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Not likely . . .: 1st things 1st. Always ask your pharmacist & prescribing phyysician about side effects & interactions. Also check out interaction checkers available at online.Epocrates.Com & drugs.Com. Neither mention any interactions btwn Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) & lexapro. But to be sure, always make sure prescribing doctor knows everything you're taking, otc & prescribed. Consider using same pharmacy so they'll know all re u. ...Read more
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
Does augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) (amoxicillin/clavulanate potassium) inhibit CYP34A enzyme?
Does augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) (amoxicillin/clavulanate potassium) inhibit CYP3A4 enzyme?
The Answer Is.......: No Non Ne Bu Nee Nein Lo Nei Ni Nai Aniyo Ne Nei Na Nie Nao Nu Niet Nie Hapana Nej .......well, you get the point....... ...Read more
Neither: Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) is Amoxicillin ( a penicllin) and clavulante. So if one if allergic to Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) both of these should be avoided. A proper evaluation needs to be undertaken to clarify this allergy and what medicines to avoid. ...Read more
Usually Amoxicillin: Amoxicillin is a very good broad spectrum antibiotic. Low cost and typically works well -so long as you are not allergic. Although if the infection is due to acute periodontal disease, the initial treatment could be Arestin (tetracycline family) placed into the gumline pocket. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Both do: Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) is Amoxicillin combined with clavulanic acid which broadens the kinds of bacteria that can be treated by the antibiotic. Most ear infections can be treated with high dose Amoxicillin and Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) is usually reserved for patients with recent ear infections or an infection that has not responded to amoxicillin. ...Read more
No interaction: There should be no interaction between the two drugs. ...Read more
Monitoring Centers: Lymphatic system absorbs/carries things too big to go into the arteries/veins like bacteria eaten by white cells and digested food. Lymph nodes "taste" the lymph for anything bad like bacteria/viruses/cancers, etc. When it detects a problem, it alerts the immune system and your body reacts. They enlarge in response to the inflammation they create when they react. They shrink when all is well. ...Read more
Which is best? Verapamil hydrochloride extended-release lescol XL zocor (simuastatin), augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) XR or cefpodoxime?
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It is safe: There are no problems with the combo. ...Read more
Different drug class: Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) is an old penicillin analog (amoxicillin) combined with a relatively new enzyme inhibitor ( clavulanate). Cefidinr is a third generation cephalosporin. Bacteria have developed resistance to antibiotics thru widespread use & evolutionary pressure on bacterial reproduction new strategies have emerged for treatment. Clavulanate inhibits an enzyme that some bacteria use to resist penicillin. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Clavulanate: Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) is he brand name for amoxicillin-clavulanate. Clavulanate serves as the beta-lactamase inhibitor, preventing the inactivation of Amoxicillin and other beta-lactam containing antibiotics by binding to the enzyme, produced by the bacteria, than makes all of this possible. ...Read more