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User Reviews for Augmentin to treat Bronchitis

Augmentin has an average rating of 6.5 out of 10 from a total of 30 ratings for the treatment of Bronchitis. 63% of those users who reviewed Augmentin reported a positive effect, while 33% reported a negative effect.

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6.5/10 average rating

30 ratings from 28 user reviews.

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Reviews for Augmentin

Stad erect · Taken for less than 1 month March 2, 2020

“Hit with a sore throat, cough etc...thought it was a cold. I went back to work after limited activity for a weekend and taking Monday off. Two days later I was worse!!! Thinking it was the flu, I went to the Dr. after a night of heavy coughing, major phlegm from this coughing and cramping, unable to have a bowel movement, tried to vomit, (It was globs of only blood! I was taking severe strength cold/flu medicine (650 mg acetaminophen every 4 hours), which contributed to the constipation. I had no voice along with the sore throat and being very weak. The Dr. said I had Bronchitis and not the flu. (Temperature was 98.5 BP 117/82.) Prescribed Augmentin. I was alive again after 4 hours from taking this! 3 days into a 10 day regimen and I feel so much better. I Never had Bronchitis before. This is a great treatment! No side effects as of now.”

10 / 10
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EricKopp21 · Taken for less than 1 month October 14, 2019

“Danny, I am dealing with the same issue. Having terrible panic episodes and this is day five on Augmentin for me. I cannot believe this. How did long does this last?”

1 / 10
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Gisel · Taken for less than 1 month April 16, 2019

“This antibiotic is the best when it comes to treating sinus infections, I have had bronchitis for about 3 months and it’s clearing everything up! I have a very weak stomach and have never been able to take antibiotics and finish a full round, so this time I started taking Omeprazole 30 minutes before my dose is due and, of course, with food and only once experienced stomach upset. I have read a lot of people complain about diarrhea, I suffer from constipation and have been to the bathroom very often, so I’m guessing that is my equivalent of that”

10 / 10
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cabg April 11, 2013

“Had bronchitis after five weeks from having CABG surgery. My doctor prescribed Augmentin and it worked after having the first pill. At this time I am in my second day and the fever is gone minor cough and to my surprise my sinuses are clearing too since I have chronic sinus alergies.”

10 / 10
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Anonymous April 15, 2012

“Cleared up a bad case of bronchitis in a week and only side effects were some coughing an hr or so after taking it as all the bacteria was dying and body getting rid of it in the mucus. Take it with food and a lot of water. It works excellent, side effects are very minor and you should also consider taking a probiotic during and after using it just take a few hrs before or after it. Very effective antibiotic!”

10 / 10
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slancio November 16, 2009

“This is the best antibiotic for the treatment of sinusitis and bronchitis. ALL antibiotics can give you diarrhea because they also can destroy the 'good' bacteria in your gut. You can alleviate this by taking a pro-biotic in small doses, or just have some yogurt for breakfast.”

10 / 10
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RetiredRN2 March 30, 2016

“Excellent antibiotic for bronchitis! I haven't been sick in over 1 year since full time retirement as a nurse manager; Spring hit early in Rhode Island, with its fluctuating temperatures & abounding viruses/bacteria and wham! Sickness W a nagging cough and productive sputum came with it. Augmentin for 7"days was prescribed by the NP. On day 4, and feeling much better”

10 / 10
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Bill E · Taken for less than 1 month December 28, 2018

“Knocked out in short order a bad case of Bronchitis. Coughing jags that were out of control stopped within the first 24 hours. Now on eighth day of meds and feel human again. Only side effect was slight diarrhea .”

9 / 10
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msdulce · Taken for less than 1 month November 20, 2014

“This is the second time I have been on this medicine for bronchitis. The first time around it worked great but this time not so fast. I have been on it for 4 days and my symptoms are still the same just not as intense.”

5 / 10
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Anonymous · Taken for less than 1 month August 3, 2012

“Went to urgent care for chronic bronchitis and doc gave me Biaxin which I told him it did not work in past...fever elevated two degrees in two days..went back he gave me doxycycline which eventually stopped the yellow mucus production for a few days then right back. I went to my own doctor this morning and she gave me Augmentin. Have an allergy to Avelox. After one dose I can tell this is working better than doxycycline did in two days so definitely recommend.”

10 / 10
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Strong and Effective April 19, 2017

“I'd been struggling with a very nasty Bronchitis for over 10 days, had been taking useless Amoxicillin to no avail. Switched over to Augmentin Duo Forte and had some much needed relief in only 5 hours. I've found this combo very effective for Bronchitis/Pneumonia and Sinus, which I suffer every April with a change in Weather. Sure you do need to take some probiotics. All good from me.”

