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What is the treatment for amoxicillin overdose?

What is the treatment for amoxicillin overdose?

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

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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What is the treatment for amoxicillin overdose?

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

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How much amoxicillin is an overdose that can hurt you?

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

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What is the treatment for augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) overdose?

What is the treatment for augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) overdose?

Time: Taking too much Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) may cause nausea and vomiting. It may later cause diarrhea . Higher doses of amoxicillin, the main component of augmentin, (amoxicillin and clavulanate) are recommended for some infections ...Read more

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Can you die of an overdose of amoxicillin?

Can you die of an overdose of amoxicillin?

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. ...Read more

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Can you die from a overdose of amoxicillin?

Can you die from a overdose of amoxicillin?

WHY ARE YOU ASKING: If you are allergic to a medication sure. I keep wondering why there are all these questions about dying from antibiotics. Hopefully your dr knows to write appropiate instructions on the rx. If you have trouble undersatnding, tell your dr. If youre wondering aboutgetting high on antibiotics - it's pretty silly. ...Read more

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What is a dangerously high overdose of amoxicillin? Five times the usual dose? More?

What is a dangerously high overdose of amoxicillin?  Five times the usual dose?  More?

Why do you ask?: There is a wide range of dosing for amoxicillin, depending on the infection being treated. In pediatrics, the dose can range from 20 mg/kg to 90 mg/kg. If you think you took too much, call the poison help line at 1-800-222-1222. ...Read more

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I would like to know what the effects of and overdose of amoxicillin are for a 6 yr old girl? The amoxicillin is for two different children of different ages and my daughter just drank 3bottles that were almost full.

I would like to know what the effects of and overdose of amoxicillin are for a 6 yr old girl? The amoxicillin is for two different children of different ages and my daughter just drank 3bottles that were almost full.

Anytime : Anytime your child eats or drinks something she shouldn't have, you can call the poison control center toll-free for advice. 1-800-222-1222 this is the number even er doctors and pediatricians use for the most up-to-date advice and treatments for ingestions. If your child is having trouble breathing or is in severe distress after eating something she shouldn't have, this would be a reason to call 911 and go to the er instead. Overdose can cause confusion, severe skin rash, kidney damage and/or seizures. ...Read more

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