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Brand name: Augmentin 125

Augmentin 125 is a medicine containing the active ingredient(s) amoxicillin + clavulanic acid. On this page you will find out more about Augmentin 125, including side effects, age restrictions, food interactions and whether the medicine is subsidised by the government on the pharmaceutical benefits scheme (PBS)

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Active ingredient in this medicine: amoxicillin + clavulanic acid

Information for medicine and pack size:
Augmentin 125 powder for oral liquid, 75 mL

Consumer Medicine Information leaflet:

This leaflet may also be found inside the medicine package. It contains information on side effects, age restrictions and other useful data.

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What this medicine is 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.

Table of characteristics
Table of characteristics
Active ingredient
Visual appearance White to off-white free flowing powder
Dosage Form Oral Liquid, powder for
Route of administration Oral
Medicine schedule
powder for 5mL: Prescription Only Medicine, or Prescription Animal Remedy
powder for 75mL Syrup: Prescription Only Medicine, or Prescription Animal Remedy
powder for 100mL Syrup(E): Not scheduled. Not considered by committee
powder for 10mL(E): Not scheduled. Not considered by committee
powder for 60mL Syrup(E): Not scheduled. Not considered by committee

There is one type of pack available.

Pack type 1
Pack type 1
Type Bottle
Storage temperature Store below 25 degrees Celsius
Storage conditions Store in a Dry Place
Life time 18 Months
We were unable to verify that this medicine is available on the PBS (Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme). Please consult your pharmacist if you need further information

The PBS provides a list of government subsidised medicines available to be dispensed to patients. Further information can be found on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme website.

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