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Amoxicillin

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Bromelain - Possible Helpful Interaction | Vitamin K - Possible Nutritional Depletion

See also Antibiotics (General)

Amoxicillin is a relative of the antibiotic penicillin, but has been modified to have a broader spectrum of effect.

Bromelain

Possible Helpful Interaction

According to two studies, the supplement bromelain (from pineapple stems) may increase the absorption of amoxicillin. 1,2 This effect might help the antibiotic work better.

Vitamin K

Possible Nutritional Depletion

There are concerns that antibiotic treatment might reduce levels of vitamin K in the body. However, this effect seems to be slight, and only significant, if at all, in individuals who are already considerably deficient in vitamin K. 3–6

 

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