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INTRODUCTION

AUGPEN DROPS contains Amoxicillin and Clavulanic acid, which belong to the group of medicines called Penicillin and Beta-Lactamase Inhibitors. It is used in children for the treatment of various bacterial infections such as respiratory tract infections (such as pneumonia), urinary tract infections (cystitis, urethritis, pyelonephritis), bone and joint infections, middle ear infections (otitis media), tonsillitis, sinusitis, skin, and soft tissue infections such as cellulitis, animal bites, dental infections (severe dental abscess), etc.

AUGPEN DROPS is not recommended for use in patients with severe kidney impairment, history of liver problems or jaundice after taking penicillin antibiotics. AUGPEN DROPS should be used with caution in patients suffering from glandular fever (viral infection causing sore throat, high fever, swelling of salivary glands, etc), liver disease, kidney disease, who are not passing urine daily.

AUGPEN DROPS is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless clearly necessary. AUGPEN DROPS should be used with caution in breastfeeding women as it may pass through breastmilk. AUGPEN DROPS should be used with caution in neonates and infants less than 12 weeks of age. Consult your doctor before taking AUGPEN DROPS. The most common side effects after taking AUGPEN DROPS are vomiting, diarrhoea, nausea, thrush (fungal infections) etc. Consult your doctor immediately if your symptoms get worse or persist.

USES OF AUGPEN DROPS

  • Treats bacterial infections

HOW AUGPEN DROPS WORKS

AUGPEN DROPS help in treating bacterial infection where Amoxicillin works by inhibiting penicillin binding proteins (which are involved in the synthesis of bacterial cell wall) leading to activation of autolytic enzymes in the bacterial cell wall. Therefore, leading to lysis of the cell wall and death of bacterial cell and Clavulanic acid inhibits the activity of bacterial enzymes known as beta lactamases. As a result, it enhances the antibacterial activity of amoxicillin.

DIRECTIONS FOR USE

Take AUGPEN DROPS as advised by your physician. Shake the medicine well before every use. Avoid contaminating the dropper. Your doctor will decide the exact dose and duration of treatment for you depending upon your age, body weight and disease condition.

SIDE EFFECTS OF AUGPEN DROPS

COMMON

  • diarrhoea
  • thrush (candida fungal infection)
  • vomiting and nausea

UNCOMMON

  • rashes, itching, hives (raised itch rashes)
  • urticaria
  • dizziness, headache
  • indigestion
  • abnormal liver enzymes

RARE

  • erythema multiforme (skin rashes, blisters, small target rashes)
  • low number of platelets (cells that helps in clotting)
  • decreased white blood cells

Stop taking AUGPEN DROPS and consult your doctor immediately in case you experience:

  • severe allergic reaction which includes rashes, collapsing or fainting, swelling of face, throat which may cause difficulty in breathing, fever, joint pain, swollen lymph nodes of neck, armpits, groin, red or purple raised spots on skin due to inflammation of blood vessels
  • watery diarrhoea with blood or mucus, fever, abdominal pain which occurs due to inflammation of large intestine
  • inflammation of liver (hepatitis), jaundice (yellowing of white part of eyes, nails, skin paleness)
  • inflammation of kidney tubes
  • delayed blood clotting
  • hyperactivity
  • convulsions (fits) most commonly experienced by patients suffering from kidney disease
  • black hairy tongue

HOW TO MANAGE SIDE EFFECTS

Nausea, vomiting:

Take the medicine, before meals. Stick to simple meals. Avoid eating oily or spicy food however, contact your doctor if your symptoms get worse or persist.

Itchy skin:

Avoid hot showers because hot water can irritate the skin and do not scratch the affected area. Apply moisturizing cream, Sunscreen and use protective clothing. Contact your doctor if your symptoms get worse or persist.

Stomach pain:

Try to rest and relax. Eat small meals but take frequently. Keep a heat pad on your stomach. Contact your doctor if your symptoms get worse or persist.

Diarrhoea:

Drink plenty of water or fruit juices to keep you hydrated. Don’t take any medicine on your own to treat diarrhoea. Contact your doctor if your symptoms get worse or persist.

Headache:

Rest and relax. Drink plenty of water and electrolytes. Apply a pain-relieving balm on the head if required. Contact your doctor if your symptoms get worse or persist.

WARNING & PRECAUTIONS

PREGNANCY

AUGPEN DROPS is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless clearly necessary. Consult your doctor before taking AUGPEN DROPS.

BREASTFEEDING

AUGPEN DROPS should be used with caution in breast feeding women as it may pass through breastmilk. Consult your doctor before taking AUGPEN DROPS.

DRIVING AND USING MACHINES

Do not drive or operate machinery after taking AUGPEN DROPS.

KIDNEY

AUGPEN DROPS is not recommended for use in patients with severe kidney impairment. Consult your doctor taking AUGPEN DROPS.

LIVER

AUGPEN DROPS is not recommend for use in patients who had history of liver problems or jaundice after taking penicillin antibiotics. Consult your doctor before taking AUGPEN DROPS.

