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I've taken amoxicillin trihydrate 500mg for tooth infection(3 caps/day), how long does it stay in my body?

I've taken amoxicillin trihydrate 500mg for tooth infection(3 caps/day), how long does it stay in my body?

Half life 61 minutes: The half life of Amoxicillin is about 61 minutes . This means that after a single dose every 61 minutes half of the drug is gone until undetected. This is why there is a 3-4x daily dosage to make sure there is adequate blood concentration to fight he bacteria. ...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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How soon should amoxicillin trihydrate to start working after taking it?

How soon should amoxicillin trihydrate to start working after taking it?

2 hours: 2 hours - take as directed. If in doubt ask your pharmacist or whoever gave you the prescription. Do not self-medicate. ...Read more

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Will smoking weed stop the amoxicillin trihydrate from working?

Will smoking weed stop the amoxicillin trihydrate from working?

No: Smoking weed will not stop Amoxicillin from working. But if the antibiotic is being given for respiratory illness like bronchitis, etc you really need to ask yourself why you aren't giving your lungs a chance to recover. Smoking anything will slow that progress, period. ...Read more

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Is amoxicillin trihydrate desame effect of cloxacillin sodium?

Not necessaraly: They are different antibiotics and have different effectiveness based on antibiotic resistance profiles of bacteria.They will both be effective for some problems but not others. ...Read more

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I was prescribe amoxicillin trihydrate after all 4 of my wisdom teeth were removed. What are the side effects of this drug I am a 16 and weigh 52kg?

Very few.: Amoxicillin is a very safe antibiotic with very, very few side effects. Take it with 8 oz of water, which can help prevent a yeast infection, or diarrhea if taken for 7-10 days, which are fairly common side effects of most antibiotics. Other than that, there are very few side effects, if you are not allergic to drugs in the penicillin class. Good for you for checking carefully before taking it. ...Read more

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Is it okey to take amoxicillin trihydrate for chalazion ?

Yes, but: it will have no effect. Instead use a hot washcloth four times per day. If this fails to work, see an ophthalmologist for surgical drainage. ...Read more

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Does amoxicillin trihydrate has any help on chalazion ? Please helpppp i have this for 3 months now... What should i take to make this heal?

Does amoxicillin trihydrate has any help on chalazion ? Please helpppp i have this for 3 months now... What should i take to make this heal?

Probably not: Since a chalazion is a fluid collection as opposed to an infection (hordoleum, stye), antibiotics are not likely to help. Antibiotics could be considered if the fluid became infected. Amoxicillin may help but broader coverage could be considered. If you have not improved despite treatment, you should be evaluated by an eye surgeon. ...Read more

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If someone were to take 6 500mg of amoxicillin at once, what would happen?

If someone were to take 6 500mg of amoxicillin at once, what would happen?

Large dose: That's quite a large dose of amoxicillin - although not really harmful. You might have some GI symptoms - nausea or cramps. The good thing, however, is the medication is not very toxic AND it has a very short half-life which means it would wash out of your system quite quickly. It is important to know more about the CIRCUMSTANCES of this incident -so I hope you would talk to a doctor right away. ...Read more

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