Amoxycillin

What is Amoxycillin?

its an antibiotic used for many conditions mean while it has side effects..........thatbis short terms

Questions and answers on "Amoxycillin"

I have had a chesty barking cough for about 6 weeks now, 3 weeks in i went to my doctor and he prescribed Amoxycillin antibiotics and a ventolin to help with breathing (i dont have athsma but he thought my throat was constricting due to al the coughing). i thought i was getting better for a while but then the cough came back pretty much straight away. what should i do?

doctor1 MD

Hi,

Welcome to HCM.

If your cough has returned thenm most probably you are not responding to the antibiotic treatment as expected. You will need to change the antibiotics prescribed. I suggest you undergo a culture sensitivity of sputum and get appropriate antibiotics based on that test. You...

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I currently have a chest infection and have been prescribed 500mg amoxycillin x 3 a day. However i am sweating A LOT, im wondering if this is normal with a chest infection?

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
yes, it is normal

Detailed Answer:
Hello,

Yes, it is normal to sweat a lot in your situation. This is because of the chest infection that causes fever, and also because of the medicine Amoxycillin. Either ways, it is good that you are sweating a lot. It is a sign of healing.

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can amoxicillin and clavulanate cure chlamydia or gonnerhea

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Brief Answer:
Amoxycillin with Clauvulanate is not choice to treat Gonorrhea or chlamydia

Detailed Answer:
Hi,
Welcome to HCM.
Thanks for posting your query.
Amoxycillin with Clavulanate has no role in the management as per the latest guidelines recommended by CDC, XXXXXXX USA.
Amoxycilline in...

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If you take amoxycillin will urine test positive for cocaine?

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Brief Answer:
No

Detailed Answer:
Hello,

Thank You for consulting HealthcareMagic!

Some claimed that there can be (about 2 to 5%) false positive results for cocaine metabolites. However, there is also research eeidence which proved that such positive results are not due to amoxycillin. You can...

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HI I got a neg rpr test result, however I was on 875mg of amoxicillin for two prior to the test. What is the likelihood of a false neg result?

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Amoxycillin should not affect your test results.

Detailed Answer:
Hello XXXXXXX peace82

Amoxycillin should not affect your test results.There is no chance of false negative results.
You can rely on negative RPR report.
RPR test is used to screen syphilis.However,you may need...

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what antibiotic for a broken rotten tooth under the gum. maybe something I could get at pharmacy since I can't see dentist for 3 days

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Amoxycillin and Metronidazole

Detailed Answer:
Hi

You would not be dispensed with antibiotic without prescription from local dentist. The pharmacy would not dispense.
Usually Amoxycillin and Metronidazole would be given for the dental infections....

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Hi My navel area is swollen , reddish , sore itchy and hurts to the top half Pain is more if I bend forward Although the navel area is swollen and my belly button is not visible there is no actual pain on the belly button itself Thanks

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Cellulitis

Detailed Answer:
Hello and Welcome to HealthcareMagic.

Seems to me a case of bacterial infection/cellulitis. The area is red, swollen, more so just around the navel.

Though, I would like to gather some more information from you in order to be able to help you better....

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I am experiencing an upset stomach. I am travelling and had called up my family doctor. He suggested Amoxycillin with lactobacillus. I was able to get Novaclox LB (Amoxycillin, Dicloxacin and LActic Acid BAcillus)... Is this a relevant substitute..

I am allergic to Norflox and metrodinazole

Thanks for your time..

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
It can be used. Better use Blumox LB.

Detailed Answer:
Welcome to healthcare Magic. Thank you for posting your query.

I have gone through the entire post and can understand that you are allergic to fluroquinolone (Norfloxacin) and Metronidazole group of drugs.

Your doctor has...

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Helo,
My son (2 yrs 9 months old , 11 kg) fell down from the chair and got inflammation in the back head. Doctor prescribed AUGMENTIN 250 mg (amoxycilin and potassium clavulanate) tablet 1 in the morning and 1 in the night and LOFECAM 8 mg (lornoxicam) tablet half in the morning and half in the night. Ointment NOCINIX gel to apply.
My doubt is can i give 1 full amoxycillin 250 mg tablet to a small child?

Thx in advance.

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Yes,the prescribed dose is appropriate

Detailed Answer:
Hello

Thanks for the query

The dose of amoxycillin in children is 35-50 mg/kg/day in two to three divided dosage.The dose for 11 kg old child will be around 400-500 mg/kg/day.
So the prescribed dose of 250 mg of amoxycillin...

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Will a ten day dose of amoxycilin treat chlamydia?

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Hi,
Welcome to HCM.
Amoxycillin is not the right choice to treat chlamydia. Tablet Azithromycin or capsule Doxycyclin are ideal choices for Chlamydia infection. It has to be given for 2 weeks and in LGV it has to be given for 3...

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I have had a chesty barking cough for about 6 weeks now, 3 weeks in i went to my doctor and he prescribed Amoxycillin antibiotics and a ventolin to help with breathing (i dont have athsma but he thought my throat was constricting due to al the coughing). i thought i was getting better for a while but then the cough came back pretty much straight away. what should i do?

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Hi,

About 2-3 weeks ago I fell and my chest hit the floor. Since I had a pain when doing certain movements. I associated the pain to a pulled muscle and have been massaging the area but it doesnt seem to go away.
I have noticed a lump right where it hurts, what could it be?

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My son who is 5 yrs old is having swelling in his right collar bone. We have taken blood tests, mantoux test. In mantoux he is having about 20 mm. But we got negative in the TB test. Now our doctor suggested for Amoxycillin antibiotic but still he is having the swelling... Would you please help me with this? What causes this swelling for him?

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