Augmentin contains a blend of amoxicillin and clavulanate potassium. Amoxicillin is a penicillin anti-toxin that battles microorganisms in the body. Clavulanate potassium is a beta-lactamase inhibitor that keeps certain microbes from getting impervious to amoxicillin.
Augmentin is remedy anti-infection used to treat a wide range of contaminations brought about by microorganisms, for example, , pneumonia, ear diseases, bronchitis, urinary parcel diseases, and diseases of the skin.
You ought not utilize Augmentin on the off chance that you have serious kidney illness, in the event that you have had liver issues or jaundice while taking amoxicillin and clavulanate potassium, or on the off chance that you are susceptible to any penicillin or cephalosporin anti-infection, for example, Amoxil, Ceftin, Cefzil, Moxatag, Omnicef, and others.
On the off chance that you change starting with one tablet structure then onto the next (customary or broadened discharge tablet), take just the new tablet structure and quality endorsed for you. Amoxicillin and clavulanate may not be as successful or could be unsafe on the off chance that you don’t utilize the specific tablet structure your PCP has recommended.
Amoxicillin and clavulanate potassium can pass into bosom milk and may hurt a nursing child. Try not to utilize this drug without telling your PCP on the off chance that you are bosom taking care of a child.
Augmentin can make contraception pills less powerful. Get some information about utilizing a non-hormone strategy for contraception, (for example, a condom, stomach, spermicide) to forestall pregnancy while taking amoxicillin and clavulanate potassium.
Prior to taking this medication
Do not utilize Augmentin in the event that you are sensitive to amoxicillin and clavulanate or if:
you have extreme kidney infection (or on the off chance that you are on dialysis);
you have had liver issues or jaundice while taking amoxicillin and clavulanate potassium; or
you are susceptible to any penicillin or cephalosporin anti-microbial, for example, Amoxil, Ceftin, Cefzil, Moxatag, Omnicef, and others.
To ensure Augmentin is ok for you, tell your PCP on the off chance that you have:
liver infection (hepatitis or jaundice);
kidney infection; or
The fluid may contain phenylalanine. Tell your PCP in the event that you have phenylketonuria (PKU).
Tell your PCP in the event that you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
Augmentin can make conception prevention pills less successful. Get some information about utilizing a non-hormonal anti-conception medication (condom, stomach, cervical cap, or prophylactic wipe) to forestall pregnancy.
Try not to offer this medication to a kid without clinical guidance.