AUGMEXIN P Ointment 15gm

Skin Infections Rx required

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INTRODUCTION

AUGMEXIN P is a combination of Ornidazole and Povidone Iodine which belongs to the group of medicines called Nitroimidazoles and Antiseptics respectively. It is used to prevent, control, treat and improve condition and symptoms of wound infection, minor cuts, graze, burns, boils, ulcers, blisters, abrasion, bacterial infections (such as paronychia, impetigo, furunculosis, otitis externa, sycosis barbae), fungal infections (such as tinea infestation, custodian candidiasis), protozoan infections, and infections that occurs after surgical procedures.

AUGMEXIN P is not recommended for use if you have any health condition or illness. Before using AUGMEXIN P, inform your doctor if you are planned for any upcoming surgery, have fits, or multiple sclerosis (an autoimmune disease). AUGMEXIN P is not recommended for use in pregnant and breast-feeding women.

Also, it is not recommended for use in children (aged below 2 years) and neonates, and it should be used with caution in elderly patients (aged above 70 years). The most common side effects of using AUGMEXIN P are local irritation, rashes, burning or stinging sensation and redness. Consult your doctor if any of the side effect worsens.

USES OF AUGMEXIN P

Used to prevent, control, treat and improve condition and symptoms of:

  • wound infection, minor cuts and graze, burns, boils, ulcers, blisters, abrasion
  • bacterial infections (such as paronychia, impetigo, furunculosis, otitis externa, sycosis barbae)
  • fungal infections (such as tinea infestation, custodian candidiasis)
  • protozoan infections
  • infections that occurs after surgical procedures

HOW AUGMEXIN P WORKS

AUGMEXIN P is a combination of Ornidazole and Povidone iodine, where ornidazole works by damaging the DNA of the microorganism on the infected site which results in destruction of the bacteria and other infectious microorganisms. Povidone iodine works by releasing iodine on the infected site which causes destruction and prevention of growth of infectious microorganisms on the infected site thereby treating the infection.

DIRECTIONS FOR USE

Apply AUGMEXIN P as directed by your physician. It is for external use only. Clean and dry the affected area before the application. Wash your hands before and after applying AUGMEXIN P. Avoid applying this medicine around your eyes, including eyelids. Your doctor will decide the duration of treatment depending upon the severity of the infection or wound.

SIDE EFFECTS OF AUGMEXIN P

COMMON

  • local irritation
  • rashes
  • burning or stinging sensation
  • redness

RARE

Stop using AUGMEXIN P and contact your doctor if you experience any of the following side effects:

  • signs of metabolic acidosis (condition marked by too much acid in body fluids) such as fast heartbeat, confusion, headache
  • signs of hypernatremia (increased sodium level in blood) such as muscle weakness, restlessness, extreme thirst
  • impaired kidney function such as nausea, vomiting or loss of appetite
  • conjunctival hyperemia (eye inflammation)
  • superficial punctate keratitis (eye disorder)
  • allergic reactions such as swelling, rash, itching and shortness of breath

HOW TO MANAGE SIDE EFFECTS

Rashes:

Avoid taking shower or bath in hot water as it worsen the condition and pat dry the skin. Do not scratch the affected area. Wear protective clothing while going outdoors. Regularly moisturize your skin after consulting the doctor. Consult your doctor if the symptom gets worse.  

WARNING & PRECAUTIONS

PREGNANCY

AUGMEXIN P is not recommended for use in pregnant women. Consult your doctor before using it.

BREASTFEEDING

AUGMEXIN P is not recommended for use in breast-feeding women. Consult your doctor before using it.

DRIVING AND USING MACHINES

Avoid driving or using machines while applying AUGMEXIN P.

ALLERGY

Do not use AUGMEXIN P if you are allergic to Ornidazole or Povidone Iodine or any other ingredients of this medicine.

OTHERS

AUGMEXIN P is not recommended for use if you:

  • have any other health condition or illness

Before using AUGMEXIN P inform your doctor if you:

  • are planned for any upcoming surgery
  • have fits
  • have multiple sclerosis (an autoimmune disease)                                                             

Use in pediatrics:

AUGMEXIN P is not recommended for use in children below 2 years of age and in neonates. Consult child’s doctor for advice before applying AUGMEXIN P to your child.

