Active substances: Amoxicillin
What will it do for me? Please, read carefully the next paragraphs to find out possible risks of Amoxicillin intake for your health.
We strongly recommend to consult your doctor on the possible positive effects of the drug for your case.
Before you start taking the medicine, please, warn your doctor on the next conditions: Allergic reactions Do not start the treatment if you are not sure you are not allergic to the action of the medicine.
If you have had the cases of allergic response to any medicine either topical, oral or intravenous, please, ask your doctor to make allergy tests.
Amoxil rarely causes allergic reactions in adults, however kids commonly response to the prolonged or high dosage Amoxicillin treatment with non-allergic rash.
Planning pregnancy, being pregnant or breastfeeding Amoxicillin belongs to the risk group B of the drugs and this means that the drug does not produce harm on an unborn baby and does not cause birth defects.
However this does not mean that you can take this antibiotic during planning pregnancy or being pregnant uncontrollably.
Mind, that during this period of your life the correctness of treatment is of ultimate importance. In case of having a bacterial infection the disease itself poses a worse risk to the baby than antibiotic treatment.
If you choose a wrong drug and will go on taking the useless antibiotic, this will make your condition worse and will let the disease to spread further and to harm baby. Bacterial infections can cause birth defects.
You can safely take Amoxil during breastfeeding, however prescription from your doctor is needed. You must know what type of a bacteria causes the inflammation in your body and what risks thes bacteria pose to your baby.
Your doctor will consult you whether the disease is safe for your kid, whether you can go on breastfeeding or you must stop feeding your baby with a breast milk till the end of the treatment to avoid possible passing of the disease to a kid.
Other conditions which must be considered to choose the treatment Amoxicillin should not be used to treat mononucleosis as this condition is of viral nature and thus Amoxil will not be effective against the disease.
Kidney dysfunction is a condition to take into account when deciding on the proper medicine to treat the infection.
Hepatic dysfunction including cholestatic jaundice, hepatic cholestasis and acute cytolytic hepatitis have been reported. These reactions are usually reversible on discontinuation of therapy and are believed to be hypersensitivity phenomena.
Most reports occurred in pediatric patients.
Discoloration was reduced or eliminated with brushing or dental cleaning in most cases. Drug Interactions Probenecid Probenecid decreases the renal tubular secretion of amoxicillin.Infections of the genitourinary tract - obtained in patients who fail triple. Culture and susceptibility testing should be about the use of this medicine.
Oral Anticoagulants Abnormal prolongation of prothrombin time increased international normalized ratio has been reported in patients receiving amoxicillin and oral anticoagulants.
Appropriate monitoring should be undertaken when anticoagulants are prescribed concurrently.
It is not known whether this potentiation of amoxicillin rashes is due to allopurinol or the hyperuricemia present in these patients.
This has been demonstrated in vitro; however, the clinical significance of this interaction is not well documented.
There was no evidence of harm to the fetus due to amoxicillin.