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Is Amoxicillin A Good Antibiotic For A Throat Infection
Sometimes: It depends on what organism is causing the throat infection.For viral, fungal, mycoplasma infections of the throat no>for organisms resistant to amoxicillin..No.Group a beta hemolytic strep "strep throat" responds well to penicillin or amoxicillin...Provided you are not allergic to them!see your doctor, a throat culture sometimes is necessary. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Doctor prescribed augmentin for 5 days for throat infection&the week after, prescribed amoxicillin.Am i now resistant?Is antibiotic resistance for life
Throat infection: An antibiotic should only be given if there was a strep test or culture done. Augmentin is Amoxicillin and clavulinic acid. Amoxicillin is usually sufficient for strep. Even in the few cases where strep is resistant to Amoxicillin (or augmentin), the resistance is usually short-lived and resolves within 3 months. So, you do not have lie-long resistance. ...Read more
Is there an over-the-counter substitute for amoxicillin? It will be used to treat a throat infection.
I'm taking amoxicillin 500mg for a tooth infection and i contracted what i believe to be a throat infection. Should i go to the doctor if i'm already on penicillin?
Depends: What strength? What germ if known? Probably 4 a day. Usually need a week if strep ...Read more
My baby is 11months. She has throat infection she was given amoxicillin but every time she takes the medicine she vomits is this normal?
Vomiting: Not normal. Go back to your paediatrician to discuss. ...Read more
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