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Doctor insights on: Long Term Effects Of Amoxicillin

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How long til amoxicillin starts to work on tooth infection?

How long til amoxicillin starts to work on tooth infection?

Depends: What type of tooth infection? Like many other conditions, antibiotics serve as a supplement to surgical intervention. A dental abscess may need drainage or extraction. If going to be effective alone, any antibiotic, if effective, should begin to elicit changes within 24 to 36 hours. ...Read more

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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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What long term problems can prevpac (lansoprazole amoxicillin and clarithromycin) cause?

What long term problems can prevpac (lansoprazole amoxicillin and clarithromycin) cause?

Medication SEs: Medication side effects are usually temporary. I know of no long term effects from the powerful prevpac (lansoprazole amoxicillin and clarithromycin). It can be hard to take and your stomach may rebel a bit, but it is also vital to get rid of h. Pylori and to treat the underlying irritation or ulceration. ...Read more

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How long do amoxicillin side effects last?

How long do amoxicillin side effects last?

Unlikely: Not particularly toxic, if at all when taken orally. Overdoses may increase risk of secondary fungal overgrowth or antibiotic induced diarrhea but no common fatalities except to allergic reactions, which are not dose dependent. You can avoid all side-effects by not taking it. What side effects are you referring to? ...Read more

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How long does amoxicillin stay in your system after you take it? I guess the active life in hours? (how long would it cause side effects).

How long does amoxicillin stay in your system after you take it? I guess the active life in hours? (how long would it cause side effects).

Varies by dose and…: if other (interacting) meds/supplements R being taken. Half-life is 61.3 min; 60% of the dose is excreted in urine 6-8 hrs after dose. Generally a med is cleared from the system within 10 half-live, thus about 10 hours. Other meds may prolong its presence in the body; so side effects may last longer. Depending on what side effects U R having, U may need to seek medical help quickly (swollen throat ...Read more

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How long do the severe side effects of augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) last?

How long do the severe side effects of augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) last?

Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate): Rare but serious side effects may include dark urine, persistent nausea/vomiting, severe stomach/abdominal pain, yellowing eyes/skin, easy bruising/bleeding, new signs of infection (such as fever, persistent sore throat), and unusual tiredness. The duration will depend upon which symptoms occur and the particular individual involved. ...Read more

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How long will side effects of augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) last after finishing medication?

How long will side effects of augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) last after finishing medication?

It depends: Which side effect are you referring to? Most will last only a short period of time. If diarrhea is the issue -if it persists need to see your doctor. ...Read more

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Taking antibiotics Amoxil (amoxicillin). How long would it take to notice side effects such as nausea and diareah?

Varies greatly: It can be almost immediate if the medication is irritating to the lining of the stomach. However, one can develop nausea or diarrhea at any time while on antibiotics or even sometimes after finishing them. It takes about a year for healthy gut bacteria to fully return to normal after antibiotics, but amox generally isn't so hard on these bacteria and many experience no problems with it at all. ...Read more

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How long will amoxicillin work?

Need more info: I'm not sure if you mean "how long do the pills stay potent?" or "how long after you take them will they still cure something?" antibiotic pills can remain potent for a couple of years after their expiration date. Amoxicillin stays in the bloodstream at effective levels for less than a day after the last dose. It is a short acting antibiotic, and is usually dosed 2-3 times a day for that reason. ...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