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Can I take flucloxacillin and amoxicillin together?

Can I take flucloxacillin and amoxicillin together?

Same class...: Your question creates another... why would you take these two together? Flucloxacillin and amoxicillin are in the same class of antibiotics. Assuming you have been prescribed both by your physician, simply ask what the rationale is for prescribing both - the physician who knows your medical history and reason for treatment is best able to answer this question. ...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


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What is the difference between amoxicillin and flucloxacillin and which one is better to take for vaginal infection thank you?

What is the difference between amoxicillin and flucloxacillin and which one is better to take for vaginal infection thank you?

Neither is good: For vaginal infection. You would want to treat bacterial vaginosis with metronidazole or clindamycin, chlamydia with quinolones or macrolides, and most other infections with doxycycline or macrolides. The only thing amoxicillin or flucloxacillin is indicated for in that area of the body is a lower urinary tract infection in young females. ...Read more

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What is the difference between flucloxacillin and amoxicillin?

Different spectrum: Both of these drugs are penicillins.
The main difference is in their antibacterial spectrums. Amoxicillin is active against many strains of enterococcus and streptococcus but alnost no strains of staphylococcus. Flucloxacillin is not active against enterococcus, it does also covers many strains of streptococcus and has good activity against methicillin sensitive staph. Aureus but not mrsa. ...Read more

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Can I use amoxicillin after I have been using flucloxacillin (3days) for tooth infection? Amoxicillin was prescribed by the doctor.

Can I use amoxicillin after I have been using flucloxacillin (3days) for tooth infection? Amoxicillin was prescribed by the doctor.

Antibiotics: Antibiotics only treat the symptoms of the infection but to not actually cure your problem. Did your dentist examine you, the tooth in question, and then prescribe the medications? If so, then your concerns should be addressed to the dentist who is treating you. ...Read more

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If you had a cold and was proscribed amoxycillin but all ready have a box of flucloxacillin could you just use that?

If you had a cold and was proscribed amoxycillin but all ready have a box of flucloxacillin could you just use that?

Antibiotic choice: It might not make much difference to you, but your doctor should be aware of your decision. THis is especially true if you develop a reaction to, or an allergy from the "substitute" medication. While rare, if they happen they need to be reported. ...Read more

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Can I take amoxicillin and dexibuprofen together?

Can I take amoxicillin and dexibuprofen together?

Yes!: Amoxicillin and NSAIDs, like dexibuprofen are often prescribed together to treat infections and secondary pain/inflammation. Take both with food to reduce GI irritation. Take Care! ...Read more

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How close together can I take Amoxicillin?

How close together can I take Amoxicillin?

8-12 hours: Depending on the strength of the pill, amoxicillin is usually prescribed every 8 hours or every 12 hours. ...Read more

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Can I take amoxicillin and goody powder together?

Can I take amoxicillin and goody powder together?

Goody powder: Which preparation? If it is the one that has aspirin (acetyl salicylic acid) in it, so it won't fit with amoxicillin, if acetaminophen is the analgesic included, then, it is safe to combine with amoxicillin. Good that you asked, always exercise caution with multiple medications, good luck ...Read more

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Can I take xyzal and amoxicillin together?

Can I take xyzal and amoxicillin together?

Sounds ok: A person who has no problems taking levocetirizine (Xyzal) by itself, and who has no problems taking amoxicillin (Amoxil) by itself, should also have no problem taking levocetirizine and amoxicillin together. The two medications do not have noticeable interactions with one another. ...Read more

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Can I take vicodin and amoxicillin together?

Should be fine: There are no listed contraindications for these two medications taken together. Assuming you have no allergies to them, no liver issues, it should not be a problem. Hope this helps and that you feel better! ...Read more

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Can I take amoxicillin or clindamycin together?

Can I take amoxicillin or clindamycin together?

Yes: You can take Amoxicillin and Clindamycin at the same time if indicated by the type of infection and the infecting bacteria species. ...Read more

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Can you switch from ciprofloxacin to amoxicillin if after 5 days the ciprofloxacin does not appear to be working, or should I take them together?

Can you switch from ciprofloxacin to amoxicillin if after 5 days the ciprofloxacin does not appear to be working, or should I take them together?

Correct Way: To take antibiotics is for your prescribing doctor to decide which antibiotic you should take. You should never have "left over" antibiotics as that means you did not follow instructions the last time. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take amoxicillin and hydrocodone together?

Is it safe to take amoxicillin and hydrocodone together?

Yes: It is safe to take Amoxicillin and hydrocodone together. Amoxicillin is an antibiotic whereas hydrocodone is a narcotic analgesic. They shoud both be taken with food. Hydrocodone will cause drowsiness. ...Read more

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Can I take amoxicillin and cipro (ciprofloxacin) together?

Yes, but...: You can, but you should have a good reason, and they should be prescribed by a health care provider. ...Read more

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Can I take cipro (ciprofloxacin) and amoxicillin together?

Why?: You can, but why? It's an unusual combination of antibiotics, with a lot of overlap in bacterial coverage. ...Read more

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Can I take accutane, amoxicillin and fexofenadine all together?

Yes: I am not aware of any drug interactions or synergistic effect from this combination. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take amoxicillin and Xanax (alprazolam) together?

Is it safe to take amoxicillin and Xanax (alprazolam) together?

Yes but only if. .: Neither epocrates. Com nor drugs. Com mentioned any interaction btwn Amoxicillin & alprazolam. However, it's best that you address this question to your prescribing doctors & dispensing pharmacists who both need to know everything you're taking whether over-the-counter or prescription before prescribing you anything else in order to avoid these concerns for possible interactions. ...Read more

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Can I take amoxicillin-clavunate and tamiflu (oseltamivir) together?

Can I take amoxicillin-clavunate and tamiflu (oseltamivir) together?

Yes: It is safe to take these two meds silmultaneously. You would only need to do this if you had influenza and a bacterial infection at the same time. ...Read more

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Can you take buspirone and amoxicillin together? If not how long should they be taken apart? The same goes for mirtazapine and amoxicillin..

Glad you asked: It's an excellent thing to ask about this - but next time - ask the Dr when they prescribe. I'll give my best thought but please confirm it w/ the Dr or the pharmacist. It should not be a problem to be taken at the same time unless one has a conflicting instruction - like take w/ food vs take on empty stomach. It think these are okay but confirm. Happy holidays! ...Read more

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Amoxil (Definition)

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