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Amoxicillin for tooth infection
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In december I developed bad tooth pain and a sore on the gum in a left molar. I have a heart murmer and my blood press.rose to a high level but was erratic and other times a normal rate. I called a dentist and he said to go to the ER. I did and they prescribed amoxicillin at 500mgs every 8 hrs. The last dose was on Jan3,2013 and by then the tooth problem was gone. I went to a dentist and he found no infections but said a molar on the opposite side which had lost some filling should be repaired soon. I made an appt. with him, but in the meantime it developed a blister near the root and soreness at the gumline. Also I started having erratic BP swings again sometimes 160/105 and resting pulse to 88. When I called he said to cancel his appt and go to the ER again, he didn't think the BP...
Updated 48 minutes ago in Amoxicillin.
side effects in cherifer
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side effects of cherrifer vitamins ## I chanced upon your site researching for side effects of Cherifer. You sent me an email asking for my story. I have no story to tell other than I wanted to get answer for my son's research paper. My son is a student nurse in Philippines. I am an RN, myself but have yet to practice. ## im 26 yrs old now, and 5'2 of height. im asking if i can try to drink cherifier at my age now? and what would be the side effects in me? coz, my friend who did took this med. doesnt gain height, but gained weight. if ever can i ask what would i best do to gain height.. thank you... ## I've been taking cherifer PGM for like a week now... I don't know but I noticed i gained an inch. I measured my height before taking it and measured it again just now... I...
Updated 1 hour ago in Tao.
Cough and breathing issues
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I was prescribed Ciprofloxicin July 2016 after a dormant uti infection was eventually diagnosed in left teste following major back surgery..lower frontal entry.... After taking first tablet on a Friday tea time by the Saturday I didnt feel well, by the Sunday I could hardly breathe/draw breath. I couldn't get a doctors appointment until mid week. I had my asthma medication changed...I have had asthma 19 yrs following a long chest infection not felt with which developed into pneumonia but had no problems since first got inhalers. The change in inhalers I first thought were helping, I also have had three courses of steroids and a few antibiotics.... I was told by a nurse practitioner at a second visit that a senior gp had said he wouldn't have prescribed Cipro for me but when aske...
Updated 3 hours ago in Ciprofloxacin.
take one pill every 8 hours how many pills a day
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prescribed 500 amoxicillin for strep throat have 30 pills do you take 3 in 24 hour period or 2 pills a day 8 hours apart it sounds like too much antiboitic ## Hello, Crystal! How are you? That would be 3 pills a day, with approximately 8 hours in between each pill. The FDA lists the typical side effects of this medication as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, non-allergic skin rash and diarrhea. Is there anything else I can help with? ## I have a 20 pills.. i will take 1 tablet every8hours what time should i take a pills.. and how many pills i will take every 24 hours??
Updated 7 hours ago in Amoxicillin.
bactrim for cellulitis
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I have some sort of infection on my left elbow. I have been on bactrim for 36 hours and the redness and swelling have went 4 to 6 inches further than it was. How long will bactrim take to decrease the swelling and redness? ## The general rule for antibiotics is that if they are working, you shouldn't see any worsening after taking them for a full 24 hours, and you should start to see improvement after taking them for a full 72 hours, according to NIH reports. Thus, if this is continuing, you should return to your doctor, as you may need to try a different antibiotic. The FDA lists the typical side effects of most antibiotics as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, dry mouth, diarrhea, and non-allergic skin rash. Has there been any change?
Updated 10 hours ago in Bactrim.
sulfameth trimethoprim 800 160 bactrim
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Began taking a pill last night of sulfamethoxazole/tmp for cellulitis. Wanted to take it this morning by 8 am. To stay on schedule. But just ate some grapefruit for breakfast. I didn't notice instructions not to eat grapefruit. At what time should I now take my medicine? How long should I wait? ## Grapefruit may slightly reduce the efficacy of your next dosage, but it doesn't cause aNY seriously dangerous interactionS, thus it is usually best to continue with your dosing schedule and just avoid grapefruit for the rest of the duration you that are taking it. You should always double check with your doctor, of course, but in most cases, there is no serious concern. The FDA lists the typical side effects of this medication as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, non-alle...
Updated 10 hours ago in Trimethoprim.
shelf life sulfamethoxazole
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I want to long-term store sulfamethoxazole for potential emergency use. What is the PRACTICAL shelf-life of this antibiotic? Forget about the manufacturer's statements. I want a real-world shelf life and storage instructions. ## From what I could gather, the estimated shelf life of the oral suspension and tablets are both 5 years. The manufacturer's storage instructions also suggest keeping it at room temperature and out of direct sunlight (below 86 degrees fahrenheit), to help prevent further degradation. According to a Harvard Medical School family health article, most types of medications are actually safe to use up to 10 to 15 years after their supposed expiration date listed by the manufacturer. However, there are some antibiotics in the Cycline class, which can be dangerou...