ALLERGY

Do not take AUGPEN DROPS if you are allergic to Amoxicillin, Clavulanic acid, or any other ingredients in this medicine.

OTHERS

Before taking AUGPEN DROPS inform your doctor if you have:

  • glandular fever (viral infection causing sore throat, high fever, swelling of salivary glands etc)
  • not been urinating regularly
  • urine and blood tests

Use in paediatrics:

AUGPEN DROPS should be used with caution neonates and infants less than 12 weeks of age. Consult your doctor before giving AUGPEN DROPS to your child.

INTERACTIONS

A. Drug-Drug interactions:

Before taking AUGPEN DROPS, inform your doctor if you are taking any of the following medicine:

  • medicines used to treat gout (Ex. allopurinol, probenecid)
  • medicines used to treat blood clots (Ex. warfarin)
  • methotrexate (used for the treatment of cancer, severe psoriasis)
  • medicine used to prevent organ transplant rejection (Ex. Mycophenolate mofetil)
  • medicines used for prevention of pregnancy (oral contraceptives)

Overdosage:

In case you or anybody else accidently take too much of AUGPEN DROPS then consult your doctor immediately or visit the nearby hospital. Symptoms of overdose of AUGPEN DROPS are nausea, diarrhoea, fits, disturbed fluid and electrolyte balance, crystalluria which may cause kidney failure.

SYNOPSIS

Drug :  

Amoxicillin, Clavulanic acid 

Pharmacological Category :  

Penicillin and Beta-Lactamase Inhibitors   

Therapeutic Indication :  

Bacterial Infections   

Dosage Forms :   Tablet, Syrup, Oral Drops, Eye Drops, Ear Drops, Oral Suspension, Infusion, Dispersible Tablet, Dry Suspension, Dry Syrup, Granules  

MORE INFORMATION

  • Keep AUGPEN DROPS out of reach from children
  • Store AUGPEN DROPS below 25°C

FAQs ABOUT AUGPEN DROPS

What are uses of AUGPEN DROPS?

AUGPEN DROPS is used in children for treatment of various bacterial infections such as respiratory tract infections which includes pneumonia, urinary tract infections (cystitis, urethritis, pyelonephritis), bone and joint infections, middle ear infections (otitis media), tonsillitis, sinusitis, skin, and soft tissue infections ex. cellulitis, animal bites, dental infections (severe dental abscess), etc.

Can AUGPEN DROPS cause tooth discolouration?

Yes, AUGPEN DROPS can cause tooth discolouration in children which can be removed by regular brushing.

What are side effects of AUGPEN DROPS?

The most common side effects after taking AUGPEN DROPS are vomiting, diarrhoea, nausea, thrush (fungal infection), etc. Consult your doctor immediately in case any of side effects worsens.

How AUGPEN DROPS works?

AUGPEN DROPS help in treating bacterial infection where Amoxicillin works by inhibiting penicillin binding proteins (which are involved in the synthesis of bacterial cell wall) leading to activation of autolytic enzymes in the bacterial cell wall. Therefore, leading to lysis of the cell wall and death of bacterial cell and clavulanic acid inhibits the activity of bacterial enzymes known as beta lactamases and hence enhancing the antibacterial activity of amoxicillin.

Who should not take AUGPEN DROPS?

AUGPEN DROPS is not recommended for use in patients with severe kidney impairment, who had history of liver problems or jaundice after taking penicillin antibiotics. Consult your doctor before taking AUGPEN DROPS.

REFERENCES

1. KD Tripathi. Antimicrobial Drugs. Essentials of Medical Pharmacology, 7th edition. 2013. Page-723, 724.

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4. Glaxo Wellcome Production. Electronic Medicines Compendium (EMC). [Revised in January 2022] [Accessed on 21st October 2022] https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/files/pil.10038.pdf

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6. Medreich Limited. Amoxicillin + Clavulanic acid. [Revised in June 2015] [Accessed on 21st October 2022] http://www.paradigmpharma.com/CMS/IMAGES/pdfuploads/1503656556_Fleming%20(Co-Amoxiclav).pdf

7. Cipla Limited. Amoxicillin + Clavulanic acid. [Revised in December 2013] [Accessed on 21st October 2022] https://www.ciplamed.com/content/novamox-cv-injection-tablets-dt-syrup-drops#undesirable%20effects

8. Augpen Drops (Amoxicillin + Clavulanic acid). Zuventus Healthcare Limited. [Accessed on 21st October 2022] http://www.zuventus.co.in/doctor_wise_products_selected.aspx?Medi_Id=64

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10. Noir Drops (Amoxicillin + Clavulanic acid). Arlak Biotech. [Accessed on 21st October 2022] https://www.arlakbiotech.com/products-offering/amoxycillin-potassium-clavulanate-oral-suspension-ip/

PRODUCT DETAILS

    Net Qty
    1 N
    Ingredient
    AMOXYCILLIN 80MG+CLAVULANIC ACID 11.4MG
    Hsn Code
    30041090
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Augpen Drops 10ml

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