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Augmentin Amoxicillin Clavulanate
My 6month old is having serious allergic reaction to amoxicillin&clavulanate (augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) prescribed by doc. Rash all over his body&face. What can I use?
Call your doctor: Call the doctor who prescribed the antibiotics. Not all rashes are the same. They look different and can be caused by different things depending on if your child has had the antibiotic before and how many doses the child has taken. Rashes in a child may be due to a virus and not antibiotics. Call your doctor. ...Read more
Does augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) (amoxicillin/clavulanate potassium) inhibit CYP34A enzyme?
Does augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) (amoxicillin/clavulanate potassium) inhibit CYP3A4 enzyme?
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If dosed right: Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) would help kill off some strains of gonorrhea, but not all. It would likely do nothing for chlamydia and many other STI's. It would be best to get in to see a provider knowledgeable about current treatment protocols and get correct treatment, if needed. This is nothing you would want to self treat with borrowed meds. Several of these germs can make you sterile. ...Read more
Doctors have just prescribed me, 1000mg of augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate), (amoxicillin and clavulanate) 2pills twice a day, is there any concerns I should be worried about with this amount of augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate)?
Dose: Not if diagnosis is correct and dr. Most likely considered age, weight and severity infection to arrive this dose. This med does often cause GI upset, nausea. ...Read more
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
Treat infections: It is an antibiotic use to treat many different types of infection. ...Read more
Not really: Chances are you will get sick. Why do you ask? If you think of harming yourself, please. Get seen. This is your mind playing a cruel trick. It does not have to be like this. ...Read more
Not usual effect: Augmenting has been used for many years and to my knowledge, "phantom pains" have never been considered to be a side effect. GI upset is not uncommon, and perhaps your location is abdominal. Contact the doctor who prescribed and discuss. ...Read more
No interaction: There should be no interaction between the two drugs. ...Read more
Wrong antibiotic.: Impetigo is a a skin infection mostly caused by 2 major germs--staph or strep. Whereas Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) actually does a pretty good job with strep-type germs, it is not very effective for staph infection. Therefore, this suggests that your impetigo is probably caused by a staph bacteria instead of strep. Sounds as if you need to call your health care professional for another attempt at your impetigo! ...Read more
Possibly immediately: Some people throw up as soon as it lands in the stomach. Some people gradually experience symptoms and most people seem to tolerate it without concern. ...Read more
Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate): Rare but serious side effects may include dark urine, persistent nausea/vomiting, severe stomach/abdominal pain, yellowing eyes/skin, easy bruising/bleeding, new signs of infection (such as fever, persistent sore throat), and unusual tiredness. The duration will depend upon which symptoms occur and the particular individual involved. ...Read more
Pharmaceutical math: With a calculator handy you can figure this out... there are 400 mg of the medication in the 5 mL, so to get to 875 mg, you basically need almost 11 mL of the liquid. Hope that helps. ...Read more
How long will side effects of augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) last after finishing medication?
It depends: Which side effect are you referring to? Most will last only a short period of time. If diarrhea is the issue -if it persists need to see your doctor. ...Read more
Would augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) help in dealing with prostatitis? I am a 26 year old male
How long does it take augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) duo forte to leave the body after final dose?
Is it possible to be allergic to augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) if I am not allergic to amoxicillin?
Is it ok if I cut augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) pill in pieces before take it or there'll be any side effects? Should I eat first?
Some can, some cannot: Some forms of Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) CANNOT be crushed - if the bottle says XR or “extended-release” anywhere, that is key. However, that information may be hidden in the fine print of the package labelling, so your best bet is going to be to ask your doctor or local pharmacist for guidance with the product you have in your possession; some Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) products can be crushed and cut, some cannot. ...Read more