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Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) allergy, should I take penicillin or clavulanate?

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Dr. Andrew Murphy
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
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In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
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