Asked in Medication and Drugs
Why is it extremely important to refrigerate Augmentin?
When Augmentin is in liquid form, as it usually is for children, it can spoil very rapidly, which could cause serious illness to the child. The pharmacist mixes the powder form of the med with distilled water, which is sort of like 'reconstituting it'. Thus, the now liquid form of this med will spoil quite rapidly if not refrigerated. Just as in powdered milk, you don't have to refrigerate it until it is mixed with water. ...
Asked in Medication and Drugs
What happens if you forget to refrigerate Augmentin for 5 hours?
It partly depends on the temperature in your house. Augmentin oral is a suspension, and if it separated, you will never get it blended again the way it was when the pharmacist dispensed it . The most likely thing is you will get an unequal dose of diminished effectiveness. Please ruturn it to the pharmacy that dispensed it, and check with him/her to see if you can get the balance or the prescription refilled. ...
Asked in Child Health
Could augmentin cause vomiting?
If you google this, you'll find that nausea, vomiting and diarrhea are the most common side effects of Augmentin. I can testify from personal experience that Augmentin has caused me to vomit. I was taking Augmentin 875 at the time. I hope that helps. ...
Asked in Antibiotics
What happens when you take augmentin unrefrigerated?
Augmentin must be refrigerated to maintain its efficacy. If Augmentin is left unrefrigerated it does not become dangerous to use but it may not work to cure the infection, prolonging the illness. ...
Asked in Pregnancy Health and Safety (Prenatal Care), Drug Interactions, Medication and Alcohol Interactions
Is it safe to drink alcohol while on Augmentin?
There are no drug interactions when consuming alcohol while on Augmentin, however it is not advised to get "wasted" to the point of vomiting, as that could hinder your Augmentin treatment plan you are on. ...
Asked in Antibiotics, Amoxicillin
Is it bad to take amoxicillin if you were perscribed augmentin?
If I remember right augmentin is a mixture of amoxicillin and an acid so basically the augmentin is stronger and in some cases is required but its also more addictive. ...
Asked in Pregnancy
If it is safe to take Augmentin 1g in case of early pregnancy?
Thank you for your important question. As a physician , I dont recommend using AUGMENTIN 1 G during pregnancy. Augmentin contains AMOXICILLIN and CLAVULANIC ACID. ...
Asked in Allergies, Antibiotics, Penicillin
Why has my doctor always give me augmentin when I have had two allergic reactions to penicillin medicines when I was younger?
Augmentin contains pencillin, and you should not receive augmentin at all. You need to change doctors if your doctor knows this and report the person. ...
Asked in Peanut Butter, Jam, Jelly, and Marmalade
Do you refrigerate peanut butter and jelly after opening it?
you don't need to refrigerate peanut butter but its recommended to refrigerate jelly. ...
Can you use Augmentin for a tooth infection?
No, you cannot use Augmentin for a tooth infection. Augmentin would be prescribed by a doctor to treat complaints such as ear infections, severe sinusitis, bacterial urinary tract infections and skin infections. ...