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Can augmentin cause weight gain?

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Can augmentin cause weight gain?
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. David replied 2 years ago.
Hello, this is Dr. David. I have read your question and I'm ready to help.

usually antibiotic augmentin does not cause weight gain.

it usually causes stomach upset or diarrhea or nausea or vomiting or other side effects

it is used to treat infections.

what infection do you have?

are you having weight gain? are you eating more than usual?
Expert:  Dr. SH replied 2 years ago.

Thank you for your follow up question.

There is no evidence to suggest that augmentin causes weight gain.

Let me know if you have more questions.

Kind regards