Is Augmentin appropriate for a head cold? I have had

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Q: Is Augmentin appropriate for a head cold? I have had a cold that has got progressively worse over the last week. I cannot afford to see my doctor nor can I afford to miss work. I am not running a fever but I am getting chills and then also feeling way hot. I have the antibiotic augmentin on hand from when I had an infection previously, if I took this drug will it help speed up my recovery?

I am desperate to feel better

Symptoms:  Coughing, Congestion, Headache, Aches, Fatigue, Sore Throat
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