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amoxicillin/clavulanic acid 500 mg/125 mg - oral, Augmentin

GENERIC NAME: AMOXICILLIN/CLAVULANIC ACID 500 MG/125 MG - ORAL (a-MOX-i-SIL-in/KLAV-you-lan-ik)

BRAND NAME(S): Augmentin

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USES: Amoxicillin/clavulanic acid is a penicillin-type antibiotic used to treat a wide variety of bacterial infections. It works by stopping the growth of bacteria.This antibiotic only treats bacterial infections. It will not work for viral infections (e.g., common cold, flu). Unnecessary use or overuse of any antibiotic can lead to its decreased effectiveness.




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