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Dr. Philip Miller
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Amoxil (Overview)

Amoxil is a third generation penicillin which is a kind of penincillin type drug (anti-bacterial drug, antibiotic and antimicrobial).


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What is amoxil+clarithromycin+iansotrazole, use for and what is the dosage?

What is amoxil+clarithromycin+iansotrazole, use for and what is the dosage?

Prevacid (lansoprazole): This combination is called a prevpac (lansoprazole amoxicillin and clarithromycin). Each "pack" contains 2 capsules of lansoprazole, 2 capsules of Clarithromycin and 4 capsules of amoxicillin. The dose is one pack divided into 2 daily doses for 2 weeks. It is used to treat h. Pylori induced gastroesophageal reflux disease. ...Read more

Dr. Philip Miller
1,144 Doctors shared insights

Amoxil (Overview)

Amoxil is a third generation penicillin which is a kind of penincillin type drug (anti-bacterial drug, antibiotic and antimicrobial).


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Please describe the medication: amoxil (amoxicillin)?

Please describe the medication: amoxil (amoxicillin)?

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

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I am 20 weeks pregnant and was prescribed amoxil (amoxicillin) 500mg 3 times a day for a week. Is it completely safe or are there any concerns I should have?

I am 20 weeks pregnant and was prescribed amoxil (amoxicillin) 500mg 3 times a day for a week. Is it completely safe or are there any concerns I should have?

Safe - no issues: Amoxil (amoxicillin) is Amoxicillin which is a category a drug - means very safe is pregnany. It is the most common antibiotic prescribed (as long as you are not allergic to penicillin).
It is commonly given for urinary or beta-streptococci infections (throat, vaginal, urine). ...Read more

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I had a severe tooth infection 6 months ago used amoxil (amoxicillin) every sence I've been having ringing in the ear on the same side it comes and goes do u think?

I had a severe tooth infection 6 months ago used amoxil (amoxicillin) every sence I've been having ringing in the ear on the same side it comes and goes do u think?

Could be related: I would not stay on a medication this long. I would see your dentist and have the tooth treated and if the ear ringing stops you have its cause if not than go see an ENT specialist. ...Read more

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Will amoxil (amoxicillin) work for this ear infection?

Will amoxil (amoxicillin) work for this ear infection?

Huh????????: Amoxil (amoxicillin) is the antibiotic of choice for treating ear infections caused by susceptible bacteria, but it may not be the best med for this ear infection if 1)the antibiotic has been used to treat an ear infection in the last three months 2)you are allergic to penicillin antibiotics. ...Read more

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Hi, I have been taking amoxil (amoxicillin) since tuesday night for my strepto kick in?

Hi, I have been taking amoxil (amoxicillin) since tuesday night for my strepto kick in?

Amoxil (amoxicillin): If yopu have sterp throat infection, you have been prescribed Amoxil (amoxicillin) for it. You have to take full ten daus course of amoxil, (amoxicillin) otherwise infection may return and not be cleared. ...Read more

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I am 32 weeks pregnant, and I have an infection in my mouth maybe gingervitis, is it safe to take amoxil (amoxicillin) 500mg?

Yes, but: You need to call your dentist to find out what the infection is. Amoxicillin is safe but you should consult with someone who can diagnose the problem and resolve it. Get in soon too. ...Read more

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Is rash as side effect of amoxil (amoxicillin)?

Is rash as side effect of amoxil (amoxicillin)?

Yes.: If you get a rash from amoxil, amoxicillin, penicillin, or any other in the penicillin family, you are presumptively allergic to penicillins. Every physician u see should know this, it should be clearly stated on your medical record. Some people where allergies on a bracelet. In any care, a rash means allergic reaction. ...Read more

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Everyone, I am currently taking amoxil (amoxicillin) for my tonsillitis and strep throat. Are there any side effects to this medicine?

Everyone, I am currently taking amoxil (amoxicillin) for my tonsillitis and strep throat. Are there any side effects to this medicine?

Few side effects: Amoxil (amoxicillin) is usually well tolerated and the side effects are very few also. As with most antibiotics you could have diarrhea, stomach ache, vomiting and a rash. Hive like rashes should be reported to your doctor immediately. ...Read more

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I started taking amoxil (amoxicillin) 500 last night and it's hurting alot. Is that because it's working?

What is it?: If it is the belly, antibiotics can cause irritation to the stomach. Make sure to take them with food. You can start seeing the effects within the first two days. Make sure you finish them as prescribed. ...Read more

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When should I expect amoxil (amoxicillin) to kick in I've been on it for 2 and a half days amoxil (amoxicillin)875+clav 125 am I too eager. Its for a painfull lump between my legs

When should I expect amoxil (amoxicillin) to kick in I've been on it for 2 and a half days amoxil (amoxicillin)875+clav 125 am I too eager. Its for a painfull lump between my legs

Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate): You are actually on a medication called augmentin, (amoxicillin and clavulanate) and in 2 1/2 days you should have noticed improvement. The lump may be an abcess that needs to be drained in order for it to get better, or it may be a resistant bacteria like MRSA that needs a different antibiotic. Time to return to doctor for further evaluation. ...Read more

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How can I mix amoxil (amoxicillin) powder, with water or juice?

How can I mix amoxil (amoxicillin) powder, with water or juice?

Many options: According to drugs. Com, Amoxil (amoxicillin) powder can be mixed with water or with any of the following: formula, milk, fruit juice, ginger ale, or cold drinks. ...Read more

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3yr old on amoxil (amoxicillin) for 2days for scarlet fever has not have bowel movement in 5 days. How much prune juice is safe to give and what else to do?

3yr old on amoxil (amoxicillin) for 2days for scarlet fever has not have bowel movement in 5 days. How much prune juice is safe to give and what else to do?

Prune juice fine: You can use 1-2 oz of full strength prune juice 1-2x daily for 2-3 days to get a 3yo kid moving. It's likely the minimal intake has slowed things down. It may take 2-3 days to see the juice work. Increase other fluids & work with it. ...Read more

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For throat infections, how many days should I take 250 mg of amoxil (amoxicillin)?

Depdns: For most throat infections, which are usually caused by viruses, you shouldn't take antibiotics at all. But if you've been diagnosed with strep throat, you should take Amoxil (amoxicillin) for the amount of time it was prescribed. ...Read more

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Can children use Amoxil (amoxicillin)?

Can children use Amoxil (amoxicillin)?

Amoxil (amoxicillin): Amoxil (amoxicillin) and similar antibiotics are frequently used in children and safe when appropriately dosed according to weight. Those with penicillin allergy should avoid this medication. ...Read more

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Who should not take Amoxil (amoxicillin)?

Amoxil (amoxicillin): "Amoxicillin is contraindicated in patients who have experienced a serious hypersensitivity reaction (e.g., anaphylaxis or Stevens-Johnson syndrome) to Amoxicillin or to other β-lactam antibiotics (e.g., penicillins and cephalosporins)." See: http://www. Drugs. Com/pro/amoxicillin. Html ...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