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Amoxicllin dosage-is 2000mg daily okay?

Amoxicllin dosage-is 2000mg daily okay?

It depends: This seems like a high dose of amoxicillin, but this can be correct depending on what you are taking it for. The prophylactic dose recommended before dental work for someone with an artificial heart valve is 2000mg x 1 dose prior to procedure. This larger dose can also be used for h. Pylori infections in combination with Flagyl or clindamycin. Check with your pharmacist. ...Read more

Prevpac (Definition)

PrevPac is a Heliobacter pylori treating agent which is a kind of ...Read more


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Maximum dosage of omeprazole?

Maximum dosage of omeprazole?

40mg bid: One can always take more, but unlikely to have effect. ...Read more

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Can I take 500 mgs of Biaxin (clarithromycin) with Amoxicillin?

Can I take 500 mgs of Biaxin (clarithromycin) with Amoxicillin?

Yes: Biaxin (clarithromycin) is an antibiotic that is in a different class than amoxicillin. They kill different bacteria. So, it is possible that your doctor prescribed both to cover 2 types of bacteria ...Read more

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Why does prevpac (lansoprazole amoxicillin and clarithromycin) cause tachycardia?

Why does prevpac (lansoprazole amoxicillin and clarithromycin) cause tachycardia?

Uncertain: Prevpac (lansoprazole amoxicillin and clarithromycin) cconsists of 3 different medications. Two of these are antibiotics and one is an acid reducer. There are many possibilities how these medications could affect the heart rhythm, but the exact mechanism is not worked out. When a side effect profile is added to a medicine, the mechanism is often speculated, but not known for sure. Start with your doctor if prevpac (lansoprazole amoxicillin and clarithromycin) causes this. Take care. ...Read more

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Cefixime 200mg plus azithromycin plus metronidazole dosage for chlamydia cure?

Yes: This combination is used often especially in recurrent episodes or treatment resistant to a single or 2 drugs. Don;t stop anything unless you talk it over with your physician. ...Read more

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Was prescribed Prevpac along with metronidazole for h.pylori, any concerns with this combo? I take Diltiazem, accupril, (quinapril) levothyroxin

Was prescribed Prevpac along with metronidazole for h.pylori, any concerns with this combo? I take Diltiazem, accupril, (quinapril) levothyroxin

Be aware : Prevpac (lansoprazole amoxicillin and clarithromycin) can decrease levothyroxin effectiveness & increase risk for hypothyroidism. Prevpac (lansoprazole amoxicillin and clarithromycin) can increase diltiazem effectiveness which would increase risk for hypotension. Probably mild effect, so no worries but be aware. ...Read more

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Prevacid (lansoprazole) 30 mg side effects?

Prevacid (lansoprazole) 30 mg side effects?

Prevacid (lansoprazole) S.E.'s: Prevacid (lansoprazole) is a very well tolerated medication, but in the short term it can cause a number of dose-dependent side effects including commonly headache and diarhea. Longer term use carries other consequences (please see my earlier answer on this topic in healthtap). ...Read more

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Is 80 mg omeprazole equivalent to 60 mg dexilant (dexlansoprazole)?

Is 80 mg omeprazole equivalent to 60 mg dexilant (dexlansoprazole)?

Ppi dosing: The maximum doses of each ppi are equipotent in reducing acid. Going higher than these doses impart no greater benefit and should not be exceeded. Prilosec/omeprazole: 20 BID. Prevacid/lansoprazole:30 BID. Nexium/esomeprazole:40 bid. Protonix/pantoprazole: 40 bid.Aciphex/rabeprazole:20 bid.Zegerid 40 daily. and Dexilant (dexlansoprazole) 60 daily. So to answer Dexilant (dexlansoprazole)60=omeprazole40, ...Read more

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Daily dosage for bupropionhcl?

Daily dosage for bupropionhcl?

Varies by response: Bupropion comes in several verstions--immediate release, twoce daily dosage form, and once-daily doseage form. Typical ranges are 200 to 450 mg a day. 450 mg is the maximum recommended doses because there is an increased risk of seizures above that dose. As with all antidepressants, the dose any individual needs varies and depends on condition being treated and side effects. ...Read more

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