Active ingredients "Augmentin" amoxicillin and clavulanic acid. These two components help to get rid of virtually any bacteria that enter the human body. So with "Augmentin" being treated as diseases of the upper and lower respiratory, and kidney disease, etc. Because it is a broad-spectrum antibiotic.
Despite its versatility, better self itself "Augmentin" not to appoint. To write such a powerful tool needs a doctor. In extreme cases, you can only consult a specialist.

What is "Augmentin"

Produces the antibacterial drug in powder for preparation of oral suspension and in tablet form. As a result, everyone can find an acceptable form of delivery. For working people, the suspension is not suitable, because to take it at work is not as convenient as pills. For children suspension is the best option. Since the product has no pronounced taste, it is much easier to drink than tasteless bitter pills that have to the same and not all children are age appropriate.

Indications for admission "Augmentin"

In the list of indications for the intake of antibiotic for quite a few different diseases. This and ear infections, and bronchitis, and infections of the genitourinary tract, and cognie problems as well as infections of bones and joints.
The drug "Augmentin" is a great tool for the treatment of mixed infections caused by microorganisms susceptible to amoxicillin.

Treated "Augmentinom" all of the infections caused by bacteria susceptible to amoxicillin. It is worth considering that the sensitivity of bacteria to antibiotics depends on the region and time. Therefore, in the appointment of the drug must be taken into account data on the localization of the patient. It is better to hand over crop on sensitivity to antibiotics to determine the efficacy of the drug.

How to take

There are a number of contraindications that must be considered before taking this drug. For example, "Augmentin" is not recommended for people with sensitivity to amoxicillin, klavulanova acid and other auxiliary components of the drug. Also, do not drink "Augmentin" to those who have previously been diagnosed with jaundice or other severe liver disease.

Among the contraindications also include:
- phenylketonuria;
- violation of the kidney;
- violation of the liver (accept only with caution).

There are a number of restrictions on the admission of the drug during lactation period and pregnancy.

Taking the drug orally. The dosage is determined individually, usually based on body weight. Can also be additionally taken into account such parameters as the calculation of patient's age and severity of the infection.

Drink the pills that the suspension just before eating to reduce the potential problems with the gastrointestinal tract. Minimum course of treatment – 5 days, it is better to drink a recommended 7. The maximum duration of treatment "Augmentinom" may not exceed 14 days.

Depending on the dosage of the drug drink it either twice a day or three. But it can and should be solved only by the doctor, taking into account the mentioned parameters.

Children from birth to 3 months the recommended dose is 30 mg/kg/day in 2 doses as a suspension 4:1.

Prepare the suspension immediately before admission – once and for 7 days. You need to add in a bottle of powder to 60 ml of boiled water, close lid and shake thoroughly. After giving the vial to stand for 5 minutes to dissolve the powder and top up with remaining water to risks on the bottle - in the instruction all is painted in detail. Before each use, the bottle needs to be shaken. Store the suspension should be refrigerated.

In the treatment of "Augmentinom" you can't drink alcohol. In addition, you need to carefully study the list of side effects to understand what you can prepare.