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Augmentin 375 Tablet 10's

Augmentin 375 Tablet 10's

Prescription drug
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Manufacturer/Marketer

GlaxoSmithKline Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Consume Type

ORAL

Return Policy

Returnable

Expires on or after

Jan-25

About Augmentin 375 Tablet

Augmentin 375 Tablet is an antibiotic medicine used to treat bacterial infections of the ear, nose, throat, skin, bone, soft tissue, joints, urinary tract, and respiratory tract. A bacterial infection is a condition in which harmful bacteria infect our body. Infectious or harmful bacteria can make you sick and reproduce quickly in your body.
 
Augmentin 375 Tablet is a combination of Amoxicillin and Clavulanic acid. Amoxicillin works by preventing the formation of bacterial cell covering, which is necessary for the survival of the bacteria. Thus, it kills the bacteria. Clavulanic acid works by decreasing bacterial resistance and enhancing the activity of amoxicillin against the bacteria. Together, Augmentin 375 Tablet helps in treating bacterial infections. 
 
Take Augmentin 375 Tablet as prescribed. The dose and duration of Augmentin 375 Tablet can vary depending on your condition and the severity of the infection. In some cases, you may experience certain common side effects, such as skin rashes, nausea, vomiting, bloating, and gas. Most of these side effects do not require medical attention and will resolve gradually over time. However, you are advised to talk to your doctor if you experience these side effects persistently.
 
Consult your doctor before taking Augmentin 375 Tablet if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. Augmentin 375 Tablet may cause dizziness, so drive with caution. Avoid alcohol consumption while taking Augmentin 375 Tablet to prevent unpleasant side effects. Augmentin 375 Tablet is safe for children if prescribed by a doctor; the dose and duration may vary depending on the child’s weight and the severity of the infection. Inform your doctor about all the medicines you are taking and about your health condition to rule out any unpleasant side effects.

Uses of Augmentin 375 Tablet

Treatment of Bacterial Infections.

Medicinal Benefits

Augmentin 375 Tablet is a combination of Amoxicillin and Clavulanic acid. Augmentin 375 Tablet belongs to the group of medicines called antibiotics. Augmentin 375 Tablet is used to treat bacterial infections of the ear, nose, throat, skin, bone, soft tissue, joints, urinary tract, and respiratory tract. Amoxicillin works by preventing the formation of bacterial cell covering, which is necessary for the survival of the bacteria. Thus, it kills the bacteria. Clavulanic acid works by decreasing bacterial resistance and enhancing the activity of amoxicillin against the bacteria. Together, Augmentin 375 Tablet helps in treating bacterial infections. Augmentin 375 Tablet is a broad-spectrum antibiotic that is effective against both gram-positive and gram-negative bacteria.

Directions for Use

Swallow it as a whole; do not crush, break or chew it.

Storage

Store in a cool and dry place away from sunlight

Side Effects of Augmentin 375 Tablet

  • Skin rashes

  • Nausea

  • Vomiting

  • Bloating

  • Gas

Drug Warnings

Do not take Augmentin 375 Tablet if you are allergic to any of the contents or if you have jaundice. Inform your doctor if you have glandular fever, inflammation of the intestine, fits, liver/kidney problems or if you are unable to pass urine regularly. Consult your doctor before taking Augmentin 375 Tablet if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. Augmentin 375 Tablet may cause dizziness, so drive with caution. Avoid alcohol consumption while taking Augmentin 375 Tablet to prevent unpleasant side effects. Inform your doctor about all the medicines you are taking and about your health condition to rule out any unpleasant side effects.

Drug Interactions

Drug-Drug Interaction: Augmentin 375 Tablet may have interaction with anti-gout (allopurinol, probenecid), anticoagulants (warfarin), anti-cancer (methotrexate), and immunosuppressant (mycophenolate mofetil).

Drug-Food Interaction: No interactions found/established.

Drug-Disease Interaction: Augmentin 375 Tablet may have interactions with colitis (inflammation in the lining of the colon), mononucleosis (viral infection with sore throat and fever), haemodialysis, and liver and kidney dysfunction.

Drug-Drug Interactions Checker List

  • ALLOPURINOL
  • PROBENECID
  • WARFARIN
  • METHOTREXATE
  • MYCOPHENOLATE MOFETIL

Habit Forming

No

Diet & Lifestyle Advise

  • Antibiotics can alter the useful bacteria in the stomach, which help indigestion. Therefore, you are advised to take foods rich in probiotics such as yoghurt/curd, kefir, sauerkraut, tempeh, kimchi, miso, kombucha, buttermilk, natto and cheese.

