Indications for use of the drug


«Augmentin 'children is indicated for infections of the upper and lower respiratory tract, such as sinusitis, otitis media, pharyngitis, tonsillitis, bronchitis, empyema, pneumonia, lung abscess.The drug is effective in infectious diseases of the urinary tract: cystitis, pyelonephritis, urethritis, salpingitis, vaginitis, and others. The doctor recommends an antibiotic for bacterial infections of the skin and soft tissues, bones and joints, peritonitis, sepsis and postoperative inflammatory ailments.

suspension is contraindicated in case of hypersensitivity to cephalosporins, penicillins and auxiliary members of the drug.Also, you can not give "Augmentin" children if they get sick with jaundice or have impaired liver function.In case of erythematous rash or hiv
es drug therapy is stopped.You must also refrain from using an antibiotic if there is suspicion of infectious mononucleosis.

reconstituted suspension should be stored in the refrigerator for 7 days.During the administration of the drug may cause side effects such as allergic reactions, darkening of the tooth enamel, headache, cramps, enterocolitis, gastritis, vomiting, etc.

dosage of the drug and its efficacy


small patients weighing up to 1 year at 2-4 kg recommended 2.5 ml "Augmentin 125" (125 mg amoxycillin in 5 ml) and weighing 5-9 kg, it is necessary to give 5 mlthree times a day.Infants from 1 to 5 years of age weighing 10-18 kg give 10 ml three times per day.Children 6-9 years old weighing 19-28 kg, administered 15 ml of the suspension three times a day.Patients from 10 to 12 years of age weighing 29-31 kg, the recommended 10 ml "Augmentin 400" with a dosage of 400 mg of amoxycillin in 5 ml.Children older than 12 years take 500 mg tablets three times a day.

«Augmentin" fairly well understood.It is recognized as the most effective antibiotic in the group.Also, be aware that the required dose is counting doctor, depending on the severity and nature of the disease, weight and age of the patient.To prepare the suspension is necessary to use warm boiled water.Before each use, the vial should be shaken.It is desirable, "Augmentin" taken before a meal.Strict adherence to doctor's appointments, adherence to the rules of application and dosages will give the maximum effect of taking antibiotics, and the little patient will recover quickly.