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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?
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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