Active Ingredients: Amoxicillin
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Look on the pill packet to find out what to do. Will it affect my fertility?
There's no firm evidence to suggest that taking amoxicillin will reduce fertility in either men or women. However, speak to a pharmacist or your doctor before taking it if you're trying to get pregnant.
Does it stain teeth? If you or your child take amoxicillin as a liquid medicine, it can stain your teeth. This doesn't last and should go after brushing your teeth well.
Amoxicillin capsules don't stain teeth. Can I drive or ride a bike?
Yes, amoxicillin shouldn't affect you being able to drive or cycle. These are not all the side effects of amoxicillin.
For a full list see the leaflet inside your medicines packet. Information: You can report any suspected side effect to the UK safety scheme.
How to cope with side effects What to do about: feeling sick nausea - stick to simple meals and do not eat rich or spicy food.
It might help to take your amoxicillin after a meal or snack.
Signs of dehydration include peeing less than usual or having strong-smelling pee. Do not take any other medicines to treat diarrhoea without speaking to a pharmacist or doctor. Pregnancy and breastfeeding It's usually safe to take amoxicillin during pregnancy and while breastfeeding.
Important For safety, tell your doctor if you're trying to get pregnant, are already pregnant or if you're breastfeeding. Cautions with other medicines There are some medicines that don't mix well with amoxicillin.
Amoxicillin can make birth control pills less effective. 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 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.In particular tell your doctor if you are taking any of the following: The contraceptive pill in which case you will have to take a condom Anticoagulants e.