Were you looking for information about Augmentin XR? Augmentin SR is a common misspelling of Augmentin XR.
Used to treat pneumonia and sinus infections, Augmentin XR® (amoxicillin/clavulanate potassium XR) contains two different medications: amoxicillin and clavulanate potassium. Amoxicillin works by stopping bacteria from making cell walls, which eventually causes the bacteria to die. Clavulanate helps to prevent amoxicillin from being broken down by bacteria that would otherwise be resistant to it.
This antibiotic comes in tablet form and is usually taken twice a day. Most people are able to take it without any problems. However, in some cases, side effects may occur, such as diarrhea and vaginal yeast infections.
(To learn more, click Augmentin XR. This full-length article offers more details about this antibiotic, explaining who can take it, other possible side effects, and helpful tips on taking it. You can also click any of the links in the box to the right for more specific information.)