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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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Amoxicillin vs Metronidazole

Amoxicillin
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Metronidazole
Other name: Amoxil (Amoxil)
Other name: Flagyl (Flagyl)
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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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Metronidazole (International Nonproprietary Name) is a nitroimidazole antibiotic medication used particularly for anaerobe bacterium and protozoa. Metronidazole is an antibiotic, amebicide, and antiprotozoal. It is the drug of choice for first episodes ...
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1
Spotting
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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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Metronidazole (International Nonproprietary Name) is a nitroimidazole antibiotic medication used particularly for anaerobe bacterium and protozoa. Metronidazole is an antibiotic, amebicide, and antiprotozoal. It is the drug of choice for first episodes ...
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Im allergic to metronidazole (the usual mouth su...
" ...dose straight after surgery, I had nasty banana flavoured amoxycillin as Im allergic to metronidazole (the usual mouth surgery one) Hope the surgeon says... "

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Metronidazole, so maybe that is giving me side effects too....
" I am taking Amoxicillin for diverticulitis and feel very lethargic. In have been on it for 5 days and keep waking up in the ...I also am on Metronidazole, so maybe that is giving me side effects too. Has... "

they gave me metronidazole and it worked. You need to keep...
" ...took about 2 weeks. But thats because they gave me amoxicillin and it had no effect on me, so then they gave me metronidazole and it worked. You need to keep salt water rinsing it,... "

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(3 x 200mg daily) for a tooth abscess after amoxycilli...
" \"Like a previous reviewer, I was given metronidazole (3 x 200mg daily) for a tooth abscess after amoxycillin failed to clear the infection. Within 48 hours, as ...similarities. I received14 days... "

Metronidazole and Keflex together although having reaction...
" Week before last I was on amoxicillin and this week I'm on Metronidazole and Keflex together although having reaction to them. Been advised to stick... "

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I have used metronidazole and neomycin but find amoxicillin...
" I have used metronidazole and neomycin but find amoxicillin the best for me as its easiest on my stomach. I want through various options with my GP and started on low initial doses as I suffer from... "

that's hard on the stomach. Since it works on...
" ...told me it's the flagyl (metronidazole) that's hard on the stomach. Since it works on gram negative bacteria, ...that I just used Augmentin (amoxicillin clavulanate), but you many not ...I had a mildly... "

hey gave me metronidazole and it worked. You need to keep s...
" ...because they gave me amoxicillin and it had no effect on me, so then they gave me metronidazole and it worked. You need to keep ...to heal. Uh oh, amoxicillin's what I've got,... "

nd metronidazole with no side effects, but if I t...
" Have tinnitus, given trimethoprim for uti. Medicine side ...to my hearing. I have taken amoxicillin and metronidazole with no side effects, but if I take diclofenac or ibuprofen I do have temporary... "

hey gave me metronidazole and it worked. You need to keep s...
" ...took about 2 weeks. But thats because they gave me amoxicillin and it had no effect on me, so then they gave me metronidazole and it worked. You need to keep salt water rinsing it,... "

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