Suspension Augmentin for children: instructions for use, the dosage of the drug and the opinions of those tested
Augmentin is a combination of antibiotics with a wide spectrum of action.
It is effective for various bacterial diseases of the skin, urogenital system, respiratory tract. It is often used for sepsis, peritonitis and osteomyelitis.
Assign Augmentin and as a prophylaxis after surgery. The scope of this drug is wide.
Consider the instructions for the use of the Augmentin suspension for children, in which cases a dosage of 125, 200, 400 or 600 mg is prescribed, how to prepare the mixture, what are the average prices and reviews about the drug.
Composition, active substance, description, form of release
The main components of the drug – amoxicillin, clavulanic acid. They are active substances.
Amoxicillin is an antibiotic from the group of penicillins. It has a harmful effect on various types of pathogenic bacteria. This substance is tolerated by patients well, rarely leading to side effects.
The disadvantage of amoxicillin is that after a few days of application, resistance to some bacteria develops.
To eliminate this imperfection, clavulanic acid was added to the drug. It allows you to make amoxicillin effective and use it even against those germs that were previously not sensitive to its effects.
Augmentin is produced in tablets, in the form of a powder for the subsequent preparation of the suspension, the powder from which the injection solution is made.
Children are prescribed a suspension, because it is liquid, has a pleasant taste, it is easy to drink. Babies rarely refuse sweet medication.
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Suspension of Augmentin is prescribed for: