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On Amoxicillin for sinusitis, had diarrhea after drinking milk due to lactose intolerance. Will it hinder effectiveness of Amoxicillin?

Hi, I am taking Amoxcillin for sinusitis . It is my third day of taking them. I have taken the amoxcillin with water but afterwards last night,I drank a vast quantity of milk. This morning I have some diarreah . I have taken Amoxcillin in the past without side effects , so I know it is an antibiotic I can safely take. I am lactose intolerant to milk which has caused my upset tummy. Will the amoxcillan still be effective and be absorbed into my body inspite of having 2 episodes of diarreah?
Asked On : Sat, 21 Jul 2012
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There won't be any problem regarding absorption of Amoxycillin inspite of diarrhea.
It will be totally effective and you may continue with the medicine.
You may take some probiotic along with Amoxycillin.
Answered: Sun, 22 Jul 2012
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