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

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

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

Does pneumonia comes back after some month after using amoxicillin for 10days
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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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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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I have a bad chest cold. Will amoxicillin actually help?

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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Can you give children s Benadryl (diphenhydramine) while child is taking amoxicillin?

Can you give children s Benadryl (diphenhydramine) while child is taking amoxicillin?

Polypharmacy: These two medications have no significant interaction and are generally safe together. For more specifics, contact the prescribing physician as he or she would have more medical history available that could potentially be relevant. ...Read more

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My daughter is 5 put on amoxicillin for strep evn though we're not using it right away can we still put in refrigerator?

? not using ?: Why you are not using a prescribed med is confusing. Yes it should be in the refrigerator. It begins to become ineffective after 2 weeks from when they added liquid if refrigerated & 1 week if at ac room temperature. ...Read more

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I was prescribed amoxicillin and Norco but I have not really needed the Norco for pain. Can the amoxicillin be easing my pain on its own?

Infection: As amoxicillin will cure the infection, associated symptom like pain is expected to improve during process of healing. You don't have to take norco if not needed. ...Read more

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My 23 month old weighing about 23 lbs was perscribed amoxicillin 8 ml- is 8ml too much? I usually give 5 ml. We are out of town and went to a walk in

My 23 month old weighing about 23 lbs was perscribed amoxicillin 8 ml- is 8ml too much? I usually give 5 ml.  We are out of town and went to a walk in

? Dosage: Need to also know the concentration of the amoxicillin prescribed as well as how many times a day it is being prescribed. Please resubmit question with that information. ...Read more

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The skin on my penis head is swollen... What is this please? Can i take amoxicillin 500mg for this.. Thanks

Infection? STD?: It's not possible to judge the cause based only on this description. Maybe an STD if at risk. If an infection of any kind, amoxicillin probably is NOT the best antibiotic. Do not try to treat it yourself with amoxicillin or anything else, and do not rely on a pharmacist's advice (common in some countries, although I don't know about the Philippines. Get professional health care. Good luck! ...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