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Is there a such thing as withdrawal symptoms when taking amoxicillan and clarithromycin for 14 days?
I was on prevpac (lansoprazole amoxicillin and clarithromycin) for 2 weeksand omeprazole 80mg perday for a week. It's been 3 days I stopped, now feeling tired and aches. Is that withdrawal of ppi?
Etoh and Clarithro: Phillip353 ~ you can drink on anything (except FLAGYL! and ANTABUSE! ) but reduce intake. ( Clarithro can cause diarrea or intest hurrying and so does alcohol. The combination could reduce absorption of antibiotic) So yes, but dont let the dog out ! And I am trusting your 19y to behave as 49y , k? :-)) ...Read more
Depends on…: Whether missed dose is at beginning of treatment or towards the end. Missing dose at beginning may allow drug level to drop below the therapeutic level; so bacterial resistance may develop. Missed dose towards end of therapy shouldn't do serious harm since a therapeutic level has been maintained. If possible, take the missed dose as soon as possible unless next dose is due. ...Read more
Officially, not safe: Medications are not proven to be safe nor proven to be effective after their expiration dates. Of course, that does not mean bad things will surely happen if one takes expired biaxin (clarithromycin). If one has no problems taking good biaxin (clarithromycin), it is unlikely that a bad problem will happen with recently expired biaxin (clarithromycin). Expired tetracycline, however, has been known to damage the liver. ...Read more
Yes: This should not be a problem although theoretically the two together might increase the risk of seizures in individuals prone to these because they both stimulate the brain. ...Read more
Not a problem: Adding this to yogurt or other such food will not interfere with the absorption of the drug. Do whatever you need to get the kid to take it. ...Read more
No drug interactions: There are no known drug interactions between dilaudid and clarithromycin - so yes, it is safe to take your dilaudid as prescribed. The half-life of clarithromycin is relatively short anyway - 5 to 7 hours - which means it's pretty much out of your system after 1 day. Hope you feel better. ...Read more