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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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Can you use amoxicillin clavulanate potassium 875/125 to treat STD infection ?

Can you use amoxicillin clavulanate  potassium 875/125 to treat STD infection ?

Few times.: The most common STD infections are not treated with amoxicillin. There are still some infections that can be treated with penicillin. Consult with your doctor on the best treatment alternatives. Different STDs have different treatments, some respond to antibiotics, some to antivirals, and some to medical procedures or other types of medications. ...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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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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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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Just started amoxicillin and clavulanate 875 & oxybutynin now one hour later c/o dizziness & muscle weakness.. Should i stop taking ?

Just started amoxicillin and clavulanate 875 & oxybutynin now one hour  later  c/o dizziness & muscle weakness.. Should i stop taking ?

Call your doctor: This site is not for specific advice for either diagnosis or treatment of a person's conditions. Your doctor knows you best and can advise. Oxybutinin has multiple complications and its limited usage suggests that you can safely stop it until you chat with your pcp. Clumsiness, confusion, convulsions, dizziness drowsiness, fainting, changes in heart rate and rhythm and fever may all occur. ...Read more

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Please describe the medication: amoxicillin and clavulanate?

Please describe the medication: amoxicillin and clavulanate?

This antimicrobial : Is a fixed combination of the pencillin class medication Amoxicillin with a compound that inhibits bacterial betalactamase expanding the activity of the amoxicillin. ...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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