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is it ok to stop taken my medication! I have been taken Amoxicillin

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is it ok to stop taken my medication! I have been taken Amoxicillin 500mg for a chest infection for 4 days now,and not feeling the best, ***** ***** ,but making sure I eat a little, I was given 7 days ,now I am having stomach crams and diarrhoea,is it safe to stop I am 75yrs old thanks
It is not safe to stop if you are treating an infection.

If you are not treating a bacterial infection, you could stop it.

Ask your doctor to make this decision, and to change your antibiotic if you need one...also discuss this diarrhea with your doctor, as this can become serious if from the antibiotic.

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