A 45-year-old member asked:
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how long can one safely take augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) without complications?

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Dr. Larry Lutwick
48 years experience Infectious Disease
Depends...: On side effects or complications. Most courses of antimicrobials are relatively short (3-10 days) but there are reasons to continue to take the therapy for therapy for weeks to several months and sometimes even longer.
Answered on Apr 30, 2018

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