Augpen 500 mg/100 mg Injection is a penicillin-type of antibiotic that helps your body fight infections caused by bacteria. It is used to treat infections of the lungs (e.g., pneumonia), ear, nasal sinus, urinary tract, skin, and soft tissue. It will not work for viral infections such as the common cold.
Augpen 500 mg/100 mg Injection is generally administered by a healthcare professional and should not be self-administered. Depending on the severity of your underlying illness, your doctor will decide the precise dose and schedule as per which this injection is to be given. It is strictly advised to be used as per the doctor’s prescription.
Before using it, you should tell your doctor if you are allergic to any antibiotics or have any kidney or liver problems. Your doctor may change the dose or prescribe a different medicine. This medicine is generally regarded as safe to use during pregnancy and breastfeeding if used under a doctor’s supervision.
BENEFITS OF AUGPEN INJECTION
In Prophylaxis of surgery associated Bacterial infections
Augpen 500 mg/100 mg Injection contains two different medicines, Amoxycillin and Clavulanic Acid, that work together to kill the bacteria that cause infections. Amoxycillin works by stopping the growth of bacteria. Clavulanic Acid reduces resistance and enhances the activity of Amoxycillin against bacteria.
This combination medicine can be used in the prophylaxis of surgery associated bacterial infections such as gastrointestinal tract, pelvic cavity, head and neck, biliary tract surgery. It usually makes you feel better within a few days, but you should continue taking it as prescribed even when you feel better to make sure that all bacteria are killed and do not become resistant.
HOW TO USE AUGPEN INJECTION
HOW AUGPEN INJECTION WORKS
Augpen 500 mg/100 mg Injection may cause side effects such as allergic reactions, dizziness or fits that may make you unfit to drive.
Use of this medicine is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Regular monitoring of liver function tests is recommended while you are taking this medicine
INTERACTION WITH DRUGS
- MYCOPHENOLATE MOFETIL