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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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Can I take two 500mg amoxicillin for the first dose?

Can I take two 500mg amoxicillin for the first dose?

GiveAHootDon'tPollut: What for?More is not necessarily better. But, then again, in specific cases it's given that way (e.g. before some dental procedures). Probably won't hurt, but it would be nice to know what's on your or your doctor's mind (if anything...). No sense in taking it that way if you don't need to. That would just lead to a higher chance of side effects, bacterial resistance and environmental pollution. ...Read more

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I took 2 500mg amoxicillin what she'll i do at the same time ?

I took 2 500mg amoxicillin what she'll i do at the same time ?

Question unclear: This makes no sense to me. Try and rephrase it and ask again. ...Read more

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Is amoxicillin 500mg still safe a year after its expiration date?

Is amoxicillin 500mg still safe a year after its expiration date?

See below: It would be safe but probably mostly inactive and ineffective. ...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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The amoxicillin bottle expired 1.13.13 can I still take it its 500mg thank u !

The amoxicillin bottle expired  1.13.13  can I still take it its 500mg  thank u !

Yes: If it is pills. Pills stay potent for awhile (6 months to several years) after their expiration dates. One that expired in january 2013 is still good. ...Read more

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Is it normal for amoxicillin 500mg to make me sweat a lot ?

Is it normal for amoxicillin 500mg to make me sweat a lot ?

Likely unrelated: It is likely unrelated. Based on your brief story, it is likely that you just recover from having a fever that you sweat a lot. Amoxicillin is used to treat infection. By treating your infection, your fever improves and you sweat to cool your body temperature down. The medication itself does not cause you to sweat. ...Read more

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Can I drink while taking amoxicillin 500mg/125 acid? Last one was 7 hours ago

Yes but shouldn't: Amox/clav does not have any significant interactions with alcohol. However, alcohol weakens your immune system, so drinking while infected usually means it takes longer to get better. ...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