Generic Name: AMOXICILLIN/CLAVULANIC ACID SUSPENSION -
ORAL Pronounced: (a-MOX-i-SIL-in/KLAV-ue-LAN-ik AS-id) Amoxicillin-Pot Clavulanate Oral Uses
Amoxicillin/clavulanic acid is a combination
penicillin-type antibiotic used to treat a wide variety of bacterial
infections. It works by stopping the growth of bacteria.
This antibiotic treats only bacterial infections. It will
not work for viral infections (such as common cold, flu). Unnecessary use or
misuse of any antibiotic can lead to its decreased
How To Use Amoxicillin-Pot Clavulanate Oral
Take this medication by mouth with a meal or snack as
directed by your doctor, usually every 12 hours. Do not take this medication
with a high-fat meal because it can decrease the absorption of the drug. Do not
crush or chew extended-release tablets. Doing so can release all of the drug at
once, increasing the risk of side effects. Also, do not split the tablets
unless they have...
Hi, I hope that everyone had a wonderful holiday. As it is the cold and flu season, I am frequently asked how you can tell the difference between having a cold and having allergies. Colds and allergies often have many of the same symptoms, such as a runny nose and a cough. However, there are several differences between them, which can help you figure out which you have. Common Cold Symptoms develop over days Fever Body aches Symptoms last 7 to 10 days Allergies Symptoms come immediately after exposure to allergen No fever No body aches Symptoms can last for weeks depending on the allergen For example, if you are allergic to trees, your symptoms usually last from about March to May or June. Allergy symptoms may be short if you are allergic to something that can be avoided (potentially) in your environment such as pets, dust mites or molds. What about this cough? Sometimes patients will have a cough after having a cold that lasts ...
The common cold (also called viral rhinitis) is a viral infection, characterized by nasal congestion , a clear, runny nose, sneezing , scratchy throat and general malaise . For all its achievements, medical science does not have a cure for the common cold. The common cold is a minor illness caused by one of as many as 200 different kinds of viruses, including rhinovirus and adenovirus. These viruses can also cause laryngitis or bronchitis by infecting either the larynx (the "voice box") or the bronchial tubes in the lungs. Infections are spread from one person to another, by hand-to-hand contact, or by a cough or sneeze that sprays many virus particles into the air. A person in good health who becomes the victim of a cold may not need to see a doctor. These viruses do not respond to antibiotics. Severe infections, however, may require medical care and prescription medication. If you develop a fever higher than 102 degrees Fahrenheit, have a history of asthma , an ear infection, la...
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