Medical News Today: Augmentin (Amoxicillin/clavulanate potassium)

What is Augmentin? Augmentin is a prescription antibiotic medication. It’s used to treat infections caused 2018 bacteria. Augmentin belongs to the penicillin class of antibiotics. Augmentin contains two drugs: amoxicillin and clavulanic acid. This combination makes Augmentin work against more types of bacteria than antibiotics that contain amoxicillin alone. Augmentin Continue Reading

Medical News Today: Where antibiotics fail, ‘bacteria-eating’ viruses may prevail

Antibiotic-resistant bacteria can cause infections that are very difficult to treat, and they may sometimes put a person’s life in danger. However, a creative new approach may offer a potent weapon against these “superbugs.” Bacteriophages (depicted above) are viruses that can infect and destroy bacteria. Could they hold the answer Continue Reading