Does Augmentin Treat Strep Throat?


Strep throat happens when the pharynx is infected with bacteria of the group A beta-hemolytic streptococcus. Augmentin is usually given as treatment to strep throat. Although this antibiotic has been effective, it usually has side effects such as nausea, vomiting, diarrhea and abdominal cramps.
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1. See your doctor for a throat culture. An instant strep throat test can tell you if you have strep throat in less than 30 minutes. 2. Take antibiotics as ordered by your doctor
1 Know some symptoms of strep throat, which might include any of the following : Flu like illness, Fever, Sore throat, Stomach ache, nausea, Lack of energy, malaise, Hard to swallow
Common medications are amoxicillin, keflex, penicillin or cephalexin.
Antibiotics such as penicillin, cephalexin, or amoxicillin are used to treat strep
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Augmentin (amoxicillin-clavulanate)
AMOXICILLIN; CLAVULANIC ACID (a mox i SILL in; KLAV yoo lan ic AS id) is a penicillin antibiotic. It is used to treat certain kinds of bacterial infections. It will not work for colds, flu, or other viral infections. This medicine may be used for More »
Augmentin can be used to treat strep throat. Augmentin is a mechanism based inhibitor commonly used with antibiotics in the Penicillin family. It is also known as Potassium Clavulanate. A common side effect with a Penicillin and Augmentin is jaundice.
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