interaction checker did not show interactions between grapefruit juice and tramadol. ...Read more

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Is amoxicillin / clavulanate same as bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim)?

Is amoxicillin / clavulanate same as bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim)?

No: Amoxicillin / clavulanate is a penicillin-type antibiotic. The clavulanate increases susceptability of some bacteria to the amoxicillin. Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) is a combination sulfa antibiotic composed of two antibiotics: trimethprim and sulfamethoxazole. ...Read more

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Can i drink alcohol while taking the antibiotic biaxin (clarithromycin)?

Can i drink alcohol while taking the antibiotic biaxin (clarithromycin)?

When checking this: On a drug interaction checker, it indicated that there can be minor, clinically insignificant but unspecified interactions. Should be fine but don't drink to excess. ...Read more

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Does Flagyl 500mg contain penicillin?

Does Flagyl 500mg contain penicillin?

Nope: Penicillin and metronidazole (Flagyl®) are entirely different antibiotics. Neither one "contains" the other. If you may have had a penicillin allergy and now have been prescribed metronidazole, you need not worry. There is no increased risk of an allergic reaction. ...Read more

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Does taking Amox Clav while breastfeeding affects baby microbiome?

Does taking Amox Clav while breastfeeding affects baby microbiome?

Microbiome affected: Baby's microbiome may be affected by breastfeeding mom taking amox-clav. However amox-clav is safe to use while breastfeeding. Breastmilk is a living substance and contributes positively to baby's microbiome. ...Read more

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Dr. Philip Miller
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Amoxil (Definition)

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