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I had an operation on my hand. It has been more than a month that the stitches didn't fall out and it got infected badly. Will Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) SR help?

I had an operation on my hand. It has been more than a month that the stitches didn't fall out and it got infected badly. Will Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) SR help?

Surgical follow up: You need to make an appointment to see your surgeon to have the wound evaluated ASAP. They will evaluate the degree of infection, non-healing, and provide a treatment plan for you. ...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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The docter prescribed me Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) SR antibiotic for sinus infection, it says 4 tablets a day, i have fast heart beat on the second day, is this bad?

The docter prescribed me Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) SR antibiotic for sinus infection, it says 4 tablets a day, i have fast heart beat on the second day, is this bad?

Probably not related: Fast HR is probably not related to taking Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) SR. Drink plenty of fluids and get plenty of rest as you currently have a sinus infection. If you are taking any pseudoephedrine (a decongestant) for your sinus congestion, stop now as this is likely the cause of the fast heart rate. ...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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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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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

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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

Augmentin (Definition)

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