Augmentin 625mg Tablets Indications
Augmentin is primarily indicated in conditions like Abscesses, Acute bronchitis, Bacteriuria, Bronchitis, Carbuncles, Cellulitis, Chronic bronchitis, Cystitis, Dental abscess, Dental abscess (short-course), Endocarditis, Furunculosis, Gonorrhoea, Gynecological infections, Haemophilus influenzae infections, Helicobacter pylori eradication, Infected wounds, Inflammatory bowel disease, Lower respiratory tract infections, Meningitis, Metastatic, Metastatic colorectal cancer, Mild to moderate chronic heart failure, Muscle relaxation (short duration) for surgery, Muscle relaxation during intensive care, Muscle relaxation for surgery or intubation, Osteomyelitis, Otitis media, Parathyroid fever, Peritonitis, Pharyngitis, Pneumonia, Puerperal sepsis, Pyelonephritis, Septic abortion, Septicaemia, Sinusitis, Skin infections, Soft tissue infections, Surgical infections, Syphilis, Systemic infections, Tonsillitis, Typhoid, Urinary tract infection.
Augmentin is contraindicated in conditions like Lymphoma, Glandular fever.
The severe or irreversible adverse effects of Augmentin, which give rise to further complications include Pseudomembranous colitis, Thrombocytopenia, Stevens johnson syndrome, Nephrotic syndrome, Eosinophilia, Leucopenia, Neutropenia, Seizures, Agranulocytosis, Interstitial nephritis, Hemolysis, Platelet dysfunction.Augmentin produces potentially life-threatening effects which include Anaphylactic shock. which are responsible for the discontinuation of Augmentin therapy.The signs and symptoms that are produced after the acute overdosage of Augmentin include Crystalluria, Hemorrhagic cystitis.The symptomatic adverse reactions produced by Augmentin are more or less tolerable and if they become severe, they can be treated symptomatically, these include Dizziness, Headache, Anorexia, Diarrhea, Fever, Abdominal pain, Maculopapular rash, Rashes, Gastritis, Indigestion, Urticarial skin rash, Pseudomembranous colitis, Elevation of liver enzymes, Nausea and vomiting, Cholestatic Jaundice, Hepatitis, Bullous rash, Arrhythmia.
Augmentin should be used with caution in patients with medical history especially kidney disease, stomach or intestinal problems, blood disorders or drug allergies, especially allergies to other penicillin or cephalosporin antibiotics. Do not use Augmentin repeatedly or for prolonged period, because use of this medication for prolonged or repeated periods may result in a secondary infection (e.g.oral, bladder or vaginal yeast infection). Use with extreme caution during pregnancy or lactation.