Use in geriatrics:

AUGMEXIN P should be used with caution in elderly patients (aged above 70 years). Consult your doctor before using it.

INTERACTIONS

A. Drug – Drug Interaction:

Before using AUGMEXIN P, inform your doctor if you are using any medicines including prescription, non-prescription and herbal or vitamin supplements.

Overdosage:

In case of overdosage or accidental ingestion of AUGMEXIN P, consult your doctor or visit the nearby hospital immediately.

SYNOPSIS

Drug :  

Ornidazole, Povidone Iodine

Pharmacological Category :  

Nitroimidazole, Antiseptics

Therapeutic Indication :  

Bacterial, Fungal and Protozoan infections, burns, boils, ulcers, wound infection, minor cuts and graze, blisters, abrasion

Dosage Forms :  

Ointment, Cream, Powder

MORE INFORMATION

  • Keep AUGMEXIN P out of reach of children
  • Store at room temperature

FAQs ABOUT AUGMEXIN P

What is AUGMEXIN P and why is it given?

AUGMEXIN P contains Ornidazole and Povidone Iodine which belongs to the group of medicines called Nitroimidazoles and Antiseptics. It is used to prevent, control, treat and improve condition and symptoms of wound infection, minor cuts, burns, boils, ulcers, blisters, abrasion and certain bacterial, fungal and protozoan infections, also used treat infections that occurs after surgical procedures.

What are the common side effects of AUGMEXIN P?

The most common side effects associated with the use of AUGMEXIN P are local irritation, rashes, burning sensation, stinging and redness. Consult your doctor if any of the side effect worsens or bothers you.

Who should avoid applying AUGMEXIN P?

AUGMEXIN P is not recommended for use in patients who are allergic to ornidazole and povidone iodine and it is not recommended for use in pregnant and breastfeeding women. Consult your doctor before using AUGMEXIN P.

Can AUGMEXIN P be used in children?

AUGMEXIN P is not recommended for use in children (below 2 years of age) and in neonates. If AUGMEXIN P is accidentally ingested by a child or adolescent, go to the hospital immediately and consult the doctor for further management.

How AUGMEXIN P should be applied?

Apply AUGMEXIN P as directed by your physician. It is for external use only. Clean and dry the affected area before the application. Wash your hands before and after applying AUGMEXIN P. Avoid applying this medicine around your eyes, including eyelids. Your doctor will decide the duration of treatment depending upon the severity of the infection or wound.

REFERENCES

1. Laurence L. Brunton, John S. Lazo, Keith L. Parker. Ophthalmology. Goodman & Gilman's The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics. Eleventh Edition. 2005. Page – 1734.

2. KD. Tripathi. Antiamoebic and Antiprotozoal Drugs. Essentials of medical pharmacology. Seventh edition. 2013. Page – 839.

3. Yehouda Marcus, Noam Tal, Mordechai Ronen, Raanan Carmieli, Michael Gurevitz. The drug ornidazole inhibits photosynthesis in a different mechanism described for protozoa and anaerobic bacteria. NIH National Library of Medicine, National center for biotechnology information. Pubmed.gov. December 2016. [Accessed on 11th June 2022] https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/27647935/#:~:text=Abstract,of%20toxic%20derivatives%20and%20radicals

4. Subuhi Kaul, Savita Yadav, and Sunil Dogra. Treatment of Dermatophytosis in Elderly, Children, and Pregnant Women. NIH National Library of Medicine, National center for biotechnology information. PMC PubMed Central. September 2017. [Accessed on 11th June 2022] https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/27647935/#:~:text=Abstract,of%20toxic%20derivatives%20and%20radicals

5. DM Pharma. Batodine Plus (Povidone Iodine and Ornidazole ointment). [Accessed on 11th June 2022] https://www.dmpharma.co.in/Povidone%20%E2%80%93%20Iodine%20+%20Ornidazole%20Ointment.html

6. Wellona Pharma. Wellodin-OR (Povidone Iodine and Ornidazole) [Accessed on 11th June 2022] https://wellonapharma.com/product/finished/povidone-iodine-and-ornidazole-cream

USEFUL DIAGNOSTIC TESTS

  • Complete Blood Count

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AUGMEXIN P Ointment 15gm

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