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Can a patient with colon cancer consume Amoxicillin for cough?

I am 72 years and have been prescribed 500 mg levofloxacin by my dr. I have have heavy mucus with cough. Would I be better off taking a different med considering my age ? Also I am a medestacic colon cancer patient , would omoxycillin be a better med ? I am present;ly on Xeloda .
Mon, 10 Jun 2019
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Hello,

I think you should use levothyroxine and finish treatment. There is no evidence that amoxicillin cam work best.
You need to finish the treatment.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Regards,
Dr. Olgeta Xhufka, General & Family Physician
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