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Taking Outdated Amoxicillin
I misread my directions and was taking amoxicillin two times a day instead of two time twice a day. I did this for a week. Will this mess me up ?
Amoxicillin xcess: Amoxicillin is one of the most prescribed antibiotics in medicine and dentistry. Double dosing is unlikely to cause any difficulties or problems. Taking too much of an antibiotic is no more effective against the infection than the appropriate dose but the excess is processed and eliminated in the urine. Taking too little of the drug can theoretically put you at risk of unresponsive infection. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
6 to 8 hours: The half-life of Amoxicillin is 61.3 minutes. Approximately 60% of an orally administered dose of Amoxicillin is excreted in the urine within 6 to 8 hours. Detectable serum levels are observed up to 8 hours after an orally administered dose of amoxicillin. Since most of the Amoxicillin is excreted unchanged in the urine. ...Read more
Yes: It is fine to take those together. There are no interactions. ...Read more
I've been taking amoxicillin for almost a week. I haven't had the symptoms i was given amoxicillin for in a couple of days. Should i still finish?
I'm taking amoxicillin 500 mg, 3 times per day to treat pericoronitis. I've been taking it for 48 hours with minor to no improvement. Is this normal?
Could be: Pericoronitis, by definition, is an inflammation (itis) occur in the tissue surrounding (peri) the crown (corona). Amoxicillin simply provided the relief but not removing the underlying causes. It should relieve pain and inflammation after 24 hours to allow for more therapeutic approach addressing the underlying cause of pericoronitis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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