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Doctor insights on: Amoxicillin Clavulanic Potassium Dosage

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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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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. ...Read more

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In my clinic only augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) 375, so if i want to give more dose , how much the maximum dose of calvulinic acid?

In my clinic only augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) 375, so if i want to give more dose , how much the maximum dose of calvulinic acid?

Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate): This amoxicillin/clavulanate antibiotic combines a beta-lactam with a beta-lactamase blocker at a dose combination of 250 mg of the former and 125 mg of the latter. If you wish to give higher doses, double the number of pills. I am not aware that clavulanic acid is available as a single compound. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of amoxicillin clavinuate potassium (penicillin)?

What are the side effects of amoxicillin clavinuate potassium (penicillin)?

The runs: I'd say most common side effect of amox/clavulonate is loose stools. If severe, stop, if doesn't clear, call doctor. Allergy to this is generally a rash, could be throat swellling. Take afte food, all antibiotics can nauseate you or upset your stomach a bit. ...Read more

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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. ...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. ...Read more

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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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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


Dr. Philip Miller
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Amoxil (Definition)

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