Amoxicillin vs Tetracycline for Ear Infection

Amoxicillin
(Rx)
Tetracycline
Amoxicillin is an antibiotic.
Tetracycline is an antibiotic.
Satisfaction Score
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2.5
Slightly Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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3.3
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Ear Infection
2.0
Concern level
2.0
Concern level
1.7
Approval Date
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February 9, 1976
Not Available
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
79,015 Discussions
27,626 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Infection
#2 for Ear Infection
#5 for UTI
#6 for Lyme
#7 for Sore Throat
#8 for Strep Throat
#11 for Acne
#12 for Bronchitis
#13 for Pneumonia
#14 for Abscess
#15 for Tonsilitis
Amoxicillin is prescribed for Infection, Ear Infection, Sinus Infections, Streptococcal Infection and UTI and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Acne
#2 for Infection
#3 for Rosacea
#4 for Lyme
Our data suggest that Tetracycline is taken for Acne, although it is not approved for this condition. In addition, it is approved for Infection.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Amo
Allergy
10
Tiredness
2
Nausea
2
Dizziness
1
Insomnia
1
Weakness
1
Irritability
1
Depression
1
Stomach Problems
1
Diabetes
1
Tet
Depression
2
Nausea
2
Sun Sensitivity
1
Stomach Problems
1
Dizziness
1
Tooth Discoloration
1
Joint Pain
1
Kidney Disease
1
Bloating
1
Sore Throat
1
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Tet
Allergy
Amo
Tet
10
0
Tiredness
Amo
Tet
2
0
Nausea
Amo
Tet
2
2
Dizziness
Amo
Tet
1
1
Insomnia
Amo
Tet
1
0
Weakness
Amo
Tet
1
0
Irritability
Amo
Tet
1
0
Depression
Amo
Tet
1
2
Stomach Problems
Amo
Tet
1
1
Diabetes
Amo
Tet
1
0
Depression
Tet
Amo
2
1
Nausea
Tet
Amo
2
2
Sun Sensitivity
Tet
Amo
1
0
Stomach Problems
Tet
Amo
1
1
Dizziness
Tet
Amo
1
1
Tooth Discoloration
Tet
Amo
1
0
Joint Pain
Tet
Amo
1
0
Kidney Disease
Tet
Amo
1
0
Bloating
Tet
Amo
1
0
Sore Throat
Tet
Amo
1
0
Pregnancy Category (FDA) OpenClose all pregnancy categories
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a b c d x n
Category A
Adequate and well-controllted studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
Category B
Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
Category C
Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category D
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category X
Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
Category N
FDA has not classified the drug.
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B Category B
Before taking Amoxicillin during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
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Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Amoxicillin and alcohol.
Method of use
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Pill
Dosages
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Tablet: 125 mg, 200 mg, 250 mg, 400 mg, 500 mg, 600 mg, 775 mg, 875 mg
Suspension: 125 mg/5 mL, 200 mg/5 mL, 250 mg/5 mL, 400 mg/5 mL
Capsule: 250 mg, 500 mg
Drops: 50 mg/mL
No methods of use & dosage information found
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
Should be taken 1 hour before or 2 hours after any dairy products or else absorption may be altered.
Ingredients
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Amoxicillin Trihydrate
Tetracycline
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Amoxicillin and Tetracycline: Moderate Interaction. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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