Wasn't quite sure where to put this, since it covers a few different topics. I just finished up my antibiotics (1000mg Augmentin) for a respiratory infection I had, and now my mouth and throat are dry like the Sahara. I have some herbal teas that are supposed to help with the throat (Throat Coat and Throat Comfort are what they're called), will they help alleviate my dry throat (I've already tried water, which hasn't helped at all). A little more info, I also had a sinus infection which was also cleared up by the antibiotics, and may have been what caused the respiratory infection (that's my own thoughts on it, didn't think to verify it when I went to the clinic)
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replied November 10th, 2018
Antibiotics do not lead to respiratory tract infections. Resistance to antibiotics can lead to infection is that untreated optimally but they do not cause infections as such in fact they treat infections Side effects like dry mouth are expected with antibiotics such as Augmentin and Flagyl they are usually self-limiting and subside in a few days


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