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Could Augmentin be the cause for cellulitis?

my friend is a recovering alcoholic and goes 3 times a week to outpatient. last week he had cellulitus and was taking augmentin and tested positive in his urine test for alcholhol. could this antibiotic cause this? he is now on a different antibiotic because it turns out he has mrs a and I m afraid this weeks test will be positive to
Fri, 27 Feb 2015
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it can be caused by augmantin. he should get rid of alcohol. can consult deadiction clinic. there is noneed tochange the antibiotic. should have self confidence. if hhas got rid of alcohol then noneed of repeated urine test. blood alcohol containt can be analysed.
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Could Augmentin be the cause for cellulitis?

it can be caused by augmantin. he should get rid of alcohol. can consult deadiction clinic. there is noneed tochange the antibiotic. should have self confidence. if hhas got rid of alcohol then noneed of repeated urine test. blood alcohol containt can be analysed.