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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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Amoxicillin himox is it heal the chlamydia?

Amoxicillin himox is it heal the chlamydia?

Generally no: Generally amoxacillin is not a choice for chlamydia. We are still using as a priority drug azythromycin singe dose of 1 g for both partners. Alternative treatment is Doxycycline 100 mg two times daily for one week. ...Read more

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How long will amoxicillin work?

How long will amoxicillin work?

Need more info: I'm not sure if you mean "how long do the pills stay potent? " or "how long after you take them will they still cure something? " antibiotic pills can remain potent for a couple of years after their expiration date. Amoxicillin stays in the bloodstream at effective levels for less than a day after the last dose. It is a short acting antibiotic, and is usually dosed 2-3 times a day for that reason. ...Read more

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Can someone get high off of amoxicillin?

Safe and Effective.: Amoxicillin is antibiotic that can be life saving when used appropriately.. There is no euphoria associated with it use. Any strange reactions should be promptly reported to your physician. ...Read more

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What are good alternatives for amoxicillin?

What are good alternatives for amoxicillin?

Many: There are many other medications that can help. Consult your health care provider for other options for your particular condition. ...Read more

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Can I take amoxicillin and goody powder together?

Can I take amoxicillin and goody powder together?

Goody powder: Which preparation? If it is the one that has aspirin (acetyl salicylic acid) in it, so it won't fit with amoxicillin, if acetaminophen is the analgesic included, then, it is safe to combine with amoxicillin. Good that you asked, always exercise caution with multiple medications, good luck ...Read more

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Does amoxicillin expire in a ertain mount of time?

Does amoxicillin expire in a ertain mount of time?

Yes: All drugs expire eventually. There should be an expiration date on your prescription. When in doubt, throw out anything greater than 1 year old. ...Read more

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What are the side affects of amoxil (amoxicillin)?

As listed below: Keep in mind that most antibiotics can cause these side effects.
Side-effects include nausea, vomiting, rashes, and antibiotic-associated colitis. Loose bowel movements (diarrhea) may also occur. Rarer side-effects include mental changes, lightheadedness, insomnia, confusion, anxiety, sensitivity to lights and sounds, and unclear thinking. ...Read more

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Why would a person be prescribed amoxicillin three times a day for several months?

Why would a person be prescribed amoxicillin three times a day for several months?

Not your business?: Sorry, but this sounds like you're trying to figure out why someone else is taking the antibiotic. Probably you are well meaning, but it's probably none of your business. If you think it is, or you are genuinely concerned about his or her health, ask them. But don't expect help on this forum for snooping about someone's prescription medication. ...Read more

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Hi, I have been taking amoxil (amoxicillin) since tuesday night for my strepto kick in?

Hi, I have been taking amoxil (amoxicillin) since tuesday night for my strepto kick in?

Amoxil (amoxicillin): If yopu have sterp throat infection, you have been prescribed Amoxil (amoxicillin) for it. You have to take full ten daus course of amoxil, (amoxicillin) otherwise infection may return and not be cleared. ...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 I take Tussin with amoxicillin?

Yes you can: Yes you can take it as there is no drug interaction and these are often prescribed together ...Read more

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How can I avoid amoxicillin side effects?

How can I avoid amoxicillin side effects?

Unlikely: Not particularly toxic, if at all when taken orally. Overdoses may increase risk of secondary fungal overgrowth or antibiotic induced diarrhea but no common fatalities except to allergic reactions, which are not dose dependent. You can avoid all side-effects by not taking it. ...Read more

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Do I need to refrigerate liquid amoxicillin?

Yes: It loses potency after 24 hours in a hot setting, after a week at room temperature and after 14 days refrigerated. ...Read more

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Amoxicillin and alcohol in moderation. Is this okay?

Amoxicillin and alcohol in moderation. Is this okay?