  • Eat fibre rich food like whole grains, beans, lentils, berries, broccoli, peas and bananas.

  • Avoid foods rich in calcium, grapefruit and grapefruit juice as they might hinder the absorption of antibiotics.

  • Avoid consumption of alcohol to treat your condition effectively.

  • Avoid usage of tobacco.

Special Advise

  • Augmentin 375 Tablet might affect blood and urine tests. Inform the person doing the tests that you are taking Augmentin 375 Tablet .

Disease/Condition Glossary

Bacterial infection: A bacterial infection is a condition in which harmful bacteria enter, multiply, and infect our body. Infectious or harmful bacteria can make you sick and reproduce quickly in your body. These harmful bacteria produce chemicals known as toxins, which can damage tissue and make you sick. It can target any body part and multiply very quickly. When you get infected with bacteria, you can experience generalized symptoms, like fevers, chills, and fatigue. Bacteria are of various forms, commonly spherical, rod-shaped, and spiral-shaped. Bacterial infections vary from minor illnesses like sore throat and ear infections to severe brain infections like meningitis and encephalitis. Anyone can become infected with a bacterial infection. However, people with weak immune systems or taking immunosuppressive medicines are more prone to bacterial infection.

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Alcohol

Caution

Limit or avoid consuming alcohol while taking Augmentin 375 Tablet to prevent unpleasant side effects.

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Pregnancy

Caution

During pregnancy, this medication should be used only when clearly needed. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.

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Breast Feeding

Caution

This medication passes into breast milk. Consult your doctor before breast-feeding.

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Driving

Caution

Augmentin 375 Tablet may cause dizziness. So, drive only if you are alert and omit driving and operating machinery if you feel dizzy.

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Liver

Caution

Augmentin 375 Tablet to be taken with caution, especially if you have a history of liver diseases/conditions. Dose may have to be adjusted by your doctor.

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Kidney

Caution

Augmentin 375 Tablet to be taken with caution, especially if you have a history of kidney diseases/conditions. Dose may have to be adjusted by your doctor.

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Children

Caution

The dose and duration may vary depending upon the child’s weight and the severity of the infection.

Country of origin

India

Manufacturer/Marketer address

24-25 Floor, One Horizon Center Golf Course Road, DLF Phase 5 Gurgaon 122002, India.
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FAQs

Augmentin 375 Tablet is used to treat bacterial infections of the ear, nose, throat, skin, bone, soft tissue, joints, urinary tract, and respiratory tract.
Augmentin 375 Tablet contains Amoxicillin and Clavulanic acid. Amoxicillin works by preventing the formation of bacterial cell covering, which is necessary for the survival of the bacteria. Thereby, it kills the bacteria. Clavulanic acid works by decreasing bacterial resistance and enhancing the activity of amoxicillin against the bacteria. Together, Augmentin 375 Tablet helps in treating bacterial infections.
No, this is an antibiotic medication. You need to complete the full course even if you start to feel better to prevent return of infection and resistance to Augmentin 375 Tablet .
Yes, Augmentin 375 Tablet is known to cause stomach upset, indigestion, nausea and diarrhoea. To avoid these side effects please take Augmentin 375 Tablet with a meal. Also, Augmentin 375 Tablet should be taken at evenly spaced intervals to avoid any unpleasant side effects and for best results.
Generally, penicillin group of antibiotics are not advised to be taken with methotrexate which is used for conditions like psoriasis, rheumatoid arthritis etc as they may cause some unpleasant side effects when taken together. However, Augmentin 375 Tablet is relatively safer to take with methotrexate but only if prescribed of the doctor. It is best to discuss with your doctor about the use of the two medicines together who may weigh the pros and cons and decide what is best for you.
Augmentin 375 Tablet does not treat a viral infection like the flu or a common cold. It is best to consult the doctor to know if you need Augmentin 375 Tablet for your condition.
Yes, after taking Augmentin 375 Tablet , you may have diarrhoea. So, drink plenty of fluids and take probiotics to prevent excessive loss of fluids from the body (dehydration). Do not take anti-diarrhoea medicine on your own, consult your doctor if the condition worsen.

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