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I was prescribed amoxicillin for upper resp infection with

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Hi. I was prescribed amoxicillin for upper resp infection with ear and throat pain. After 5 days symptoms persisted and also having cold sweats. They changed me to augmentin now. Is that ok
JA: How long have you had the symptoms? Do you have a fever?
Customer: No fever. Just chills and cold sweats. It's been 6 days
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: No medical history. Otherwise healthy
Submitted: 9 days ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Ravoof replied 9 days ago.

Dear customer,

Thank you for the question.

Yes, this change is recommended. Clavulanic acid present in Augmentin will prevent inactivation of amoxicillin by the bacteria. You should feel better in 2 to 3 days after taking Augmentin.

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Expert:  Dr. Ravoof replied 7 days ago.

Dear customer,

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