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Doctor insights on: Cefixime Potassium Clavulanate

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Where we use cefixime and potassium clavulanate?

Where we use cefixime and potassium clavulanate?

Cefixime/clavulanate: Cefixime is an oral third-generation cephalosporin antibiotic used for primarily upper respiratory infecions. Clavulanic acid and its salts is an inhibitor of the enzyme beta-lacatamase which, produced by bacteria, could inhibit the activities of beta lactam antibiotics like cefixime. They can be used together to treat infecions. ...Read more

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Potassium (Definition)

Potassium is an essential electrolyte, important in the functioning of many organs including the heart, kidneys, muscles, nerves, and digestive system. Deficiency can be caused by diseases such as kidney failure, vomiting, and diarrhea, or by ...Read more


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Is it possible to use cefixime and potassium clavulanate tablets for fewer?

Is it possible to use cefixime and potassium clavulanate tablets for fewer?

Antibiotics: There are multiple causes of fever, which is a natural body defense to fight infection or inflammation. Antibiotics should not be used routinely unless you know exactly that you have specific bacterial infection. ...Read more

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Is there any side effect for cefixime and potassium clavulanate tablets?

Is there any side effect for cefixime and potassium clavulanate tablets?

Yes: They are both antibiotics and can cause diarrhea, GI upset including nausea / vomiting. Sometimes headache, dizziness or allergic reaction. ...Read more

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How much time b/w alchohal and cefuroxime and potassium clavulanate tablet?

How much time b/w alchohal and cefuroxime and potassium clavulanate tablet?

How about 10 days?: I'm assuming that your antibiotic treatment is temporary. Maybe 7-10 days at the most? Can you not wait until you're done with the medication before drinking alcohol again? That would be the best length of time to wait. People should just learn that drinking alcohol or taking illicit drugs when on prescription medications is simply not proper and puts them at risk. ...Read more

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Can I mix amoxicillin and clavulanate potassium in chocolate milk?

Can I mix amoxicillin and clavulanate potassium in chocolate milk?

Yes, but drink it all: You can mix the two together, but then you have to be sure you or your child drinks every last little bit of the combination to get all of the medicine. The medicine you ask about, augmentin, (amoxicillin and clavulanate) is not very palatable, especially the generic. Yu can also ask many pharmacists to flavor the medication if you or child can't stand the taste, or chase it with something like m&m's to make it taste better. ...Read more

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Suffering from post nasal drip, cough since 2 months now, doc has put me on cefopdixime potassium clavulanate along with phenylphrine. Nothing works?

Allergy?: You may have developed allergic conditions such as hay fever or even asthma, neither condition would be helped by an antibiotic. If your pmd can't help you. Consider seeing an allergist (who is also trained in internal medicine or pediatrics prior to specialization). ...Read more

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Does amoxicillin and clavulanate potassium 825 125 come in liquid form? I cannot swallow large tablets

Does amoxicillin and clavulanate potassium 825 125 come in liquid form? I cannot swallow large tablets

Yes: Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) does come in liquid form, although not in that concentration. You can get other concentrations and adjust the dose to equal the strength you need. ...Read more

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Will Amoxicillin and clavulanate potassium 875 mg / 125 mg work for an abscessed wisdom tooth?

Will Amoxicillin and clavulanate potassium 875 mg / 125 mg work for an abscessed wisdom tooth?

Antibiotics: Antibiotics will control an infection, but do not remove the cause of the infection (your wisdom tooth). In the end, you'll still need to see a dentist, probably for an extraction. Why wait? You're only prolonging your suffering. Please call for an appointment. ...Read more

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Can I take amoxicillin and clavulanate potassium with Mucinex (guaifenesin) dm?

Can I take amoxicillin and clavulanate potassium with Mucinex (guaifenesin) dm?

Absolutely: The two drugs are completely different and should not cross react. Amoxicillin is an antibiotic and hopefully destroys bacteria. (it will not help if you have a viral infection). Mucinex (guaifenesin) thins secretions and it is very helpful in that it tends to liquify mucus and allows you to handle the thickened mucus if you have a dry cough. Only caveat is are you sure you have a bacterial infection? ...Read more

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Can amoxicillin and Clavulanate potassium mixed with ibuprofen make you fail for THC?

Can amoxicillin and Clavulanate potassium mixed with ibuprofen make you fail for THC?

NO!!!!!!!!!: Not a chance in the world. For laboratory-confirmed tests, false negatives (the THC is in your system but the level is below the cut-off value) are common but false positives aren't. Sometimes people get surprised by a (+) test b/c they don't realize how long THC and its metabolites continue to be released in the urine. A regular +/- heavy user may test (+) a month after last use. Dr. Anne ...Read more

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Is it ok to take both amoxicillin and clavulanate potassium tablates 875 mg with naproxen 375 mg?

