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How Long Should I Take Amoxicillin For Sinus Infection
In anatomy, a sinus is a cavity within a bone or other tissue. Most commonly found in the bones of the face and connecting with the nasal cavities. Sinus (anatomy), description of the general term paranasal sinuses, air cavities in the cranial bones, especially those near the nose, including: the maxillary sinuses, also called the maxillary antra and the largest of the ...Read more
Im on day 8 of taking one 875 mg of amoxicillin twice a day for a sinus infection and i forgot to take one yesterday, should I take 3 today?
No: No, just take the normal dose and try not to forget again. ...Read more
How long until amoxicillin works? sinus infection, been on meds for 7 days out of a 10 day dose and feel the same If not worse. What should I do?
Sinusitis: You have either been misdiagnosed or inadequately treated. Under medication, you only report Ibuprofen and don't even list amoxicillin. Are you on any meds for allergies? are you congested? do you have facial pressure? any nasal or post-nasal discharge? you have not provided enough information for a meaningful response. If your sx are worsening on amoxicillin, return to your doctor ASAP. ...Read more
I was prescribed Amoxicillin for my sinus infection - it just says every 8 hours (I am an adult) I was late on my last dose can I take next in 6 hrs.
No problem: You will not have any problems as long as you take your antibiotics as close as to your prescribed schedule. SO yes go ahead and take the dose in 6 hrs ...Read more
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My doctor prescribed three 500 mg. of amoxicillin twice a day for ten days for a sinus infection. Isn't that twice as much as I should take?
My 7-month takes amoxicillin for an ear/sinus infection. She's been on it for 7 out of the 10 prescribed days and is developing a mild rash. Advice?
Hi, I just finished amoxicillin for a sinus infection yesterday. I have been taking birth control. How long do I need to wait to have sex again safely?
It is recommended: that you wait at least 1 week from the time you finished the antibiotics. You also could use a condom, which will give you added protection now. ...Read more
I'm taking amoxicillin for a sinus infection but I have a bad cough and some slight body aches can I take theraflu express max severe cold and cough n?
Mgt: For an adult patient it would be alright. Often, nasal saline relieves congestion just as well. ...Read more
I have a sinus infection and the doctor gave me a Z-pack, but I have amoxicillin in the cabinet. Can I take both?
Z-pack: Before you take both you should contact your doctor and follow his/her advice. It may be just one med or it could be both. ...Read more
Can you take oil of oregano and amoxicillin at the same time? I have a sinus infection and ear infection.
Tomorrow I have my annual physical. I am 52, male. I am supposed have a blood test. I am taking amoxicillin for sinus infection. Can I still test?
Would a 10 day course of amoxicillin for sinus infection cure syphilis or some other STD's too if I had them?
STD: No, antibiotics are specific to the type of bacteria suspected as the infective organism and it certainly would not treat viral infection such as Herpes. You need to see your doctor and not just take some antibiotic left over in your or someone else's medicine cabinet. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Very good: A bacterial sinus infection is treated primarily with antibiotics to ward off any infection. Due to the severity and longevity of the sinus infection, an individual may have to take larger doses of amoxicillin. The typical sinus infection requires around 1, 500 mg daily of amoxicillin, but in more severe instances a person may need to take 2, 000 mg to 2, 500 mg daily to ward off the infection. ...Read more
Is it sinusitis?: Sinusitis is diagnosed in kids with cough & nasal discharge for >10 days OR fever (> 102.2) & thick nasal discharge > 3 days; Most get better within a week w/o treatment. Sinuses don't have a good blood supply so it can be difficult to treat, which is why antibiotics should be for 10-21 days. If this is a viral illness, antibiotics won't help. See your Dr. if not better in 2 days, sooner if worse ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How many teaspoons of amoxicillin should I give my 28 lb son? It's a 400mg/5ml bottle and he has a sinus infection.
What the doc said: Antibiotics are a prescription medication, prescribed at a dose based on problem and the weight of the kid. The instructions would be on the label and the amount dependent on the concentration of the drug. Treatment without verification or using old medication is unlikely to benefit anyone. ...Read more
Have a sinus infection. Get them 1-2 times a year. Last one was in Dec. Dr prescribed amoxicillin 500mg. Seemed to work pretty well.
Make an appointment: with one of the physicians on HealthTap or see your private physician. ...Read more
I have got a sinus infection for over a month. I've taken1000 mg of amoxicillin for 28 days and it has still not gone. What should I do?
Amox not great: Amoxicillin is not a great drug for sinusitis. Amoxicillin + clavulante (augmentin) is preferred. A short course of steroids (prednisone) may be helpful as well. But if you have had symptoms this long, i would see your local ent. There are some newer technologies to open your sinuses up in the clinic... Using balloon technology like angioplasty: acclarent.Com. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Prescribed amoxicillin 500 mg 2 pills twice a day for 10 days. Accidentally been taking 1 pill twice a day for first 2 days for sinus infection. Bad?
Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more
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