Three Side Effects of Augmentin (Antibiotics)

Augmentin contains a combination of amoxicillin and clavulanate potassium. Amoxicillin is an antibiotic belonging to a group of drugs called penicillins. Amoxicillin fights bacteria in the body.

 

 

                                

Augmentin is used to treat many different infections caused by bacteria, such as sinusitis, pneumonia, ear infections, bronchitis, urinary tract infections, and infections of the skin. 

 

We often think of it as a quick solution, however,  here are three side effects we must be aware of: 

  • severe stomach pain, diarrhea that is watery or bloody;

  • pale or yellowed skin, dark colored urine, fever, concussion or weakness;

  • loss of appetite, upper stomach pain, jaundice (yellowing of the skin or eyes);