Augmentin 250mg/50mg Injection

Medically reviewed by Dr. Naresh Dang | Written By Sonu Kumar Rao

Last updated on: November 30, 2020 10:03 pm

Augmentin 250mg/50mg Injection

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Uses of Augmentin 250mg/50mg Injection

Augmentin 250mg/50mg Injection is an antibiotic medicine used to treat infections caused by bacteria, such as Infections of the ear, nose, throat, genitourinary tract, skin and skin structure, and lower respiratory tract.

Augmentin 250mg/50mg Injection is also used for the treatment of H. pylori infection and ulcer disease.

Side effects of Augmentin 250mg/50mg Injection

The most common side effects of Augmentin 250mg/50mg Injection are – Nausea, Vomiting, diarrhea, rash, changes in taste, headache.

These side effects can usually occur in patients. However, these are only indicative and not all patients will experience them.

Precautions while using Augmentin 250mg/50mg Injection

Do not use Augmentin 250mg/50mg Injection if you are allergic to – Amoxicillin and Clavulanic Acid

If you have heart disease, liver or kidney disease, drug or alcohol addiction, consult your doctor before using Augmentin 250mg/50mg Injection.

If you are allergic to any medicine or food, consult your doctor before using this medicine.

Use this medicine under the supervision of your doctor.

To avoid an adverse reaction, consult your doctor if you are already taking other medicines.

How Augmentin 250mg/50mg Injection works

Augmentin 250mg/50mg Injection contains – Amoxicillin and Clavulanic Acid

Amoxicillin is an antibacterial drug, It works by stopping the growth of bacteria.

Clavulanic Acid works by preventing bacteria from destroying amoxicillin.

Dosage of Augmentin 250mg/50mg Injection

The dosage of Augmentin 250mg/50mg Injection depends on many factors such as the patient age, health, medical condition or history of the patient and many other conditions.

Augmentin 250mg/50mg Injection is usually taken every 12 hours (twice a day) or every 8 hours (three times a day) with or without food.

Please use this medicine as prescribed by your doctor.

Overdose of Augmentin 250mg/50mg Injection

If you forget to take a dose of Augmentin 250mg/50mg Injection, take the missed dose as soon as you remember it. However, if it is almost time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and continue your regular dosing schedule. do not take two doses at the same time, there is a risk of overdose.

Symptoms of overdose with Augmentin 250mg/50mg Injection – cloudy or bloody urine, decreased urination, swelling of any part of the body, confusion, nausea, vomiting.

If you notice any unusual reaction in your body after taking this medicine, contact your doctor immediately or call your local medical emergency number.

Onset of Action Augmentin 250mg/50mg Injection

It takes about 1 to 2 hours to show the effect of the medicine.

Duration of Action Augmentin 250mg/50mg Injection

Effect of medication lasts for an average of 6 to 8 hours.

Precautions & Warnings

Alcohol

Not found any harmful side effects with alcohol consumption. However; consult your doctor before consumption.

Pregnancy

It is safe to take this medicine during pregnancy. It is advisable to consult your doctor before taking this medication.

Breastfeeding

This medicine is safe to use during breastfeeding. It is advisable to consult your doctor before taking this medication.

Driving

Information is not available right now; consult your doctor before taking this medicine.

Kidney

This medicine should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Consult your doctor before taking this medicine.

Liver

This medicine should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Consult your doctor before taking this medicine.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.

Advent 300mg Injection  ( Cipla Ltd. )

66.00  1 Injection Vial Tablets Strip

Clavam 250mg/50mg Injection  ( Alkem Laboratories Ltd. )

83.00  1 Injection Vial Tablets Strip

Interaction

Drug :- allopurinol: Increased risk of rash.

chloramphenicol, erythromycins, sulfonamides, tetracyclines: Reduced bactericidal effect of amoxicillin.

methotrexate: Increased risk of methotrexate toxicity.

oral contraceptives with estrogen: Possibly reduced effectiveness of contraceptive.

probenecid: Increased amoxicillin effects.

About Reviewer

Dr. Naresh Dang is an MD in Internal Medicine. He has special interest in the field of Diabetes, and has over two decades of professional experience in his chosen field of specialty. Dr. Dang is an expert in the managememnt of Diabetes, Hypertension and Lipids. He also provides consultation for Life Style Management.

About Author

Sonu Kumar is a registered pharmacist with Bihar State Pharmacy Council with over 6 months experience. He is a medicine content contributor at Zotezo.

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