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Dr. Andrew Rynne
Dr. Andrew Rynne

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What causes blood drainage in urine while on Amoxicillin?

how concerned should I be - my husband discovered bright red blood in his urine this morning. should we go to the emergency room or await an appointment with his doctor. what could be causing it? the only recent change is he is taking 125 mg Amoxicillan for sinusitis.
Sat, 17 Feb 2018
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Hi & Welcome.
I appreciate your concern for your beloved husband.
Inadequate dose of Amoxicillin, any other medication taken, age ??
The antibiotic Amoxicillin is commonly prescribed to treat susceptible bacterial infections like sinusitis is generally safe however its most common side effects can include: allergic reactions, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, and rash.
It is unlikely to cause hematuria (blood in the urine).
He needs to be examined in ER to rule out stones, inflammation or infection of the urinary tract (kidneys, ureter or urinary bladder).

Hope this will help him.
Best regards.
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