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Who Should Not Take This Medication?

You should avoid amoxicillin/clavulanate potassium XR if you:
 
  • Are allergic to it, to amoxicillin, to clavulanate potassium, or to any inactive components used to make the medication. Your healthcare provider or pharmacist has a list of the inactive ingredients used to make this product.
     
  • Are allergic to penicillin.
     
  • Have had liver problems due to amoxicillin/clavulanate potassium XR in the past.
     
  • Have severe kidney dysfunction and/or are on dialysis.
     

Final Thoughts

There are a number of situations in which amoxicillin/clavulanate potassium XR should not be taken, along with several safety concerns people should be aware of before beginning treatment. However, it is possible that not all of these issues were discussed in this article. Therefore, you should talk with your healthcare provider about the specific warnings and precautions with amoxicillin/clavulanate potassium XR that may apply to you.
 
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Last reviewed by: Kristi Monson, PharmD;
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