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Is amoxicillin sold over-the-counter in other countries?

Is amoxicillin sold over-the-counter in other countries?

Yes: There are many countries in which you can purchase virtually any antibiotic over the counter. ...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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Is there a over-the-counter amoxicillin in the usa or a drug over the counter. That does the same thing?

Is there a over-the-counter amoxicillin in the usa or a drug over the counter. That does the same thing?

No: Amoxicillin is a penicillin-type of antibiotic. It is by prescription only. There is no similar over-the-counter product in the U.S. ...Read more

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Is there an over-the-counter substitute for amoxicillin? It will be used to treat a throat infection.

Is there an over-the-counter substitute for amoxicillin?  It will be used to treat a throat infection.

Don't treat: throat infection with antibiotics unless it is bacterial. The types of antibiotics used are prescription medications. ...Read more

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Is there a over the counter substitute for amoxicillin and a good pain pill for a broken tooth next to my wisdom tooth?

Is there a over the counter substitute for amoxicillin and a good pain pill for a broken tooth next to my wisdom tooth?

See a dentist: In the USA, you need a prescription to get amoxicillin or any antibiotic. You need to see a MD or a dentist (physician of the mouth) to get a prescription. Same with an effective pain pill, so go right to the doctor who can help you the most...a dentist! ...Read more

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Is augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) (or the generic) 875 mg. A good medicine to take for sinus infections and what else can help, including over the counter. Thank you.?

Is augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) (or the generic) 875 mg. A good medicine to take for sinus infections and what else can help, including over the counter.  Thank you.?

Yes : Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) is a good, broad spectrum antibiotic for sinus infection- it is Amoxicillin and clavulanate which helps prevent resistant infections. You could use a decongestant (and or antihistimine) over the counter to help with symptoms (can be used at the same time). ...Read more

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I just finished amoxicillin for strep/sinus issued last week now I'm all congested again! Thinking its allergy related, any OTC could help?

I just finished amoxicillin for strep/sinus issued last week now I'm all congested again! Thinking its allergy related, any OTC could help?

Consider consult: Hard to know without more information. Allergy is possible, but so is inflammation from a partially treated infection. Sometimes a longer course of antibiotics is necessary for true bacterial sinus infection, particularly if there was initial improvement. Sometimes a short prednisone course is given to resolve inflammation and improve efficacy of the antibiotic. Consider a consult to discuss. ...Read more

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My daughter is 9 and is taking amoxicillin for strep , she has a cough that won't stop so which kind of cough medicine can I buy OTC for her ?

My daughter is 9 and is taking amoxicillin for strep , she has a cough that won't stop so which kind of cough medicine can I buy OTC for her ?

RobituscinDM/DELCYM: I presume she has been examined by md and does not suffer from asthma or allergic conditions.And cough is the only symptom and you need some over the counter cough medicine for symptom relief.Suggest 1extra fluids 2over the couner cough medicine containing an expectorant like guifanicin and cough suppressant like dextromethorphen robituscin dm delcym is 12 hour/ no expectorant discuss with md. ...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