Augmentin 875mg

February 4, 2018 | By More

Augmentin Duo Forte 875/125 is a medicine containing the active ingredient(s) amoxicillin + clavulanic acid. On this page you will find out more about Augmentin Duo Forte 875/125, including side effects, age restrictions, food interactions and whether the medicine is subsidised by the government on the pharmaceutical benefits scheme (PBS).

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Augmentin Duo Forte is indicated for the short term treatment of bacterial infections at the following sites when caused by sensitive organisms (refer to Microbiology) *Urinary tract infections (uncomplicated and complicated); *Lower respiratory tract infections, including community acquired pneumonia and acute exacerbations of chronic bronchitis; *Upper respiratory tract infections, such as sinusitis, otitis media and recurrent tonsillitis; *Skin and skin structure infection Appropriate culture and susceptibility studies should be performed to identify the causative organism(s) and determine its (their) susceptibility to Augmentin Duo Forte.

However when there is reason to believe an infection may involve any of the beta-lactamase producing organisms listed in the product information, therapy may be instituted prior to obtaining the results of bacteriological and susceptibility studies. Once the results are known, therapy should be adjusted should be adjusted if appropriate. The treatment of mixed infections caused by amoxicillin susceptible organisms and beta-lactamase producing organisms susceptible to Augmentin Duo Forte should not require the addition of another antibiotic due to the amoxycillin content of Augmentin Duo Forte.

Amoxicillin kills or stops the growth of bacteria that cause infection. Clavulanic acid is added to amoxicillin to help the amoxicillin to work better. Amoxicillin/clavulanic acid treats many different kinds of infections of the skin, respiratory tract, sinuses, ear, and kidney. It also treats some sexually transmitted disease. Generic amoxicillin/clavulanic acid tablets or chewable tablets are not available.

What should my health care professional know before I take amoxicillin/clavulanic acid?
They need to know if you have any of these conditions:
• asthma
• eczema
• kidney disease
• leukemia
• liver disease
• mononucleosis
• intestinal problems (especially colitis)
• other chronic illness
• phenylketonuria
• viral infection
• an unusual or allergic reaction to amoxicillin, other penicillins, imipenem, cephalosporin antibiotics, foods, dyes, or preservatives
• breast-feeding

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