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, etc. the Doctor recommends an antibiotic in bacterial infections of the soft tissues and skin, bones and joints, peritonitis, sepsis and postoperative inflammatory ailments.
The suspension is contraindicated in hypersensitivity to cephalosporins, penicillins and auxiliary elements of the drug. Also it is impossible to give "Augmentin" to children if they suffer from jaundice or have liver failure. In case of erythematous rash or urticaria therapy drug is stopped. You must also refrain from using antibiotics if there is suspicion of infectious mononucleosis.
Diluted suspension should be stored in the refrigerator for 7 days. While taking the drug may experience side effects such as allergic reactions, darkening of the tooth enamel, headaches, cramps, enterocolitis, gastritis, vomiting, etc.
The dosage of the drug and its effectiveness
Young patients up to 1 year weighing 2-4 kg are recommended 2.5 ml of Augmentin 125" (125 mg of amoxicillin in 5 ml), weighing 5-9 kg, it is necessary to give 5 ml three times a day. Kids from 1 year to 5 years and weighing 10-18 kg give 10 ml three times a day. Children 6 to 9 years and weighing 19-28 kg, administered 15 ml suspension three times a day. Patients 10 to 12 years and weighing from 29 to 31 kg, it is recommended to take 10 ml of Augmentin 400 dosage of 400 mg of amoxicillin in 5 ml Children over 12 years: take tablets of 500 mg three times a day.
"Augmentin" is well studied. He is recognized as the most effective antibiotic in your group. Also, be aware that the dose of the drug expects the attending physician, depending on the severity and nature of the disease, the weight and age of the patient. For suspension you need to use warm boiled water. Before use a vial should be shaken. Preferably "Augmentin" be taken before meals. Strict adherence to the doctor's appointments, observance of rules of use and dosage will give the maximum effect of administration of an antibiotic and a little patient quickly goes on the amendment.