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Ampicillin And Amoxicillin
Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim): Yes they are!Get a more detailed answer ›
Neither: Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) is Amoxicillin ( a penicllin) and clavulante. So if one if allergic to Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) both of these should be avoided. A proper evaluation needs to be undertaken to clarify this allergy and what medicines to avoid. ...Read more
Usually Amoxicillin: Amoxicillin is a very good broad spectrum antibiotic. Low cost and typically works well -so long as you are not allergic. Although if the infection is due to acute periodontal disease, the initial treatment could be Arestin (tetracycline family) placed into the gumline pocket. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Absolutely!: There is no problem with taking both at the same time, but i'd recommend taking them with food in the stomach to minimize digestive side effects. ...Read more
Can these two antibiotics be taken together doxycycline and augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate)?
Yes, but: Did your physician prescribe both? Sometimes we are on a medication routinely (ie- Doxycycline for acne) and a different antibiotic becomes necessary for another reason. In some cases, the routine antibiotic is suspended until the other one is completed. In short, please clarify with your prescribing physician. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No interaction: There should be no interaction between the two drugs. ...Read more
Yes: There should be no interactions.Get a more detailed answer ›
Side Effects: Yes. Of course.Get a more detailed answer ›
Different drug class: Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) is an old penicillin analog (amoxicillin) combined with a relatively new enzyme inhibitor ( clavulanate). Cefidinr is a third generation cephalosporin. Bacteria have developed resistance to antibiotics thru widespread use & evolutionary pressure on bacterial reproduction new strategies have emerged for treatment. Clavulanate inhibits an enzyme that some bacteria use to resist penicillin. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sulfa for Strep: Sulfonamide drugs were frequently used for Strep throat in the 1930s but fell out of favor approximately 10 years later when it was felt that bacterial resistance has developed. However, at least one study has proven this to be false, and sulfonamide drugs may be useful for this infection in patients with allergies to more traditionally used antibiotics or with multiple infections. J Clin Microbiol. Dec 2012; 50(12): 4067–4072. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Im allergic to penicillin and erythromycine, can I take bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim)?
Yes but for what?: Yes. You can take Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) as it is a sulfa drug and different class of drug from penicillin and erythromycin. The real question is for what condition do you want to take? Because the causative organisms for specific diseases may be virus, bacteria, fungus or parasite and the Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) is not a magic bullet for all. See your doctorwho would tailor the antibiotic according to organism & sensitivity. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Which antibiotic is safer for the ears (not ototoxic) Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) (Amoxicillin and Clavulanate Potassium) or Cephalexin. Please advise?
Can Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) (Amoxicillin and Clavulanate Potassium) cause or increase tinnitus?
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