What Should I Tell My Healthcare Provider?You should talk with your healthcare provider prior to taking amoxicillin ER if you have:
- Kidney disease, such as kidney failure (renal failure)
- A penicillin allergy
- Any other allergies, including allergies to foods, dyes, or preservatives.
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you are:
- Pregnant or thinking of becoming pregnant (see Amoxicillin and Pregnancy)
- Breastfeeding (see Amoxicillin and Breastfeeding).
Make sure to tell your healthcare provider about any other medicines you are taking, including prescription and nonprescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
(Click Precautions and Warnings With Amoxicillin ER to learn more, including information on who should not take the drug.)
Dosing InformationThere is only one standard dose for this medication, regardless of your age or weight. As always, do not adjust this amount unless your healthcare provider specifically instructs you to do so.
(Click Amoxicillin ER Dosage for more information.)
Drug InteractionsAmoxicillin ER can potentially interact with a number of other medications (see Drug Interactions With Amoxicillin ER).
What If I Overdose on Amoxicillin ER?People who take an overdose may experience effects such as (but not limited to):
- Decreased urine production
- Poor kidney function
- Kidney failure.
If you happen to take too much amoxicillin ER, seek immediate medical attention.
(Click Amoxicillin Overdose for more information.)