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12 Jan: How Does Augmentin Fight Bacterial Infections?

Do you have a bug you just can’t beat? You might have a bacterial infection. While your body is filled with bacteria – including good and necessary bacteria -infectious bacteria may cause illness. Worse still, these bacteria also reproduce quickly, making it hard to beat them on their own. A visit to your doctor may produce a prescription for an antibiotic, maybe even augmentin. How does augmentin help you kick your bacterial infection? Keep reading to find out. What Is Augmentin? Augmentin is the retail name of coamoxiclav, an antibiotic medication prescribed by doctors. It’s made up of two primary active ingredients: amoxicillin and clavulanate potassium. Augmentin is a type of amoxicillin, which is in the same drug group as…

26 May: Vending machine dispenses prescription drugs

From the Colorado Springs Gazette: A newcomer to the world of vending machines has joined the likes of sodas, candy, DVDs and toiletries — drugs. Integrity Urgent Care … in northeast Colorado Springs recently installed a machine stocked with dozens of common prescriptions — antibiotics, painkillers, asthma inhalers and oral steroids. It dispenses patients’ medications like a bag of potato chips or package of Skittles, and it is the first such machine in Colorado, according to the Minneapolis-based manufacturer, InstyMeds. The idea is to save patients the hassle of going to a pharmacy, having to wait in line for medicine, or going on a late-night search to have a prescription filled. “It’s a lot like ordering a candy bar out…