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Duration of side effects of amoxicillin 10-day course?

Duration of side effects of amoxicillin 10-day course?

Varies...: Reaction to Amoxicillin could be within an hour of taking the medicine (stomach upset, nausea) to a few days after stopping the medicine. If you've developed a rash or other side effect, make sure you let your doctor know before taking the next dose and they can help you figure out what to do next. Good luck! ...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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Can I take amoxicillin to get rid of my foul odor and vaginal discharge?

Can I take amoxicillin to get rid of my foul odor and vaginal discharge?

No: You cannot use amoxicilin to treat it. Please visit with your ob/gyn and let him or her make a diagnosis. Once diagnosis made you will receive the appropiate treatment without delay. ...Read more

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How can I avoid amoxicillin side effects?

How can I avoid amoxicillin side effects?

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. ...Read more

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What are the side effects for amoxicillin?

What are the side effects for amoxicillin?

Amoxicillin: Generally well tolerated. Allergy can result in rash swelling or labored breathing in extreme. All antibiotics may cause diarrhea and or nausea. ...Read more

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What are the frequent side effects of amoxicillin?

What are the frequent side effects of amoxicillin?

Few: The most common is diarrhea. Ocassionally vomiting and sometimes a rash. The rash could be allergic reaction or sometimes amoxicllin will cause its own non-allergic rash at 7 days after starting. ...Read more

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Duration of side effects of amoxicillin 10-day course?

Varies...: Reaction to Amoxicillin could be within an hour of taking the medicine (stomach upset, nausea) to a few days after stopping the medicine. If you've developed a rash or other side effect, make sure you let your doctor know before taking the next dose and they can help you figure out what to do next. Good luck! ...Read more

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What are the side effects of amoxicillin clavinuate potassium (penicillin)?

What are the side effects of amoxicillin clavinuate potassium (penicillin)?

The runs: I'd say most common side effect of amox/clavulonate is loose stools. If severe, stop, if doesn't clear, call doctor. Allergy to this is generally a rash, could be throat swellling. Take afte food, all antibiotics can nauseate you or upset your stomach a bit. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of taking amoxicillin?

Many: Commonly GI symptoms and various forms of allergic reaction ranging from rashes to anaphylactic reactions. Avoid if allergic to penicillins or have infectious mononucleiosis ...Read more

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How soon will I see side effects while taking amoxicillin tr-k clv 875-125 mg?

How soon will I see side effects while taking amoxicillin tr-k clv 875-125 mg?

It depends: Side effects mat occur within a very short period to never every one is different ...Read more

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Side effects of augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate)?

Rash: Most common is rash, since it is a penicillin drug, but it also causes diarrhea. ...Read more

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When before you get side effects from augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate)?

Possibly immediately: Some people throw up as soon as it lands in the stomach. Some people gradually experience symptoms and most people seem to tolerate it without concern. ...Read more

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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?

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

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What side effects are associated with Amoxil (amoxicillin)?

What side effects are associated with Amoxil (amoxicillin)?

Amoxil (amoxicillin): See: http://www.drugs.com/sfx/amoxicillin-side-effects.html

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How can I avoid amoxicillin side effects?

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. ...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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Urgent! What are serious amoxicillin side effects?

Anaphylaxis: Severe allergic reaction, exfoliative dermatitis, stevens-johnson syndrome, anemia, hepatitis, seizures are some adverse reactions. ...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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If someone has taken two amoxicillin already with no side effects plus taken them b4 is it likely they could still have serious allergic reation?

Unlikely: There would be an extremely low likelihood. However, people can develop allergies to medicines that they've taken previously without a reaction. ...Read more

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I was prescribed 1000mg of amoxicillin 3x/day for sinusitis. Is that a normal dose? It seems extremely high. I’m worried about side effects.

I was prescribed 1000mg of amoxicillin 3x/day for sinusitis. Is that a normal dose? It seems extremely high. I’m worried about side effects.

Somewhat high: This dose is often reserved for pneumonia, but has been used effectively for sinus disease. Side effects may include mucosal fungal infection, abdominal discomfort (take with food), diarrhea and sometimes even c.diff. Notify your physician of any new symptoms ...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