Active substances: Amoxicillin
Amoxil is also sometimes used together with another antibiotic called clarithromycin Biaxin to treat stomach ulcers caused by Helicobacter pylori infection.
This combination is sometimes used with a stomach acid reducer called lansoprazole Prevacid. Before using Amoxil, tell your doctor if you are allergic to cephalosporins such as Omnicef, Cefzil, Ceftin, Keflex, and others.
Also tell 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.Is is dangerous to give to our 8 year old. As with other quinolones, hypoglycaemia has containing medicinal products results in a.
Amoxicillin can make birth control pills less effective. 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. 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. Antibiotic medicines can cause diarrhea.
If you have diarrhea that is watery or bloody, stop taking Amoxil and call your doctor. Do not use anti-diarrhea medicine unless your doctor tells you to. But if you remember just a few hours before your next scheduled dose, take only one dose.
Never try to catch up by taking two doses at once.
This could result in dangerous side effects. How to tell if the drug is working: The symptoms of your infection should improve.
Keep these considerations in mind if your doctor prescribes amoxicillin oral tablet for you. General Take this drug at the time s recommended by your doctor.
You can take the amoxicillin capsule, tablet, chewable tablet, or suspension with or without food. You should take amoxicillin extended-release tablets within 1 hour of finishing a meal.
You can crush, cut, or chew the regular or chewable tablets. Keep this drug away from light. You should not need a new prescription for this medication to be refilled.
Travel When traveling with your medication: Always carry your medication with you.