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Can amoxicillin delay your period?

Can amoxicillin delay your period?

No: Antibiotics such as Amoxicillin do not delay a woman's menstrual period, but they can interfere with absorption of birth control pill hormones. If a woman has concerns regarding Amoxicillin or other antibiotics she is taking, she should talk with the prescribing doctor. A woman with a delayed period can check for pregnancy with an over-the-counter urine pregnancy test, which is quite accurate.

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Can augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) duo delay your period for a week?

Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate): This antibiotic alone is very very unlikely to alter your menstrual cycle, but the infection you are treating may well do so.

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Does amoxil (amoxicillin) delay period?

Does amoxil (amoxicillin) delay period?

No: Antibiotics will not effect hormone levels and therefore do not effect the timing of a menstrual period.

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Sinus infection two weeks ago took amoxicillin period late 10 days. Can this delay my period?

Not likely: Antibiotics do not have any effect on hormones and your period. If you have been celbate no problem but if sexually active consider a pregnancy not a Amoxicillin reaction

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Last menses was on17 oct, cycle 28 to30. I stil hav not got my period. As prescribed by gyno I'm taking augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate).Wat may be reason for delayed menses?

Last menses was on17 oct, cycle 28 to30. I stil hav not got my period. As prescribed by gyno I'm taking augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate).Wat may be reason for delayed menses?

Irregular periods: There are lots of reasons a persons period can be late. If there is a chance you could be pregnant then you should repeat a home pregnancy test. If it is negative then waiting a few weeks to see if it returns is reasonable. If it does not then it is time to visit your friendly obgyn doctor to discuss irregular periods.

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My last periods was on 17th oct, on 28 to 30 days max cycle. My periods nevr delayed in history, iam takg augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) 625.Wen can I expect my next periods?

My last periods was on 17th oct, on 28 to 30 days max cycle. My periods nevr delayed in history, iam takg augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) 625.Wen can I expect my next periods?

Irregular menses: This can be due to whatever infection you were being treated for. It is not uncommon for menstrual irregularities to occur with a wide variety of underlying physical or mental problems, and your periods will correct themselves in time, but if they do not in several months, then go and see your gynecologist.

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Can taking amoxicillin affect your period?

Can taking amoxicillin affect your period?

Sometimes: If you are on birthcontrol it will decrease the blood levels in the body of the hormone. Illness itself can affect the menstral cycle.

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Can the drug amoxicillin cause an unusually strong, sour smell in period blood?

Yeast infection?: What you might be smelling is a yeast infection. When you take antibiotics, it can affect the normal bacteria (known as flora) in and on your body, including the vagina. Sometimes when the bacteria are killed by the antibiotic, yeast can start to overgrow (the normal bacteria keep this in check). Thus you could have a yeast infection giving you the smell. If this is the case, it is treatable.

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Period on 06/22. Took amoxicillin liquid for 10days on 07/9. No period yet. Normal? What's wrong.?

Missed period: I understand you're baffled by the fact you had a missed period. Amoxicillin has probably nothing to do with that, though. I would rule out pregnancy. If negative, wait for the next one. Chances are, it will reset your system.

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Was on amoxicillin (day 4 out of 7) and had oral sex 5 days before expected period. Was taking birth cont pill as well (perfect use). Chances of preg?

Was on amoxicillin (day 4 out of 7) and had oral sex 5 days before expected period. Was taking birth cont pill as well (perfect use). Chances of preg?

Pregnancy unlikely: One of the advantages of oral sex is that has built-in contraception (sperm can't naturally swim to the egg, when the sperm is in somebody's mouth). Women have a really hard time getting pregnant through oral sex... as long as it's purely oral sex.

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When a person sees a periodontist and is prescribed amoxicillin for a three week period of time is this alright?

Yes: Depends on the circumstances, but it would be within the range of reasonable under a number of circumstances.

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I've had my period for 3 extra days. How do I stop it? Taking amoxicillin tr k clv 875-125mg tab. Could that be the cause?

Yes: An infection and/or medications can certainly change your cycle. If it goes longer than 10 days and shows no signs of getting lighter, see your gyn. He/She can help you with that.

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