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What is Augmentin Tablet 1g used for?

Augmentin is a combination of  Amoxicillin and Clavulanate. It is a prescription antibiotic that is  used for the treatment of many different infections caused by bacteria, such as:

•          Pneumonia

•          Ear infections

•          Bronchitis

•          Urinary tract infections

•          Infections of the skin.

Augmentin Tablet 1g Composition

Each Augmentin Tablet 1g contains:

•          875 mg amoxicillin (as amoxicillin trihydrate) and

•          125 mg clavulanic acid (as potassium clavulanate).

How does Augmentin Tablet 1g work?

Augmentin Is a combination of Amoxicillin and Clavulanate. Amoxicillin is a penicillin antibiotic that works by fighting bacteria in the body while Clavulanate potassium is a beta-lactamase inhibitor that helps in preventing certain bacteria from becoming resistant to amoxicillin.

Augmentin Tablet 1g Dosage.

The usual adult and children aged 12years and above, take one Augmentin 1g Tablet 12hourly or twice daily or as prescribed by a doctor or pharmacist.

Augmentin Tablet 1g is available on Drugstore Nigeria, an online pharmacy store in Lagos.

How to Take Augmentin Tablet 1g.

•          Take Augmentin tablet exactly as prescribed by your doctor or pharmacist. 

•          Follow all directions written on your prescription label and read all medication instructions on the sheets.

•          Augmentin tablet may work best if you take it at the start of a meal.

•          Take Augmentin every 12 hours or twice In the day.

•          Swallow the tablet as a whole, Do not crush or chew the extended-release tablet.

•          You can break the tablet into two halves and swallow one half after the other. If you are having difficulty swallowing the tablet as a whole.

•          Use Augmentin tablet for the full prescribed length of time as skipping doses can increase your risk of infection that is resistant to medication.

•          Augmentin will not treat a viral infection such as the flu or a common cold.

What are the Side Effects of Augmentin Tablet 1g?

Common side effects of Augmentin Tablet 1g include;

Nausea, Vomiting, Headache, Diarrhea, Gas, Stomach pain, Skin rash or itching, and white patches in your mouth or throat.

Is Augmentin Tablet 1g a Strong Antibiotics?

Augmentin helps to fight against a broader range of bacteria than amoxicillin alone. Augmentin is an antibiotic stronger than amoxicillin.

Is Augmentin Tablet 1g safe to use in Pregnancy and Breastfeeding?

Consult your doctor or pharmacist before taking Augmentin tablet 1g if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.

How long does it take for Augmentin Tablet 1g to work?

Peak concentrations of Augmentin Tablet 1g are usually seen within 1.5 hours of dosing. However, it may take up to 48 hours of dosing for a clinical improvement to be seen with Augmentin Tablet 1g. 

Augmentin Tablet 1g Price

Augmentin Tablet’s price is listed in, Nigeria’s largest online pharmacy store.


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