Side effect(s) of Amoxicillin

Read the side effects of Amoxicillin as described in the medical literature. In case of any doubt consult your doctor or pharmacist.
Body as a whole - Fungal infections, severe allergic reactions, joint pain, or general ill feeling, severe tingling, sleeplessness, numbness and pain.

Gastrointestinal - Nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, antibiotic-associated colitis, black hairy tongue and intestinal bleeding.

Hypersensitivity - Anaphylactic shock, redness of skin, skin inflammation, hives, inflammation of blood vessels, itching, severe blistering and peeling.

Liver - Jaundice and liver inflammation.

Genitourinary - Crystals in urine, dark colored urine and vaginal itching or discharge.

Blood - Anemia, decrease in white blood cells, platelets, increase in eosinophils and bruising.

Central Nervous System - Reversible hyperactivity, agitation, anxiety, sleeplessness, confusion, convulsions , behavioral changes and dizziness.

Miscellaneous - Tooth discoloration, hear burn, white patches or sores inside mouth or on lips, easy bruising and bleeding.
Other Precautions : *Avoid excess dosage.
* Shake the liquid and pediatric drops well before each use to mix the medication evenly.
* The chewable tablets should be crushed or chewed thoroughly before they are swallowed.
* Patients with phenylketonuria , should be cautious while taking chewable form of amoxicillin as it may contain phenylalanine.

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