Active Ingredients: Amoxicillin
In particular tell your doctor if you are taking any of the following: The contraceptive pill in which case you will have to take extra contraceptive measures such as using a condom Anticoagulants e.
Warfarin, Phenindione Chemotherapy drugs e. Methotrexate Drugs used to treat gout which can be caused by the build up of uric acid e. Probenecid, Allopurinol, Sulfinpyrazone Some other antibiotics e. Tell the doctor you are taking amoxicillin if you need to have an anaesthetic.
Having urine or blood tests If you are having urine tests for diabetes sugar in the urine or blood tests for liver function let the doctor know.
Amoxicillin can affect the results of these tests. Pregnancy and breast-feeding Check with your doctor before you take this medicine if you are pregnant or breast-feeding.
The maximum daily dose is 6 g given in divided doses. The following are the usual adult dosages for preventing infection during dental procedures and other surgery: If a general anaesthetic is not used, 3 g given orally one hour before surgery and another dose six hours later if necessary If a general anaesthetic is used, 3 g given orally four hours before anaesthesia and 3 g six hours after the initial dose Children It is recommended that children be given Amoxicillin as a suspension instead of as capsules.
Children weighing more than 40 kg should be given the usual adult dosage. Children weighing less than 40 kg who are able to swallow capsules: All doses are worked out depending on the child s body weight in kilograms.
Your doctor will advise you how much medicine you should give to your baby or child.
The usual dose is 40 mg to 90 mg for each kilogram of body weight a day, given in two or three divided doses. Basically, this therapeutic regimen is quadruple and it is used frequently as second line therapy.
Quadruple therapy is divided into two different regimens: with and without bismuth salt. Minakari et al. The main skeptical point regarding the second line therapy is the increased rate of fluoroquinolone resistance among H.
Noteworthy, safety of fluoroquinolones and levofloxacin is a limiting item in their application as the primary therapeutic line for H. Undoubtedly, applications of initially prescribed antibiotics are not recommended in second line therapy.
Furthermore, dose and duration of mentioned antibiotics are recommended to be checked cautiously in second line therapy.
Due to the numerous indications on failures in first line therapy, we should be well prepared to design and think about new drugs as second line therapy.
To date, some studies suggested the probiotics as additive to increase efficacy rate of recommended regimens in second line therapy, but continuous prescription of probiotics in therapeutic regimens of H.
Collectively, a levofloxacin-based triple therapy might be an option to be prescribed as second line therapy worldwide.In particular tell your doctor if you are taking any of the following: The contraceptive pill in which case you will have to take extra contraceptive measures such as using a condom Anticoagulants e.
Third Line Therapy of H.