Augmentin vs Clindamycin

Augmentin
(Rx)
Clindamycin
(Rx)
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Clindamycin is a vaginal product and an link kb-display="Antibiotics"antibiotic/link.
Satisfaction Score
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2.7
Slightly Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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3.0
Moderately Satisfied
Concern level
2.1
Concern level
1.9
Approval Date
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August 6, 1984
Not Available
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
33,634 Discussions
30,262 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 Acne
#2 for Infection
#3 for MRSA
Clindamycin is prescribed for Acne and Infection and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
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
Cli
Allergy
9
Diarrhea
7
Nausea
3
Depression
2
Headaches
1
Stomach Pain
1
Colitis
1
Heartburn
1
Anxiety
1
Vomiting
1
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Allergy
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Cli
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9
Diarrhea
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Cli
8
7
Nausea
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Cli
4
3
Vomiting
Aug
Cli
4
1
Anxiety
Aug
Cli
2
1
Dizziness
Aug
Cli
2
0
Hives
Aug
Cli
2
0
Stomach Pain
Aug
Cli
1
1
Bleeding
Aug
Cli
1
0
Thrush
Aug
Cli
1
0
Allergy
Cli
Aug
9
10
Diarrhea
Cli
Aug
7
8
Nausea
Cli
Aug
3
4
Depression
Cli
Aug
2
0
Headaches
Cli
Aug
1
0
Stomach Pain
Cli
Aug
1
1
Colitis
Cli
Aug
1
0
Heartburn
Cli
Aug
1
0
Anxiety
Cli
Aug
1
2
Vomiting
Cli
Aug
1
4
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.
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Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Augmentin and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Clindamycin and alcohol.
Method of use
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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
No methods of use & dosage information found
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Amoxicillin Trihydrate/Potassium Clavulanate
Clindamycin Phosphate, Clindamycin Hcl, Clindamycin Palmitate Hcl
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Augmentin and Clindamycin: 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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