Can You Cut Amoxicillin 875

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Can you cut amoxicillin 875 in half?

Can I cut the big pink Amoxicillin 875 mg pill in half so that I can swallow it? It's too big for me. ## Hello amanda, Unfortunately I am unable to give you a direct answer with just knowing that it is an amoxicillin 875. Some brands of this medication are coated for extended release so that your body has time to properly absorb the active ingredients before your stomach acid from destroys them. So while it may be acceptable with some brands of the medication, it may not be with others. It is always better to play it safe and ask your doctor or pharmacy about the flexibility of your medications consumption. If you are struggling to administer your medication I suggest you discuss this with your doctor. There are options that you and your doctor can agree upon to ensure you are able ... ...

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picture of amoxicillin 875 mg

pink scored tablet with RX 763 imprinted on it. Is this amoxicillin? ## I can't swollow this huge pink amoxicillin pill ,can I cut it I to small pieces to take.Its amoxicillin 875 mg twice daily ## Yes, it was manufactured by Ranbaxy Pharmaceuticals, but has been discontinued. Inactive ingredients were listed as including: silicon dioxide colloidal crospovidone D&C Red No. 30 Aluminum Lake hypromellose magnesium stearate microcrystalline cellulose polyethylene glycol sodium starch glycolate titanium dioxide The FDA lists its typical side effects as possibly including nausea, headache, skin irritation, dizziness, and diarrhea. Is there anything I can help with? ...

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augmentin 875 cut in half

Augmentin 875 is too strong for me. I'm taking it for a uti. Can I cut this in half and only take half a dose to cure the infection? ## Hello, Brandy! How are you? You should take the full dose as prescribed by your doctor. Why do you feel it is too strong for you? The FDA lists it as possibly causing side effects, such as nausea, dizziness, headache, non-allergic skin rash, and diarrhea. ## Can u pop the amoxicillin in half it is the 875 mg "pink" it to big I can't swallow it. ...

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amox tr k clv 875 125mg

if you cut it in half do you only get the augmentin or amoxicillin or are both intermingled throughout ## Hello, Debbie! How are you? Augmentin is not a separate ingredient, it is the name brand for a medication that contains two ingredients, Amoxicillin and Clavulanic Acid and yes, they are both intermingled throughout. Is there anything else I can help with? ...

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amox/k clave 875-125 tab

amox/k clave 875-125 tab ## Amoxicillin + Clavulanate Potassium (875 mg - 125 mg). For information about this drug, please refer to the link below... If you have any more questions or concerns, please post back and I will be happy to help you. ## Can AMOS TR-K CLV 875-125 be cut in half for smaller dose and hopefully less side effects? ## could i take amox/k clav875-125tabsandoz toothinfection. ## I had a severe case of c-diff may 11 2013, I was hospitalized for 6 days, I now take Amoxicillin-pot clavul 875-125 for a bad absecced tooth. Can I get c-diff back again? ...

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Augmentin 875mg Split Pill

If Augmentin is scored, is it possible to split the pill in two? I am not trying to save on costs. ## Augmentin contains Amoxicillin and Clavulanic Acid, it is an antibiotic used to treat various types of infections and yes, it is not time released, so the pills may be cut, or broken, if needed. You can do so, with any tablet that is not time released, unless your doctor, or pharmacist, has specifically instructed you not to do so. Side effects may include: nausea, dizziness, non-allergic skin rash and diarrhea. Learn more: Is there anything else I can help with? ## Hello, I am currently taking Augmentin in the formulation 850/125. My doctor is thinking of changing the dosage a bit so that the ratio of amoxicillin and clavunalic acid is different. The pill that I am taking is a white ov... ...

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Does this med act like steroids?

I am on day 5 of 7 of amox tr-k clv 875-125 mg tabs for a uti. After day 2 I am acting as if I am on steroids. Rotor tilled and planted two gardens, planted 4-flats of flowers, 6-rosebushes cut lots of grass. Was not even achy or had sore muscles. Stayed up half the nite camping out. Can't sleep at nite, talk non stop and not very hungry. This was all days 2-5. If it wasn't for the no sleep I'm getting a heck of a lot done. Steroids? ## Hi Cheryl, I find it odd that Amoxicillin is effecting you in that way, when it's potential side effects are actually quite the opposite: excessive tiredness lack of energy Ref: nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/druginfo/meds/a685001.html#side-effects At least it's safe to say that the medication is having much more of a positive effect on you ... ...

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Does this med act like steroids?F

I am on day 5 of 7 of amox tr-k clv 875-125 mg tabs for a uti. After day 2 I am acting as if I am on steroids. Rotor tilled and planted two gardens, planted 4-flats of flowers, 6-rosebushes cut lots of grass. Was not even achy or had sore muscles. Stayed up half the nite camping out. Can't sleep at nite, talk non stop and not very hungry. This was all days 2-5. If it wasn't for the no sleep I'm getting a heck of a lot done. Steroids? ## No, it shouldn't cause that, but it's difficult to guess how any medication may affect anyone that takes it. This is a generic for Augmentin, it's Amoxicillin with Clavulanic Acid and it usually causes the opposite problem in most people that take it, the normal side effects are nausea, dizziness, drowsiness and diarrhea, so not t... ...

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