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What does it mean if you're not smelling amoxicillin in your urine?

What does it mean if you're not smelling amoxicillin in your urine?

Maybe stuffy nose?: Most people don't smell their urine. You can find on the Internet lists of diseases which have characteristic odors (Maple Syrup Urine Disease, etc.) There could be many other issues here to be explored. Make a virtual consult to discuss in much greater detail. ...Read more

Urine (Definition)

Urine is the product of the kidneys, which is produced to eliminate the waste products of metabolism, manage body fluid balance, &maintain acid-base balance. The blood is first filtered by the kidneys, and the composition of the resulting fluid is then altered depending on the body's needs. It is composed of mostly water, and breakdown products from blood cells impart ...Read more


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Does amoxicillin treat urine infection?

Does amoxicillin treat urine infection?

Yes: Amoxicillin can effectively treat utis. If there are problems with recurrent utis it would be important to check the antibiotic sensitivities of the cultured bacteria as penicillin (amoxicillin) resistance can be high. ...Read more

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Will amoxicillin make my urine smell like medicine?

Will amoxicillin make my urine smell like medicine?

Amoxicillin: Amoxicillin and other penicillin like antibiotics are excreted via your kidney. It will make your urine "smell like medicine." www. Peedoc. Com @drhtay. ...Read more

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I am taking amoxicillin. My urine is bright yellow. Is it from medication?

I am taking amoxicillin. My urine is bright yellow. Is it from medication?

Urine: I have never heard of amoxicillin causing this side effect. Generally, bright yellow urine is indicative of concentration secondary to a lack of water. Be sure to keep yourself hydrated. ...Read more

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How much amoxicillin has to be ta I en to show up as positive cocaine urine sample?

Drug Testing: Hi LGilbert
Amoxicillin is an antibiotic we don't have guidelines on how much to take to show up as a positive cocaine urine sample test.
Dr Lori Lange-Pennsylvania ...Read more

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Will amoxicillin 500 mg capsule show up in a drug test and if it does how long does it stay in the body and urine system thanks?

Will amoxicillin 500 mg capsule show up in a drug test and if it does how long does it stay in the body and urine system thanks?

No: Drug tests are done for specific drugs, mainly controlled substances or illegal drugs. There would be no reason to test for amoxicillin. ...Read more

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What can I take to stop my urine from haveing the odor from takeing the amoxicillin?

What can I take to stop my urine from haveing the odor from takeing the amoxicillin?

Dilute it: Increase your fluid intake to 1/2 gallon per day which will dilute your urine to a pale yellow color and should reduce the odor. ...Read more

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I been goin to bathroom and been experiencing a burning itch after I urinate can I use amoxicillin 500mg to relieve it or another medication?

I been goin to bathroom and been experiencing a burning itch after I urinate can I use amoxicillin 500mg to relieve it or another medication?

See your doctor: Do not self treat, you could have a urinary tract infection or a yeast infection or other problem so see a doctor to get tested and get the proper treatment. ...Read more

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My toddlerlet has a urine odor that smells sort of like gasoline. I notice it off and on. Right now he's on amoxicillin. Could that be the reason?

My toddlerlet has a urine odor that smells sort of like gasoline. I notice it off and on. Right now he's on amoxicillin. Could that be the reason?

Most likely: Yes, most likely the odor is just due to the amoxicillin. Penicillin antibiotics have a tendency to give the urine a penicillin-like smell. As long as it's not discolored and the smell goes away after he finishes the amoxicillin, I wouldn't worry. ...Read more

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Can OTC generic amoxicillin treat uti, along w/ it im taking OTC Azo and vit c to acidify my urine..

UTI: If the otc medication you buy is really Amoxicillin and the bacteria that causes the UTI is sensitive to the amoxicillin, yes it would, taking " azo" and vit c would not make much of a difference, Amoxicillin alone would cure an ucomplicated uti. ...Read more

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I think I have herpes and I have been experiencing pain while urinating will amoxicillin help this painfull urinating?

I think I have herpes and I have been experiencing pain while urinating will amoxicillin help this painfull urinating?

Not for herpes: Amoxicillin will not treat herpes. If you have pain during urination, see your doctor to test your urine and examine your private areas to determine if it is the herpes causing your pain. Good luck ...Read more

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I'm terrified of abx due to many allergic reactions. I took 500 mg of amoxicillin for uti. Could that have been enough? No leukocytes in urine now.

I'm terrified of abx due to many allergic reactions. I took 500 mg of amoxicillin for uti. Could that have been enough? No leukocytes in urine now.

Yes: Since there are no leukocytes in urine, you have no uti. Either you had no uti, or if you had it, you got cured. A mild simple cystitis (uti) could get cured with one dose of antibiotics although is not the norm. ...Read more

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Just been informed I have haem strep b in urine and I've to be started on amoxicillin! Is it normal to have associated lower back pain?

Just been informed I have haem strep b in urine and I've to be started on amoxicillin! Is it normal to have associated lower back pain?

Back pain & UTI?: Back pain may occur with a UTI. The medicine amoxicillin should not cause this as a side effect.

Back pain that changes with positioning of your back may be caused by muscle or spine processes also. ...Read more

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I am on Amoxicillin and this is my third day. My urine is very yellow and comes in very less quantity although I've been drinking lots of fluids. I get a little burning sensation while urinating and my back also hurts. What should I do?

I am on Amoxicillin and this is my third day. My urine is very yellow and comes in very less quantity although I've been drinking lots of fluids. I get a little burning sensation while urinating and my back also hurts. What should I do?

