Amoxicillin is an antibiotic commonly known as Amoxil or Trimox, and can be found in the form of pills, liquids or tablets. It is often used as a therapy for bacterial illnesses, which are common in children. Secondary effects of taking Amoxicillin may be very serious.
Some less serious side effects with children includes stomachache, heartburn, yeast infection or diarrhea. Stomachache is easily alleviated by taking some light foods and having a rest. However, children are supposed to be under close parental watch in case these symptoms starts to get more severe. Some medicines tend to worsen the overall condition caused by side effects, thus it is strongly advisable to ask for professional medical assistance.
More serious secondary effects are bleeding, neurological problems, giddiness, bruising, darker urine, and vomiting.
Other side effects that might occur are distress, giddiness, change in tooth colour, lack of sleep, yellow skin, rash, and an urge to vomit.
When taken at the same time as medications used for ulcers, it may cause diarrhea or headache.
It is not possible to predict which secondary effects might occur. However, it is strongly advisable to seek help from a medical practitioner, since they are the only competent ones for such situations.
Hypersensitivemanifestations will probably occur in patients with allergies, asthma or urticaria in their anamnesis and include anaphylaxis, urticaria, edema, erythema multiforme, exfoliative dermatitis and dyspnea.
There are also various dermatologic secondary effects such as different kinds of rashes, including erythematous maculopapular rashes. Patients with mononucleosis are often hypersensitiveto amoxicilin.
Some of the gastrointestinal side effects are related to nausea, throwing up, stomachache, and diarrhea.
Bloody stools, which are related to the colon, are another side effect.
Inflammation of the kidney and crystals found in the urine are some of the renal secondary effects.
Longer bleeding times and anemia are registered with patients having their teeth extracted and being administered medications against hemorrhages. A hemorrhage occurs due to the lack of vitamin E. Some other blood-related consequences are anemia, leukopenia, agranulocytosis, hemolytic anemia, and eosinophilia.
Some side effects often affect the immune system, and they are commonly related to mycotic infections.
Neuroligical consequences sometimes imply giddiness, difficulties with sleeping, changes in conduct, and nervousness.
Secondary effects observed in connection with the liver are jaundice, acute cytolytic hepatitis and cholestasis.
Another bad side of administering amoxycillin is related to changes in the color of teeth, which is easily removed byteeth-brushing.
Nose bleeding and coughing are also registered.