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Augmentin (Amoxicillin Trihydrate/Potassium Clavulanate) - 500mg/125mg (20 Tablets)

Augmentin (Amoxicillin Trihydrate/Potassium Clavulanate) - 500mg/125mg (20 Tablets)

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Augmentin (Amoxicillin/Clavulanic acid)

What is Augmentin?

Augmentin is a type of antibiotic in the same category as Penicillin. It contains a combination of Amoxicillin and Clavulanic Acid. It can be taken by those of all ages which makes it an antibiotic that is frequently prescribed.

What is Augmentin Used for?

Augmentin is an antibiotic that can be useful for an wide variety of bacterial infections including sinus infections, ear infections, skin infections, and Urinary Tract Infections.

Augmentin Dosage and How to Take Augmentin

Augmentin is offered in tablet containing 500mg of amoxicillin and 125mg of clavulanic acid.

You will typically be prescribed augmentin at a dosage of 1 or 2 tablets per day. The medication needs to be taken for the duration of time prescribed. This ranges from 7 to 14 days. If you stop taking the medication before it is gone the bacteria may not be killed and you will get sick again. Then you have to start the medication all over again. Most people feel better within a few days but it is important to continue taking Augmentin.

Possible Side Effects of Augmentin

Most people have no side effects with the use of Augmentin. However, diarrhea and constipation are possible. Some other side effects can include loss of appetite, dry mouth, and changes to the way food and drink taste.

Augmentin Precautions and Warnings

Do not use Augmentin if you are allergic to Penicillin or you have liver problems. It is important to understand the body can build up a resistance to Augmentin and other forms of antibiotics over time. As a result, medical professionals have to be careful about how often they prescribe it for someone.

Women need to realize the use of Augmentin can make birth control pills less effective. As a result, another form of birth control should also be considered. Augmentin shouldn’t be taken while pregnant or nursing as it can be passed to the fetus or infant. It may be safe to take it later in the pregnancy but only with the approval of your doctor.

Augmentin doesn’t interact well with various other types of medications. Make sure you talk to your doctor about everything you take. This includes herbal products. Don’t use alcohol while taking any type of antibiotic.

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Augmantin (Amoxicillin / Clavulanic Acid)