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Augmed 625Mg tablet
Uses and Benefits

Uses and Benefits

Augmed 625Mg tablet is a penicillin type of antibiotic which is used for treating wide variety of bacterial infections of the lungs and airways, ear, nose, sinus, tonsils, tooth, throat, skin, gastrointestinal tract endocarditis (where the inner walls of heart get swollen), bladder (Cystitis) and kidneys (Pyelonephritis). It is also effective in treating pneumonia and peptic ulcers by eliminating a bacteria known as Helicobacter pylori. This medicine is not advised for treating a common cold, flu or other viral infections since it is not effective in treating these infections. This medicine is also given as a first line antibiotic to prevent a wide range of infections caused by bacteria which includes infections of the blood, bones, joints, brain, lower respiratory tract infection and other dental infections. It works best for several infections that are suspected to be caused by bacteria but the type of bacteria is not known. The medicine may be given alone or combination with some other medicines. However, the uses mentioned here are not exhaustive. There may be other conditions for which the medication may be used upon your doctor’s discretion.

Composition

Composition

Augmed 625Mg tablet is a combination of two medicines: Amoxicillin (500Mg) and Clavulanic acid (125Mg)

Mechanism of Action of Drugs

Mechanism of Action of Drugs

Augmed 625Mg tablet works by inhibiting the formation of bacterial protective covering or cell wall which is fundamental for the survival of the bacteria. By doing so, the medicine kills the infection causing bacteria and prevents the infection from spreading without making them resistant to further treatment. Clavulanic acid (a beta-lactamase inhibitor) re-establishes the activity of amoxycillin against bacteria resistant to amoxicillin.

Contraindications and Cautions

Contraindications and Caution

Patients with following conditions are suggested to seek advice from their healthcare professionals before using Augmed 625Mg tablet:

  • Hypersensitivity to any of the ingredients used in the tablet
  • Hypersensitivity to penicillins or cephalosporins group or other beta lactams antibiotics
  • History of liver problems and jaundice with this medicine
  • Severe renal impairment
  • Patients in haemodialysis
  • Caution:
  • Infectious mononucleosis
  • Diarrhea
  • Cholestasis (when normal flow of bile from the liver is interrupted)
  • Patient with reduced urinary output
  • Hepatic impairment
  • Children
  • Pregnancy and lactation
Side Effects

Side and Adverse Effects

The following side effects may or may not occur during the usage of this tablet. Augmed 625Mg tablet is usually well tolerated when taken in the prescribed dosage guidelines. Most of the side effects are generally mild and you may experience one or more of the following symptoms:

  • Gastrointestinal upsets
  • Rash
  • Urticaria
  • Neutropenia
  • Lethargy
  • Neurotoxicity
  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Muscle weakness
  • Diarrhea

Rare but more serious adverse effects may include:

  • Agranulocytosis
  • Anaphylactic shock
  • Crystal urea
  • Thrombocytopenia
  • Cholestatic hepatitis
  • Toxic epidermal necrolysis
How to Use

How to Use

Take Augmed 625Mg tablet as instructed by your doctor. Swallow the tablet whole with water, immediately after opening it from the strip. Do not break or crush or chew the tablet.
Avoid missing or forgetting the dose. If you do, take it as soon as you remember; but if it’s almost time for your next dose, skip it and take it according to your normal schedule. Don’t swallow two doses at the same time which is dangerous to your health.
The tablet is best taken on an empty stomach at least 30 minutes or preferably two hours before meal. Take the tablet at the same time every day as it helps to maintain a consistent level of medicine in the body.
Continue to use this drug until completion of the maximum amount suggested even though the symptoms disappear after the medicine has begun. Stopping the medication too early can allow the growth of the bacteria to begin, which can lead to an infection relapse.

Overdosage

Avoid taking Augmed 625Mg tablet more than the prescribed dosage. In case of overdose, promptly seek medical advice. Depending on the dosage, symptoms vary but you may experience one or more of the following symptoms:

  • Disturbance of fluid and electrolyte balances
  • Crystalluria
  • Drowsiness
  • Irregular heartbeat
  • Severe abdominal pain
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Persistent diarrhea
  • Convulsions
  • Rash
Warnings and Precautions

Warnings and Precautions

Use Augmed 625Mg tablet on the advice of medical practitioner. Complete avoidance of the medication may be required in the following conditions:

Kidney:

Caution is advised among people with renal problems. Close monitoring of kidney function and adjustments of dose of the medicine may be needed based on the clinical condition of the patient. If you have any renal problems, it is highly recommended that you consult doctor before the consumption of this medicine.

Liver:

This tablet should be used with caution in patients with moderate and severe liver disease. We highly recommend that you consult your doctor before the use. Inform your doctor if you develop signs of jaundice like yellowing of skin and eyes, itching and clay-colored stools while taking this tablet.

