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Levaquin Vs Amoxicillin
Can amox-clav cause small amount of hives? And should I be worried? I've taken amoxicillin before with no reaction. I'm already allergic to levaquin (levofloxacin).
Hives: Any medication can cause hives. If you think the medicine is the cause of the hive it should be stopped immediately. Allergic reactions happen on subsequent exposures to a medication and not usually on the first exposure. Stop the medicine, take antihistamines. Report the reaction to your doctor. Seek immediate care for shortness of breath, facial swell, trouble swallowing. ...Read more
Can a middle ear infection be treated by Levaquin (levofloxacin) 500mg qd x7 days? I know Amoxicillin is preffered but will Levaquin (levofloxacin) work?
I took amoxicillin and levofloxacin for 10 day and I lose 8 pound of weight. Which antibiotic cause my weight loss?
Was prescribed leviquin 500mg 1x daily for Treatment of bronchitis/pneumonia but may have strep... Can I Take leviguin and amoxicillin 875mg 2x daily?
I took amoxicillin and levofloxacin for killing h.pylori. I lose 8 pound in 10 day. Why my appetite decrease after taking antibiotic?
Side effect: Side effects of the medications can do this. Discuss with your physician ...Read more
If 45 days is sufficient break between taking Augmentin? Unfortunately my GPs prescribed me amoxicillin four times in last year. (last on 14th May). Now I have sinusitis (Levofloxacin doesn't work well in 14 days) and prescribed once more Augment
How effectivei is levofloxacin for h pylori treatment. Having levofloxacin+ amoxicillin + ppi for 14 days after 3 failed prior treatments. Is it good?
Perhaps: You need a test of cure when completed regimen. Now you may need to be scoped. You must be sure the h pylori is eradicated ...Read more
I've taken nexium (esomeprazole) amoxicillin and levofloxacin for killing h.pylori. Why I loss weight after this treatment?
I took amoxicillin and levofloxacin for getting ride of h.pylori. It has been 2 months now I still lose appetite. Does antibiotic kill hungry bateria?
I have a muscle atrophy and body mass decrease after taking levofloxacin and amoxicillin. My appetite also decreased since then. Which medicine cause?
Need examination: There's a lot of information missing from your presentation. If I were to take what you're stating at face value then, my best answer is NONE of the medications are causing your complaint of MUSCLE ATROPHY and body mass loss. Something else is going on. I can explain if you'd like to set up an appointment at my URL: www. Healthtap. Com/dr-drsaghafi ...Read more
It has been 3 month now after taking levofloxacin and amoxicillin. I often have a lower abdomen pain, but no diarrhea. What the disease?
Can bacterial parotitis last 5 or 6 weeks? Going to ent swelling for 5 weeks doc said paratitis took amoxicillin and levofloxacin none helping swell
Swelling from an: Infection can last days to weeks after the initial insult to the tissue, depending on the location. For parotid gland infection, it would take more time for swelling to go down, especially if there is a stone obstructing the parotid gland. If there are no stones per ENT physician, then use warm compresses to help the swelling. If it still hurts, you may need longer antibiotic treatment. ...Read more
I just finished taking h.pylori antibiotic. I took nexium (esomeprazole) 1hoirs before meal and amoxicillin levofloxacin after meal. Is it correct what I am taking?
Whether correct...: ...or not, you indicated the course of treatment is complete. Now what's needed is to assess the efficacy--was the H.pylori eradicated. Post-treatment testing is next in order. ...Read more
I've been taking levofloxacin for sinus and throat infection for 4 days, I have a decaying tooth that started pain today? Should I take augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate)?
I have bronchitis and was originally taking amoxicllin Clavulante. Switched to levaquin (levofloxacin) but horrible side effects. Can I stop levaquin (levofloxacin) and restart amox?
Ihave been suffering from chronic sinusitis for months my ears are also very stuffed I have been on a round of amoxicillan and levequin saw an ENT he said I may have some tube dysfunction this misery comes and goes some days are ok next day the same t
Amoxicilin OD: One should try to never take more than the recommended dose of a medicine but fortunately this one has a fairly low risk of serious problems. One would have to take a very large amount of medicine to have any serious side effects from it. The most likely apart from an upset stomach would be diarrhea. ...Read more
Amoxicillin: This a broad spectrum penicillin derivative that can be used to treat a variety of bacterial infections. In babies it may be used for ear infection, strep throat, and others. Unfortunately it is often prescribed when there is no obvious need, just to be on the safe side. This practice must be balanced against potential complications. ...Read more