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Amox Clav And Alcohol
Can I drink a little bit of alcohol while on the antibiotic augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate)?
Alcohol: I would not advise it while on antibiotics. ...Read more
Could you tell me what happens if you drink alcohol while on augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate)?
I just got prescribed amox-clav for a sinus infection. I forgot that I have a birthday party to go to tonight. Is it okay to drink alcohol while on this? Will it hinder the effectiveness of the drug? Thanks!
Hi. Can you please tell me how long augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) antibiotic stay in your system after the last does? When is it safe to drink alcohol after last dose??
Can I drink a little bit of alcohol while on the antibiotic augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate)? Maybe a couple of glasses of wine or a beer?
Can I drink alcohol if taking augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate)? I would like to have a beer with friends. I know you can't with some antibiotics.
Yes, but u shouldn't:
As a doc, I am anti-smoking so I won't say go ahead and smoke. But smoking is not likely to interfere with that antibiotic--branded as augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate). I hope you get better fast for reason you are taking the antibiotic, and that you consider quiting smoking.
Good luck. ...Read more
Depends: Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) will be effective against all organisms that are susceptable to amoxicillin. It will also be active against some other bacteria that produce beta- lactamases which degrade Amoxicillin such as mssa and bacteroides species. If an infecting organism is sensitive to amoxicillin, like most beta-hemolytic streptococcus species, it would be the best choice for its more narrow spectrum and cost. ...Read more
Pretty average: This falls in the middle of the dosing range/lb suggested for twice a day dosing for respiratory conditions, ear infections etc.1000mg twice a day would be near the top of the recommended dose range. ...Read more
Have been prescribed amox-clav 875mg. Unfortunately IV been feeling very lazy. Anything I can do to increase energy levels without working out?
Yes: If the antibiotic was prescribed for a bacterial URI and there is associated congestion then decongestants are certainly ok and recommended for symptom control. I assume you are not allergic to any "cold" pills and don't have significant cardiac disease. If so consult your doctor before taking. ...Read more
Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) Half-Life: Amoxicillin / clavulanate, aka Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) has a relatively short time in the body. In a patient with normal kidney function, I would expect the drug to be completely out of the system circulation after 8-12 hours. In cases of kidney disease it would take longer depending on the severity of the kidney disease. Ee. ...Read more
Pharmacist: First call your pharmacist and tell him what happened. If he thinks it is no longer good, based in the details of what you tell him, then call your doctor. Your doc may want to send another rx or just stop. For example, if treating otitis media, sometimes 5-7 days is enough if your child is old enough. ...Read more
They have me on amox clav 875 mg they want me to take it twice a day is that safe cuz that's a lot of milligrams?
Normal: That is the normaldose further medication so I would recommend taking it as directed. ...Read more
Yes and No: It's never safe to smoke! :-].Get a more detailed answer ›
Probably yes: But one needs to know why you need both abx? It is not usual and customary practice. ...Read more
Why?: I don't understand the question. What's being treated and why are you switching? If your doctor told you to switch, you can just switch. ...Read more