Active Ingredient: Amoxicillin
Children who weigh more than 88 pounds should be dosed according to the adult recommendations. Take within 1 hour of finishing a meal.
Gregory Latham, RPh Q: How do antibiotics specifically amoxicillin affect glucose levels in a person with diabetes?
A: There are reports of increased blood glucose levels in patients taking amoxicillin or related antibiotics. These reports are rare, however, and no scientific studies on this effect have been done. It's also possible for amoxicillin to make your glucose testing results inaccurate.
Discuss your concerns about amoxicillin and your glucose levels with your doctor.
A: Amoxil amoxicillin is an antibiotic in the penicillin family of drugs. Amoxicillin is used to treat ear infections, pneumonia, and other bacterial infections. Mood or behavioral changes are very rare with amoxicillin, but reversible hyperactivity, agitation, anxiety, insomnia, confusion, and other general behavioral changes have been reported.
When these side effects occur in children the prescribing physician should be contacted. The most common side effects of amoxicillin are nausea, diarrhea, and vomiting.
This is not a complete list of the side effects associated with amoxicillin. For more specific information, consult with your doctor or pharmacist for guidance.
Tell your health-care provider about any negative side effects from prescription drugs. You can also report them to the U. Burton Dunaway, PharmD. Q: I was prescribed amoxicillin 500 mg every eight hours.
How much passes to my breast milk, and how much will this affect my baby?
A: Amoxicillin is an antibiotic in the penicillin group of drugs. It fights bacteria in your body.
Amoxicillin is used to treat many types of infections caused by bacteria, such as ear infections, bladder infections, pneumonia, gonorrhea, and E. Penicillins have been shown to be excreted in human milk.
When your doctor prescribes a new medication, be sure to discuss all your prescription and over-the-counter drugs, including dietary supplements, vitamins, botanicals, minerals, and herbals, as well as the foods you eat.