top of page

AMOXICILLIN + CLAVULANIC ACID

Brand Name :

(Augmentin, Julmentin) ®

Dosage form :

Tablets (250mg+125mg), (500mg+125mg), (875mg+125mg);
Suspension (156 mg/5ML); Injection (600 mg).

Indication :

Treatment of otitis media, sinusitis, and infections caused by
susceptible organisms involving the lower respiratory tract, skin/skin
structure, and urinary tract; spectrum same as amoxicillin with
additional coverage of beta-lactamase producing B.

Dosage :

Infants < 3 months:
Oral: 30 mg/kg/day divided every 12 hours using the 125mg / 5ml
only.

Children > 3 months and < 40 kg: oral: 20-90 mg/kg/d every 8-12
hours

Children > 3 months and > 40 kg: oral: 375-625 mg every 8 hours
or 1000 mg every 12 hours.

Adults: Oral: 375 to 625 mg every 8 to 12 hours or 1 gm every 12
hours;

Or 2 gm every 12 hours extended release only.
Injection:

Adults and Children over 12 years: 1.2 gm every 8 hours - 6 hours
in severe infections.Max. daily dosage: 7.2 gm.

Warning / precaution :

Adverse reactions :

Rash, urticaria, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea.

Therapeutic class :

Medication safety issues :

bottom of page