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Augmentin 625mg DUO Tablet
Salt Composition : Amoxycillin,clavulanic Acid
Manufacturer : GLAXO SMITHKLINE PHARMACEUTICALS LTD
Origin of Medicine : India
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Introduction to Augmentin 625mg Duo Tablet
Augmentin 625mg duo tablet is a combination of Amoxycillin and Clavulanic Acid, which belongs to the group of medicines called Antibiotics. It is used to treat certain bacterial infections such as middle ear and sinus infections, sinus and middle ear infections, respiratory tract infections, urinary tract infections (UTI), skin and soft tissue infections, including dental infections, and bone and joint infections. Do not take this medicine if you have or have had a history of hypersensitivity (swelling in the face or throat and skin rashes), liver conditions, or jaundice.
Consult your doctor if you need clarification before starting the Augmentin 625mg duo tablet . Notify your doctor if you are planning to have a blood test related to RBC status, liver function test, or urine test because this medicine can affect the result of these tests. Do not consume this medicine if you are allergic to Amoxycillin, Clavulanic acid, Penicillins, or any of the other ingredients of this medicine. Doctor for advice about getting pregnant and breastfeeding. Notify your doctor if you have any kidney problems because the dose might be changed.
Uses of Augmentin 625mg Duo Tablet
- Sinus and middle ear infections
- Respiratory tract infections
- Urinary tract infections (UTI)
- Soft tissue and skin infections, including dental infections
- Bone and joint infections
Therapeutic Effects of Augmentin 625mg Duo Tablet
Augmentin 625mg duo combines two medicines (Amoxycillin and Clavulanic Acid). Amoxycillin (antibiotic) is a penicillin that helps treat bacterial infection by preventing the formation of the structural component of bacteria, which is essential for the survival of bacteria. Clavulanic acid is a beta-lactamase inhibitor that works by reducing the activity of enzymes and preventing the inactivation of Augmentin 625mg duo against bacteria.
Interaction of Augmentin 625mg Duo Tablet with other drugs
Inform your healthcare provider about all the medicines you take, including prescription medications, over-the-counter medications, nutritional and vitamin supplements, and herbal products. Certain medications such as Allopurinol, Probenecid, Warfarin, Methotrexate, and Mycophenolate mofetil may interact with Augmentin 625mg duo and reduce effectiveness by causing undesirable side effects.
More Information about Augmentin 625mg Duo Tablet
- keep the tablets away from the reach of children and pets.
- Do not store above 25°C
- If you missed a dose, do not take a double dose for the forgotten dose.
- If you have overdosed on Augmentin 625mg duo tablets or someone accidentally takes your tablet, contact the hospital or a doctor immediately for medical advice.
How to consume Augmentin 625mg Duo Tablet
Augmentin 625mg duo is an orally administered drug. Take medicine as informed by your physician. It is usually taken with food. Swallow the tablets whole; do not split, chew, or crush them. Do not stop taking this medicine without talking to your doctor. Your doctor will determine frequency and dosage based on your condition and severity.
Safety Advices for Augmentin 625mg Duo Tablet
Before starting the treatment, it is advised to talk with your doctor about whether taking Augmentin 625mg duo during pregnancy is safe or unsafe.
There are only limited studies have been done on whether to take Augmentin 625mg duo during the breastfeeding period. Consult your doctor before starting the treatment.
Inform your doctor if you are a patient with any lung disorders. Consult your doctor if you before starting the treatment and notify them if you experience any lung-related symptoms.
Augmentin 625mg duo should be taken cautiously in patients with liver impairment. Regular monitoring of your liver function test should be taken. Consult your doctor if you have any liver diseases before starting the treatment.
It is unknown whether consuming alcohol during Augmentin 625mg duo treatment is safe or not. Consult your doctor for more information.
Augmentin 625mg duo can cause dizziness and sleepiness, which is unsafe and makes you unfit to drive.
Side Effects of Augmentin 625mg Duo Tablet
Side effects are unwanted symptoms caused by medicines. Even though all drugs cause side effects, not everyone gets them.
- Allergic reactions such as skin rash and blood vessel inflammation (red or purple spots)
- Decrease in white blood cell count
- Joint pain
- Swelling in the neck, groin, or armpit
- Angioedema (swelling of face or throat)
- Difficulty in breathing
Word of Advice
Taking Augmentin 625mg duo may worsen your existing condition. So inform if you any to you doctor. Regular kidney, liver, and urine tests will be taken to monitor its function. Notify your doctor if you take or take any other medicine. Underlying kidney conditions, patients should avoid discussion about dose alteration. Inform your doctor if you experience any side effects. Talk to your doctor if you are planning or are already pregnant or breastfeeding. Children under age 6 are advised to take this medicine as a oral suspension.
Q 1. Are there any serious side effects of Augmentin 625mg duo?
Serious side effects are rare, but they can occur. These include severe allergic reactions, liver damage, or a decrease in white blood cell count.
Q 2. How does the combination of Augmentin 625mg duo work?
Amoxycillin is a penicillin-type antibiotic that works by stopping the growth of bacteria, while clavulanic acid extends the spectrum of Augmentin 625mg duo antibacterial activity and helps to prevent bacterial resistance.
Q 3. Can I still take Augmentin 625mg duo if I have had a previous allergic reaction to penicillin?
If you have had a previous allergic reaction to penicillin, it's essential to inform your healthcare provider before starting treatment with Augmentin 625mg duo. Depending on the severity of your allergic reaction, your doctor may recommend an alternative medication.
Q 4. What should I do if I experience side effects of Augmentin 625mg duo?
If you experience any side effects, contact your healthcare provider immediately. Sometimes, they may advise you to stop taking the medication or switch to a different medication.
Q 5. Can Augmentin 625mg duo be taken during pregnancy or breastfeeding?
Augmentin 625mg duo can be taken during pregnancy or breastfeeding, but it's important to consult with a healthcare provider before taking any medication.
Fact Box of Augmentin 625mg Duo Tablet
Molecule name: Amoxycillin, Clavulanic Acid
Therapeutic class: Antibacterial infective
Pharmacological class: Antibiotics
1. Sinus and middle ear infections
2. Respiratory tract infections
3. Urinary tract infections (UTI)
4. Soft tissue and skin infections, including dental infections
5. Bone and joint infections
- KD Tripathi. Beta-Lactam Antibiotics, Essentials of medical pharmacology. Seventh edition, 2013, 723.
- Brown &Burk UK Ltd, Electronic medicines compendium (EMC), [Revised on Aug 2022], [Access on 15th April 2023] https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/product/4078/smpc
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