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Will Amoxicillin and clavulanate potassium 875 mg / 125 mg work for an abscessed wisdom tooth?

Will  Amoxicillin and clavulanate potassium 875 mg / 125 mg work for an abscessed wisdom tooth?

Antibiotics: Antibiotics will control an infection, but do not remove the cause of the infection (your wisdom tooth). In the end, you'll still need to see a dentist, probably for an extraction. Why wait? You're only prolonging your suffering. Please call for an appointment. ...Read more

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Augmentin (Definition)

Augmentin is a combination antibiotic, specifically a mix of Amoxicillin and clavulanic acid. Amoxicillin, as you might guess, is in the penicillin family. Clavulanic acid is a medication that works by inhibiting an enzyme called "penicillinase" or "beta-lactamase" that some bacteria produce that destroys penicillin-related drugs. So, clavulonic acid makes Amoxicillin work ...Read more


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Does amoxicillin and clavulanate potassium 825 125 come in liquid form? I cannot swallow large tablets

Does amoxicillin and clavulanate potassium 825 125 come in liquid form? I cannot swallow large tablets

Yes: Augmentin does come in liquid form, although not in that concentration. You can get other concentrations and adjust the dose to equal the strength you need. ...Read more

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Is it ok to take both amoxicillin and clavulanate potassium tablates 875 mg with naproxen 375 mg?

Is it ok to take both amoxicillin and clavulanate potassium tablates 875 mg with naproxen 375 mg?

It is OK: Very common combination for treating sinusitis, pneumonia, ear infections, bronchitis, urinary tract infections, and infections of the skin. By mixing both medications there is a potential increase level of each drug in the blood, . ...Read more

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Can I mix amoxicillin and clavulanate potassium in chocolate milk?

Can I mix amoxicillin and clavulanate potassium in chocolate milk?

Yes,but drink it all: You can mix the two together, but then you have to be sure you or your child drinks every last little bit of the combination to get all of the medicine. The medicine you ask about, augmentin, is not very palatable, especially the generic. Yu can also ask many pharmacists to flavor the medication if you or child can't stand the taste, or chase it with something like m&m's to make it taste better. ...Read more

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Can I take amoxicillin and clavulanate potassium with Mucinex dm?

Can I take amoxicillin and clavulanate potassium with Mucinex dm?

Absolutely: The two drugs are completely different and should not cross react. Amoxicillin is an antibiotic and hopefully destroys bacteria. (it will not help if you have a viral infection). Mucinex thins secretions and it is very helpful in that it tends to liquify mucus and allows you to handle the thickened mucus if you have a dry cough. Only caveat is are you sure you have a bacterial infection? ...Read more

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Can Augmentin (Amoxicillin and Clavulanate Potassium) cause or increase tinnitus?

Can Augmentin (Amoxicillin and Clavulanate Potassium) cause or increase tinnitus?

Yes: Among patients prescribed Augmentin, there is about a 0.3% chance of tinnitus depending on the study. I would ask your doctor to refer you to an ENT doctor for further evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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Which antibiotic is safer for the ears (not ototoxic) Augmentin (Amoxicillin and Clavulanate Potassium) or Cephalexin. Please advise?

Neither one: None of the 3 components(Amoxicillin, Clavulanate, Cephalexin) of these antibiotics are ototoxic. Also, the potassium in the Clavulanate potassium is not enough to even worry about. It is only there to marry up with Clavulinic acid and make a neutral salt. ...Read more

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Does augmentin (amoxicillin/clavulanate potassium) inhibit CYP34A enzyme?

Does augmentin (amoxicillin/clavulanate potassium)  inhibit CYP34A enzyme?

Unknown: The metabolism of clavulanate is through the liver and amoxicillin is primarily urine and some bile and it is unknown whether it inhibits CYP450 or not at this point ...Read more

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Does augmentin (amoxicillin/clavulanate potassium) inhibit CYP3A4 enzyme?

Does augmentin (amoxicillin/clavulanate potassium)  inhibit CYP3A4 enzyme?

The Answer Is.......: No Non Ne Bu Nee Nein Lo Nei Ni Nai Aniyo Ne Nei Na Nie Nao Nu Niet Nie Hapana Nej .......well, you get the point....... ...Read more

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Potassium (Definition)

Potassium is an essential electrolyte, important in the functioning of many organs including the heart, kidneys, muscles, nerves, and digestive system. Deficiency can be caused by diseases such as kidney failure, vomiting, and diarrhea, or by ...Read more


Amoxicillin (Definition)

Amoxicillin is in the penicillin class of antibiotics. All penicillins are distinguished by the presence of a beta-lactam ring, and are known to kill bacteria by inhibiting synthesis (production) ...Read more


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