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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of amoxicillin-potassium clavulanate oral.

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Condition: Acute Bacterial Infection of the Sinuses
2/26/2014 12:20:06 PM

Reviewer: 25-34 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I took this medication twice a day for seven days to clear up a sinus infection. The infection cleared up fairly quickly, but the side effects are awful! I have experienced severe stomach pain and bloating, and I'm still suffering from these side effects eight days after completing the course. It was so bad this morning that I almost went to the emergency room, because it felt like one of my o ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Acute Bacterial Infection of the Sinuses
1/4/2014 12:19:06 PM

Reviewer: terri, 55-64 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I noticed since taking this that I have muscle pain and just not feelng good at all. Stopped taking this,because my taste of anything was not there

Condition: Acute Bacterial Infection of the Sinuses
9/16/2013 4:39:28 PM

Reviewer: that752, 45-54 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
The medication took almost immediate effect and I felt a relief in my sinuses the very next day, however the strong side effect, which I have never experienced before made me to call my doctor on the 3rd day of the treatment to ask for a different antibiotics-I was not able to continue with the medication. (Please note that I have taken antibiotics based on penicillin for years to treat sinuses or ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Acute Bacterial Infection of the Sinuses
7/21/2013 11:39:33 AM

Reviewer: Polopanther, 25-34 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
Taking this for a mysterious and painful tooth/jaw ache- most likely a sinus infection that moved into my jawline. I am on day 3 and my infection is much better however I am having bizarre side effects. I am experiencing mild diarrhea and frequent need to urinate after the 1st pill of the day. After the 2nd, I feel like I am on my death bed- extreme exhaustion, weakness, headaches that feel lik ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Acute Bacterial Infection of the Sinuses
5/9/2013 1:06:45 PM

Reviewer: 45-54 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Didn't work for me at all. I've been sick for over 2 weeks with no change. Calling the doctor again.

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