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How Long Are You Contagious With Strep After You Have Started Taking Amoxicillin
On amoxicillin for strep, I know when on Birth control it's important to use a backup method but how long after meds is it no longer necessary?
Newer ideas on this: The current thinking is that except for the antibiotic rifampin, other commonly-used antibiotics do not alter the effectiveness of birth control pills. Of course, this is presuming a person is not sick with vomiting or diarrhea, or some other condition that decreases the absorption of a swallowed pill. One can look up: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12063491 ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How long being on amoxicillin for a kidney infection before i start noticing improvement? I've had. 6 doses and a dose of IV antiobiotic . Strep bacte
Pyelonephritis: If you have not had a longer period of treatment than it may be several days or more before the inflammation in your kidneys begins to recede and your symptoms diminish. Your prior question did not indicate how few doses you have had. Symptomatic improvement can lag significantly behind elimination of the causative agent. ...Read more
I'm on amoxicillin for strep throat 2x daily but i forgot to take it today. It won't come back because i forgot one day as long as i start again tom.?
No it will not: It will be alright if you take the rest of the capsules as prescribed and finish the whole course. ...Read more
Will i need to be on amoxicillin 875 mg for more than the 10 days prescribed for strep b infection on calf? How long will wound seep yellow fluids?
Depends: If you have swelling (/edema) of the legs, it may keep open & draining for long time, due to the pressure effect keeping wound from closing/healing propperly. You may even need a vascular surgery consultation. But, if not, then likely once the body decides whatever dirt/toxin/invader it is trying to weep away is gone, it will stop. You can help by changing bandages whenever wet & allowing air time. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How long for Cefdinir to work on Strep in a 2 yr old? Amoxicillin ineffective for two days, switched to cefdinir last night, still very fevered & weak
In er. Swab test/blood work. diangosis strep b on calf. prescription 875 mg amoxicillin bid. How long before i feel relief & when will sores heal & stop seeping yellow
Can you take doxycycline and Amoxicillin same day. I have strep throat and I took doxycycline b4 I was diagnosed. or how long before I can take, morni?
I have strep throat and cold sores. I'm on amoxicillin . I've been alternating tylenol and Advil for pain and fever. How long can I safely take these?
As long as Paining: As long as you have pain, it usually lasts 2 to 5 days, but you can taper of one of the pain med as you get better. ...Read more
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