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Hello I took 10 10 of amoxicillin 500 mg for sinus infection it was 2 weeks ago. It did not help. I am now prescribed Augmentin every 12 hours for 10 days. Can I start taking Augmentin with only 2 weeks after Amoxicilin?

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Doctor: Dr. David, Board Certified Physician replied 11 months ago
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Doctor: Dr. David, Board Certified Physician replied 11 months ago

if the amoxicillin didn't help, chances are that augmentin most likely will not help

I am sorry you are having bad sinus infection symptoms

you should try some over the counter allergy pills like allegra 180mg or Claritin or Zyrtec during the day

and steroid nasal spray like Nasocort or Rhinocort as well

you can try 25-50mg of benadryl at night time

have you tried these before?

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Customer reply replied 11 months ago
I don't have that much of the sinusitis symptoms, Amoxicillin actually helped me to recover from acute stage but I still have terrible fatigue and scratchy throat. And yes I have lock of sleep I need to work a lot. So I need a treatment that can get me fully recovered considering I don't have a time to take a rest.
Doctor: Dr. David, Board Certified Physician replied 11 months ago

you most likely have a bad viral infection.

antibiotics don't help with viral infections.

it is hard to get better when you are not getting enough rest if you have a viral or bacterial infection.

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