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Can amoxicillin and clavulanate potassium tablets treat chlamydia?

Chlaymydia. Unlikely. Penicillins work by inhibiting cell wall synthesis and inducing autolysis. Since Chlamydia has no cell wall this is not appropriate therapy. Azithromycin or doxycycline are the best alternatives. Read more...
No. No not the appropriate antibiotic. In my community the chlamydia is not fully cleared. . Read more...

Is it safe to drink alcohol (one or two beers) while on amoxicillin and clavulanate capsules?

No guarantees. There's no major interaction with alcohol. That being said, when sick (the reason I'm assuming you are taking amox/clav) alcohol can delay recovery as well as interfere with productive rest/sleep. Amox/clav is broken down in part by the liver as is alcohol, so there is certainly potential for harm there especially with excess. I would avoid alcohol until feeling well and off antibiotics. Read more...

Please describe the medication: amoxicillin and clavulanate?

This antimicrobial . Is a fixed combination of the pencillin class medication Amoxicillin with a compound that inhibits bacterial betalactamase expanding the activity of the amoxicillin. Read more...
Resistance is futile. Amoxicillin and clavulanate (augmentin) work together to kill resistant bacteria. Some bacteria can make an enzyme (beta-lactamase) that can render Amoxicillin useless. Clavulanate can destroy this enzyme. When these two drugs are combined together, resistance is futile. P.S. Clavulanate can cause diarrhea. Read more...