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Amoxicillin/Clavulinate


Trade Names: 
Augmentin®

Possible Uses: 
Prevent or treat bacterial infections. Similar to amoxicillin but treats a wider range of infections.

Drug Interactions: 
May decrease the effectiveness of oral contraceptives and increase the effects of anticoagulants such as warfarin or Coumadin®.

Possible Side Effects: 
Diarrhea, rash, nausea, and vomiting. If patient is allergic, may cause rash, swelling, breathing difficulties. May also cause a superinfection such as vaginal fungal infection.
Last updated on 02/01/2010