Augmentin (Amoxicillin/Clavulanate)–Information, Dosage, Cost Without Insurance

Augmentin is a combination of two antibiotics, amoxicillin and clavulanate. Amoxicillin is a member of the penicillin family. Clavulanic acid, or clavulanate, is a beta-lactam, a different type of antibiotic. In combination they treat a broader spectrum of bacterial species than either of them alone.  Augmentin is used to treat sinusitis, ear infections, pneumonia, bronchitis, skin infections, and urinary tract infections—to name a few.

Dose

Augmentin is available in tablets and powder for oral suspension. Usual dosage is 500mg every 8 hours, or 875mg every 12 hours.

Common side effects:

  • Oral or vaginal thrush (fungal infection)
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Headache
  • Diarrhea
  • Gas
  • Abdominal pain
  • Skin rash or itch

Cost of Augmentin

The price of Augmentin ranges from $11.00 to $33.00 for a bottle of 20 tablets, strength 875mg, with a coupon. To find the closest pharmacy that sells Augmentin at the lowest price, and to get a coupon, click here.

Where to Get Augmentin

Augmentin is a prescription medication, which must be prescribed by a physician or other licensed prescriber—only when medically necessary. Did you know? QuickMD can treat your infection remotely by telemedicine and prescribe Augmentin online.

February 5, 2021

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