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Is It Safe To Take Augmentin Bd 1g Tablet Before Spine Operation?

my husband has flu with nasal congestion and a heavy chest infection. Doctor gave him a pinicilin injection & augmentin bd 1g. Can e take this tablets. He had 3 heart attacks & has 4 sternts. He is also going for a spine operation on tuesday this week on his C5,C6,C7 verterbra 7 a biopsy on his C3 verterbra as they suspect cancer.
Mon, 3 Jan 2022
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Hi,

Augmentin is an antibiotic medication that is used in the treatment of various bacterial infections such as respiratory tract infections, bacterial sinusitis, COPD, skin infections and others too. It is a safe and effective medication if it is taken in the dose and duration as directed by the prescribing doctor. This medication can be taken before any operation like spin surgery without any tension. It is also safe in case of cardiac patient. So, your husband should follow his doctor's advice strictly and take continue this medication. But if your husband notices any side effect or complication during taking this antibiotic, then he should inform his doctor promptly for medical help.

Take care. Hope I have answered your question. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Regards,
Dr. Zubayer Alam, General And Family Physician
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Is It Safe To Take Augmentin Bd 1g Tablet Before Spine Operation?

Hi, Augmentin is an antibiotic medication that is used in the treatment of various bacterial infections such as respiratory tract infections, bacterial sinusitis, COPD, skin infections and others too. It is a safe and effective medication if it is taken in the dose and duration as directed by the prescribing doctor. This medication can be taken before any operation like spin surgery without any tension. It is also safe in case of cardiac patient. So, your husband should follow his doctor s advice strictly and take continue this medication. But if your husband notices any side effect or complication during taking this antibiotic, then he should inform his doctor promptly for medical help. Take care. Hope I have answered your question. Let me know if I can assist you further. Regards, Dr. Zubayer Alam, General And Family Physician