Augmentin Post side effects

Get emergency medical help if you have signs of an allergic reaction to Augmentin: hives; difficult breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.

Call your doctor at once if you have:

  • severe stomach pain, diarrhea that is watery or bloody;
  • pale or yellowed skin, dark colored urine, fever, confusion or weakness;
  • loss of appetite, upper stomach pain, jaundice (yellowing of the skin or eyes);
  • easy bruising or bleeding;
  • little or no urination; or
  • severe skin reaction – fever, sore throat, swelling in your face or tongue, burning in your eyes, skin pain followed by a red or purple skin rash that spreads (especially in the face or upper body) and causes blistering and peeling.Common Augmentin side effects may include:
    • nausea, diarrhea; or
    • vaginal itching or discharge;

    This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

Along with its needed effects, amoxicillin / clavulanate may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.

Check with your doctor immediately if any of the following side effects occur while taking amoxicillin / clavulanate:

Less common

  • Hives or welts
  • itching
  • itching of the vagina or genital area
  • pain during sexual intercourse
  • redness of the skin
  • skin rash
  • thick, white vaginal discharge with no odor or with a mild odor

Rare

  • Bloody or cloudy urine
  • fever
  • greatly decreased frequency of urination or amount of urine
  • seizures
  • swelling of the feet or lower legs

Incidence not known

  • Abdominal or stomach cramps or tenderness
  • back, leg, or stomach pains
  • black, hairy tongue
  • black, tarry stools
  • bleeding gums
  • blistering, peeling, or loosening of the skin
  • bloating
  • blood in the stools
  • bloody nose
  • chest pain
  • chills
  • clay-colored stools
  • cough or hoarseness
  • cracks in the skin
  • dark urine
  • diarrhea
  • diarrhea, watery and severe, which may also be bloody
  • difficulty with breathing
  • difficulty with moving
  • difficulty with swallowing
  • dizziness
  • fast heartbeat
  • fever with or without chills
  • general body swelling
  • general feeling of tiredness or weakness
  • headache
  • heavier menstrual periods
  • increased thirst
  • joint or muscle pain
  • large, hive-like swelling on the face, eyelids, lips, tongue, throat, hands, legs, feet, or sex organs
  • light-colored stools
  • loss of appetite
  • loss of heat from the body
  • lower back or side pain
  • muscle stiffness
  • nausea or vomiting
  • pain
  • pain, swelling, or redness in the joints
  • painful or difficult urination
  • pale skin
  • pinpoint red spots on the skin
  • puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  • rash
  • red skin lesions, often with a purple center
  • red, irritated eyes
  • red, swollen skin
  • scaly skin
  • sore throat
  • sores, ulcers, or white spots on the lips or in the mouth
  • swollen glands
  • tightness in the chest
  • troubled breathing with exertion
  • unpleasant breath odor
  • unusual bleeding or bruising
  • unusual tiredness or weakness
  • unusual weight loss
  • upper right abdominal or stomach pain
  • vomiting of blood
  • white patches in the mouth or throat or on the tongue
  • white patches with diaper rash
  • yellow eyes or skin

Get emergency help immediately if any of the following symptoms of overdose occur while taking amoxicillin / clavulanate:

Symptoms of overdose

  • Abdominal or stomach pain
  • cloudy urine
  • diarrhea
  • greatly decreased frequency of urination or amount of urine
  • sleepiness

Some side effects of amoxicillin / clavulanate may occur that usually do not need medical attention. These side effects may go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine. Also, your health care professional may be able to tell you about ways to prevent or reduce some of these side effects. Check with your health care professional if any of the following side effects continue or are bothersome or if you have any questions about them:

Rare

  • Anxiety
  • dry mouth
  • hyperventilation
  • irregular heartbeats
  • irritability
  • restlessness
  • shaking
  • sleeplessness
  • tooth discoloration
  • trouble sitting still
  • trouble with sleeping

Incidence not known

  • Burning feeling in the chest or stomach
  • indigestion
  • redness, swelling, or soreness of the tongue
  • stomach upset
  • swelling or inflammation of the mouth