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How long of a period of time is it safe to take Augmentin

A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
Yes it can happen: Most people will have period last 5to7 days but some will have it up to 8days and it is not that unusual.It ia not related to your taking Augmentin an ... Read More

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A 79-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Hines
24 years experience Family Medicine
Generally: However, it can be hard on your kidneys, so you do not want to take maximal doses, and need to have your kidney function checked periodically.
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
23 years experience Family Medicine
Depends: Ibuprofen is not a harmless medication. The side effects include - stomach irritation and even ulcer and bleeding from the gastrointestinal tract, flu ... Read More
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Dr. Peter Corrado
41 years experience Family Medicine
Probably safe: Ibuprofen like a number of other NSAID medications are used for the treatment of acute and chronic pain. Risk factors include bleeding, edema, kidney ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sidney Vinson
27 years experience Gastroenterology
Yes: Long term use of ppis such as Prevacid (lansoprazole) has been associated with an increase risk of pneumonia in the elderly and an increase risk of bo ... Read More
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Dr. Charles Turck
17 years experience Pharmacology
Not completely: No drug is free of risks. This drug and its class may have a higher risk of bone fractures and low magnesium levels (although no causal link has been ... Read More
A 14-year-old male asked:
Dr. Glynis Ablon
29 years experience Dermatology
Antibiotics are not: suggested to be used for long periods of time as they can lead to antibiotic resistance. Also there are better oral antibiotics available for acne, K ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Swaby
26 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No. : No. For a healthy 23 year old lady your ovaries are making the estrogen you need. Supplemental estrogens may lead to your body having too much estroge ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
40 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Unlikely related: augmentin may cause vaginal fungal infection, but unlikely that it would cause menstrual irregularities
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No effect: Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) does not affect birth control pills.
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Timothy Raichle
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No...: Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) will not affect your cycle. At the age of 52 if you are having abnormal, prolonged bleeding, then this should ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Levine
31 years experience Family Medicine
Sick made you late: It is likely that being sick, requiring antibiotics caused a shift in your normal menstrual cycle. It is not uncommon for physical or emotional illne ... Read More
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Chuck Shaffer
33 years experience Bariatrics
See below: Looking at their website. They don't tell you what's in it... So how do you know what the outcome will be? In my years of experience in doing bariat ... Read More
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