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Doctor insights on: Yasmin And Amoxicillin

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How much time after I take my oral contraceptive pill may I take my amoxicillin?

How much time after I take my oral contraceptive pill may I take my amoxicillin?

Better safe then sor: Certain antibiotics may effect the efficacy of your birth control pill. Best to use a second means of contraction, (condom), while taking antibiotics.

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I am taking amoxacillin for a sinus infection and I take sprintec I am taking amoxacillin for a sinus infection and I take sprintec as an oral contraceptive because my boyfriend of 2yrs is allergic to condoms (i seen him break out and we went to dr) so th

I am taking amoxacillin for a sinus infection and I take sprintec I am taking amoxacillin for a sinus infection and I take sprintec as an oral contraceptive because my boyfriend of 2yrs is allergic to condoms (i seen him break out and we went to dr) so th

If: If your period does not come during the placebo row then take an early prediction pregnancy test. Otherwise, consider your pill is causing you to have light to no menses. This is common with some of the new low dose estrogen pills. I doubt the antibiotic interfered with the birth control pill. This is a controversial topic, however if you are missing your period as of now the timing would be off in regards to the antibiotic interacting with the pill. Good luck.

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How do you feel on amoxicillin?

How do you feel on amoxicillin?

Hopefully better: Not sure what you are asking. Generally Amoxicillin has few side-effects. Some people have mild GI intolerance, and there are allergic reactions. If it is doing its job and was chosen carefully you should feel improved.

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What to do if I took too much amoxicillin?

What to do if I took too much amoxicillin?

Amoxicilin OD: One should try to never take more than the recommended dose of a medicine but fortunately this one has a fairly low risk of serious problems. One would have to take a very large amount of medicine to have any serious side effects from it. The most likely apart from an upset stomach would be diarrhea.

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Are there any good substitutes for amoxicillin?

Depends: It would depend on the type of infection being treated and the reason Amoxicillin is being avoided. You need to give more detail to your question.

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I have amoxicillin from 09 is it alright to take?

I have amoxicillin from 09 is it alright to take?

May be not: Usually antibiotics that old may not be good as they loose potency.

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Will amoxicillin have pencillin in it?

Amoxicillin: Amoxicillin is related to the penicillins. If allergic to pnc be aware before taking amoxicillin.

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Which is stronger penicilln or amoxicillin?

Which is stronger penicilln or amoxicillin?

Depends on the: bacteria and the location of the infection. Both antibiotics are in the penicillin class of antibiotics.

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What is amoxicillin used to treat in babies?

What is amoxicillin used to treat in babies?

Amoxicillin: This a broad spectrum penicillin derivative that can be used to treat a variety of bacterial infections. In babies it may be used for ear infection, strep throat, and others. Unfortunately it is often prescribed when there is no obvious need, just to be on the safe side. This practice must be balanced against potential complications.

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What are the various strengths in amoxicillin?

What are the various strengths in amoxicillin?

See below: Amoxicillin is available as 125, 250, 400mg. Chewable tablets 250, 500, 875, 1000mg tablets/capsules 125mg/5ml, 250mg/5ml, 400mg/5ml and 50mg/5ml liquid.

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Feeling nauseated while taking 875mg amoxicillin? What's going on

Feeling nauseated while taking 875mg amoxicillin? What's going on

Nausea: You're reporting medication-induced nausea, one of most common side effects of all medications. Best to push thru and finish antibiotics as directed. If nausea is intolerable, then ask prescribing doc for options eg another antibiotic vs anti-nausea medication.

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I took amoxicillin and kalms is that ok or not suppose I should of asked before taking?

Mixed meds: Amoxicillin, taken exactly as directed for at least five days, will reduce some bacterial infections. Kalms is an herbal anti-anxiety Med. Should not interfere with each other. But if you have an infection important that you get professional treatment. Do it yourself treatment can be dangerous.

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Does amoxicillin cure bv?

Does amoxicillin cure bv?

No: Bv is a synergistic infection involving gardnerella and a number of other bacteria. It is treated with Metronidazole oral or intravaginal treatment. Tinidazole and Clindamycin are alternatives. Oral and intravaginal probiotics containing lactobacilli can help. Recurrent disease is related to colonization of your sex partner, inconsistant condom use. Amoxicillin is not a rx for bv.

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Laxative ok with amoxicillin?

Yes and No: There is no contraindication to taking a laxative while on Amoxicillin but most antibiotics including Amoxicillin can cause antibiotic associated diarrhea and c. Difficile colitis. Taking a laxative could confuse the picture and cause you to need otherwise unnecessary and expensive testing if you developed diarrhea because of them.

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Amoxicillin good for chiggers?

Amoxicillin good for chiggers?

Chiggers don't: Require antibiotic (until there is a secondary infection). Chigger bites usually heal on their own within one to two weeks. In the meantime, control itching with an over-the-counter anti-itch cream, such as Hydrocortisone cream. Consult your doctor if your skin appears infected or if the bites seem to be spreading to other parts of your body.

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Will amoxicillin work for uti?

Most of the time: In general a culture is the best way to know if you are on the right antibiotic.

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