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infection is the colonization of a host (biology) organisms by Parasitism species. Infecting parasites seek to use the host's resource...
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Prednisone 12,720 Amoxicillin 11,867 Cipro 11,523
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Amoxicillin
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Cephalexin
Other name: Amoxil (Amoxil)
Other name: Keflex (Keflex)
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2.0
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Amoxicillin (International Nonproprietary Name), formerly amoxycillin (British Approved Name), and abbreviated amox, is a moderate-spectrum, bacteriolytic, beta-lactam antibiotic antibiotic used to treat bacterial infections caused by suscept...
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Cefalexin (International Nonproprietary Name) or more commonly cephalexin is a first-generation cephalosporin antibiotic introduced in 1967 by Eli Lilly and Company. It is an orally administered agent with a similar antimicrobial spectrum to the i...
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Amo
Allergies
10
Nausea
2
Tiredness
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Dizzy
1
Insomnia
1
Weakness
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Irritability
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Congestion
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Depression
1
Stomach Problems
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Allergies
8
Nausea
4
Fever
3
Diarrhea
3
Tiredness
2
Headaches
2
Dizzy
1
Vomiting
1
Sore Throat
1
Bleeding
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About Amoxicillin
Amoxicillin (International Nonproprietary Name), formerly amoxycillin (British Approved Name), and abbreviated amox, is a moderate-spectrum, bacteriolytic, beta-lactam antibiotic antibiotic used to treat bacterial infections caused by suscept...
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Cefalexin (International Nonproprietary Name) or more commonly cephalexin is a first-generation cephalosporin antibiotic introduced in 1967 by Eli Lilly and Company. It is an orally administered agent with a similar antimicrobial spectrum to the i...
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Can I take Amoxicillin if allergic to Cephalexin? Yes, they...
" Can I take Amoxicillin if allergic to Cephalexin? Yes, they are different enough, I would ask the Dr (after telling him this) about when the... "

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hurt, i switched to amoxicillin, which didn't really...
" ...hurt, i switched to amoxicillin, which didn't really work. then i went on cephalexin,... "

also allergic to penicillin (amoxicillin, etc) and found...
" ...now. I'm also allergic to penicillin (amoxicillin, etc) and found ...allergy are also allergic to Cephalexin/Keflex, including me. Just... "

a dose of amoxicillin for the same thing, also no problem
" ...of my bionic knee whenever having dental work. No problem. Had a dose of amoxicillin... "

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strep and both allergic to amoxicillian. They seem to be...
" ...right now too. We had to give Cephalexin to get rid of the strep and both allergic to amoxicillian. They seem to be handling it well! I give lacto... "

is allergic to penicillins? Amoxicillin doesn't seem...
" ...if your patient is allergic to penicillins? Amoxicillin doesn't seem to work on ...a limb here saying that cephalexin is the best for ingrown nail. Removal... "

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after doxy i swiched antibiotics to amoxicillin then...
" ...really see any improvement. after doxy i swiched antibiotics to amoxicillin then cephalexin. the cephalexin worked the best... "

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cephalexin can he take amoxicilin? You know, those who are...
" My son is alergic to cephalexin can he take amoxicilin? You know, those who are ...a chance to be allergic to cephalosporins (cephalexin). I don't know if the... "

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is allergic to amoxicilin/penicilin and was just prescribed...
" ...year old DD is allergic to amoxicilin/penicilin and was just prescribed cephalexin. The pediatrician and pharmacist both ...reaction because of her cilin allergy. Has anyone else... "

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Today prescription was changed to cephalexin. Which...
" ...- does amoxicillin treat tonsilitis/pharyngitis? Would ...was negative but yesterday he was prescribed amoxicillin. Today prescription was changed to cephalexin. Which is right... "

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