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Taking Old Amoxicillin
9 month old taking amoxicillin for sinus infec and now has yellow diarrhea. Is this an allergy or side affect? No other symp but is teething
My 9 month old taking amoxicillin has ended up with a staph infection in the diaper area & buttocks. Did amox. Cause this? He has had a history of thi
How common is vaginal yeast infection and oral thrush in a healthy 48 year old taking augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) 875mg for sinus infection?
My 4 month old is taking amoxicillin but she has developed diarrhoea and appears to have stomach pAin. Should I stop giving?
3mo old baby taking Amoxil (amoxicillin) for ear infection. She fell asleep before her last dose of the day. Administered medicine as soon as she woke up. Is this o?
Yes: Just complete the course of treatment.Get a more detailed answer ›
Asking about side effects.? Girl 6 yrs old and taking amoxil (amoxicillin) forte syrup. She has bad headache/ migraine sort of pain. Also vomiting. Is it normal.?
My 5 mnth old's dr prescribed amoxicillin for what seems like a cold. He didn't diagnose her with anything, he said just incase. Is its necessary?
No: Colds are viral illnesses that should not be treated with antibiotics that are used for bacterial infections. There is an international initiative to prevent the inappropriate use of antibiotics such as what you describe. If your facts are accurate and complete i would recommend you get a different pediatrician for your baby. ...Read more
Varies: The dose of Amoxil (amoxicillin) depends on the infection being treated. For most things it is ~45mg/kg divided twice a day. So your child would receive probably the 250mg/tsp formulation with instructions to give it twice a day (note: amount given doesn't have to be precisely what is calculated, so long as it is close). For ear infections the dose is higher, usually 80-90mg/kg divided twice a day. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Not age based: The dose is not based on age, but on weight and condition being treated. Some conditions require a small dose of just 25mg/kg of body weight, while others require 90mg/kg of body weight. You should not be self dosing a 5 year old. That's what your pediatrician is for - their expertise determines what dose your child needs for their specific condition and body weight. ...Read more
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