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A 20-year-old male asked:

what happens if you accidentally leave the cap off of a bottle of augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate)? says to keep it tightly closed, but i forgot. pills still okay to take?

2 doctor answers5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Diane Minich
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Yes: As long as nothing got spilled in them.
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
Yes: Still ok to take.

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What is the difference between augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) and amoxicillan?

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Clavulanate: Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) is he brand name for amoxicillin-clavulanate. Clavulanate serves as the beta-lactamase inhibitor, preventing the inactivation of Amoxicillin and other beta-lactam containing antibiotics by binding to the enzyme, produced by the bacteria, than makes all of this possible.
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Side effects of augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate)?

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Rash: Most common is rash, since it is a penicillin drug, but it also causes diarrhea.
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Can I mix amoxicillin and clavulanate into chocolate milk?

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Amoxil&clavulanate: Yes you can mix it in any thing as long as it gets in your stomach.
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What is the use of augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate)?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Penicillin based Abx: Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) is an antibiotic based on the original penicillin molecule with some added features that help it bypass various forms of germ resistance. The features also allow it to stay in the system longer and provide broader kill power than the original drug.
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What is augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) used for?

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Treat infections: It is an antibiotic use to treat many different types of infection.

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