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I have just started taking augmentin duo for a chest infection. I have only had one 500mg tablet but found I am urinating a lot since I took it?

I have just started taking augmentin duo for a chest infection. I have only had one 500mg tablet but found I am urinating a lot since I took it?

Augmentin: I am unaware of urinary frequency being a side effect of augmentin. Perhaps your infection itself,especially if slight feverishness is present, or increased fluid intake is responsible. Your pharmacist can be helpful in answering any questions about your medications. ...Read more

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Any bad side effects to augmentin or chances of Stephen Johnson syndrome ?

See details: The main side effects of Augmentin include diarrhea (3% to 34%; incidence varies upon dose and regimen used), skin rash, urticaria, abdominal distress, nausea, vomiting, vaginitis, and candida infection. Stevens-Johnson syndrome may be seen in rare cases ...Read more

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

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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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 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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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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