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.
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.
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.
|Skin infection||amoxicillin-clavulanate 875-125 mg by mouth twice a day for 7 days|
The overview provided here is for general information only and does not include all the information needed to use this item safely and effectively. See full prescribing information for further detail.
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