Active Ingredients: Amoxicillin
Sometimes after starting treatment with antibacterials, patients can develop watery and bloody stools with or without stomach cramps and fever even as late as 2 or more months after having taken their last dose of the antibacterial. If diarrhea is severe or lasts more than 2 or 3 days, patients should contact their physician.
Patients should be aware that amoxicillin and clavulanate potassium contains a penicillin class drug product that can cause allergic reactions in some individuals.
Ask your doctor about using a non-hormone method of birth control such as a condom, diaphragm, spermicide to prevent pregnancy while taking this medicine. Take this medication for the full prescribed length of time.Amoxicillin is used to treat many different types of infection caused by throat, skin, or urinary tract.
Amoxicillin will not treat a viral infection such as the common cold or flu. Do not share this medication with another person, even if they have the same symptoms you have.
Antibiotic medicines can cause diarrhea. If you have diarrhea that is watery or bloody, stop taking Amoxil and call your doctor. Do not use anti-diarrhea medicine unless your doctor tells you to.
Before taking this medicine You should not use Amoxil if you are allergic to any penicillin antibiotic, such as ampicillin, dicloxacillin, oxacillin, penicillin, or ticarcillin. To make sure Amoxil is safe for you, tell your doctor if you have: kidney disease; diarrhea caused by taking antibiotics; or food or drug allergies especially to a cephalosporin antibiotic such as Omnicef, Cefzil, Ceftin, Keflex, and others.
It is not known whether this medicine will harm an unborn baby. Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant.
Ask your doctor about using a non-hormonal birth control condom, diaphragm, cervical cap, or contraceptive sponge to prevent pregnancy.
Ask your doctor about any risk. How should I take Amoxil?