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What is the treatment for augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) overdose?

What is the treatment for augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) overdose?

Time: Taking too much Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) may cause nausea and vomiting. It may later cause diarrhea . Higher doses of amoxicillin, the main component of augmentin, (amoxicillin and clavulanate) are recommended for some infections ...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


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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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What is the treatment for augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) overdose?

Time: Taking too much Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) may cause nausea and vomiting. It may later cause diarrhea . Higher doses of amoxicillin, the main component of augmentin, (amoxicillin and clavulanate) are recommended for some infections ...Read more

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Taking 3G of Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) at once is it overdose?

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 more

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If I take a bottle of augmentin, (amoxicillin and clavulanate) will I overdose?

If I take a bottle of augmentin, (amoxicillin and clavulanate) will I overdose?

Not likely.: However, you may get severe GI upset and constipation that will persist for a number of days. Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) is a mixture of 2 antibiotics. Antibiotics, in general, help ward off bacterial infections. They also cause gastrointestinal upset. Be aware. ...Read more

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I have been taking augmentin twice a day for six days now (875 mg). Tomorrow morning (10am) is my last dose. Can I have a few beers tomorrow night?

I have been taking augmentin twice a day for six days now (875 mg). Tomorrow morning (10am) is my last dose. Can I have a few beers tomorrow night?

OK in moderation: Contrary to common belief, alcohol in moderation does not interfere with antibiotics. You needn't have avoided beer or other alcohol because of this treatment and certainly can safely have 2-3 beers at this time. Just don't overdo it -- heavy alcohol can impair the immune system's ability to fight infections. ...Read more

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What is augmentin-po 875mg used for?

Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate): Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) is an antibiotic. It is used for infections. ...Read more

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Augmentin: i was wondering if it is good for dry cough?

Augmentin: i was wondering if it is good for dry cough?

No: You take antibiotics for pneumonia, not an ordinary cough. Antibiotics are placebos when used to treat viral infections, and Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) is overkill even for most true bacterial respiratory infections. ...Read more

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

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

Augmentin (Definition)

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


Overdose (Definition)

When the maximum dose of medication ...Read more