Amoxicillin vs Augmentin for UTI

Amoxicillin
(Rx)
Augmentin
(Rx)
Amoxicillin is an antibiotic.
Augmentin is an antibiotic.
Satisfaction Score
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2.5
Slightly Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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2.7
Slightly Satisfied
Helpfulness
for UTI
2.1
Concern level
2.0
Helpfulness
for UTI
2.2
Concern level
2.1
Approval Date
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February 9, 1976
August 6, 1984
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
79,166 Discussions
33,684 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Infection
#2 for Ear Infection
#5 for UTI
#6 for Lyme
#7 for Sore Throat
#8 for Strep Throat
#11 for Acne
#12 for Bronchitis
#13 for Pneumonia
#14 for Abscess
#15 for Tonsilitis
Amoxicillin is prescribed for Infection, Ear Infection, Sinus Infections, Streptococcal Infection and UTI and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Condition
Number of posts
Augmentin is prescribed for Infection, Sinus Infections, Streptococcal Infection and Ear Infection and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Amo
Allergy
10
Tiredness
2
Nausea
2
Dizziness
1
Insomnia
1
Weakness
1
Irritability
1
Depression
1
Stomach Problems
1
Diabetes
1
Aug
Allergy
7
Diarrhea
5
Nausea
3
Vomiting
3
Anxiety
1
Dizziness
1
Hives
1
Stomach Pain
1
Bleeding
1
Thrush
1
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Augmentin
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Allergy
Amo
Aug
10
7
Tiredness
Amo
Aug
2
0
Nausea
Amo
Aug
2
3
Dizziness
Amo
Aug
1
1
Insomnia
Amo
Aug
1
0
Weakness
Amo
Aug
1
0
Irritability
Amo
Aug
1
0
Depression
Amo
Aug
1
0
Stomach Problems
Amo
Aug
1
0
Diabetes
Amo
Aug
1
0
Allergy
Aug
Amo
7
10
Diarrhea
Aug
Amo
5
0
Nausea
Aug
Amo
3
2
Vomiting
Aug
Amo
3
0
Anxiety
Aug
Amo
1
0
Dizziness
Aug
Amo
1
1
Hives
Aug
Amo
1
0
Stomach Pain
Aug
Amo
1
0
Bleeding
Aug
Amo
1
0
Thrush
Aug
Amo
1
0
Pregnancy Category (FDA) OpenClose all pregnancy categories
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a b c d x n
Category A
Adequate and well-controllted studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
Category B
Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
Category C
Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category D
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category X
Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
Category N
FDA has not classified the drug.
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B Category B
Before taking Amoxicillin during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
B Category B
Before taking Augmentin during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Amoxicillin and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Augmentin and alcohol.
Method of use
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Pill
Pill
Dosages
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Tablet: 125 mg, 200 mg, 250 mg, 400 mg, 500 mg, 600 mg, 775 mg, 875 mg
Suspension: 125 mg/5 mL, 200 mg/5 mL, 250 mg/5 mL, 400 mg/5 mL
Capsule: 250 mg, 500 mg
Drops: 50 mg/mL
Tablet: , 125 mg, 250 mg, 400 mg, 500 mg, 875 mg, 125-31.25 mg, 200-28.5 mg, 250-62.5 mg, 400-57 mg, 500-125 mg, 875-125 mg, 1000-62.5 mg
Suspension: , 125 mg/5 mL, 250 mg/5 mL, 400 mg/5 mL, 125-31.25 mg/5 mL, 200-28.5 mg/5 mL, 250-62.5 mg/5 mL, 400-57 mg/5 mL, 600-42.9 mg/5 mL
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Amoxicillin Trihydrate
Amoxicillin Trihydrate/Potassium Clavulanate
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Amoxicillin and Augmentin: Interaction not known, but may still exist. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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