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Amoxicillin can cause hypersensitivity and allergies

Amoxicillin is a type of penicillin antibiotic used for infections in adults and children. Amoxil is a brand medicine containing amoxicillin and produced in the form of capsules and oral suspension.

The uses of Amoxil are very wide from common bacterial infections of the throat or ear infections to dental infections, urine infections and chest infections.

Additionally the medicine is used in combination with other drugs to treat people with Helicobacter pylori.

The usage of the medicine should be discussed with a doctor. The medicine is to be consumed only in cases related to infectious diseases caused by susceptible bacteria. If the cause of the disease is virus or fungi, the antibiotic Amoxil should not be used. The overuse or misuse of antibiotics leads to frequent events of drug-resistant bacteria development and/or to making the antibiotics of various types ineffective.

So, before the treatment a patient needs to visit a doctor and/or make certain tests to make sure that the medicine is suitable for him/her.

Amoxil can produce hypersensitive and allergic reactions in certain groups of patients. If you know about pre-existing allergy to any penicillin antibiotic, you should not use Amoxil. It may provoke allergic reaction of severe character. The same relates to people who are allergic to other types of antibiotics or have hypersensitivity to other medicines.

If after taking a pill of Amoxil you experience allergies reaction such as hives, rash, difficulty breathing, swelling and others, call your caring doctor right away. You may be suffering from very serious side effect of this medicine.

It is very likeable that your doctor recommends you to stop using the medicine and adjusts other treatment.

The reactions to the medicine can be individual, so not all reactions are so serious that you should discontinue using your drug. Please, be watchful for the serious side effects, but do not panic you have some itching which soon disappears.

If you buy this antibiotic online, check with your doctor or pharmacist that it is safe to take with your other medicines. Besides, make sure that you understand your proper dosing regimen.

If you are having an operation or any dental treatment, it is necessary to inform your doctor about using Amoxil.

In the event that you have some questions about proper use of the medicine or correct dose for your condition, ask your caring doctor. Learn all the necessary information and details of use before you start the treatment.

Microbiological parameters of Amoxil

Amoxicillin has the same bactericidal effect as ampicillin. It is bactericidal against bacterial organisms when they are actively dividing. The medicine stops the biosynthesis of cell walls and thus prevents the development of the disease.

In vitro and in vivo Amoxicillin has been proven to be active against the strains of the following microorganisms: Aerobic Gram-Positive Microorganisms • Enterococcus faecalis • Staphylococcus spp. • Streptococcus pneumoniae • Streptococcus spp. • Staphylococci susceptible to amoxicillin Aerobic Gram-Negative Microorganisms • Escherichia coli • Haemophilus influenzae • Neisseria gonorrhoeae • Proteus mirabilis Helicobacter pylori Various types of infectious diseases caused by bacteria are effectively treated with Amoxicillin.

What other medicines will affect clavulanate and Amoxicillin?

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Before taking clavulanate or Amoxicillin, tell your provider if you are using any of the following medicines:

  •   probenecid (Benemid); or
  •   allopurinol (Zyloprim);
  •   another antibiotic (for a different or for the same infection).

The patient may not be able to use clavulanate or Amoxicillin, if he is using any of these medicines, he may need  special tests or dosage adjustments during treatment.
This drug can make birth control pills less effective, because we recommend to use a  diaphragm/condom/spermicide).

Side effects of Amoxil


Evry patient must know that he may side effects and allergic reaction to Amoxil, because very important consult with health care provessional if you want to star take Amoxil.
Serious side effects:

  •  swollen glands,
  •  white patches or sores inside your mouth or on your lips;
  •  confusion or weakness
  •  fever, itching or rash and  general ill feeling;
  •  red skin rash
  •  peeling,
  •  severe blistering,and;
  •  joint pain,
  •  yellowed or pale skin fever, , dark colored urine,;
  •  yellowing of the eyes,
  •  severe tingling, numbness, pain, muscle weakness; or
  •  red/ purple pinpoint spots under your skin, easy bruising,
  •  unusual bleeding (rectum, nose, vagina, mouth ).

Less serious Amoxil side effects may include:

  •  nausea
  •  stomach pain,
  •  vaginal  discharge or  itching;
  •  headache; or
  •  vomiting;
  •  black/swollen/”hairy” tongue.

Review about Amoxicillin

Amoxicillin will help nursing mums, without  harm for the children

Advantages:
A good result. Nursing mums  can also use it.

Disadvantages:
This group of antibiotics often causes allergic reactions.

After childbirth female body needs recovery. During this period immunity decreases. I’m tired from all the ills in the first months of my daughter”s life. And I do not want very much to be ill together with my baby. Not all husbands are able at this time to replace the mother to baby. And give “the poor woman quietly to be ill”.

So. Due to constant illness, it has intensified my herpes virus. Just some bubbles were replaced another bubbles. Consequences for the child may be at best a windmill. In the worst case, it could end up festering sore throat. Very scary.

I was ashamed to go out street and talk with other mums. I walked alone with a stroller, to avoid to infect the other children.

So. Seeing all my suffering, the pediatrician told me to drink these antibiotics. She said that they were allowed in the period of lactation. However, for insurance, the doctor prescribed to give child “Linex”. But I gave nothing. Daughter did not responded to using this drug by me. After this course, herpes did not bothers me.