AUGMENTIN 457MG SRYUP; amoxicillin, clavulanic acid, antibacterials .
ACTIVE-INGREDIENT OF AUGMENTIN 457MG SRYUP
augmentin suspension 457 mg/5 ml contains 400 mg amoxicillin ( as amoxicillin trihydrate ) and 57 mg clavulanic acid ( as potassium clavulanate ) per 5 ml .
INDICATION OF AUGMENTIN 457MG SRYUP
Augmentin should be used in accordance with local official antibiotic-prescribing guidlines and local susceptibility data . Augmenin Oral presentations for twice daily dosing , are indicated for short-term treatment of bacterial infections at the following sites : -upper respiratory tract infections ( including ENT) e.g . tonsillitis , sinusitis , otitis media . – lower respiratory tract infections e.g acute exacerbation of chronic bronchitis, lobar and bronchopneumonia. – Genito-urinary tract infections e.g cystitis , urethritis , pylonephritis . – skin and soft tissue infections , e.g . cellulitis , animal bites . – dental infections e.g . severe dental abscess .
DOSAGE OF AUGMENTIN 457MG SRYUP
Follow all directions given to you by your pharmacist or doctor carefully . They may differ from the information contained in this leaflet
Ask your pharmacist or doctor for help if you do not understand the instructions on the box .
The recommended dose is : –
the usual recommended daily dosage is : – 25/3.6 mg /kg/day in mild to moderate infections( upper respiratory tract infections e.g recurrent tonsillitis , lower respiratory infections and skin and soft tissue infections ) . – 45/6.4 mg/kg/day for the treatment of more serious infections (upper respiratory tract infections e.g otitis media and sinusitis , lower respiratory tract infections e.g bronchopneumonia and urinary tract infections) . – the tablets below give guidance for children . 1-children over 2 years : – 25/3.6 mg/kg/day 2-6 years (13-21 kg ) 2.5 ml augmentin suspension 457 mg/5 ml twice daily 7-12 years ( 22-40 kg) 5 ml augmentin suspension 457 mg/5 ml twice daily – 45/6.4 mg/kg/day 2-6 years (13-21 kg) 5 ml augmentin suspension 457 mg/5 ml twice daily 7-12 years 10 ml augmentin suspension 457 mg/5 ml twice daily 2- children aged 2 months to 2 years – children under 2 years should be dosed accoding to body weight .
OVER-DOSAGE OF AUGMENTIN 457MG SRYUP
Gastointestinal Symptoms and disturbance of the fluid and electrolyte balances may be evident . gastointestinal symptoms may be treated symptomatically eith attention to the water electrolyte balance . Amoxicillin crystalluria, in some cases leading to renal failure , has been observed . Augmentin can be removed from the circulation by haemodialysis
CONTRA-INDICATION OF AUGMENTIN 457MG SRYUP
augmentin is contra-indicated in patients with a history of hypersensitivity to beta-lactam, e.g penicillins and cephalosporins. – augmentin is contra-indicated in patients with a previous history of augmentin-associated jaundice/hepatic dysfunction
STORAGE OF AUGMENTIN 457MG SRYUP
the dry powder should stored in unopened containers in dry place below 25 C – reconstituted, augmentin suspension must be stored in a refrigerator (2-8 C ) and used within seven days .
PACK OF AUGMENTIN 457MG SRYUP
the augmentin suspension 457mg / 5 ml 70 ml presentation may be provided with a dosing device .
AUGMENTIN 457MG SRYUP MANUFACTURED BY
Medical Union Pharmaceuticals , Penicillin plant , Abu-Sultan, Ismailia, Egypt