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Dr. Madhu Kandarpa
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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


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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 (amoxicillin and clavulanate) 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.

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Can I crush up amoxicillin and clavulanate potassium tablet into yogurt or apple sauce? Will it still be effective? (For ear and throat infection)

Call the pharmacy: Where you filled the prescription, they are the best to tell you if that's fine with the form they gave you, best wishes

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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, (amoxicillin and clavulanate) 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.

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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.

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Can you take amoxicillin and clavulanate potassium when you have high blood pressure but not on medication for it?

Can you take amoxicillin and clavulanate potassium when you have high blood pressure but not on medication for it?

High blood pressure: No, you should not take either of these meds until your doctor has seen you and planned medication to lower your blood pressure. It will happen!

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Can I take amoxicillin and clavulanate potassium with Mucinex (guaifenesin) dm?

Can I take amoxicillin and clavulanate potassium with Mucinex (guaifenesin) 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 (guaifenesin) 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?

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Can amoxicillin and Clavulanate potassium mixed with ibuprofen make you fail for THC?

Can amoxicillin and Clavulanate potassium mixed with ibuprofen make you fail for THC?

NO!!!!!!!!!: Not a chance in the world. For laboratory-confirmed tests, false negatives (the THC is in your system but the level is below the cut-off value) are common but false positives aren't. Sometimes people get surprised by a (+) test b/c they don't realize how long THC and its metabolites continue to be released in the urine. A regular +/- heavy user may test (+) a month after last use. Dr. Anne

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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, .

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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.

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Can you miss your period have pink discharge and little spotting and not be pregnant have been on amoxicillin clavulanate potassium for 2 weeks?

Can you miss your period have pink discharge and little spotting and not be pregnant have been on amoxicillin clavulanate potassium for 2 weeks?

Yes: Missing periods during time of sickness is common. It does not necessary mean you are pregnant. That said, if it doesn't come back or if you have other signs, get a home pregnancy test to be sure.

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What is the usual dose of amoxicillin+clavulanate potassium and metronidazole for a tooth infection?

What is the usual dose of amoxicillin+clavulanate potassium and metronidazole for a tooth infection?

Too much: For a normal tooth infection Amoxicillin 875mg two times a day for a week is enough. Metronidazole would only be prescribed if you had a serious infection or if the amoxicillin was not helping. Remember antibiotics do not cure tooth infections. They are prescribed in conjunction with treatment, usually a root canal.

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I am taking amoxycillin 500 mg + clavulanate potassium usp 125 mg tablets for a throat infection. Can I take pepto bismol (bismuth subsalicylate) liquid while I am on this?

I am taking amoxycillin 500 mg + clavulanate potassium usp 125 mg tablets for a throat infection. Can I take pepto bismol (bismuth subsalicylate) liquid while I am on this?

Here are some...: You may ask your prescribing doctor for specific answer to your concern or try taking this antibiotics and pepto-bismol liquid in 3 hours apart so to benefit from the intended effects from both. Nonetheless, certain side effects may occur in certain people from taking certain drugs; no doctor can predict such. So, report suspected side effects to your doctor. Best wish to your health...

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I finished Amoxicillin/Clavulanate 875mg/125mg sunday morning and monday morning I took levonelle step one emergency pill. Does the pill work?

I finished Amoxicillin/Clavulanate 875mg/125mg sunday morning and monday morning I took levonelle step one emergency pill. Does the pill work?

Probably: Emergency contraceptives are not 100% effective even without being on antibiotics, and it is thought that antibiotics may decrease their effectiveness even further. However, it is not know how significant that decrease is. I would suggest you check a pregnancy test in a couple weeks regardless. And if you are taking antibiotics, use a condom or diaphragm for protection instead of hormonal pills

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Is it safe to drink alcohol while on both amoxicillin and clavulanate chewing tablets?

Is it safe to drink alcohol while on both amoxicillin and clavulanate chewing tablets?

Not recommended: It is generally not recommended to drink alcoholic beverages while on antibiotics. Best to finish the full course befoe drinking alcohol.

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Can I still take pill form amoxicillin and clavulanate that expired 9/15 for swollen lymph nodes?

Can I still take pill form amoxicillin and clavulanate that expired 9/15 for swollen lymph nodes?

Not such a good idea: Given that they expired over 1 1/2 years ago, I would not take them as they are partly organic molecules which can start disintegrating after their expiry date.

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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.

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