Is There An Interaction Between Metoprolol And Augmentin?

In our latest question and answer, the pharmacist discusses whether or not there is a drug interaction between metoprolol and Augmentin.

Is There An Interaction Between Metoprolol And Augmentin?
Dec 12, 2019

J. Velas asked

Can I take metoprolol and Augmentin in the same day?

At a glance

  • There is no known interaction between Augmentin and metoprolol. They can safely be taken together.


Hand Holding Two Pills

Hi there and thank you for your question!

Yes, it is safe to take metoprolol and Augmentin (amoxicillin/clavulanic acid) the same day, or even, at the same time. There is no known drug interaction between the two.

Depending on the form of metoprolol you've been prescribed (i.e. metoprolol tartrate or metoprolol succinate), you are likely taking it once or twice daily.

Augmentin is most often prescribed twice daily, and if it works best for you, as mentioned above, you can simply take your Augmentin and metoprolol at the same time with no ill effects.

Lastly, both drugs can be taken with or without food, but generally, taking both with food will be beneficial.

For metoprolol, the immediate-release tablets (metoprolol tartrate) are better absorbed when taken with food or immediately after food. For Augmentin, food helps to decrease stomach nausea and therefore may be better tolerated.

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