For more details, consult your physician or pharmacist. For medical guidance on side effects, contact your doctor. This is not a comprehensive list of amoxicillin side effects, but some common ones include nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, and headache. Check out the "Drug Precautions" section. Amoxicillin has been associated with serious side effects. Contact the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088 to report side effects.
For more information, consult your physician or pharmacist. Especially tell your doctor if you take: birth control pills probenecid (Benemid) warfarin (Coumadin, Jantoven) other antibiotics such as chloramphenicol, erythromycin, clarithromycin, azithromycin, doxycylcine, minocycline, tetracycline, or "sulfa drugs" This is not a complete list of amoxicillin drug interactions. In addition to vitamins and herbal supplements, make sure your doctor is aware of all the medications you are taking, both prescription and over-the-counter.
Inform your doctor and pharmacist about all other prescription and over-the-counter drugs, vitamins, dietary supplements, and herbal products you are currently taking or intend to take, and ask for a list of the ingredients from your pharmacist. Allopurinol (Lopurin, Zyloprim), additional antibiotics, anticoagulants (also known as "blood thinners") like warfarin (Coumadin, Jantoven), oral contraceptives, and probenecid (Probalan, in Col-Probenecid) should all be mentioned. Before taking amoxicillin, let your doctor and pharmacist know if you have any allergies to penicillin antibiotics, cephalosporin antibiotics like cefaclor, cefadroxil, cefazolin (Ancef, Kefzol), cefepime, cefixime, cefotaxime, cefotetan, cefoxitin (Mefoxin), cefpodoxime, cefprozil, ceftaroline (T If you become pregnant while taking amoxicillin, call your doctor right away. If you have phenylketonuria (PKU), an inherited condition that requires a special diet to prevent brain damage that could result in severe intellectual disability, you should be aware that some amoxicillin chewable tablets are sweetened with aspartame, which creates phenylalanine. Tell your doctor if you have mononucleosis (a virus, also known as "mono"), kidney disease, allergies, asthma, hay fever, or hives. Also let them know if you plan to become pregnant or are breastfeeding. Your doctor may need to adjust the dosage of your medications or keep a close eye on you for side effects.