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What is amox clav 875 mg used for?

What is amox clav 875 mg used for?

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

Amoxicillin (Definition)

Amoxicillin is in the penicillin class of antibiotics. All penicillins are distinguished by the presence of a beta-lactam ring, and are known to kill bacteria by inhibiting synthesis (production) ...Read more


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Can you smoke cigarettes on amox clav 875 mg?

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 (amoxicillin and clavulanate). 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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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?

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 amox-clav 875 great for getting rid of upper respiratory infection?

Is amox-clav 875 great for getting rid of upper respiratory infection?

Bad choice: When you take an antibiotic for a cold, you're taking a placebo, since a cold is caused by a virus, and antibiotics only treat bacteria. As placebos go, amox/clav (augmentin) is a pretty "big gun, " since it kills lots of bacteria (more than you'd need to kill even if you did have a bacterial infection), and is more likely to cause diarrhea and c. Difficile colitis. ...Read more

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I have amox-clav 875 mg for an ear infection, will it cure a UTI as well ad the ear infection?

I have amox-clav 875 mg for an ear infection, will it cure a UTI as well ad the ear infection?

Maybe, maybe not: This is a good general treatment for both ear infections and uti's. However, there is probably 5-10% risk with any med for ear infection that the medication will not kill the germ. There are also germs that are resistant to the amox-clav. ...Read more

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Can you smoke cigarettes on amox clav 875 mg? I broke my nose and my doctor found a slight infection in my nose, will this affect the process?

Can you smoke cigarettes on amox clav 875 mg? I broke my nose and my doctor found a slight infection in my nose, will this affect the process?

Do not smoke: Smoking should always be discouraged. Smoking can reduce blood flow and the delivery of medications like antibiotics to the infected tissues of the nose. ...Read more

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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?

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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Is 875 mgs of amox-clav twice a day too much for a teenager who weighs 100 lbs.?

Is 875 mgs of amox-clav twice a day too much for a teenager who weighs 100 lbs.?

Pretty average: This falls in the middle of the dosing range/lb suggested for twice a day dosing for respiratory conditions, ear infections etc.1000mg twice a day would be near the top of the recommended dose range. ...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

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What is augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate)? What is used for?

Antibiotics: It's a type of medication (also known as antibiotics) use to treat many different types of infection due to certain bacteria. ...Read more

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Can you take cold pills with amox-clav?

Yes: If the antibiotic was prescribed for a bacterial URI and there is associated congestion then decongestants are certainly ok and recommended for symptom control. I assume you are not allergic to any "cold" pills and don't have significant cardiac disease. If so consult your doctor before taking. ...Read more

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How long does amox clav stay in your system?

How long does amox clav stay in your system?

Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) Half-Life: Amoxicillin / clavulanate, aka Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) has a relatively short time in the body. In a patient with normal kidney function, I would expect the drug to be completely out of the system circulation after 8-12 hours. In cases of kidney disease it would take longer depending on the severity of the kidney disease. Ee. ...Read more

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What will happen if you don't eat with amox-clav?

Possible GI upset.: Like - heartburn, nausea, diarrhea, or abdominal cramps. ...Read more

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I forgot to refrigerate my daughters amox-clav so what should I do?

I forgot to refrigerate my daughters amox-clav so what should I do?

Pharmacist: First call your pharmacist and tell him what happened. If he thinks it is no longer good, based in the details of what you tell him, then call your doctor. Your doc may want to send another rx or just stop. For example, if treating otitis media, sometimes 5-7 days is enough if your child is old enough. ...Read more

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What painkillers can I take with Amox-Clav 875-125?

OTC = okay: Any of the traditional over the counter pain relievers are safe; ibuprofen (Motrin, Advil), naproxen (Alieve), acetaminophen (Tylenol) or aspirin. If you're considering something that requires a prescription please ask again with the drug you have in mind. ...Read more

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Can I get amox-clav in liquid form?

Yes: It is readily available at your pharmacy. ...Read more

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Is it ok to drink small amounts on amox-clav 500mg?

Is it ok to drink small amounts on amox-clav 500mg?

Yes: You can drink anything, but why are you taking an antibiotic? Small amounts will not cure anything and may sensitize you to penicillin drugs. ...Read more

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Which is the most effective med amoxicillin or amox-clav?

Which is the most effective med amoxicillin or amox-clav?

Depends: Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) will be effective against all organisms that are susceptable to amoxicillin. It will also be active against some other bacteria that produce beta- lactamases which degrade Amoxicillin such as mssa and bacteroides species. If an infecting organism is sensitive to amoxicillin, like most beta-hemolytic streptococcus species, it would be the best choice for its more narrow spectrum and cost. ...Read more

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Have been prescribed amox-clav 875mg. Unfortunately IV been feeling very lazy. Anything I can do to increase energy levels without working out?

Have been prescribed amox-clav 875mg. Unfortunately IV been feeling very lazy. Anything I can do to increase energy levels without working out?

Energy levels: Besides working out, it's essential you get enough sleep, eat healthy - avoid processed foods, sugar, and eat lots of fiber and stay hydrated. To get that extra jolt of energy and endorphin rush, it does require that other vitamin e (exercise). ...Read more

Augmentin (Definition)

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