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How often should I take antibiotics?

How often should I take antibiotics?

Take as prescribed: Antibiotics should only be taken when prescribed by a doctor and instructions for the prescription should be followed precisely. Antibiotics only treat bacterial infections and some antibiotics work well for specific types of bacteria and others don't which is why you must get diagnosed by a doctor first. Taking antibiotics without a prescription can lead to bacterial resistance of the antibiotic. ...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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How should I take cefaclor?

How should I take cefaclor?

With food: Regular Cefaclor is usually taken three times a day, extended release is taken twice a day. Both should be taken with food. ...Read more

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Should I take amoxicillin for salmonella?

Should I take amoxicillin for salmonella?

Unless in blood: Unless the salmonella is in the bloodstream or severe enough to require admission to a hospital, antibiotics will not help. May make the illness last longer. ...Read more

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How often and how long should I take amoxil (amoxicillin) tablets for an ear infection?

How often and how long should I take amoxil (amoxicillin) tablets for an ear infection?

Discuss with PCP: If you're asking it likely means you have likely self diagnosed & are using some left over med from another illness or other source. This is not a good idea.You could be right, or wrong.Your problem may not require antibiotics & clear on it's own. Timing & duration of any treatment is best assessed by the professional who confirms the diagnosis & need for treatment. ...Read more

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Hello should i take probiotics whilst taking antibiotics, and how should i space the time between between taking them.

Hello should i take probiotics whilst taking antibiotics, and how should i space the time between between taking them.

Depends how U use it: Erythromycin is best not on an empty stomach, and probiotics usually go well with right before you eat. So, you could space them apart. You may want to take double or triple the probiotic dose while you're on the antibiotics as it will wipe out your natural gut flora. And you should take it daily anyways on an ongoing basis, but at lower amounts just for gut health. ...Read more

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Are probiotics safe to take with my antibiotics?

Are probiotics safe to take with my antibiotics?

Yes: But they may not help too much. It is sometimes helpful to take probiotics after antibiotics, to assist your digestive tract in returning to good function. ...Read more

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If what i have is staph infection after taking cephalexin 500mg tid how long would it take to clear up and how long should i take the cephalexin?

If what i have is staph infection after taking cephalexin 500mg tid how long would it take to clear up and how long should i take the cephalexin?

Staph infection: Your question cannot be answered without knowing what type of infection you have, the sensitivity of the organism, and whether it is in an area in which Cephalexin penetrates well. In addition it may be necessary to take this more than three times a day. Need far more info. ...Read more

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Can I take Mylanta with Amoxicillin?

Can I take Mylanta with Amoxicillin?

Not at the same time: You can be taking both amoxicillin and Mylanta but they should be taken at least an hour apart. This is to be sure that there is adequate absorption of the amoxicillin. A good regimen would be to take the Mylanta either two hours before or one hour after taking the amoxicillin. ...Read more

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How much probiotic acidophilus should I take for yeast infection?

How much probiotic acidophilus should I take for yeast infection?

None: First confirm it is a yeast infection (most vaginal discharges are not yeast). If so, an anti-fungal agent like Monistat or Diflucan (fluconazole) is appropriate. Probiotics are very good for many other things, but not for yeast infections. ...Read more

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How long should I take acidophilus for?

How long should I take acidophilus for?

Acidophilus: is a good probiotic but you you receive greater heal by taking a brand of probiotic that has several strains of probiotics in it, not just one. This can be taken as a way of maintaining health long term or short term until symptoms resolve. Please see doc for help to understand your symptoms. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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If i take one bactrim, how long before i can take cipro (ciprofloxacin) again?

If i take one bactrim, how long before i can take cipro (ciprofloxacin) again?

Now: Cipro (ciprofloxacin) and Bactrim are both anti-biotics. They could potentially be taken at the same time. Why 1 bactrim? If you are treating a urinary tract infection often, the Cipro (ciprofloxacin) would be sufficient. This treatment should not be without medical supervision, please consult your prescriber or pharmacist for further assistance. ...Read more

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How long should I take acidophilus for?

Acidophilus: is a good probiotic but you you receive greater heal by taking a brand of probiotic that has several strains of probiotics in it, not just one. This can be taken as a way of maintaining health long term or short term until symptoms resolve. Please see doc for help to understand your symptoms. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Can you take amoxicillin by snorting it?

Can you take amoxicillin by snorting it?

Not efficacious: Needs complete absorption to the blood for systemic effects. The bioavailability will be less and not recommended. ...Read more

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What amount of amoxicillin should I take?

What amount of amoxicillin should I take?

Amoxicillin dosing: That is a question for the doctor who prescribed the Amoxicillin for you. You should not be taking old medicine or someone else's medicine. The dose would vary according to what you are being treated for and there are sometimes other factors to take into account, as well. ...Read more

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Can i take acidophilus while taking apriso?

Can i take acidophilus while taking apriso?

Of course, but...: ...What are you trying to treat? If you are experiencing a flare of inflammatory bowel disease, please don't self medicate but call your doctor for optimal advice. He/she knows you best. ...Read more

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If someone were to take 6 500mg of amoxicillin at once, what would happen?

Large dose: That's quite a large dose of amoxicillin - although not really harmful. You might have some GI symptoms - nausea or cramps. The good thing, however, is the medication is not very toxic AND it has a very short half-life which means it would wash out of your system quite quickly. It is important to know more about the CIRCUMSTANCES of this incident -so I hope you would talk to a doctor right away. ...Read more

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Can you take amoxicillin for UTIs?

Can you take amoxicillin for UTIs?

Not reliable: If you have had a positive urine culture for a bacteria known to be senstivie to amoxicillin, it will work very well. However, many bacteria that cause UTI are resistant to it, and amoxicillin should not be used for UTI's if testing hasn't been done. Definitely do not treat yourself with leftover amoxicillin. Discuss with your doctor and follow her advice. ...Read more

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Can I take Tussin with amoxicillin?

Yes you can: Yes you can take it as there is no drug interaction and these are often prescribed together ...Read more

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Safe to take benalyn and amoxicillin?

Yes it is safe: Yes it is safe and there is no contraindication ...Read more

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Can i take amoxicillin for insect bites?

Not indicated for it: Amoxicillin is not indicated for insect bites as it is an antibiotic, and indicated for infections, if insect bites get infected than it may be considered but not the best choice even for that. ...Read more

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Can you take amoxicillin and methadone!?

Can you take amoxicillin and methadone!?

Yes: The two medications should not cause any significant interactions. Methadone, when misused, however, can be fatal so make sure you are taking it as prescribes by a doctor experienced in prescribing it. It is a different animal than other opiates; it won't get you high but it can get you dead pretty quickly if misused. ...Read more

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How long amoxicillin takes to kill pain?

How long amoxicillin takes to kill pain?

It doesn't.: If you are taking Amoxicillin to treat an infection that is causing pain, the infection has to start to clear up before you're likely to see improvement in your painful symptom. In and of itself, Amoxicillin has no pain relieving benefit. ...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