Updated 10 hours ago in Sulfamethoxazole.
Taking Cipro with Vitamin D
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Can I take a 500 mg Cipro tablet after I took my Vitamin D supplement? The antibiotic is for a small boil. ## Dear Deb, Vitamin D is naturally present in our bodies from sunlight. I don't mean for this to come off as sarcastic in any way, but to my understanding Ciprofloxacin does not interfere with what's otherwise naturally occurring in our bodies (with the exception of reducing beneficial gut flora - and that could be replenished with prebiotics/probiotics). However I believe most vitamins and minerals in their raw form should be fine to take alongside it. I am also speaking from personal experience. NOTE: According to a Walgreen's disclaimer, "sulfa antibiotics in particular can reportedly cause photosensitivity", in which case, taking a Vitamin D supplement inst...
Updated 18 hours ago in Cipro.
Amoxicillin Dosing Schedule
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My son has two ear infections and was prescribed amoxicillin 3x's daily for 10 days.. Now I do know that I have to administer it every 8 hrs... But exactly how much time do I have before I've missed the dosing time, then have to skip on to the next scheduled time? ## I know, that is a bit confusing, since they don't give a specific time frame, I've just always considered it to be within one to two hours, but I am not a doctor. So, it is always best to double check with his doctor, or pharmacist. However, what I can tell you is you can't really overdose him on an antibiotic, if he is given too much, he may experience more severe side effects than usual, which the FDA lists as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, and diarrhea. But unless he were given many, ...
Updated 18 hours ago in Amoxicillin.
expiration of sulfamethoxazole
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Hi, I have some sulfamethoxazole 800/160mg and the prescribed date was 9/17/2013 and I was wondering if it is ok to still use? Thank you!! ## Hello, Joe! How are you? If you think you have an infection that requires an antibiotic, it would be best to see your doctor for a new prescription. Medications tend to lose effectiveness over time, which means that this one may no longer completely eradicate the bacteria, which puts you at risk of developing antibiotic resistant bacteria. The FDA lists its typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, non-allergic skin rash and diarrhea. Is there anything else I can help with? ## No, thank you very much. I will ask the doc and so thanx again. ## Have a raging uti can't get to doc til Tomorrow Generally take sulfameth...
Updated 23 hours ago in Sulfamethoxazole.
white 5312 one side 500 other
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will this cause bad stomach pain. ## This tablet contains 500mgs of Ciprofloxacin, which is an antibiotic, so it shouldn't cause severe stomach pain. However, it may cause some nausea as a side effect, along with dizziness, diarrhea and non-allergic skin rash. Learn more Ciprofloxacin details here. Are there any other questions or concerns? ## Cipri caused me to have severe stomach pain and nausea. Every time I took a pill, I would have to lie down immediately, sometimes it could be in the kitchen floor because I couldn't make it to the couch. I can no longer take it because of anaphylactic symptoms associated with it. My body has developed an allergy to all antibiotics.
Updated 23 hours ago in Ciprofloxacin.
Tooth abscess
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I've taken 30 amoxicillin and an entire z pack for my tooth abscess bit still having ALOT of pain, some swelling and still cannot open my jaw far enough for my dentist to extract the tooth, it's been 2 weeks now and though some relief it's still pretty bad! Any idea how long if ever will I be able to get this horrid thing or of my mouth??!! Pleeeeeeeeez help I'm just totally beaten down with this any help would be appreciated greatly
Updated 1 day ago in Amoxicillin.
what type of infection is ciprofloxacin hcl 500 mg taran used for
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i have some pills left trying figuer out what it is ## It's for cystitis/bladder infections. I just finished the dosage today. Atleast this is why I hav ciprofloxacin 500mg! Hope his helped. ## I was just reviewing a drug article on Ciprofloxacin stating it is in fact used to treat bacterial infections. Ciprofloxacin is limited to the treatment of proven bacterial infections such as: - Urinary tract infections - Acute uncomplicated cystitis in females - Chronic bacterial prostatitis - Lower respiratory tract infections - Acute sinusitis - Skin and skin structure infections - Bone and joint infections - Infectious diarrhea - Typhoid fever (enteric fever) You can view the complete drug article by clicking on the link below... Please post back if you have any other questions or concern...
