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.
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
- 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.