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A 18-year-old female asked:

Can augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) cause heartburn?

4 doctor answers5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Gerald Morris
Internal Medicine 15 years experience
Side effects: It can cause nausea and diarrhea so it could most likely cause heart burn as well
Dr. Mohammad Khan
Pediatrics 31 years experience
Yes: Yes it can in some people
Dr. Garland Martin
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate): Any medication has a potential to cause heartburn. If augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) taken without food it is likely.
Dr. Laura Yauch
Specializes in Family Medicine
Yes: Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) can cause GI issues with diarrhea, stomach upset and nausea/ vomiting. It helps to take it with food.

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