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Amoxicillin Uses, Side Effects & Dosage Guide


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3.10.2017 | Nathan Becker
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Amoxicillin Uses, Side Effects & Dosage Guide

pale or yellowed skin, yellowing of the eyes, dark colored urine, fever, confusion or weakness;

swollen glands, rash or itching, joint pain, or general ill feeling;

Other brands: Amoxil, Trimox, Apo-Amoxi, Moxilin, More. (3).

severe skin reaction--fever, sore throat, swelling in your face or tongue, burning in your eyes, skin pain, followed by a red or purple skin rash that spreads (especially in the face or upper body) and causes blistering and peeling.

Skip the missed dose if it is almost time for your next scheduled dose. Do not take extra medicine to make up the missed dose. Take the missed dose as soon as you remember.

To make sure amoxicillin is safe for you, l your doctor if you have: asthma;

Amoxicillin is a penicillin antibiotic that fights bacteria.

You should not use amoxicillin if you are allergic to any penicillin antibiotic, such as ampicillin, dicloxacillin, oxacillin, penicillin, or ticarcillin.

swollen, black, or "hairy" tongue.

diarrhea that is watery or bloody;

Common amoxicillin side effects may include:

easy bruising, unusual bleeding (nose, mouth, vagina, or rectum), purple or red pinpoint spots under your skin; or.

There are many brands and forms of amoxicillin available and not all brands are listed on this leaflet.

The chewable tablet should be chewed before you swallow it.

fever, swollen gums, painful mouth sores, pain when swallowing, skin sores, cold or flu symptoms, cough, trouble breathing;

Take this medicine at the same time each day.

Throw away any liquid medicine that is not used within 14 days after it was mixed at the pharmacy. You may store liquid amoxicillin in a refrigerator but do not allow it to freeze.

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Store at room temperature away from moisture, heat, and light.

Amoxicillin will not treat a viral infection such as the flu or a common cold. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is compley cleared. Skipping doses may also increase your risk of further infection that is resistant to antibiotics. Use this medicine for the full prescribed length of time.

Bacterial Infection ciprofloxacin, doxycycline, azithromycin, cephalexin, Augmentin, More.

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The Moxatag brand of amoxicillin should be taken with food, or within 1 hour after eating a meal.

See also: Side effects (in more detail).

Urinary Tract Infection ciprofloxacin, doxycycline, Augmentin, Levaquin, Bactrim, More.

Do not use anti-diarrhea medicine unless your doctor ls you to. Antibiotic medicines can cause diarrhea, which may be a sign of a new infection. If you have diarrhea that is watery or bloody, stop using amoxicillin and call your doctor.

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Call your doctor at once if you have:

Ask your doctor about using a non-hormone method of birth control (such as a condom, diaphragm, spermicide) to prevent pregnancy while taking this medicine. Take this medication for the full prescribed length of time. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is compley cleared. Amoxicillin will not treat a viral infection such as the common cold or flu. Do not share this medication with another person, even if they have the same symptoms you have. Amoxicillin can make birth control pills less effective.

a history of diarrhea caused by taking antibiotics; or.

Other drugs may interact with amoxicillin, including prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products. l each of your health care providers about all medicines you use now and any medicine you start or stop using.

See also: Dosage Information (in more detail).

Everything you need to know about antibiotics:

Seek emergency medical attention or call the Poison Help line at.

Follow all directions on your prescription label. Do not take this medicine in larger or smaller amounts or for longer than recommended. Take amoxicillin exactly as prescribed by your doctor.

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

Do not share this medicine with another person, even if they have the same symptoms you have.

Do not crush, chew, or break an extended-release tablet. Swallow it whole.

vaginal itching or discharge; headache; or.

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food or drug allergies (especially to a cephalosporin antibiotic such as Omnicef, Cefzil, Ceftin, Keflex, and others).

Do not use this medication if you are allergic to amoxicillin or to any other penicillin antibiotic, such as ampicillin (Omnipen, Principen), dicloxacillin (Dycill, Dynapen), oxacillin (Bactocill), penicillin (Beepen-VK, Ledercillin VK, Pen-V, Pen-Vee K, Pfizerpen, V-Cillin K, Veetids), and others.

mononucleosis (also called "mono");

stomach pain, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea;

Overdose symptoms may include confusion, behavior changes, a severe skin rash, urinating less than usual, or seizure (black-out or convulsions).

Talk to your doctor before using the chewable tablets if you have phenylketonuria (PKU). The amoxicillin chewable tablet may contain phenylalanine.

If you are being treated for gonorrhea, your doctor may also have you tested for syphilis, another sexually transmitted disease.

Approval History Calendar Drug history at FDA.

Antibiotic medicines can cause diarrhea, which may be a sign of a new infection. Do not use anti-diarrhea medicine unless your doctor ls you to. If you have diarrhea that is watery or bloody, stop taking amoxicillin and call your doctor.

Follow the directions on your medicine label. You may need to shake the liquid medicine well just before you measure a dose.

l your doctor if you are breast-feeding a baby. Amoxicillin can pass into breast milk and may harm a nursing baby.

Your kidney and liver function may also need to be checked. While using amoxicillin, you may need frequent blood tests.

Do not change your doses or medication schedule without your doctor's advice. Read the medication guide or patient instructions provided with each medication. If you are taking amoxicillin with clarithromycin and/or lansoprazole to treat stomach ulcer, use all of your medications as directed.

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Check your medicine label to see if you should take your medicine with food or not. Some forms of amoxicillin may be taken with or without food.

CSA Schedule N Not a controlled drug.

severe tingling, numbness, pain, muscle weakness;

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liver or kidney disease;

Pregnancy Category B No proven risk in humans.

Amoxicillin is not expected to harm an unborn baby. l your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant during treatment.

This combination is sometimes used with a stomach acid reducer called lansoprazole (Prevacid). Amoxicillin is also sometimes used together with another antibiotic called clarithromycin (Biaxin) to treat stomach ulcers caused by Helicobacter pylori infection.

This medicine can cause unusual results with certain medical tests. l any doctor who treats you that you are using amoxicillin.

Amoxicillin can make birth control pills less effective. Ask your doctor about using non hormonal birth control (condom, diaphragm with spermicide) to prevent pregnancy while taking this medicine.

Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction to amoxicillin: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.

Amoxicillin is used to treat many different types of infection caused by bacteria, such as tonsillitis, bronchitis, pneumonia, gonorrhea, and infections of the ear, nose, throat, skin, or urinary tract.

Generic Name: amoxicillin (am OX i sil in) Brand Names: Moxatag.

Measure liquid medicine with the dosing syringe provided, or with a special dose-measuring spoon or medicine cup. You may place the liquid directly on the tongue, or you may mix it with water, milk, baby formula, fruit juice, or ginger ale. Do not save any for later use. If you do not have a dose-measuring device, ask your pharmacist for one. Drink all of the mixture right away.

Before using amoxicillin, l your doctor if you are allergic to cephalosporins such as Omnicef, Cefzil, Ceftin, Keflex, and others. Also l your doctor if you have asthma, liver or kidney disease, a bleeding or blood clotting disorder, mononucleosis (also called "mono"), or any type of allergy.

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