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What's a good treatment for allergic reaction from amoxicillin?

What's a good treatment for allergic reaction from amoxicillin?

Depends on reaction: Amoxicillin is a type of penicilin if you have allergic reaction like rash , itching, hives and unexpected swelling of face, lips, tongue.Headaches take 50 mgm of Benadryl (diphenhydramine) and it can be repeated every 4 hours and see your doctor asap.Severe reaction may need short corse of corticosteroids diarrhea and abdominal pain are not due to allergy. ...Read more

Dr. Cornelia Franz
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Rash (Definition)

Most bumps and blotches on a newborn baby are harmless and clear up by themselves. By far the most common skin problem in infants is diaper rash. Diaper rash is an irritation of the skin caused by dampness, urine, or feces. Most babies who wear diapers will have some type of diaper rash. However, there are other skin disorders that can cause rashes. These are usually not serious unless ...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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Is amoxicillin right for the treatment of boils?

Is amoxicillin right for the treatment of boils?

No: Boils will frequently resolve with hot salt water soaks until they drain. Boils are usually caused by staphylococcus aureus. Over 90% of s.Aureus are resistant to amoxicillin. Dicloxicillin or Keflex would be effective against mssa. Mrsa is usually treated orally with septra/bactrim, Doxycycline or clindamycin. ...Read more

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Had strep three weeks ago. Amoxicillin for 10days 500mg twice a day. It's back now. What is best treatment this time?

Had strep three weeks ago. Amoxicillin for 10days 500mg twice a day. It's back now. What is best treatment this time?

Strep throat: i would be concerned that is wasnt strep throat. given that its back i would go to the doctor to culture the back of your tonsils, then start a different antibiotic. since your a breastfeeding F/U with your OB to be placed on an antibiotic that is safe during breast feeding. ideally you need something different than a penicillin or amoxicillin. after they obtain cultures you can taper antibiotics. ...Read more

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Im taking amoxicillin on my 6th day of 10 day treatment can i take 20 mg of cialis with this antibiotic im taking tks dr.

Im taking amoxicillin on my 6th day of 10 day treatment can i  take 20 mg of cialis with this antibiotic im taking tks dr.

Should be OK: I know of no problem taking Cialis with antibiotics All of the ED helpers have been used by millions now and never say never, but you should be fine. ...Read more

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Anyone know what is a treatment for itchy hives after using amoxicillin?

Anyone know what is a treatment for itchy hives after using amoxicillin?

Amoxicillin allergy: If hives occur soon after taking amoxicillin, it suggests an allergy to amoxicillin. The best treatment is stopping the medicine and taking an antihistamine for the itching until it clears. Consider a visit to an allergist if you are not sure about the cause. ...Read more

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I take my last amoxicillin treatment (14 days) of 1g twice a day ( h.pyroli infection) This morning. Can I have an alcoholic beverage tonight?

Not good idea: Anytime you are on medication, alcoholic beverages shouldn't be taken at the same time. With your history of h. pylori, you need to be cleared of it thru a breath test, (or stool sample or both). Having ethanol on board is just not a good idea. Ask your doctor when you can have or resume alcohol. In general, it affects your GI tract, and immune, and neurological system & not wise to do. ...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


Dr. John Chiu
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Skin Rash (Definition)

A skin rash is a symptom in which a person has changes on part or all of his skin, such as color changes, bumps, blisters, oozing, peeling, ...Read more