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What does amoxicillin clavulanate treat?
The combination of amoxicillin and clavulanic acid is used to treat certain infections caused by bacteria, including infections of the ears, lungs, sinus, skin, and urinary tract. Amoxicillin is in a class of medications called penicillin-like antibiotics. It works by stopping the growth of bacteria.
What is amoxicillin and clavulanic acid 875mg 125mg used for?
Amoxycillin and clavulanic acid is used to treat a wide range of infections caused by bacteria. These infections may affect the chest (bronchitis or pneumonia), bladder (cystitis), sinuses (sinusitis), ears (otitis media) or skin.
Does amoxicillin CLAV make you sleepy?
Common side effects of amoxicillin/clavulanate include diarrhea, nausea, rash or urticaria (red, itchy spots), and vomiting. Amoxicillin/clavulanate can cause dizziness or drowsiness.
Is amoxicillin clavulanate a strong antibiotic?
By itself, clavulanate potassium only has weak antibacterial activity, but when used together with amoxicillin, it extends its spectrum so that it may be used to treat infections caused by beta-lactamase producing organisms. Amoxicillin/clavulanate belongs to the group of medicines known as penicillins.
Can you take Tylenol with amoxicillin and clavulanate?
No interactions were found between amoxicillin / clavulanate and Tylenol. This does not necessarily mean no interactions exist. Always consult your healthcare provider.
How long does it take for amoxicillin CLAV to work?
6. Response and effectiveness. Peak concentrations are usually seen within 1.5 hours of a dose of amoxicillin/clavulanate; however, it may take up to 48 hours of dosing for a clinical improvement to be seen. Effective against more organisms than amoxicillin by itself.
Can you take Tylenol with amoxicillin CLAV?
Is amoxicillin stronger than penicillin?
Amoxicillin is a newer version of penicillin that covers more types of bacteria. Amoxicillin was created by modifying the original chemical structure of penicillin to make it more potent. Both amoxicillin and penicillin cover Streptococcal bacteria.
What kind of pill has the AMC 500 on it?
Pill with imprint AMC 500/125 is White, Elliptical / Oval and has been identified as Amoxicillin and Clavulanate Potassium 500 mg / 125 mg. It is supplied by Sandoz Pharmaceuticals Inc..
What kind of pill is white and oval?
AMC 500/125 (Amoxicillin and Clavulanate Potassium 500 mg / 125 mg) Pill with imprint AMC 500/125 is White, Elliptical / Oval and has been identified as Amoxicillin and Clavulanate Potassium 500 mg / 125 mg. It is supplied by Sandoz Pharmaceuticals Inc..
Is there a pill identifier for OTC drugs?
As a consumer, you need to protect yourself and ensure you have the correct medication. Know the medication and dose you should have received, and understand your condition. The RxList Pill Identifier Tool will help you identify prescription, OTC, generic, and brand name drugs by pill color, size, shape, and drug imprint.