FAQs ABOUT AUGMENTIN 1.2GM INJECTION
What are the uses of AUGMENTIN 1.2GM INJECTION?
AUGMENTIN 1.2GM INJECTION is used in adults and children for the treatment of various bacterial infections such as respiratory tract infections which includes pneumonia, acute exacerbation of chronic bronchitis, urinary tract infections (cystitis, urethritis, pyelonephritis), bone and joint infections (osteomyelitis), middle ear infections (otitis media), tonsillitis, sinusitis, skin and soft tissue infections such as cellulitis, boils, wound infections, intra-abdominal sepsis, dental infections, infections of genital organs in females. AUGMENTIN 1.2GM INJECTION is also used as prophylaxis against various bacterial infections associated with major surgeries of the heart, joints, kidney, head and neck, stomach, biliary tract, intestine and pelvic region.
What are the side effects of AUGMENTIN 1.2GM INJECTION?
The most common side effects after receiving AUGMENTIN 1.2GM INJECTION are vomiting, diarrhoea, thrush (fungal infection), etc. Consult your doctor immediately in case any of the side effects worsen.
How does AUGMENTIN 1.2GM INJECTION work?
AUGMENTIN 1.2GM INJECTION helps in treating bacterial infection where Amoxicillin works by inhibiting penicillin-binding proteins (which are involved in the synthesis of the bacterial cell wall), leading to the activation of autolytic enzymes in the bacterial cell wall. Therefore, leading to lysis of the cell wall and death of the bacterial cell and Clavulanic acid inhibits the activity of bacterial enzymes known as beta-lactamases, hence enhancing the antibacterial activity of amoxicillin.
Is AUGMENTIN 1.2GM INJECTION safe for use in pregnant and breastfeeding women?
No, AUGMENTIN 1.2GM INJECTION is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless necessary and AUGMENTIN 1.2GM INJECTION should be used with caution in breastfeeding women as it may pass through breastmilk. Consult your doctor before receiving AUGMENTIN 1.2GM INJECTION.