A 40-year-old member asked:
Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) allergy, should I take penicillin or clavulanate?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Andrew Murphy answered
28 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Neither: Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) is Amoxicillin ( a penicllin) and clavulante. So if one if allergic to Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) both of these should be avoided. A proper evaluation needs to be undertaken to clarify this allergy and what medicines to avoid.
Answered on Nov 14, 2019
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