Pregnancy:

Augmed 625Mg tablet is considered safe to use in pregnant women unless the potential benefits outweigh the risks involved. Despite the fact that there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown no or low adverse effects on the developing baby. It is recommended that you consult your doctor before consumption of this medicine.

Lactation:

This medication is passed to infants through mother’s milk. Breastfed infants should be closely monitored. Since limited information is available about the safety of taking this tablet, consult your doctor if you are nursing mother and stay on the safe side.

Alcohol:

Interaction of alcohol with Augmed 625Mg tablet is unknown. Any symptoms of abnormal reactions after taking the medicine should be reported to your doctor immediately. If you consume alcohol on regular basis, relevant dose adjustments of the medicine may be necessary depending on your clinical condition.

Driving:

The tablet may decrease alertness, cause impaired judgement, affect your vision and make you feel dizzy, light headedness, so do not drive, operate heavy machinery or involve in any works which may demand your attention or physical strength.

Food:

High fat meals reduce the absorption of the tablet.

Drug Interactions:

Inform your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking any other medicines which includes over-the-counter drugs, herbal tonics, supplements and medicines that you buy without a prescription. Alert your doctor if you’re taking Augmed 625Mg tablet with medicines for cholesterol lowering (atorvastatin, lovastatin), blood thinning medicine (warfarin, acenocoumarin), methotrexate, tetracyclines, probenecid, sulphonamides, medicines for epilepsy (phenytoin, carbamazepine), chloramphenicol.

Precautions
  • Do not use this tablet post the expiry date
  • Do not take the tablet for durations shorter or longer than suggested by your doctor
  • Store at room temperature (20-30 degree Celsius)
FDA Pregnancy Category

FDA Pregnancy Category

Category B: Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.


Drug Composition information
What is Amoxicillin for:

Amoxicillin is used to stop or treat certain bacterial infections, such as infections of the ears, nose, throat, urinary tract and skin.

How does Amoxicillin work:

It is a penicillin like antibiotic and works by stopping the growth of bacteria.

How should Amoxicillin be used:

To gain the most benefit, do not miss doses. Use as you have been told, even if you are feeling better. Take with or without food. Take with food if it causes an upset stomach. Chewable tablet: Chew or crush well. Mix crushed tablet with food. Do not swallow it whole. Extended release tablet: Take with food. Swallow tablet whole. Do not chew, crush, or break. Tablet for suspension: Mix the tablet in 2 teaspoons (10 mL) of water. Do not chew or swallow the tablet whole. There is a liquid (suspension) if you cannot swallow pills. Shake well before use. Those who have feeding tubes may also use the liquid. Flush the feeding tube before and after this drug is given. You may crush the tablet, melt it in water, and mix it with chocolate milk, milk, or pudding.

Common side effects of Amoxicillin :

Upset stomach or throwing up. Many small meals, good mouth care, sucking hard, sugar-free candy, or chewing sugar-free gum may help. Loose stools (diarrhea). Yogurt or probiotics may help. You may get these products at health food stores or in some pharmacies. For women, vaginal yeast infection. Report itching or discharge.

What do I do if I miss a dose

Take a missed dose as soon as you think about it. - If it is close to the time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your normal time. - Do not take 2 doses at the same time or extra doses. - Do not change the dose or stop this drug. - Talk with the doctor.

What precautions should I take when taking Amoxicillin :

If you have an allergy to amoxicillin, any penicillin, or any other part of this drug. Tell your doctor if you are allergic to any drugs. Make sure to tell about the allergy and what signs you had. This includes telling about rash; hives; itching; shortness of breath; wheezing; cough; swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat; or any other signs.

When do I need to seek medical help

If you think there was an overdose, call your local poison control center or ER right away. Signs of a very bad reaction to the drug. These include wheezing; chest tightness; fever; itching; bad cough; blue or gray skin color; seizures; or swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat. Very upset stomach or throwing up. Very loose stools (diarrhea), even after drug is stopped. Any bruising or bleeding. Any rash. Side effect or health problem is not better or you are feeling worse.

Can I take Amoxicillin with other medicines:

Sometimes drugs are not safe when you take them with certain other drugs and food. - Taking them together can cause bad side effects. - Be sure to talk to your doctor about all the drugs you take.

Are there any food restrictions

Avoid Alcohol

How do I store Amoxicillin :

Store in a cool, dry place away from the reach of children. - Medicines must not be used past the expiry date.

Pregnancy Category

Category B : Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women OR Animal studies have shown an adverse effect, but adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in any trimester.

Therapeutic Classification

Penicillins


Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions
Q1. What is the use of the Augmed 625Mg tablet?