Should've improved..: Pain from a uti, when the right antibiotic is used, will improve within a day. Since it hasn't, don't suffer - call your doctor immediately and get re-evaluated since a UTI can become complicated and infect the kidneys (a pyelonephritis) or else a kidney stone blockage be occuring. These conditions are sometimes associated with lower back pain on the affected side. ...Read more

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I was taking amoxicillin for tooth problem. On the second day I started having full bladder with difficulty to urinate and clear discharge symptoms.?

Not the amoxillin...: A young man with clear discharge and difficulty urinating is likely to have an infection of the urethra or prostate. It is very unlikely to be related to taking amoxicillin. See your primary doctor or an urgent care physician for the proper evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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1 yr old with strong smelling urine. She has chalky smelling stools (yellow) for 4 days and now a fever of 100.4 for 2 days. Was just on amoxil (amoxicillin) 2 wks?

Chalky stools: Hard to say, also depends on what she was on the Amoxil (amoxicillin) for. I would at least call the doctor who prescribed the Amoxil (amoxicillin) and probably take her in to be reevaluated. ...Read more

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I am taking amoxicillin for a ear infection and notice yesterday my urine is bright orange is that normal?

Go see your doctor: Go and see your doctor.

Orange (as opposed to yellow or slightly brownish) urine is not normal. It is a sign of liver or sometimes urinary tract disease.

Intensely yellow urine is normal after taking a number of products, particularly b group vitamins. Urine from people taking penicillins such as Amoxicillin typically has a distinctive, "yeasty" smell. But if your urine is truly orange this may be the sign of something wrong and you should go see your doctor. ...Read more

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Creatinine level 2.56 to 1.59 after completing amoxicillin against md advice (no bacteria in Urine but wbc and rbc). Any possible explanation?

Creatinine level 2.56 to 1.59 after completing amoxicillin against md advice (no bacteria in Urine but wbc and rbc). Any possible explanation?

Yes: You are in kidney failure. That is why your serum creatinine is so elevated. You do not have any bacteria in your urine and that is why your doc said don't bother taking an antibiotic against a nonexistent infection. On the other hand, your kidneys have begun to fail. If you haven't been introduced to a good nephrologist yet get a good intro soon. You will be spending time with him soon. ...Read more

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Yeast inf. From amoxicillin lastest 2.5 weeks. Also caused burning with urination. Is this normal? Doc. Also tested for herpes b/c red rash present.

Yeast inf. From amox: First, were you treated for yeast infection? If so vaginal cream or Diflucam?
Some women are resistant to normal treatments, and might require extended duration for these medications. Also could be a UTI that keeps irritating the skin.
Another concern is underlying Diabetes, with pts. Taking much longer to rid of infections.
Anemia or immunosuppresion from diseases can affect healing times. ...Read more

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Had endo. Ablation 2 weeks ago, have lots of gross stuff floating in urine, pcp said UTI gave amoxicillin and clindamycin for skin, how long to work?

Had endo. Ablation 2 weeks ago, have lots of gross stuff floating in urine, pcp said UTI gave amoxicillin and clindamycin for skin, how long to work?

24-48 hours: If there is a uti, antibiotics will take effect within 24-48 hours but be sure to complete taking all the pills given so that the infection is completely treated. Drinking a lot of water and taking cranberry extract will also help clear a UTI more quickly. ...Read more

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After various episodes of UTI + blood in urine, us came back normal. Now no symptoms of UTI but blood in urine - no change with amoxicillin. What to do?

After various episodes of UTI + blood in urine, us came back normal. Now no symptoms of UTI but blood in urine - no change with amoxicillin. What to do?

Urologist: If you are having persistent blood in the urine (hematuria) that is not related to infection and not responding to antibiotics, then you need a formal evaluation by a urologist. You likely need a procedure called a cystoscopy and evaluation of your kidneys for stones or other problems. ...Read more

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I'm on amoxicillin for a tooth infection &I have been urinating a lot these last two days I know that's a sign of a uti but wouldn't that work for uti?

Dental Infection: Amoxicillin will generally help to control your dental infection, but you will still need to seek definitive care from your dentist to eliminate it. As far as your concern as to whether you have a UTI, you should consult with your primary care physician. If they suspect a UTI, they would most likely want to do a urinalysis and subsequent culture and sensitivity if any bacteria are found. ...Read more

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Can prednisone and augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) affect heroin urine test with a false positive?

Can prednisone and augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) affect heroin urine test with a false positive?

No: Although screening tests be test positive for closely related compounds, screening tests are just that and are not valid until confirmed by specific tests such as gas chromatography or mass spectroscopy which are highly specific and have virtually no false positives. ...Read more

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Testicular pain for about two weeks and pain in lower back. Took amoxicillin for 4 days and doxy for 7. No help. No pain or blood in urine. See doc?

Testicular pain for about two weeks and pain in lower back. Took amoxicillin for 4 days and doxy for 7. No help. No pain or blood in urine. See doc?

Stop Rx, see doctor: You might be worried about epididymitis, but unlikely without obvious testicular enlargement and marked tenderness, usually involving only one testicle. Both testicles plus pain in back or abdomen suggest a prostate problem. The most common of these is chronic pelvic pain syndrome, a variation on prostatitis, but not due to infection so antibiotics don't work. Stop all treatment and see a doctor. ...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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Amoxil (Definition)

Amoxil is a third generation penicillin which is a kind of penincillin type drug (anti-bacterial ...Read more