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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Fertel
31 years experience in Emergency Medicine
Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate): Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) is an antibiotic. It is used for infections.
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stephen Scholand
22 years experience in Infectious Disease
Definitely out: The medication has quite a short half-life, which is why it is taken 2x a day- since the first dose in the morning wears away, then you need a second ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Hirsch
31 years experience in Infectious Disease
About a day: the half life of augmentin is from 1-3 hours. After four to five half lives, the drug is essentially gone from the body.
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience in Infectious Disease
No worries: Augmentin is a very safe antibiotic. You could take 5 or even 10 pills at once with little if any harm except maybe some diarrhea. Don't worry about i ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karabo Rammolla
Specializes in General Practice
NO: NO. Augmentin contains amoxycilln which is a penicillin.
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience in Pediatrics
Some possibilities: The usual possible reasons a person taking an antibiotic for bronchitis does not see her bronchitis resolve include: her pills labelled Augmentin are ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience in Pediatrics
Not via this forum: You posted your question on our free, public, informational forum... where diagnoses, medical advice, or medical care are not given. Try a private con ... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lukas cornelius Pieterse
Specializes in
No: Expired Medicine should be discarded in a thoughtful manner. Also, the expiry suggests that a course of antibiotics was not completed for some reason ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Angel Arturo Moya Marquez
Specializes in General Practice
7 days: 7 days is the recommended time to take any antibiotic. This is to prevent the bacteria not being erradicated completely and to prevent the bacteria be ... Read More
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Beer: Few medications interfere with alcohol and Augmenting is not one of them. So yes you can have beer . cheers

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