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Side Effects of Amoxicillin/Clavulanate Potassium ES

Common Side Effects of Amoxicillin/Clavulanate Potassium ES

Amoxicillin/clavulanate potassium ES has been studied extensively in clinical trials. In these studies, the side effects that occurred in the group of children taking amoxicillin/clavulanate potassium ES were documented. Based on these studies, the most common side effects included:
 
  • Diaper rash -- in up to 3.5 percent of children
  • Diarrhea -- up to 2.9 percent
  • Vomiting -- up to 2.2 percent
  • Yeast infections (such as thrush) -- up to 1.4 percent
  • Rash -- up to 1.1 percent.
     

Final Thoughts

Your child may experience some or none of the amoxicillin/clavulanate potassium ES side effects listed in this article. Unfortunately, there is no way for your healthcare provider to know beforehand if your child will have problems with a medicine that has never been tried.
 
Therefore, make sure to let your healthcare provider know if your child develops any adverse reactions while taking the drug or if something "just does not seem right." While it may not be a side effect, your healthcare provider will be able to diagnose and treat the problem.
 
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