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Brand name: Augmentin 125 TM

Active ingredients: amoxicillin + clavulanic acid

What it is used for

AUGMENTIN is indicated in the treatment of the following infections when caused by AUGMENTIN sensitive, beta-lactamase producing organisms: Skin and Skin Structure Infections, including cases caused by beta-lactamase producing S. aureus, E. coli and Klebsiella spp. (only some strains may be sensitive). Urinary Tract Infections, including cases caused by beta-lactamase producing E. coli, P. mirabilis & Klebsiella spp. Upper Respiratory Tract Infections, such as sinusitis, including cases caused by beta-lactamase producing H.influenzae and M.catarrhalis, and otitis media, especially cases caused by beta-lactamase producing H. influenzae, M. catarrhalis and S. aureus. Lower Respiratory Tract Infections, especially cases caused by beta-lactamase producing H.influenzae and M.catarrhalis. Appropriate culture and susceptibility studies should be performed to identify the causative organism(s) and determine its (their) susceptibility to AUGMENTIN. However, when there is reason to believe an infection may involve any of the beta-lactamase producing organisms listed above, therapy may be instituted prior to obtaining the results from bacteriological and susceptibility studies. Once these results are known, therapy should be adjusted if appropriate. The treatment of mixed infections caused by amoxycillin susceptible organisms and beta-lactamase producing organisms susceptible to AUGMENTIN should not require the addition of another antibiotic due to the amoxicillin content of AUGMENTIN.

How to take it

You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.

  • The way to take this medicine: Oral
  • Store below 25 degrees Celsius
  • Store in a Dry Place
  • Lifetime is 18 Months.

Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.

Visual appearance

White to off-white free flowing powder

Do I need a prescription?

These medicine packs are available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is Schedule 4 : Prescription Only Medicine.

  • powder for 5mL pack
  • powder for 75mL Syrup pack

We are unable to tell you if you need a prescription for these medicines. You can ask your pharmacist. This medicine is Not Scheduled.

  • powder for 100mL Syrup(E) pack
  • powder for 10mL(E) pack
  • powder for 60mL Syrup(E) pack

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Disclaimer

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  • Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS)
  • GuildLink
  • DrugBank

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