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How long does it take for augmentin to work

A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Leander Po
Infectious Disease 18 years experience
Depends on what?: For a uti, it should work within a day; igf everything else (eg. Cellulitis, bacterial sinusitis), your symptoms may flare and become worse for a day ... Read More

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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Kuitems
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Well: Antibiotics start working a few hours to train infection it usually takes a few days for the full affect
A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatric Pulmonology 36 years experience
Please see your PCP and discuss a culture of nasal washings to help guide therapy. Discuss the use of Neilmed saline rinses.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Asseff
Dentistry 28 years experience
3 days : You should know if the Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) is working within the first 3 days.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
Dentistry 40 years experience
Tooth infection: If you have a fever from a tooth infection, you need to see a dentist ASAP. Please call for appt now
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stephen Scholand
Infectious Disease 23 years experience
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
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 56 years experience
Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate): The half-life of Amoxicillin after the oral administration of Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) is 1.3 hours and that of clavulanic acid is 1.0 ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Ramirez
Allergy and Immunology 18 years experience
About 1 week: Acute sinusitis can be cured in about 1 week with augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate). Chronic sinusitis (sinus infections that hang around for a... Read More
A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kathy Robinson
Family Medicine 32 years experience
Needs to be lanced: I am sorry to tell you but antibiotics do not make an abscess go away. You need to see a doctor and have it opened an drained in order for it to resol... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jonathan Blank
Anesthesiology 31 years experience
Antibiotocs: If real strep (like this sounds) it takes a few days for antibiotics to rally work vs when it is viral ( most of time) and fever goes away in 24 antea... Read More

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