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Does zinc drops effect amoxicillin?

Does zinc drops effect amoxicillin?

No.: Currently, there is no evidence that suggests zinc interferes with the effect of amoxicillin. Amoxicillin is similar to penicillin, in that it interferes with the synthesis of the bacterial cell wall. Because of this similarity, anyone with an allergy to penicillin should not take amoxicillin. ...Read more

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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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6mo w/conjunctiv.Dr indicated that it could be a reaction to her Hib shot and prescribed Amoxicillin and drops. Likely? When will stop being contagi

6mo w/conjunctiv.Dr indicated that it could be a reaction to her Hib shot and prescribed Amoxicillin  and drops. Likely? When will stop being  contagi

Conjunctivitis: Conjunctivitis is either viral or bacterial. Both are contagious so washing hands frequently is a good idea. Bacterial eye infection clears rapidly with just a few doses. When the eye is no longer draining then the contagious period is over. This is an unusual reaction to HIB. It probably is a coincidence. ...Read more

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My 2 years old baby girl had lymph nodes and mumps can i used the amoxicillin himox drops?

Mumps is a viral illness: Being that mumps is a viral illness the Amoxil (amoxicillin) will not help it. Lymph nodes are very common in children but most of the time are not significant. Giving your child and antibiotic just because there's a large lymph nodes is one of the problems that tends to lead to resistance and antibiotics. You really need someone to look at the child before you start giving antibiotics. ...Read more

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My baby is 7 month and half dr give him augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) drops is okay or it should be 457 mg?

My baby is 7 month and half dr give him augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) drops is okay or it should be 457 mg?

Dose by weight: This medicine is usually dosed by weight so a specific answer is not possible. Based on a typical weight for this age, a dose of 250mg twice a day would be reasonable. ...Read more

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My 4 years son has an ear pain for more than 3 hours, he also has cold and cough... Could you please advise if we can take amoxicillin ear drops?

My 4 years son has an ear pain for more than 3 hours, he also has cold and cough... Could you please advise if we can take amoxicillin ear drops?

No: There is no such thing as Amoxicillin ear drops. Amoxicillin is an oral antibiotic. It is not unusual to get ear pain with an upper respiratory infection. Check for fever. Generally ear pain will resolve within 24 hours. Give him a pain reliever. If he starts running high fevers or pain does not resolve, than call his doctor to be seen. ...Read more

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Hi so I am traveling in 7 days my ear is clogged and I have been drinking my amoxicillin pills and putting in my ear drops. will my ear unclog by then?

Hi so I am traveling in 7 days my ear is clogged and I have been drinking my amoxicillin pills and putting in my ear drops. will my ear unclog by then?

Blocked ear: It is difficult to say. It appears that you are being treated for both otitis media and otitis externa. If there is fluid in the middle ear, you will have difficulty traveling by air. The most difficult part will be landing. You really should see your doctor prior to traveling and see if your condition has improved. There are other treatments that can be used for eustachian tube dysfunction. ...Read more

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Stopped Carafate (sucralfate) and nausea went away. Took Amoxicillin and ciproloxacin eye drops nausea came back. Stopped these and nausea won't go away. ?

Stopped Carafate (sucralfate) and nausea went away. Took Amoxicillin and ciproloxacin eye drops nausea came back.  Stopped these and nausea won't go away. ?

Gastritis: Amoxicillin can have a side effect of causing nausea as well as some inflammation in the stomach called gastritis. Just stopping the medicine may take. away the source but the gastritis will take some time to heal. Try OTC Zantac (ranitidine) and probiotics. If this doesn't resolve the issue, go to your primary care physician ...Read more

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Took Carafate (sucralfate) . Caused nausea. Stopped it then Nausea went away. Started amoxicillin and ciproloxacin eye drops. Nausea came back. Won't go away. ?

Took Carafate (sucralfate) . Caused nausea. Stopped it then Nausea went away. Started amoxicillin and ciproloxacin eye drops. Nausea came back. Won't go away. ?

Nausea: Are you still taking the eye drops? You can get nausea related to the drops. Check with your Dr. if the nausea persists despite being off all medication. Are there any other symptoms associated with the nausea? ...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