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A 41-year-old member asked:

What are the side effects of amoxicillin clavinuate potassium (penicillin)?

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Dr. Thomas Benda, jr
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 35 years experience
The runs: I'd say most common side effect of amox/clavulonate is loose stools. If severe, stop, if doesn't clear, call doctor. Allergy to this is generally a rash, could be throat swellling. Take afte food, all antibiotics can nauseate you or upset your stomach a bit.

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