9 / 10
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SadieD · Taken for less than 1 month December 29, 2014

“I am on day 2 of Antibiotics. I took the Z pack only one dose and had horrible reaction to it. (Swelling of face, fever, diarrhea YOU NAME IT) Stopped taking it and two days later started Augmentin. I have been taking Culturelle (Lactobacillus GG) Two hours before or after taking the antibiotics. Seems to be helping. No diarrhea. No gas. No hives/Itchy skin. But I don't know if its long enough to tell. ***Take those pro-biotics. *** Dairy products are putting me over the edge. Stick to non dairy while taking this.”

8 / 10
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G June 24, 2018

“I've always struggled with asthma/bronchitis since I was a kid. It has always been a yearly thing(usually around the summer). This drug always help me clear out the issue. It does take around 4-5 days with the help of my asthma meds, too.. but nonetheless, really effective. Giving it an 8 mainly because I had tried zithromax before and it relieved symptoms in 2 days.”

8 / 10
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jerrythesurfer · Taken for 1 to 6 months July 3, 2018

“had bronchitis going on 1 week and finally visited a Dr. that prescribed Augmentin. Was also given an injection of another antibiotic and a steriod. This evening 12 hours later I'm feeling so much better”

10 / 10
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Jkflip88 November 18, 2016

“After just 2 doses of planned 10 day 2x/day 875mg treatment got VIOLENTLY ILL, literally projectile vomited on brand new carpet as I couldn't get the 10 feet to toilet fast enough. Stopped medicine immediately but still had massive, continuous diarrhea for almost 3 weeks, lost 17 lbs in 14 days! It was so bad/went on so long the Dr actually tested me for Cdiff, which was negative. Will never, ever take this again!”

1 / 10
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jarobeiz · Taken for less than 1 month October 2, 2018

“Scary. I had taken this a year ago and had to stop after 2 days because I was getting really bad palpitations. Last week (I figured I'd give it a second try), I took 1 dose of Augmentin before bed and ended up in the ER about 4 1/2 hours later with a full body rash (after only 1 dose!). My skin was on fire. Purple blotches all over. Stomach upset. Back pain. Spent the next 3 days with a terrible rash and hives. Turns out I'm allergic to anything penicillin based (amoxicillin). I'm sure it's a very good/strong antibiotic for those that can tolerate it, but if you've had any type of an adverse reaction in the past, whether stomach upset or rash, etc., I'd highly advise staying away. Could be that you have an actual allergy and that it's not just a bad side effect of the drug. Stick with Levaquin!”

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IzzyBear · Taken for less than 1 month December 29, 2018

“I don't know how effective this is but I do know that every time I take this I get so nauseous, bouts of diarrhea and am really gassy. It goes away after about 2 hrs but totally not worth it. Will be asking for something different.”

1 / 10
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Darine Ba March 5, 2013

“On the 5th day, I experienced dizziness, fatigue, tachycardia and my muscles were very weak. I could barely focus and my hands were shaking.”

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Anonymous April 10, 2011

“Every spring and fall in Dallas everyone gets allergies. This always turns into a sinus infection and bronchitis in a week or two and this medication takes care of it without any other complications.”

9 / 10
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Dodieellen November 14, 2014

“I am on it now, and have taken it before. I've had great results with it, and no diarrhea.”

10 / 10
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Anonymous · Taken for less than 1 month September 15, 2012

“I have taken this medication twice. Both times I developed severe diarrhea that lasted several weeks. I could not leave the house for any reason because the diarrhea was almost constant. ”

1 / 10
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Anonymous · Taken for less than 1 month July 13, 2012

“Started to work RIGHT AWAY.”

9 / 10
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Anonymous April 25, 2012

“Awesome. Biaxin failed, Augmentin worked.”

10 / 10
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Anonymous February 13, 2011

“My son is always taking Augmentin because of his bronchitis attacks. It has always worked within days on my son and I would recommend this for any children. ”

9 / 10
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Miss Anon · Taken for less than 1 month August 13, 2012

“Augmentin helped my bronchitis, but quickly gave me diarrhea, then by the 5th day it gave me genital dermatitis! May work for some without such severe side-effects. ”

1 / 10
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Anonymous February 28, 2009

“Worked well for me with no side effects.”

10 / 10
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Anonymous November 12, 2011

“Worked well and quickly. Only down side is it caused diarrhea and stomach cramps.”

8 / 10
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Anonymous January 30, 2009

“This medicine gave me diarrhea.”

1 / 10
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