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Amox Clav Antibiotic
I took antibiotics (Amox-Clav) for two days. The last time I took it was two days ago. I had unprotected sex, but am on birth control, plan b?
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What happens if your antibiotics (amox-Clav x10 days) dosent clear up your sinus infection/ear infection?
Have to on low dose augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) to prevent utis I get. Will taking strong probiotics prevent c-diff and crohns, or antibiotic associated diarrhea?
Yes I am taking antibiotic regulary (augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) 1g bid) since I am diagnosed on monday till now?
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How long should I wait before working out again after finishing a course of Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) antibiotics?
As long as U feel-: -good, there is no reason not 2 workout. Antibiotics R not something that should limit Ur workout schedule. The only time is when U R sick. After 24-36 hours U R not going 2 spread anything. Some antibiotics in the tetracycline family can cause skin reactions from the sun, & there R some others. If indoors no need 2 B concerned. ...Read more
I have tested positive twice for step and have had 2 rounds of antibiotic, including augmentin, (amoxicillin and clavulanate) the symptoms are back again 5 days after my last dose?
Antibiotic resista: strep infections can sometimes be resistant to two or three different anabiotic's so. Different Antibiotics May be needed for the infection ...Read more
Yes: There is no adverse interaction between these 2 drugs. ...Read more
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
Can augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) cause rashes and if so how long will they last after stopping the antibiotic?
Yes. Up to 2 weeks.: Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) is Amoxicillin augmented with clavulanic acid. It enables Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) to kill bacteria resistant to amoxicillin. Like Amoxicillin Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) can cause an allergic rash - hives and angioedema usually appearing right after the 1st dose - or an Amoxicillin rash - red flat or raised spots that don't itch appearing on the 7-10th day of treatment. Once drug is stopped each rash is gone in 2 weeks. ...Read more
I was prescribed Amox-clav 500 mg today for a sinus infection. I was wondering if its ok to take Nyquil after my next dose of the antibiotic?
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I had my UTI for almost 5 days it was getting better without antibiotics and tonight its just unbearable I have augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) 625 mg. Should I start?
Not smart: Call your gyn but u need to see the doc and leave a urine sample to what the bact is and what antibiotics it will be sensitive to and Augmentin not a good one for uti's bact is often resisitent to taht one go to an urgent visit center if or call your gyn Cipro (ciprofloxacin) is much better and generic is cheap, your doc can call something in and u can go the next morning to leave a sample. ...Read more
Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) antibiotics causes diarrhea for me any other antibiotics which is in this same group that I should stay away?
No: This is not an allergy, per se. Diarrhea is likely caused by the killing of certain healthy gut bacteria. Sometimes it is helpful to eat yogurt (with culture) or take probiotic. As always, only take antibiotic for the needed duration, and not longer, in order to minimize side effects. ...Read more
What antibiotics could be taken by a patient diagnosed of acute or chronic rhinosinusitis when the usage of augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) did not work?
What are the possible side effects of a 13 mo old taking too many antibiotics? He has spend 1/3 of his life on augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) or amoxicillin.
The three concerns..: Are: (1) developing an allergy-unpleasant but rarely dangerous; (2) diarrhea-more common; (3) developing antibiotic resistance in colonizing bacteria. The real question is, what is he on antibiotics for? There are certainly valid reasons possible, and in some cases, the major effect of an antibiotic in a 1 year old is getting him to his second birthday. ...Read more
I'm on Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) TID, Topriamate daily, and Nuvaring. Should I be concerned about the antibiotic or topiramate decreasing Nuvaring's effectiveness?
Maybe: A liver enzyme known as CYP3A4 is more active when taking topiramate, and this results in faster metabolism of the Nuvaring hormone. This MAY decrease the contraceptive efficacy. Antibiotics affect contraceptive efficacy only for pill-contraceptives. One can trust the judgement of a gynecologist with experience using Nuvaring for patients on topiramate. ...Read more
I am taking augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) since wednesday and I'm very drowsy is this normal? Also worried about getting cdifficile as I had over 10 antibiotic and MRSA
Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate): I am not familiar with Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) causing drowsiness regularly. More likely, you are drowsy from the underlying infection for which you taking the antibiotic itself. C diff is a concern in anyone who takes antibiotics, especially in someone who has taken as many antibiotics as you report. ...Read more
Can I drink one alcoholic drink while taking augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) antibiotics? It's only one alcoholic drink through all of the process of taking augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) antibiotics.
A: A single drink per day should not interfere significantly with your antibiotic. You raise a good point. Patients should always discuss their alcohol use with their physician and/or pharmacist upon starting new medications. Alcohol, certain fruit juices, over the counter supplements, and naturopathic medications can all potentially interact or cause side effects with certain prescription medications. ...Read more
Is having too much antibiotics esp augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) the cause. Of jaundice?
Possibly: There are many medications whic can lead to jaundice. Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) is one of tose reported to do this. It is not very common and the reaction is not related to the dose. It is called an "idiosyncratic" reaction - meaning we don't know what triggers it in certain people. ...Read more
What other antibiotics could be used to treat a patient diagnosed of acute or chronic rhinosinusitis when augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) did not work?
Different bacteria live in different regions of the world. Certainly, the species of bacteria are very similar at their root, but many bacteria of the same species have developed different resistance to different medications around the world.
A fluoroquinolone may be indicated in this case, but without knowing more about you or your symptoms, it's hard to say. Go back to your doctor. ...Read more
How effective is birth control a few days after stopping antibiotics? I was on Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) 875mg for a week and took it twice a day.
I'm on augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) for infected dog bite. And have puss coming from the wound. Is this something I should be worried about even tho im on antibiotics.?
Do I need diflucan? I was on 2 courses of antibiotics with only a week between them. 1st was Flagyl and 2nd was augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate). Had 1 dose of difl p Flagyl
Are there symptoms?: Are there symptoms? If not then no. ...Read more