Generic Name: AMOXICILLIN/CLAVULANIC ACID SUSPENSION -
ORAL Pronounced: (a-MOX-i-SIL-in/KLAV-ue-LAN-ik AS-id) Amoxicillin-Pot Clavulanate Oral Precautions
Before taking this product, tell your doctor 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 inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions or other
problems. Talk to 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 (such as requiring dialysis)
a certain type of viral infection (infectious
Before having surgery, tell your doctor or dentist about
all the products you use (including prescription drugs, nonprescription drugs,
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