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Taking amoxicillin for a sinus infection & a couple days after I noticed swelling, itching, & discharge in my vagina. Now my symptoms seem milder. ?

Taking amoxicillin for a sinus infection  & a couple days after I noticed swelling, itching, & discharge in my vagina. Now my symptoms seem milder. ?

Yeast infection: Unfortunately, antibiotics like amoxicillin not only kill the bacteria that in your case caused the sinus infection, but also the lactobacillae present in the vagina. That in turn promoted the growth of candida, I suspect, and you ended up with a yeast infection. If your vaginal symptoms are ceasing, your lactobacilli may be recovering. ...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?

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 can I tell if my symptoms are from amoxicillin?

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 do I treat the skin symptoms of an amoxicillin reaction without medication?

How do I treat the skin symptoms of an amoxicillin reaction without medication?

Stop taking it: If you get a rash from penicillin, you should stop it immediately. You can take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) or another antihistamine like Claritin or zyrtec. If you insist on not taking any medication, then a cool shower or oatmeal bath may help with the itching. In any event, if you have any breathing problems, you need to go to the er. ...Read more

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Is there a safe way treat the skin symptoms of an amoxicillin reaction without medication?

Is there a safe way treat the skin symptoms of an amoxicillin reaction without medication?

Time: If not a severe reaction it will dissipate in time. You should see however if it was an allergic reaction or not. In some cases , when given for viral illness one can get a rash and not be allergic. This would be important to know. Can see an infectious disease doctor or allergist to help with this. ...Read more

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My son 25lb was given amoxicillin 400/5ml twice a day 5ml for otitis is seem ok? I worried overdose

My son 25lb was given amoxicillin 400/5ml  twice a day 5ml for otitis is seem ok? I worried overdose

Normal dose: The most often recommended dose for otitis media at his age is 80-90 mg/kg, which is what you were given.Lower dose es are often given for things like a UTI or lung infection because the med gets into those areas easier. With otitis the germs differ and more is recommended. ...Read more

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Amoxicillin allergy symptoms?

Amoxicillin allergy symptoms?

Amoxicillin allergy: Symptoms may include 1 anaphylaxis which can be life threatening 2hives ang itching 3 asthma symptoms 4serum sickness, like joint pains, body aches and rashes. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of amoxicillin allergy?

Amoxicillin allergy: Symptoms may include 1 anaphylaxis which can be life threatening 2hives ang itching 3 asthma symptoms 4serum sickness, like joint pains, body aches and rashes. ...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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