dosage suspension "Augmentin" depends on the age and weight of the patient, the degree of complexity of the disease, as well as the amount of active ingredient in a particular dosage form.In 5 ml of the product may contain 125, 200 or 400 mg of active substance - amoxicillin.
Low-dose "Augmentin" (125 mg / 5 ml) prescribed for the treatment of tonsillitis, as well as in the treatment of infections of the skin and tissue.High dosage used to treat infections of the bones, joints, urinary tract.Also, a drug with an active substance content of 400 mg / 5 ml used in the treatment of lower respiratory tract, sinusitis, otitis.The exact dosage of the suspension is determined individually.
«Augmentin '125 mg / 5 ml taken 3 t
imes a day.A single dose of the drug for children under 1 year old weighing up to 5 kg of 1.5-2.5 ml, children weighing 6-9 kg - 5 ml.Children 1-5 years with a body weight of 10-18 kg should be given 10 ml of the drug for the reception.Single dose for children 6-9 years old weighing 19-28 kg is 15 ml, for children 10-12 years old with a mass of 29-39 kg - 20 ml of the drug.
suspension was "Augmentin" containing amoxicillin 200 mg / 5 mL should be taken 2 times a day.Babies weighing 2-5 kg ​​at yield of 1.5-2.5 ml of product, 6-9 kg - 5 ml."Augmentin" dosage of 400 mg / 5 ml for children older than 1 year.Child weighing 10-18 kg (1-5 years) should be given to 5 ml, weighing 19-28 kg (6-9 years) - 7.5 ml of the drug for 1 time.Children 10-12 years old with a body weight 29-39 kg take 10 ml "Augmentin" dosage of 400 mg.
adults, adolescents older than 12 years, and children weighing more than 40 kg is shown receiving a suspension containing amoxicillin 400 mg / 5 ml.The drug should drink 2-3 times per day.The dosage in this case is 11 ml for the reception.The course of therapy "Augmentin" lasts up to 2 weeks.In the treatment of otitis media preparation should be no longer than 10 days.
suspension "Augmentin" getting ready before the first medication.To this vial is necessary to add a small amount of boiled water at room temperature and thoroughly stir the contents to completely dissolve the powder.Followed refill water to the level indicated on the vial with the medium and mix well again drug.
before each drug administration capacity with the suspension should be carefully shaken.To determine the exact dosage of agents to be used capful.After each "Augmentin" cap should be thoroughly washed with warm water.A suspension can be stored in refrigerator for up to 7 days (without freezing).