Amoxicillin/clavulanic acid is a mixture penicillin-type antibiotic used to treat a wide variety of bacterial infections. It really works by stopping the development of bacteria.
This antibiotic treats only bacterial infections. It will not work with viral infections (such as common cold, flu). Unnecessary use or misuse of any antibiotic can result in its decreased effectiveness.
Take this medicine by mouth with a meal or snack as directed by your doctor. Depending on your product that is specific medication is generally taken every 8 or 12 hours.
The dosage relies on your medical condition and response to treatment.
Antibiotics work best if the level of medicine in your body is kept at a constant level. Therefore, take this drug at evenly spaced intervals. To help you remember, take it at the same times each day.
Keep to simply take this medicine before the full prescribed amount is finished, even when signs disappear after a few days. Stopping the medicine too soon may allow bacteria to keep to grow, which may result in a return of the infection.
Tell the physician if your trouble persists or worsens.
Diarrhea, nausea, or sickness might occur. If any of these effects persist or worsen, tell the doctor or pharmacist promptly. Taking this medicine with meals shall assist to reduce stomach upset.
Remember that your doctor has prescribed this medication because he or she has judged that the benefit to you is greater than the risk of side effects. Many people using this medication do not have adverse that is serious.
Tell the physician immediately if any one of these rare but serious negative effects occur: dark urine, persistent nausea/vomiting, severe stomach/abdominal discomfort, yellowing eyes/skin, simple bruising/bleeding, new indications of infection (such as temperature, persistent sore throat), unusual tiredness.
This medication may hardly ever cause a severe intestinal condition (Clostridium difficile-associated diarrhea) due to a type of resistant bacteria. This condition may occur during treatment or months to months after treatment has stopped. Do not use anti-diarrhea products or narcotic discomfort medications them worse if you have any of the following symptoms because these products may make. Inform a doctor right away if you develop: persistent diarrhea, abdominal or stomach pain/cramping, blood/mucus in your stool.
Usage of this medicine for extended or repeated periods may result in oral thrush or a new yeast infection. Contact the doctor if you notice white patches in your mouth, a change in vaginal discharge or other new symptoms.
A very severe reaction that is allergic this drug is rare. However, get medical help right away if you notice any signs and symptoms of a serious sensitive reaction, including: rash, itching/swelling (especially of the face/tongue/throat), serious dizziness, difficulty respiration.
Amoxicillin can commonly cause a rash that is mild is usually not serious. However, you may not be able to tell it apart from a rare rash that could be a sign of a severe allergic reaction. Therefore, get help that is medical away if you develop any rash.
This is not a list that is complete of side effects. The doctor or pharmacist if you notice other effects not listed above, contact.
Into the US -
Phone your doctor for medical advice about side-effects. You may report adverse effects to Food And Drug Administration at 1-800-FDA-1088 or at www.fda.gov/medwatch.
In Canada - Call your physician for medical advice about side effects. You'll report side effects to Health Canada at 1-866-234-2345.
Before using this product, tell your medical professional or pharmacist if you are allergic to amoxicillin or clavulanic acid; or to penicillin or cephalosporin antibiotics; or if you have any other allergies. This product may contain ingredients that are inactive which can cause allergy symptoms or other problems. Keep in touch with your pharmacist for more details.
Before using this medication, tell the doctor or pharmacist your medical history, especially of: liver disease (including liver problems caused by previous use of amoxicillin/clavulanic acid), kidney disease, a certain type of viral infection (infectious mononucleosis).
Before having surgery, tell your physician or dentist about all the items you use (including prescription drugs, nonprescription drugs, and organic products).
This product may cause live vaccines that are bacterialsuch as typhoid vaccine) never to work as well. Therefore, don't have any immunizations/vaccinations while using the this medication without the permission of the physician.
During pregnancy, this medication should be properly used only once clearly needed. Discuss the dangers and advantages with your medical practitioner.
This medication passes into breast milk. Consult with your doctor before breast-feeding.
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