Updated 1 day ago in Ciprofloxacin.
can i take cephalexin if I am allergic to augmentin
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Last time I took Augmentin I had an allergic reaction in my abdomen. Is it safe for me to take Cephalexin? My dentist has given it to me.
Updated 1 day ago in Cephalexin.
Nitrofur Macr 100 Mg/ how long does it take?
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About how long does it normally take before you start feeling the effects? I am using it to treat a urinary tract infection. ## Hi Jane, It's hard to say how long it can take for you to "feel" the effects of a drug, as every drug can effect each individual differently. If you're curious about what the proper dosage should be for a UTI and how long you should be taking it for, then the information below will be very helpful in that regard: "The recommended nitrofurantoin dosage for treating UTIs in adults is 50 to 100 mg four times daily, continued for at least three days after the infection has cleared. For uncomplicated infections, the lower amount is usually recommended. For long-term treatment to prevent UTIs in adults, a dose of 50 or 100 mg once daily at bedtime...
Updated 1 day ago in Nitrofurantoin.
quadtab side effects
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i want to know the side effects of quadtab.. i started taking the drug a month ago...rashes appeared similar to dermatitis. ## This drug contains Rifampicin 150 mg, INH 75 mg, pyrazinamide 400 mg, and ethambutol HCl 275 mg. Possible side effects: "Rifampicin: Flu-like syndrome; hematopoietic reactions; cutaneous, GI & hepatic reactions; shortness of breath; shock & renal failure. Hypersensitivity reactions. INH: Disturbances of hepatic function, convulsions, optic neuritis & atrophy, memory impairment, toxic psychosis, hepatitis & peripheral neuropathy. Pyrazinamide: Hyperuricemia. Ethambutol: Decreased visual acuity due to optic neuritis; joint pain, anaphylactoid reactions, dermatitis, pruritus, anorexia, nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, fever, GI upset, malaise, ...
Updated 1 day ago in INH.
apo sulfatrim ds 800 160 mg side effect
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I have been prescribed apo sulfatrim for a bladder infection - 2 pills a day for 5 days - have taken only 3 so far. I am having copious amounts of gas and feel nauseous. My face also felt on fire - not flushed though. Generally feel unwell. Is this a reaction or the bladder infection? ## I am on this drug right now Anna. Same as you five days and last night I thought I was going to pass. This drug has copious amounts of side affects. Read about them. I am on my third day and I am not sure if I want to continue although I feel like it is working. You need to contact your doctor or someone that can give you more insight into this drug. I phoned my doctor this morning because it was not my regular GP that prescribed this drug. Same thing last night gas and you can feel your gut rumbling al...
Updated 1 day ago in Sulfatrim.
Expired Neomycin Polymyxin Hydrocortisone otic suspension put in eye by mistake
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Neomycin, Polymyxin b sulfate and Hydrocortisone otic suspension (exp 4/2008) was used in my eye in error. Will it be ok without having to see a doctor?
Updated 1 day ago in Neomycin.
cefuroxime axetil(neoxime)500mg..1st trimester pregnancy
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my doctor prescribe me to take CEFUROXIME AXITEL(neoxime)500mg...for my UTI...after 5 days of taking i found out that i am it safe for my baby taking this antibiotic in my 1st trimester?...any possible side effects to the baby?is it ok to stop the medication?please advice ## any advice please doctor prescribe me to take CEFUROXIME AXITEL(neoxime)500mg...for my UTI...after 5 days of taking i found out that i am it safe for my baby taking this antibiotic in my 1st trimester?...any possible side effects to the baby?is it ok to stop the medication?please advice ## Hello, Maria! How are you? Yes, the U.S. FDA lists this antibiotic as being safe during pregnancy. Its typical side effects are listed as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, non...
Updated 1 day ago in Cefuroxime.
Clindamycin 300mg nausea extreme fatigue
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My new job as housekeeper at local hotel consist of me coming into contact with cleaning chemicals that causes my eczema prone sensitive skin to flare up worse than it ever has before. I shouldn't scratch but I unknowingly end up scratching my skin till it bleeds or gets infected . A spot on left ring finger had done just that . swelling up so much I couldn't close my hand. Eventually 4 days later when it became unbareable I drove to the er where i was admitted for 2 days and put on iv antibiotics as the Drs were trying to prevent surgery from being an option. I was released with a prescription of clindamycin 300 mgs to take 2 capsules every 8 hours until all 60 capsules are gone. My issue with all this is my stomach feels like it has huge rock in it and I've been nauseous f...
Updated 1 day ago in Clindamycin.

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