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What is Amoxicillin used to treat?

I know this is an antibiotic but what type of infections is this commonly used for and why is this used instead of other common antibiotics such as Penicillin, Erythromycin and Tetracycline?

Posted 30 Jul 2009 4 answers

Can I have a few beers while taking amoxicillin for a tooth infection?

I am on amoxicillin (500 mg 4 times a day) for 10 days to treat a tooth infection which will be... extracted next week. Started taking it on Tuesday will have 16 doses in me by Saturday afternoon ...

Posted 11 Aug 2010 2 answers

What does a staph infection look like when it first starts?

A pimple with a white puss pocket? It looks like a spider bite kinda. Do they spread easy if it is a staph infection? could it be an ingrown hair? Or a boil? Or maybe just a big pimple on a part of ...

Posted 21 Sep 2009 6 answers

What antibiotic is good for tooth infection?

I have a broken tooth thats all the wway to the gums. Its swallen all around it. What antibiotic is goo d for the infection I think is there?

Posted 19 Nov 2011 5 answers

If allergic to penicillin, is it safe to use amoxicillin?

My tooth is terrible! Very allergic to penicillin. Should it be safe use amoxicillin to treat infection of hole in tooth that I've had for a few years,and has gradually gotten worse to the point ...

Posted 1 Apr 2012 2 answers

Monistat-1 - Monistat discharge after couple days?

I used monistat 1 couple days ago to cure a light yeast infection. The symptoms seem to be gone however I still have discharge from the actual treatment (ointment from oval). Is this normal? I'm ...

Posted 21 Sep 2012 1 answer

How many times a day should an adult male take amoxicillin 500mg for an ear infection?

My husband is healthy and on no other medication . Should amoxicillin be taken on an empty stomach or with food

Posted 22 Aug 2011 2 answers

Cipro for UTI infection?

I am on my third day of taking Cipro for a UTI infection and felt better the second day into it but lastnight it felt like the cycle of feeling of urgance and frequent urination started again. Does ...

Posted 28 Apr 2011 7 answers

I took antibiotics (metronidazole) for Bacterial vaginosis... now suffering from Yeast Infection?

Wonder if I can get any Medicine to cure this without having prescription? And Will I Go Through Any Other infection After Curing the yeast ... just like what i experienced after curing BV?

Posted 16 Nov 2011 4 answers

Which antibiotic is better for tooth pain/infection, Cipro or Amoxicillin?

Tooth pain gets worse when I eat or drink something cold. Also, there is a partial crack in the tooth. I would also prefer an answer, if possible, from a dentist, or someone in the field... I am, ...

Posted 21 May 2011 6 answers

Helicobacter Pylori Infection -how long should it take for Helicobacter Pylori Recovery?

I was diagnosed in April and treated with amoxicillin, clarithromycin and omeprazole for 7 days. 2 weeks after the treatment was over I had a stool antigen test to confirm eradication. It came back ...

Posted 15 May 2012 17 answers

What is the difference between Zantac and Omeprazole for GERD?

I took Omeprazole (generic for Prilosec) for 12 years when I found that I was having some horrible side affects such as Urinary Tract Infections, Sinus Infections, bone pain, shortness of breath, ...

Posted 23 Jan 2013 5 answers

I have a severe tooth ache, my mouth is swollen from infection. My doctor just prescribed cephalexi?

n for the infection 2 days ago, but the pain from the swelling is blinding. I was also taking motrin 600, they no longer seem to be working. I had tramadol, I took that because the doctor said it ...

Posted 9 Jul 2012 9 answers

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