It is OK: Very common combination for treating sinusitis, pneumonia, ear infections, bronchitis, urinary tract infections, and infections of the skin. By mixing both medications there is a potential increase level of each drug in the blood, . ...Read more

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Can you use amoxicillin clavulanate potassium 875/125 to treat STD infection?

Can you use amoxicillin clavulanate potassium 875/125 to treat STD infection?

Few times.: The most common STD infections are not treated with amoxicillin. There are still some infections that can be treated with penicillin. Consult with your doctor on the best treatment alternatives. Different STDs have different treatments, some respond to antibiotics, some to antivirals, and some to medical procedures or other types of medications. ...Read more

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Can you miss your period have pink discharge and little spotting and not be pregnant have been on amoxicillin clavulanate potassium for 2 weeks?

Can you miss your period have pink discharge and little spotting and not be pregnant have been on amoxicillin clavulanate potassium for 2 weeks?

Yes: Missing periods during time of sickness is common. It does not necessary mean you are pregnant. That said, if it doesn't come back or if you have other signs, get a home pregnancy test to be sure. ...Read more

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What is the usual dose of amoxicillin+clavulanate potassium and metronidazole for a tooth infection?

What is the usual dose of amoxicillin+clavulanate potassium and metronidazole for a tooth infection?

Too much: For a normal tooth infection Amoxicillin 875mg two times a day for a week is enough. Metronidazole would only be prescribed if you had a serious infection or if the amoxicillin was not helping. Remember antibiotics do not cure tooth infections. They are prescribed in conjunction with treatment, usually a root canal. ...Read more

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I am taking amoxycillin 500 mg + clavulanate potassium usp 125 mg tablets for a throat infection. Can I take pepto bismol (bismuth subsalicylate) liquid while I am on this?

I am taking amoxycillin 500 mg + clavulanate potassium usp 125 mg tablets for a throat infection. Can I take pepto bismol (bismuth subsalicylate) liquid while I am on this?

Here are some...: You may ask your prescribing doctor for specific answer to your concern or try taking this antibiotics and pepto-bismol liquid in 3 hours apart so to benefit from the intended effects from both. Nonetheless, certain side effects may occur in certain people from taking certain drugs; no doctor can predict such. So, report suspected side effects to your doctor. Best wish to your health... ...Read more

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Okey to take prednisone and cefixime?

Okey to take prednisone and cefixime?

Yes: Depends on diagnosis and coexisting conditions (like asthma), but yes, done commonly. ...Read more

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Which drug is better for strep throat - cefixime or azithromycin?

Which drug is better for strep throat - cefixime or azithromycin?

Cefixime: Cefixime (suprax) is a cephalosporin antibiotic used to treat infections caused by bacteria such as pneumonia; bronchitis; gonorrhea; and ear, lung, throat, and urinary tract infections. Azithromycin (zithromax) can be used for strep throat, but there have been several reports in the medical literature of the development of resistance to this antibiotic. ...Read more

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Cefixime 200mg plus azithromycin plus metronidazole dosage for chlamydia cure?

Cefixime 200mg plus azithromycin plus metronidazole dosage for chlamydia cure?

Yes: This combination is used often especially in recurrent episodes or treatment resistant to a single or 2 drugs. Don;t stop anything unless you talk it over with your physician. ...Read more

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I got hip pain, MRI showed I have lots of liquid in my hip joint. My doc ask me to eat cefixime 200, and now my foot sole feel cold. Wht happen?

I got hip pain, MRI showed I have lots of liquid in my hip joint. My doc ask me to eat cefixime 200, and now my foot sole feel cold. Wht happen?

Fluid in joint: Could mean some kind of injury, a sterile inflammatory response or... An infection!
especially with fevers and chills and severe pain upon motion/walking, you may need a hip aspiration of the fluid to rule-out an infection, as that can be a significant problem... Speak with your doctor! ...Read more

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I'm overcoming a bad sinus infection. I'm taking suprax antibiotic. All of sudden my left ear is full/pressure feeling and can't hear well. What is it?

I'm overcoming a bad sinus infection. I'm taking suprax antibiotic. All of sudden my left ear is full/pressure feeling and can't hear well. What is it?

Fluid in ear: Likely it's a hemotympanum or pus collecting in the middle ear either from the sinuses tracking up from the eustachian tube or from primary infection ears. This should be well covered with the antibiotics that you are on. If it gets worse then an exam would be good. ...Read more

Dr. Jeffrey Wint
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Cefixime (Definition)

Cefixime is a third generation cephalosporin which is a kind of cephalosporin type drug (anti-bacterial ...Read more


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Suprax (Definition)

Suprax is a third generation cephalosporin which is a kind of cephalosporin type drug (anti-bacterial ...Read more