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What to do if co-amoxiclav is taken double dose?

Hi, i have been given co-amoxiclav to take. I have accidently double dosed twice today. I am an adult, but struggle taking pills so was given the fluid. I am supposed to take 10ml 3 times a day, but i have taken 20ml twice today. I missed out a dose due to the extra amount. What should i do?
Fri, 13 Jun 2014
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It shouldn't be a problem, co-amoxiclav has very few side effects. You can take your other dose at end of the day complete today's dose.
If you start experiencing any symptoms suddenly then visit a doctor for help.
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What to do if co-amoxiclav is taken double dose?

It shouldn t be a problem, co-amoxiclav has very few side effects. You can take your other dose at end of the day complete today s dose. If you start experiencing any symptoms suddenly then visit a doctor for help.