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Dr. Jane Eason
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What is amox clav 875 mg used for?

Dr. Jane Eason
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What is amox clav 875 mg used for?

Augmentin: The combination of Amoxicillin with Clavulanic Acid extends the spectrum of activity that Amoxicillin alone has against different bacteria. Your doctor might choose Augmentin to treat certain types of infections. ...Read more

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Augmentin (Definition)

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


Dr. Larry Lutwick
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They have me on amox clav 875 mg they want me to take it twice a day is that safe cuz that's a lot of milligrams?

Dr. Larry Lutwick
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They have me on amox clav 875 mg they want me to take it twice a day is that safe cuz that's a lot of milligrams?

The dosage in mg of.: One drug cannot be compared with the of another. The dose depends upon how well the medication is absorbed and what blood level is needed to achieve the desired effect. ...Read more

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Can you smoke cigarettes on amox clav 875 mg?

Dr. Bac Nguyen
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Can you smoke cigarettes on amox clav 875 mg?

Yes, but u shouldn't: As a doc, I am anti-smoking so i won't say go ahead and smoke. But smoking is not likely to interfere with that antibiotic--branded as augmentin. I hope you get better fast for reason you are taking the antibiotic, and that you consider quiting smoking. Good luck. ...Read more

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Dr. Martin Raff
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I'm taking amox/clav 875 mg today is my 3rd day and my bones started hurting really bad! is this related ? Or is it something else?

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I'm taking amox/clav 875 mg today is my 3rd day and my bones started hurting really bad! is this related ? Or is it something else?

Pain: Very doubtful that this is related to your antibiotics. Go back and see the doctor who prescribed these and be reassessed. Good luck. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take ibuprofen with amox-clav 875 mg tablets?

Dr. Michael Ein
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Is it safe to take ibuprofen with amox-clav 875 mg tablets?

Yes: You can safely take Ibuprofen at the same time that you are tiaking augmentin. ...Read more

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Dr. Arlene Haywood
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I took amox-clav 875 mg. About 10 hours ago i ate two candy bars and a diet drink i took a nap got up and been having pains in middle of stomach?

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I took amox-clav 875 mg. About 10 hours ago i ate two candy bars and a diet drink i took a nap got up and been having pains in middle of stomach?

Take antibiotic with: Amoxicillin-clavulinic acid commonly causes abdominal pain +/- diarrhea- much better tolerated if taken with food. ...Read more

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Dr. Johanna Fricke
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I have had an ear infection for over a year and am sure im starting to lose my hearing. I got amox-clav 875 mg tabs.But not sure how much to take?

Dr. Johanna Fricke
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I have had an ear infection for over a year and am sure im starting to lose my hearing. I got amox-clav 875 mg tabs.But not sure how much to take?

See an ENT doctor: Do not self-medicate. See an ENT doctor for evaluation and treatment. (s)he will order the appropriate studies to determine the reason for persistent or recurrent middle ear fluid in a 21-year-old, then explain all needed medical ; surgical treatments. (s)he will also order an audiological exam to determine your degree of hearing loss, if any. Stop messing around, with your hearing at stake. ...Read more

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What happens if i smoke marijuana while taking amox-clav 875 mg for an infection in my hand?

Dr. Patrice Taylor
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Marijuana effects: Read or listen to the latest science on marijuana effects at asam website, or csam site, specifically the lectures on cannabinoid receptors. Take your antibiotic. The pot won't effect the infection or medicine, but new science on pot and the ptsd and schizophrenia connections will not be out to the lay public for about 10 years. Do yourself a favor and get the info so you are not ruined for life. ...Read more

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