AUGMENTIN 250mg/31.25mg 1x12sac

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Amoxicillin-clavulanate (beta-lactam antibacterial penicillin coformulated with a betalactamase inhibitor) is an antibiotic agent with a notably broad spectrum of activity
against the commonly occurring bacterial pathogens in general practice and hospital. The
beta-lactamase inhibitory action of clavulanate extends the spectrum of amoxycillin to
embrace a wider range of organisms, including many resistant to other beta-lactam


Amoxicillin-clavulanate should be used in accordance with local official antibioticprescribing guidelines and local susceptibility data.

Dosage depends on the age, weight and renal function of the patient and the severity of
the infection.
Dosages: are expressed throughout in terms of amoxicillin/clavulanate content except
when doses are stated in terms of an individual component.
To minimise potential gastrointestinal intolerance, administer at the start of a meal.
The absorption of amoxicillin-clavulanate is optimised when taken at the start of a meal.
Treatment should not be extended beyond 14 days without review.
Therapy can be started parenterally and continued with an oral preparation