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Can i take amoxicillin if it expire 3 mths already?

Can i take amoxicillin if it expire 3 mths already?

Not a good idea: It may be still effective but it might be subpotent. I suggest my patients follow expiration dates carefully. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

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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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I forgot to take my amoxicillin today/ how to restart?

What r u treating?: Cannot respond unless know why you are taking amoxicillin, but generally missing a dose is not a disaster and you should just resume treatment and complete the course of therapy prescribed. ...Read more

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I misread my directions and was taking amoxicillin two times a day instead of two time twice a day. I did this for a week. Will this mess me up ?

I misread my directions and was taking amoxicillin two times a day instead of two time twice a day. I did this for a week. Will this mess me up ?

Amoxicillin xcess: Amoxicillin is one of the most prescribed antibiotics in medicine and dentistry. Double dosing is unlikely to cause any difficulties or problems. Taking too much of an antibiotic is no more effective against the infection than the appropriate dose but the excess is processed and eliminated in the urine. Taking too little of the drug can theoretically put you at risk of unresponsive infection. ...Read more

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How can I tell if my symptoms are from amoxicillin?

What are your sympto: We can not answer without knowing your symptoms.Let us know what your symptoms are and how long you have taken Amoxicillin ...Read more

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How much amoxicillin is an overdose that can hurt you?

Amoxicillin: It is actually, with normal kidney function, to overdose on penicillin-type antimicrobials. Most complications of treatment are not due to too high a dose but rather allergies or drug-associated diarrhea or colitis. ...Read more

Dr. Philip Miller
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Amoxil (Definition)

Amoxicillin (inn), formerly amoxycillin (ban) in some markets, and abbreviated amox, is a moderate-spectrum, bacteriolytic, β-lactam antibiotic used to treat bacterial infections ...Read more


Dr. Greg Pahnke
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Tender Swollen Lump In Breast (Definition)

A tender swollen lump on the breast may be a sign of a breast ...Read more