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I have been perscribed this today for an ear infection. I am really worried about taking this as have not had it before. I have a really bad phobia of being sick and have just read the side effects. I am not sure wh he did not give me amoxicillin . Has anyone any experience with this anti biotic? Thanks
I took it for an ear infection recently, didn't have any problems or side effects. It's a more specific antibiotic where Amoxycillin is a broad spectrum one. Although it's good to read the insert it will state everything upto and including death! Nowadays everything has to be spelt out in very fine detail to pre-empt possible litigation (when I had emergency surgery I remember the surgeon mentioning in the worse case it could mean amputation!)
Clarithromycin is more specific for respiratory tract infections inc ears/nose/throat than amoxicillin. Personally I've never found amoxycillin to work and have ended up having Clarithromycin or erythromycin afterwards!
I had it for pneumonia as I am allergic to penicillin.
I was on a high dose (1000mg per day for 14 days) and the only side effect from it was a bad taste in my mouth. It was small fry compared to pneumonia and I took it in my stride. It was really fine and I am thankful and relieved I had it!
just taken my first tablet. thank you for all your kind resonses. i am very irrational when it comes to the petential for making me feel/ be sick . my dh has just given me a stern talking too as well 😁
No sickness but my I can't stop eating - I have never known anything like this. I ate dinner then Was starving by 9 and then again at 11, 1, 3 am and finally fell asleep. Since breakfast and anothe tablet at 7:30, I had to eat as the hunger was really bad at 9, 11, had early lunch at 11:30 starving by 2 and again at 4.
I guess at least I haven't been sick but I may put on a lot of weight this week!