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Risk Factors

Group A strep pharyngitis can occur in people of all ages. It is most common among children 5 through 15 years of age. order augmentin online It is rare in children younger than 3 years of age.

The most common risk factor is close contact with another person with group A strep pharyngitis. Adults at increased risk for group A strep pharyngitis include:

  • Parents of school-aged children
  • Adults who are often in contact with children

Crowding, such as found in schools, military barracks, and daycare centers, increases the risk of disease spread.


Probenecid decreases the renal tubular secretion of amoxicillin but does not delay renal excretion of clavulanic acid. Concurrent use with AUGMENTIN may result in increased and prolonged blood concentrations of amoxicillin. Coadministration of probenecid is not recommended.

Anti-HIV Drugs

Some meds that treat HIV may interfere with the pill. They include:

    (Prezista) (Sustiva)
  • Lopinavir/ritonavir (Kaletra) (Viramune)

Other HIV drugs may be OK. Talk to your doctor about what medicine is best for you.

Strep Throat

Strep throat is a bacterial infection of the throat. Signs and symptoms of strep throat include headache, nausea, vomiting, sore throat, and fever. Strep throat symptoms in infants and children are different than in adults. Strep throat is contagious and is generally passed from person-to-person. Treatment for strep throat symptoms include home remedies and OTC medication; however, the only cure for strep throat are antibiotics.