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Side effects of amoxicillin

I discuss the side effects of amoxicillin including 2 rare side effect profiles. You may watch the video on youtube.

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Side effects of amoxicillin

  2. 2. Outline •Gastrointestinal and HSN •Amoxicillin rash •Convergence Palsy •Kounis Syndrome
  3. 3. •Gastrointestinal and Hypersensitivity AR’s Oral Ulcers Hairy Tongue Tooth disc. Nausea Vomiting Diarrhea Immune skin manifestations Anaphylaxis CNS, HEPATIC, RENAL, HEMATOLOGIC effects also reported
  4. 4. Drug fever • "a disorder characterized by fever coinciding with administration of a drug and disappearing after the discontinuation of the drug, when no other cause for the fever is evident after a careful physical examination and laboratory investigation“ Ann Intern Med. 1987;106(5):728.
  5. 5. Amoxicillin Rash Image source:
  6. 6. Convergence Palsy Arch Soc Esp Oftalmol. 2016;91:601–603. 11-year-old boy with acute diplopia in near vision secondary to transient convergence palsy, possibly in relation to amoxicillin.
  7. 7. Kounis Syndrome Thérapie Volume 71, Issue 6, December 2016, Pages 535–539 Acute coronary syndrome with hypersensitivity and anaphylactic or anaphylactoid reactions = KOUNIS
  8. 8. •THE END