Before taking clavulanate or Amoxicillin, tell your provider if you are using any of the following medicines:
- probenecid (Benemid); or
- allopurinol (Zyloprim);
- another antibiotic (for a different or for the same infection).
The patient may not be able to use clavulanate or Amoxicillin, if he is using any of these medicines, he may need special tests or dosage adjustments during treatment.
This drug can make birth control pills less effective, because we recommend to use a diaphragm/condom/spermicide).