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Does amoxicillin cause gas?

Does amoxicillin cause gas?

Possibly: Any antibiotic can cause antibiotic associated gastrointestinal issues. Gas could be one of those. One possible mechanism would be that the antibiotics changes the bacterial make up of the intestines leading to the symptoms that you described. I always encourage patients to use a probiotic while on antibiotics.
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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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Have gastritis, stomach grumbles, have gas, feel nauseous. Given bentyl (dicyclomine) & liquid amoxicillin, yet latter makes me nauseous. Can cure w/out antibiotic?

Have gastritis, stomach grumbles, have gas, feel nauseous. Given bentyl (dicyclomine) & liquid amoxicillin, yet latter makes me nauseous. Can cure w/out antibiotic?

Maybe: It depends on the cause for "gastritis." if an h. Pylori infection is the cause, you would need to be treated with at least two antibiotics and a proton pump inhibitor for 7-14 days. If there is no documented infection, then perhaps just a ppi, such as Omeprazole (prilosec), would do. ...Read more

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I have a gas smell in my nose for over a week. I get sinus infections often. Recently had been blowing green/yellowish mucus with blood. Now on two days of amoxicillin 500mg. What else can I do? 47m

I have a gas smell in my nose for over a week. I get sinus infections often. Recently had been blowing green/yellowish mucus with blood. Now on two days of amoxicillin 500mg. What else can I do? 47m

Few things: Can add sinus rinses and over the counter claritin-d or zyrtec-d to your regimen which will help all the mucus come out and dry you up as well. ...Read more

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On bc, had unprotected sex on amoxicillin day I started taking (nov18). Upset stomach, gas, burping since Nov18. Pregnant or side effect of amox?

On bc, had unprotected sex on amoxicillin day I started taking (nov18). Upset stomach, gas, burping since Nov18. Pregnant or side effect of amox?

Side effect: I would say your symptoms are a side effect of amoxicillin rather than pregnancy. If I understand your symptoms as related to intercourse and medication start chronologically, then amoxicillin is the likely culprit here. ...Read more

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Does brinjals cause gas?

Does brinjals cause gas?

Brinjal eggplants: Are reported by some to help with reducing flatus. Immature eggplants are reported to cause GI upset in some. ...Read more

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Do cantaloupes cause gas?

They can.: Watermelons, cantaloupe ; honeydew melons cause gas, abdominal discomfort and loose stools for some. ...Read more

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Can eating vegatables cause gas pain?

Yes: Some vegetables contain quite a bit of psyllium which can cause significant gas production and subsequent gas pains. ...Read more

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Can stress cause gas?

Indeed it can: Stress, the nonspecific set of reactions to what your brain perceives as a threat or a demand, causes alterations in blood flow, directing it away from the digestive organs. This disrupts digestion. In addition, there is often tension and spasmodic contraction of the large bowel, and even some inflammation that can occur. These and other effects can change the bacterial processes and result in gas. ...Read more

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Do tomatoes cause gas?

Possibly: Tomato intolerance can lead to bloating, gas ; GI upset. ...Read more

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Can avocado cause gas?

Yes: Gas production is common with cabbage, broccoli, brussel sprouts, broccoli, asparagus, cucumber, peppers, apples, raisins, prunes, bananas, avocados and melons. ...Read more

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Does coffee cause Gas?

Possibly: As caffeine can cause acids in your stomach to flare up, you can develop increased belching and flatus (gas.) it can also cause increased bowel transition and promote a bowel movement. ...Read more

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Do hemmroids cause gas?

Do hemmroids cause gas?

No: Hemorrhoids do not cause gas. Gas is a by-product of the effects of gut bacteria on ingested food. ...Read more

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Do chickpeas cause gas?

Yes, some: People develop gas with chickpeas.

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Does avocado cause gas?

Not usually: But you may react differently to most. ...Read more

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Does alcohol cause gas?

Does alcohol cause gas?

Yes: Especially with carbonated alcoholic beverages like beer and sparkling wine, but any kind of alcohol can give some susceptible people gas. ...Read more

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Can anoscope cause gas?

Can anoscope cause gas?

Depends: A strictly anoscopy will generally not cause gas. If you have a more intensive test such as a sigmoidoscopy or colonoscopy, gas is generally used to dilate the bowel for easier visability. ...Read more

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Do green beans cause gas?

Do green beans cause gas?

Beans: Beans can cause gas, no matter what the color/type. ...Read more

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Does watermelon cause gas?

Does watermelon cause gas?

Any food can causeit: Any food can cause it. Gas is caused largely when bacteria help brake down your food. ...Read more

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Can calcium pills cause gas?

Yes: Calcium carbonate will release some gas in the stomach because of the acid environment. ...Read more

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Does eating quinoa cause gas?

Quinoa: Gas can occur for many reasons. You could have an IgG response to the quinoa or it could be too much fiber. ...Read more

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Can eating bananas cause gas?

Yes: Gas production is common with cabbage, broccoli, brussel sprouts, broccoli, asparagus, cucumber, peppers, apples, raisins, prunes, bananas, avocados and melons. ...Read more

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Does eating avocados cause gas?

Yes: Gas production is common with cabbage, broccoli, brussel sprouts, broccoli, asparagus, cucumber, peppers, apples, raisins, prunes, bananas, avocados and melons. ...Read more

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Does eating watermelon cause gas?

For some - yes: Watermelon contains a sugar called sorbitol. People who have a sorbitol intolerance may develop gas, loose stools ; GI upset when they eat watermelon. ...Read more

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Can eating blueberries cause gas?

It can: Watermelon contains a sugar called sorbitol. People who have a sorbitol intolerance may develop gas, loose stools ; GI upset when they eat watermelon. ...Read more

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Avocado - can too much of it cause gas?

Yes, it can.: Gas production is common with cabbage, broccoli, brussel sprouts, broccoli, asparagus, cucumber, peppers, apples, raisins, prunes, bananas, avocados and melons. ...Read more

Gas (Definition)

In a medical context, "having gas" refers to having too much gas in the bowels. This causes burping, cramps in the belly, ...Read more


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