Amoxicillin: Uses, Dosage, Side Effects, Composition & More - Zoylo
INFORMATION ABOUT AMOXICILLIN
AMOXICILLIN is a penicillin antibiotic which fights with bacteria in the body. AMOXICILLIN is used in the treatment of various types of bacterial infections. This medicine may be used in treatment of sore throat, pneumonia, middle ear infection, skin infections, and urinary tract infections. AMOXICILLIN may also be effectively used in combination with other medications to treat various other conditions such as stomach ulcers.
• Nausea (feeling Sick)
• Skin Rash
It is not necessary for all people to experience the above side-effects.
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS FOR AMOXICILLIN
• Take AMOXICILLIN with a light meal only. If it suits you can take it on empty stomach or gap of 2 hours between meals.
• Avoid heavy meals you may experience stomach upset with AMOXICILLIN, avoid dairy and milk products. Take light, and non-spicy meals.
• Complete the full course of antibiotic do not leave it in the mid-way despite symptomatic relief.
• Keep your doctor informed if you are taking any other medication along with AMOXICILLIN.
• Do not hesitate to contact your doctor if you are experiencing sudden onset of rashes or swelling in the face, lips, mouth, throat or entire body.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Q. What is AMOXICILLIN used for? A. AMOXICILLIN is used to treat many different types of infections caused by bacteria, such as pneumonia, gonorrhoea, bronchitis, tonsillitis, infections of the nose, ear, throat, skin, and urinary tract infections.
Q. Can I buy AMOXICILLIN over-the-counter? A. No, AMOXICILLIN just like other antibiotics require prescription to buy. Do not take it unnecessarily.
Q. Should I undergo penicillin allergy testing before taking AMOXICILLIN? A. Yes you may if you have a known history of penicillin allergy. It may benefit you if you undergo allergy testing before taking AMOXICILLIN because if you are allergic to penicillin you may experience some serious allergic reactions such as rash, swelling, trouble breathing etc.
Q. Can I take AMOXICILLIN along with methotrexate? A. No, you are advised not to take methotrexate with AMOXICILLIN because there is a possibility that AMOXICILLIN may cause an increase in side effects when taken along with methotrexate.
Q. Does AMOXICILLIN alter blood or urine test results? A. Yes, AMOXICILLIN may significantly alter your test results. Inform your doctor if you are taking this test while on AMOXICILLIN.
Q. Does AMOXICILLIN cause hair loss? A. No, there is no such reported side-effect while using AMOXICILLIN. If you experience any such condition speak to your doctor.
Q. What happens if I take AMOXICILLIN for long time? A. You are advised to take AMOXICILLIN as long as your doctor has asked you to take it. Taking AMOXICILLIN for long period of time may make you prone to developing thrush (yeast infection of moist areas of the body which can cause, itching, soreness and white discharge along with death of all the useful bacteria in the gut.
Q. Can AMOXICILLIN treat bronchitis? A. Yes, when prescribed by your doctor AMOXICILLIN helps in treating bronchitis caused by bacteria. Bronchitis usually caused by bacteria or virus. AMOXICILLIN does not help in treating bronchitis caused by virus.