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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?

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

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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Does augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) (amoxicillin/clavulanate potassium) inhibit CYP34A enzyme?

Does augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) (amoxicillin/clavulanate potassium) inhibit CYP34A enzyme?

Unknown: The metabolism of clavulanate is through the liver and amoxicillin is primarily urine and some bile and it is unknown whether it inhibits CYP450 or not at this point ...Read more

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Does augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) (amoxicillin/clavulanate potassium) inhibit CYP3A4 enzyme?

Does augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) (amoxicillin/clavulanate potassium) inhibit CYP3A4 enzyme?

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Can Amoxicillin-Clavulanate (Augmentin) 875-125 MG Treat gonorrhea, chlamydia and STI's?

Can Amoxicillin-Clavulanate (Augmentin) 875-125 MG Treat gonorrhea, chlamydia and STI's?

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

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What is augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) XR for?

What is augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) XR for?

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

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What is augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) used for?

What is augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) used for?

Treat infections: It is an antibiotic use to treat many different types of infection. ...Read more

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What is augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate)? What is used for?

What is augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate)? What is used for?

Antibiotics: It's a type of medication (also known as antibiotics) use to treat many different types of infection due to certain bacteria. ...Read more

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What are augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) and amoxicillin injections for?

What are augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) and amoxicillin injections for?

Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) and amoxi: Are antibiotics useful for the treatment of a number of bacterial infections like: pneumonia, bronchitis, gonorrhea and ENT infections. ...Read more

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Side effects of augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate)?

Side effects of augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate)?

Rash: Most common is rash, since it is a penicillin drug, but it also causes diarrhea. ...Read more

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Can you overdose augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) kill?

Can you overdose augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) kill?

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

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Can augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) bring on phantom pains?

Can augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) bring on phantom pains?

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

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Ok to take augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) and phenylephrine?

No interaction: There should be no interaction between the two drugs. ...Read more

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Can augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) be taken for spider bites?

Not unles infected: An antibiotic will do nothing for any insect bite unless it gets secondarily infected. Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) would cover most bacterial pathogens that cause skin infections with the exception of mrsa. ...Read more

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Can I take augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) for costochondritis?

NO: NO relationship. The antibiotic for an musculoskeletal problem is inappropriate. There is no relationship in this regard. This would be treated with NSAID such as motrin. ...Read more

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What if augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) does not work with impetigo?

What if augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) does not work with impetigo?

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

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When before you get side effects from augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate)?

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

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Can augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) 875-125 mg twice a day cause spotting?

Can augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) 875-125 mg twice a day cause spotting?

Not likely: Without knowing why you are taking this it is impossible to say whether your condition is causing this, but it is not due to the antibiotic. ...Read more

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How much will you have to eat while taking augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate)?

How much will you have to eat while taking augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate)?

Just eat something: The antibiotic can cause nausea, vomiting and diarrhea. Food in the stomach helps prevent symptoms but you may end up with symptoms anyway. ...Read more

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How long do the severe side effects of augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) last?

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

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How much augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) 400/5 ml to equal one 875 mg tablet?

How much augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) 400/5 ml to equal one 875 mg tablet?

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

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How long will side effects of augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) last after finishing medication?

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

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Would augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) help in dealing with prostatitis? I am a 26 year old male

Would augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) help in dealing with prostatitis? I am a 26 year old male

Not 1st choice: ...And should not self-treat, as prostatitis can be complicated and require 2-4 weeks of treatment--once properly diagnosed. You need seen by a dr / urgent care / urologist for exam and testing to id its cause + any potential additional infections for correct treatment. ...Read more

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How long does it take augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) duo forte to leave the body after final dose?

How long does it take augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) duo forte to leave the body after final dose?

Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate): The half-life of Amoxicillin after the oral administration of Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) is 1.3 hours and that of clavulanic acid is 1.0 hour. If you wait 5 half-lives, or about 6.5 hours, the drug will be essentially gone. ...Read more

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Is it possible to be allergic to augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) if I am not allergic to amoxicillin?

Yes: Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) is actually two different medicines, so you could have a reaction to the second component of Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate), (Clavulanic Acid) ...Read more

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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?

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

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How quicky would I get a reaction to augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) after taking it, not sure if I ever took penicillin before and concerned?

Depends: The type of hypersensitivity reaction you get will vary. If immediate, more severe. If delayed hypersensitivity it may even occur some time after completion of the therapy. ...Read more

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Amoxicillin And Clavulanate (Definition)

Is a fixed combination of the pencillin class medication Amoxicillin with a compound that inhibits bacterial betalactamase expanding the ...Read more


Augmentin (Definition)

Amoxicillin/clavulanate is a third generation penicillin which is a kind of penincillin type drug (anti-bacterial ...Read more


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