Augmentin vs Azithromycin

Augmentin
(Rx)
Azithromycin
(Rx)
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Satisfaction Score
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2.7
Slightly Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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3.3
Moderately Satisfied
Concern level
2.1
Concern level
1.7
Approval Date
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August 6, 1984
November 14, 2005
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
33,634 Discussions
28,068 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
Augmentin is prescribed for Infection, Sinus Infections, Streptococcal Infection and Ear Infection and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Infection
#2 for Chlamydia
#4 for Lyme
#5 for Pneumonia
#7 for Acne
#10 for Bronchitis
#11 for UTI
#12 for Ear Infection
Azithromycin is prescribed for Infection, Chlamydia and Pneumonia and is mostly mentioned together with these indications. In addition, our data suggest that it is taken for Sexually Transmitted Disease and Lyme, although it is not approved for these conditions.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Aug
Allergy
10
Diarrhea
8
Nausea
4
Vomiting
4
Anxiety
2
Dizziness
2
Hives
2
Stomach Pain
1
Bleeding
1
Thrush
1
Azi
Weakness
1
Stomach Pain
1
Tingling
1
Dizziness
1
Tinnitus
1
Stomach Problems
1
Irritability
1
Joint Pain
1
Chest Pain
1
Osteoporosis
1
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Augmentin
Aug
Azithromycin
Azi
Allergy
Aug
Azi
10
0
Diarrhea
Aug
Azi
8
0
Nausea
Aug
Azi
4
0
Vomiting
Aug
Azi
4
0
Anxiety
Aug
Azi
2
0
Dizziness
Aug
Azi
2
1
Hives
Aug
Azi
2
0
Stomach Pain
Aug
Azi
1
1
Bleeding
Aug
Azi
1
0
Thrush
Aug
Azi
1
0
Weakness
Azi
Aug
1
0
Stomach Pain
Azi
Aug
1
1
Tingling
Azi
Aug
1
0
Dizziness
Azi
Aug
1
2
Tinnitus
Azi
Aug
1
0
Stomach Problems
Azi
Aug
1
0
Irritability
Azi
Aug
1
0
Joint Pain
Azi
Aug
1
0
Chest Pain
Azi
Aug
1
0
Osteoporosis
Azi
Aug
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 Augmentin during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
B Category B
Before taking Azithromycin 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 Augmentin and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Azithromycin and alcohol.
Method of use
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Pill
Eye Drops, Injection, Pill
Dosages
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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
Suspension: 2 gram/60 mL, 100 mg/5 mL, 200 mg/5 mL
Tablet: 250 mg, 500 mg, 600 mg
Capsule: 250 mg
Drops: 1%
Packet: 1 gram
Solution: 500 mg
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Amoxicillin Trihydrate/Potassium Clavulanate
Azithromycin, Azithromycin Hydrogen Citrate
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Augmentin and Azithromycin: 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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