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How Long Do Side Effects Of Penicillin Last
Pencillin: Benzathine penicillin has duration of activity for 2-4 weeks after intramuscular route. Adverse events from an antibiotics may occur days/weeks after the antibiotic is discontinued therefore if side effect occurs after benzathin penicillin it may occur while the patient is on it or after it is discontinued and may last longer than duration of activity. ...Read more
Dr switched my prescription from amoxicillin to penicillin. How long after taking amoxicillin can I take penicillin? And will side effects be the same
Many: This medication may cause stomach upset, diarrhea, nausea, and vomiting during the first few days as your body adjusts to the medication. If these symptoms persist or become severe, inform your doctor. Notify your doctor immediately if an allergic reaction occurs while taking this medication. Symptoms include: difficulty breathing, skin rash, hives, itching. If you notice other effects not listed. ...Read more
What are side effects of penicillin I have severe achalasia 4 hours after taking it, trouble swallowing?
Can you please tell me if fatigue and foggy brain are serious side effects of penicillin. I am taking Ospen for sore throat. Thank you?
Not Usually: Penicillin is not usually associated with the symptoms you describe but any medication can produce various symptoms in any given person, as could the underlying condition for which you are taking the penicillin. If your symptoms worsen or persist, allergic reaction or interaction with other medications you may be taking should also be considered. ...Read more
Supposing that I can take penicillin safely without problems can I take amoxicillin safely with no side effects too?
Is it safe to take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) and penicillin together or will this cause bad side effects?
Emetophobic. I am taking penicillin for tonsillitis. Taken it many times before but nervous this time. How common are vomiting side effects. Scared?
Penicillin.: Although any medication can cause side effects, vomiting would be unlikely in this setting. Although vomiting can be a rare side effect of penicillin, if you do not have any nausea or vomiting to start with, it is doubtful that you will get any now. If you have any side effects from the medication, however, see your doctor. Good luck. ...Read more
I've been suffering from terrible tummy pain from taking pencillin v for tonsillitis. How long till the side effects wear off after stopping them?
Varies: Diarrhea can be caused by a GI side effect of the drug itself, in which case it will go away when you quit taking it. On the other hand, diarrhea can occur from disruption of the normal intestinal bacteria flora and that may persist until a balance is restored. If you have persistent diarrhea you should see a doctor to make sure you don't have something more serious (c. Difficile). ...Read more
How long do penicillin side effects like diarrhea last? Imodium ad doesn't help. What about probiotics?
24-48 hours!: Strep is easily treated with antibiotics --- usually oral can be fine; rare to treat with parenteral penicilin (unless vomiting), child not contagious 24-48 hours after treatment. When using oral meds, treatment usually 10 days. In same household, strep is only about 25% contagious. Rare in adults, diagnosisi must be made by positive culture and antibiotic treatment. ...Read more
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