Amoxicillin is anantibiotic commonly known as Amoxil or Trimox, and can be found in the form ofpills, liquids or tablets. It is often used as a therapy for bacterialillnesses, which are common in children. Secondary effects of takingAmoxicillin may be very serious.
Some less seriousside effects with children includes stomachache, heartburn, yeast infection ordiarrhea. Stomachache is easily alleviated by taking some light foods and havinga rest. However, children are supposed to be under close parental watch in casethese symptoms starts to get more severe. Some medicines tend to worsen theoverall condition caused by side effects, thus it is strongly advisable to askfor professional medical assistance.
More serious secondaryeffects are bleeding, neurological problems, giddiness, bruising, darker urine,and vomiting.
Other sideeffects that might occur are distress, giddiness, change in tooth colour, lackof sleep, yellow skin, rash, and an urge to vomit.
When taken at thesame time as medications used for ulcers, it may cause diarrhea or headache.
It is notpossible to predict which secondary effects might occur. However, it isstrongly advisable to seek help from a medical practitioner, since they are theonly competent ones for such situations.
Hypersensitivemanifestations will probably occur in patients with allergies, asthma orurticaria in their anamnesis and include anaphylaxis, urticaria, edema, erythemamultiforme, exfoliative dermatitis and dyspnea.
There are alsovarious dermatologic secondary effects such as different kinds of rashes,including erythematous maculopapular rashes. Patientswith mononucleosis are often hypersensitiveto amoxicilin.
Some of the gastrointestinal side effects arerelated to nausea, throwing up, stomachache, and diarrhea.
Bloody stools,which are related to the colon, are another side effect.
Inflammation ofthe kidney and crystals found in the urine are some of the renal secondaryeffects.
Longer bleedingtimes and anemia are registered with patients having their teeth extracted andbeing administered medications against hemorrhages. A hemorrhage occurs due to thelack of vitamin E. Some other blood-related consequences are anemia,leukopenia, agranulocytosis, hemolytic anemia, and eosinophilia.
Some side effectsoften 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 connectionwith the liver are jaundice, acute cytolytic hepatitis and cholestasis.
Another bad side of administering amoxycillinis related to changes in the color of teeth, which is easily removed byteeth-brushing.
Nose bleeding and coughing are alsoregistered.