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Can I Take Amoxicillin With Mefenamic
Not at the same time: You can be taking both amoxicillin and Mylanta but they should be taken at least an hour apart. This is to be sure that there is adequate absorption of the amoxicillin. A good regimen would be to take the Mylanta either two hours before or one hour after taking the amoxicillin. ...Read more
Medicines: Please don't take any more medicines until you have discussed this with your doctor! DO NOT DELAY!!! ...Read more
Yes.: Paracetamol is one of the safest painkillers, and rarely causes side effects. It is safe to use paracetamol at the same time as taking antibiotics. Taking the two medicines at the same time should not cause any problems. However, you must make sure that you carefully follow the dosage instructions provided by the manufacturer for both your antibiotics and the paracetamol. ...Read more
If prescribed : If that was prescribed by your doctor it is fine. ...Read more
I've already taken 5 doses of amoxicillin&mefenamic acid but the pain&swelling(tooth) is still there, how many doses should it take effect?
Antibioitc: First and foremost, if you have swelling thats not a good thing, you NEED to go see a dentist. That is a very heavy dose. In addition, while Amoxicillin is the drug of choice in non allergic patients, it may not be the right drug, depending on the bacteria involved. .Sorry you are going through this, but get to a dentist ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Have swelling&pain on my tooth,dentist prescribed amoxicillin&mefenamic acid for 7days. Is that correct,should I wait for a week if I need extraction?
Amoxicillin dosing: That is a question for the doctor who prescribed the Amoxicillin for you. You should not be taking old medicine or someone else's medicine. The dose would vary according to what you are being treated for and there are sometimes other factors to take into account, as well. ...Read more
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
Not reliable: If you have had a positive urine culture for a bacteria known to be senstivie to amoxicillin, it will work very well. However, many bacteria that cause UTI are resistant to it, and amoxicillin should not be used for UTI's if testing hasn't been done. Definitely do not treat yourself with leftover amoxicillin. Discuss with your doctor and follow her advice. ...Read more
Yes: The two medications should not cause any significant interactions. Methadone, when misused, however, can be fatal so make sure you are taking it as prescribes by a doctor experienced in prescribing it. It is a different animal than other opiates; it won't get you high but it can get you dead pretty quickly if misused. ...Read more
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