Amoxicillin and Clavulanate Potassium

Drug Interactions With Amoxicillin and Clavulanate Potassium

Amoxicillin and clavulanate potassium can potentially interact with several other medicines (see Drug Interactions With Amoxicillin and Clavulanate Potassium).

What If I Take an Overdose?

People who take too much amoxicillin and clavulanate potassium may have overdose symptoms that could include:
  • Abdominal pain (stomach pain)
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Rash
  • Hyperactivity
  • Drowsiness
  • Kidney damage.
If you happen to overdose on amoxicillin and clavulanate potassium, seek immediate medical attention.
(Click Augmentin Overdose for more information.)

How Should Amoxicillin and Clavulanate Potassium Be Stored?

Store the tablets and chewable tablets at room temperature, away from moisture and heat. Keep the suspension in the refrigerator after it has been mixed by your pharmacist. This must be discarded 10 days after it is mixed.
Keep amoxicillin and clavulanate potassium and all other medications out of the reach of children.

What Should I Do If I Miss a Dose?

If you do not take your amoxicillin and clavulanate potassium as scheduled, take your missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with your regular schedule. Do not take a double dose, and try to evenly space out your amoxicillin and clavulanate potassium doses throughout the day.
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