Treats bacterial infections. Amoxil (Amoxicillin) is a good and cheap antibiotic to treat many types of bacterial infections. However, many bacteria are resistant to this medication. Kills bacteria. Penicillin Vk (Penicillin) is good for treating many bacterial infections and is available as a generic. You may need to use another form of birth control along with your birth control pills. It's also best taken on an empty stomach but it can cause an upset stomach. Find lowest prices Save on your next prescription. Be sure you’re getting the lowest price for your medication, even if you have insurance.
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The Amoxicillin FDA package insert doesn’t have numbers about how common side effects are.
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The Penicillin FDA package insert doesn’t have numbers about how common side effects are.
More about Penicillin side effects » How it works Amoxicillin Penicillin Amoxil (Amoxicillin) is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria and prevents them from reproducing and making their own protective covering. Penicillin Vk (Penicillin) is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by preventing them from making their own protective covering. Type of medication Amoxicillin Penicillin Antibiotic
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Research studies with animals haven’t found a risk to unborn babies, but it hasn’t been properly studied in humans.
The FDA hasn’t classified this medicine’s effects on unborn babies. Talk with your doctor about this medicine if you’re pregnant or planning on it.
Food Amoxicillin Penicillin › Take with food to decrease upsetting your stomach (nausea, vomiting). No food related info. Upsides and benefits Amoxicillin Penicillin › Available in different forms: tablet, capsule, and suspension. › Available in generic. › Used to treat many types of bacterial infections. › Available in different forms: tablet, capsule and suspension. › Available in generic. › Used to treat many types of bacterial infections. Downsides and risks Amoxicillin Penicillin › Suspension must be stored in the fridge. › Can make birth control pills and live vaccines less effective. › Many bacteria have developed resistance to this antibiotic. › Can cause diarrhea. › Many bacteria have developed resistance. Your doctor may run tests to see if Penicillin will work on your infection. › Can make birth control pills less effective. › Best taken on an empty stomach, but can cause stomach upset and diarrhea. Tips from our pharmacists for people taking the medication Amoxicillin Penicillin › Finish all of the medicine your doctor gives you, even if you start to feel better. Stopping it early can cause the bacteria to develop resistance, making the medicine ineffective. › If you're taking birth control pills, this medication may make them less effective. › Take with food to decrease upsetting your stomach (nausea, vomiting). › If you're giving the suspension, you can mix it with a cold drink, but make sure to take it right away. › Keep the suspension form in the fridge. All other forms should be kept at room temperature. › You may have loose stool when taking this medicine, but it should get better soon after finishing the course. If the diarrhea worsens, tell your doctor. › Take this medication exactly how your doctor tells you to. › If you're taking birth control pills, this medication can make them less effective. › Try to take it on an empty stomach. If this gives you an upset stomach, take it with food. › Can cause diarrhea, nausea or vomiting. Learn more More about Amoxicillin Side effects Reviews & ratings Alternatives FDA package insert More about Penicillin Side effects Reviews & ratings Alternatives FDA package insert