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amoxicillin-clavulanate

amoxicillin-clavulanate

Generic for Augmentin®
Generic for Augmentin®

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Introduction

Amoxicillin-clavulanate (generic for Augmentin) is an antibiotic. It can be used to treat bite wounds, skin infections, strep throat and pneumonia. This medication should be taken with food.

When to avoid

Amoxicillin-clavulanate is known for a higher number of side effects than other antibiotics. Amoxicillin-clavulanate should only be used if no other equally effective antibiotic is available. Do not take if hypersensitive or allergic to amoxicillin-clavulanate. Do not take if there is a history of liver disease.

When is it dangerous

Do not take amoxicillin-clavulanate if you are allergic to penicillin or amoxicillin. Amoxicillin-clavulanate can cause allergic reactions, liver failure, diarrhea (including a serious type of diarrhea called C. difficile diarrhea), rash, and other adverse reactions.

When is it used

Skin infection amoxicillin-clavulanate 875-125 mg by mouth twice a day for 7 days

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