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Augmentin

Manufactured by: Glaxo Smith Kline Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Contains / Salt: Amoxicillin (400 mg/5ml) + Clavulanic Acid (57 mg/5ml)

Prescription Required

598 people have bought this recently

Augmentin

Manufactured by: Glaxo Smith Kline Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Contains / Salt: Amoxicillin (400 mg/5ml) + Clavulanic Acid (57 mg/5ml)

Prescription Required

598 people have bought this recently

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Augmentin Information

Augmentin is a prescription drug, available for use as Syrup. The alternative uses of Augmentin have also been explained below.

Medical history of the patient along with age and gender determines the dosage of Augmentin. Individual symptoms and route of administration also determines the right dosage. This information has been provided in detail in the dosage section.

Besides the aforementioned side effects, there are other adverse effects of Augmentin as well, which are listed below. Normally, these side effects of Augmentin are not long lasting and go away when the treatment is finished. Please speak with your doctor if these side effects worsen or persist for a longer duration.

In addition, Augmentin's effect is Safe during pregnancy and Safe for lactating mothers. Further, the section on Augmentin related warnings talks about Augmentin's effects on the liver, heart and kidney.

Augmentin can cause adverse effects in certain medical conditions. It is strongly recommended to avoid Augmentin in conditions like Hepatitis, Kidney Disease, Jaundice. Other contraindications of Augmentin have been discussed in the sections ahead.

Besides this, Augmentin may also have severe interaction with some medicines. A complete list of these interactions is given below.

In addition to the above precautions for Augmentin, it is important to know that it is not safe while driving, and is not habit-forming.

  1. Augmentin Benefits & Uses
  2. Augmentin Dosage & How to Take
  3. Augmentin Side Effects
  4. Augmentin Related Warnings
  5. Severe Interaction of Augmentin with Other Drugs
  6. Augmentin Contraindications
  7. Frequently asked Questions about Augmentin
  8. Augmentin Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Augmentin Benefits & Uses

Augmentin is used to treat the following -

  1. साइनस (और पढ़ें - साइनस के घरेलू उपाय)
  2. कान में संक्रमण
  3. निमोनिया (और पढ़ें - निमोनिया के घरेलू उपाय)
  4. टॉन्सिल
  5. इम्पेटिगो
  6. यूरिन इन्फेक्शन (और पढ़ें - यूरिन इन्फेक्शन के घरेलू उपाय)
  7. ब्रोंकाइटिस (और पढ़ें - ब्रोंकाइटिस के घरेलू उपाय)
  8. स्किन इन्फेक्शन
  9. गले में इन्फेक्शन
  10. सेप्टिक आर्थराइटिस
  11. बैक्टीरियल वेजिनोसिस
  12. ऊपरी श्वसन तंत्र संक्रमण
  13. ब्लड इन्फेक्शन

Augmentin Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

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Ingredients of Augmentin

Amoxicillin
Clavulanic Acid

Augmentin Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Augmentin is used -

  1. Nausea or vomiting
  2. Diarrhoea
  3. Anaphylactic reaction
  4. Steven-johnsons syndrome
  5. Angioedema Severe
  6. Erythema
  7. Hypersensitivity
  8. Convulsion
  9. Rash
  10. Urticaria
  11. Seizures (uncontrollable jerking of limbs)
  12. Mouth ulcer Mild
  13. Vaginal inflammation

Augmentin Related Warnings

Is the use of Augmentin safe for pregnant women?

There are no side effects of Augmentin in pregnant women.

Safe

Is the use of Augmentin safe during breastfeeding?

Augmentin is safe for breastfeeding women.

Safe

What is the effect of Augmentin on the Kidneys?

Augmentin may cause harmful effects on kidney. if you feel its having any such effect, then stop taking this drug, and restart only on your doctor's advice.

Moderate

What is the effect of Augmentin on the Liver?

You may experience side effects on your liver after taking Augmentin. If this happens, then discontinue its use. Consult your medical practitioner, do as he/she suggests.

Moderate

What is the effect of Augmentin on the Heart?

Augmentin has very mild side effects on the heart.

Mild

Severe Interaction of Augmentin with Other Drugs

Augmentin should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Augmentin Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Augmentin unless your doctor advises you to do so -

  1. Diarrhea (Loose Motions)
  2. Hepatitis
  3. Kidney Disease
  4. Jaundice
  5. Hepatic Encephalopathy

Frequently asked Questions about Augmentin

Is this Augmentin habit forming or addictive?

No, there is no any evidence that Augmentin is addictive.

No

Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

After taking Augmentin you may feel sleepy. So it is not advised to perform these activities.

Dangerous

Is it safe?

Yes, but take Augmentin only as per medical advice.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

There is no benefit of taking Augmentin for mental disorders.

No

Augmentin Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Augmentin

Taking Augmentin with food is safe.

Safe

Interaction between Alcohol and Augmentin

Information about the interaction of Augmentin and alcohol is not currently available because this topic has not been researched yet.

Unknown

Augmentin FAQs

Question about 1 year ago

Does Augmentin cause yeast infection?

Yes, Augmentin can cause yeast infection especially in women. You are recommended to inform doctor/gynaecologist if you are experiencing symptoms of yeast infections after taking this medicine.

Question almost 2 years ago

Does Augmentin cause diarrhea?

Dr. Piyush Malav MBBS, MS , General Surgery

Yes, Augmentin can cause diarrhea by disturbing bacterial flora of the gut. It is a common side effect of this drug. However, if you are experiencing severe diarrhea after consuming this medicine inform the doctor immediately and check if you can discontinue the medicine.

Question over 1 year ago

Does Augmentin cause sleepiness?

Dr. Suhas Bhargav MBBS , General Physician

No, Augmentin does not cause sleepiness. However, if you feel or experience sleepiness or drowsiness after taking this medicine, please inform your doctor and follow his/her instructions.

Question over 1 year ago

Can Augmentin treat ear infection?

Dr. Om Shah MBBS , General Physician

Yes, Augmentin can treat ear infection caused by bacteria. However, it is best to consult your doctor and go for the right treatment.

Question about 2 years ago

What is Augmentin?

ravi udawat MBBS , General Physician

Augmentin is a brand name for amoxicillin. It is a prescription drug that belongs to the class of medications called penicillin antibiotic. It is used in the treatment of the number of bacterial infections such as tonsillitis, pneumonia, bronchitis, gonorrhea, and infection of ear, nose, throat, skin, urinary tract. It is also used in combination with other antibiotic medications such as clarithromycin to treat stomach ulcer caused by Helicobacter pylori bacteria.

This medicine data has been created by -
Vikas Chauhan
B.Pharma, Pharmacy
3 Years of Experience

References

  1. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Amoxil (amoxicillin)
  2. KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 657, 658, 702, 712, 721, 722, 723, 762
  3. April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 148-150
  4. Prescribing Information [Internet]: AUGMENTIN® (amoxicillin/clavulanate potassium) Powder for Oral Suspension and Chewable Tablets . GlaxoSmithKline