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Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) XR: The XR means extended release. Be sure never to cut or break a medicine that is extended release because it won't dose correctly if not intact as it came from the pharmacy. ...Read more
Which is best? Verapamil hydrochloride extended-release lescol XL zocor (simuastatin), augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) XR or cefpodoxime?
Apples to Oranges: Irrelevant.Get a more detailed answer ›
No, i do not: think they will interact.Get a more detailed answer ›
Strong vs effectiv: Some germs have developed resistance(r) to antibiotics& the effective abx is the one that kills the germ. Both amoxicillin(am) &augmentin(au) kill the same way at roughly the same speed. As such, strength is the same. Au is am with an extra part that disables one form of r.If you have a resistant bug, it would be more effective but involves more side effects.If no r, the am works as well. ...Read more
No More Than Once!: As far as I know, the highest one-time dose is 875 mg. You're supposed to take that twice a day, so you do the math. Was that a one-time 3g dose? Someone might have had some idea why to do that. There's a high dose, 2g twice a day, therapy for sinusitis, but that's about it. So maybe double check with whomever prescribed it on what the deal is here. then let me know, thanks ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No/very similar: Amoxicillin and Ampicillin are not the same but they are very similar. Amoxicillin and Ampicillin have an identical bacterial spectrum of activity. Amoxicillin is absorbed better when given by mouth. Ampicillin is available in IV and oral form while Amoxicillin is only given orally. ...Read more
Can I take amoxicillin 250 and augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) 375 instead of augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) 625 mg ?
Not the same: Since we have no idea why you would be taking the meds, we can not comment on whether this would be appropriate. These meds are not the same. Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) 625 has a specific amount of clavulanate that is paired with the amoxicillin, and they work as a team. Your substitution is not equivalent. ...Read more
Yes: There should be no interactions.Get a more detailed answer ›
Ampicillin, Biaxin&Protonix 40mg (QAM) kill H. Pylori? It's Ampicillin 1g BID&Biaxin 500 mg BID. Taking all together 4 14 d kill the bacteria?
Ok: This combination should be ok. You can always check with your pharmacist,however as he/she has access to all the information on medications and interactions. ...Read more