Yes: No problem taking penicillin class antibiotics with alcohol but keep it in moderation. If you have a significant infection it would be best to abstain until the infection has resolved. ...Read more

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My child is allergic to amoxicillin. Can he take azithyromycin?

Azithromycin: azithromycin is a different class of antibiotics from amoxicillin.
As with any medication, a child can have an allergy to it and prior to starting any new medication, always discuss it with your pediatrician. ...Read more

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Should I take expired amoxicillin? What are the risks of doing so?

Hard to say: If you are self diagnosing an issue and the weakened med covers up the real problem, delaying proper diagnosis & treatment you could be setting stage for a big problem. ...Read more

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Does pneumonia comes back after some month after using amoxicillin for 10days?

Does pneumonia comes back after some month after using amoxicillin for 10days?

Pneumonia: Can be complicated. A single course of Amoxicillin may not treat pneumonia. This depends on many factors. If you are still coughing, short of breath, running a fever, or having chest pain, see a physician for a re-examination. ...Read more

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As a child I became allergic to amoxicillin, I took it as an adult and nothing happened, why? Is it possible to grow out of being allergic?

As a child I became allergic to amoxicillin, I took it as an adult and nothing happened, why? Is it possible to grow out of being allergic?

Yes, but...: You were probably never allergic. The infection for which you were being treated probably caused the rash - lots of viral and bacterial infections can be associated with rash, especially in children. It is always important to write down as much detail as possible about a possible drug reaction, and get evaluated by an allergist to determine whether the reaction was truly related to the drug. ...Read more

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I'm meant to of taken three amoxicillin three times a day for seven weeks. I have only had three in one day. If I don't take any today can I drink?

Yes: The usual dose of Amoxicillin is 250-500 milligrams three times a day. There are very few infections that require 7 weeks of treatment. Osteomyelitis would be the main one. You can drink alcohol while taking Amoxicillin but do it in moderation. ...Read more

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Can I take xyzal and amoxicillin together?

Can I take xyzal and amoxicillin together?

Sounds ok: A person who has no problems taking levocetirizine (Xyzal) by itself, and who has no problems taking amoxicillin (Amoxil) by itself, should also have no problem taking levocetirizine and amoxicillin together. The two medications do not have noticeable interactions with one another. ...Read more

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Is amoxicillin safe to take if I don't have a uti?

???: I don't understand the question. Why would you take an antibiotic if you don't have an infection? ...Read more

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Can I drink hard alcohol while taking amoxicillin?

Can I drink hard alcohol while taking amoxicillin?

Probably fine: There is an occasional antibiotic that can produce odd reactions when alcohol is consumed during treatment. Most, like amoxicillin can be taken if you have an occasional drink. ...Read more

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For how long should I take amoxicillin 500mg for UTI?

For how long should I take amoxicillin 500mg for UTI?

Depends on culture: The usual treatments for a simple, uncomplicated UTI include one of the following: 3 days of Bactrim, 3 days of ciprofloxacin, 7 days of nitrofurantoin, 7 days of Keflex, etc... Perhaps amoxicillin is used if one's urine culture result shows sensitivity to amoxicillin, but more likely one of the other antibiotics would be used. A patient can ask her doctor what the urine culture showed. ...Read more

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Amoxicillin not working for UTI what else could I take?

Amoxicillin not working for UTI what else could I take?

Depends on culture: The usual treatments for a simple, uncomplicated UTI include one of the following: 3 days of Bactrim, 3 days of ciprofloxacin, 7 days of nitrofurantoin, 7 days of Keflex, etc... One's doctor can tell from the urine culture result whether or not amoxicillin should or should not be effective in a patient's particular infection, but more likely one of the other antibiotics would be used. ...Read more

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I have a bad chest cold. Will amoxicillin actually help?

If it is actually a: common cold - than antibiotic is not indicated. Colds are usually viral in nature. If you have a bacterial infection - than your doctor can help determine the best antibiotic choice for you. ...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