The tablet is a penicillin type of antibiotic which is used for treating wide variety of bacterial infections of the lungs and airways, ear, nose, sinus, tonsils, tooth, throat, skin, gastrointestinal tract endocarditis (where the inner walls of heart get swollen), bladder (Cystitis) and kidneys (Pyelonephritis). It is also effective in treating pneumonia and peptic ulcers by eliminating a bacteria known as Helicobacter pylori. This medicine is not advised for treating a common cold, flu or other viral infections since it is not effective in treating these infections. This medicine is also given as a first line antibiotic to prevent a wide range of infections caused by bacteria which includes infections of the blood, bones, joints, brain, lower respiratory tract infection and other dental infections. It works best for several infections that are suspected to be caused by bacteria but the type of bacteria is not known. The medicine may be given alone or combination with some other medicines.

Q2. What are the side effects of the Augmed 625Mg tablet?

The tablet is well tolerated when taken in prescribed dosage guidelines. Most common side effects include gastrointestinal upset, headache, rash, urticaria, neutropenia, lethargy, neurotoxicity, dizziness, muscle weakness, diarrhea. Its use may also lead to extreme but uncommon side effects such as agranulocytosis, anaphylactic shock, crystal urea, thrombocytopenia, cholestatic hepatitis, toxic epidermal necrolysis.

Q3. Should we take Augmed 625Mg tablet with food or without food?

The tablet is best taken on an empty stomach at least 30 minutes or preferably two hours before meal.

Q4. What are the precautions to be followed while taking the Augmed 625Mg tablet?

If you ever had kidney, liver or heart disease, let your doctor know before taking this medicine. Inform your doctor about all the medicines you take to ensure that you are healthy. This medicine is contraindicated in patients with hypersensitivity to penicillins or other beta lactams, history of liver problems and jaundice with this medicine, severe renal impairment, haemodialysis. Caution is advised among patients with infectious mononucleosis, diarrhea, cholestasis (when normal flow of bile from the liver is interrupted), patient with reduced urinary output, hepatic impairment, children, pregnancy and lactation.

Q5. Does Augmed 625Mg tablet make you sleepy?

The tablet may decrease alertness, cause impaired judgement, affect your vision and make you feel dizzy, light headedness, so do not drive, operate heavy machinery or involve in any works which may demand your attention or physical strength.

Q6. Is Augmed 625Mg tablet harmful? What does an overdose of Augmed 625Mg tablet lead to?

The tablet is usually well tolerated when taken in the recommended dosage guidelines. Over dose of the medicine may lead to disturbance of fluid and electrolyte balances, crystalluria, irregular heartbeat, severe abdominal pain, nausea and vomiting, persistent diarrhea, convulsions, convulsions, rash.

Q7. Can I take Augmed 625Mg tablet during pregnancy?

The tablet is considered safe to use in pregnant women unless the potential benefits outweigh the risks involved. Despite the fact that there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown no or low adverse effects on the developing baby. It is recommended that you consult your doctor before consumption of this medicine.

Q8. Can Augmed 625Mg tablet be taken without a doctor’s prescription?

No, do not take the medicine without doctor’s prescription.

Q9. Is it okay to drink alcohol while I am on the Augmed 625Mg tablet?

Interaction of alcohol with this medicine is unknown. Any symptoms of abnormal reactions after taking the medicine should be reported to your doctor immediately. If you consume alcohol on regular basis, relevant dose adjustments of the medicine may be necessary depending on your clinical condition.

Q10. How to store Augmed 625Mg tablet?

Store the medicine at room temperature (20-30 degree Celsius) in a cool and dry place. Keep the tablet according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Store the medicine in the container or the pack it came in, tightly closed.

Q11. If I have trouble swallowing Augmed 625Mg tablet, can I mix it in water and drink it?

This tablet is designed to be swallowed with water. If you take them in a way they weren’t intended to be used, you could experience an overdose if the active constituent enters the blood stream too quickly. Alternatively, if it enters your body too slowly, it may never achieve a high enough concentration to be completely functional.

Q12. Can we give Augmed 625Mg tablet to children?

If used according to the directions given by your doctor, it is safe to be used by children.

Q13. By when should I start seeing the results of the Augmed 625Mg tablet?

The duration of time required for this medicine to show its action in the body is 1-2 hours of administration. You will start to feel better in 1-2 days after taking the tablet. But continue to use the medicine until completion of the maximum amount prescribed, even though the symptoms disappear after medicine has begun.

Q14. How long does the effect of Augmed 625Mg tablet last?

The amount of time for which this medicine remains active in the body is for about 6-8 hours.

Q15. Can we take Augmed 625Mg tablet daily? If yes, how many tablets can we take everyday?

Medicines should always be taken under medical supervision. Take the medicine exactly as prescribed by your doctor: for dosage and duration. Most recommended dose is two tablets per day.

Q16. For how many days should I take the Augmed 625Mg tablet?

The number of days that any medicine must be taken varies from patient to patient; and case to case. So always stick to your doctor’s suggestion about how many days to take this medicine.

Q17. When should I take Augmed 625Mg tablet?

Use the medicine exactly as prescribed by your doctor for the dosage and duration.

Note: All of the above information is for reference purpose only. It is always recommended that you consult a medical professional.

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