Trial data show that withholding amoxicillin may be noninferior to using amoxicillin. In this double-blind trial, children 2 to 59 months of age with pneumonia in low-income communities in Pakistan were assigned to a 3-day course of placebo or amoxicillin.
Yes, Azithromycin confers twofold greater within 5-day all-cause risk vs. amoxicillin (driven by cardiovascular mortality). But see table for difference in absolute deaths among ~8 million prescription exposures.
In a trial of H. pylori treatment in rural China, amoxicillin and omeprazole, and vitamin C, E,and selenium supplementation decreased gastric cancer incidence and mortality, while garlic supplementation decreased gastric cancer mortality
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Study finds a 66% increased rate of aortic aneurysm or dissection associated with oral fluoroquinolone use, compared with amoxicillin use, within a 60 day risk period