Active Ingredient: Amoxicillin
Is is dangerous to give to our 8 year old?
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.
Always keep a current list of the drugs and supplements you take and review it with your health care providers and your pharmacist. If possible, use one pharmacy for all your prescription medications and over-the-counter products.
This allows your pharmacist to keep a complete record of all your prescription drugs and to advise you about drug interactions and side effects. For more specific information, consult with your doctor or pharmacist for guidance based on your health status and current medications, particularly before taking any action.
Q: I got hives from taking amoxicillin.
I still have them three weeks later, after I am off the medication. A: Amoxil amoxicillin is an antibiotic used to stop bacterial infections, and side effects do not include hives.
Many people are allergic to the medication, and if your doctor confirms an allergy, you should also let your pharmacy know, so they can put the information in their computers. That way, if any doctor prescribed a type of penicillin, the pharmacy will be alerted to the allergy.
This is not a complete list of the side effects associated with Amoxil amoxicillin.
What are the side effects? A: Amoxil amoxicillin is an antibiotic that is used to treat a wide variety of bacterial infections. The most common side effects of amoxicillin are diarrhea, nausea, and vomiting. Rarely, severe side effects can occur when taking amoxicillin such as severe allergic reactions rash, hives, itching; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue; bloody stools; confusion; dark urine; fever, chills, or persistent sore throat; red, swollen, blistered, or peeling skin; seizures; severe diarrhea; stomach pain or cramps; and unusual bruising or bleeding.