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Zimilat

Anti-biotics

What is Zimilat?

It is a combination of Amoxicillin and Clavulanate Potassium used in the treatment of a wide range of bacterial infections such as Pneumonia, Sinusitis, Bronchitis, Ear infections, Skin Infections, and Urinary Tract Infections. It is available on Drugstore Nigeria, Nigeria’s Largest Online Pharmacy.

Composition

It has Amoxicillin and Clavulanate Potassium as its active ingredients.

What are Amoxicillin and Clavulanate Potassium?

Amoxicillin is a penicillin antibiotic while Clavulanate Potassium helps to prevent bacteria from developing resistance to Amoxicillin.

What are Amoxicillin and Clavulanate Potassium used for?

This combination is used in the treatment of a wide range of bacterial infections such as Pneumonia, Sinusitis, Bronchitis, Ear infections, Skin Infections, and Urinary Tract Infections.

Dosage

Use as prescribed by your physician.

Side Effects

Common side effects include; Itching, Hives, Pain during sexual intercourse, Redness of the skin, Vaginal itching, Skin rash, Thick white vaginal discharge with or without odor, Cloudy urine, Fever, Reduced frequency of urination or quantity of urine, Seizures, Swelling of the feet or lower legs, Stomach cramps, Black hairy tongue, Black or tarry stools, Back, leg or stomach pains, Bleeding gums, Peeling or loosening of the skin, Bloating, Bloody nose, Anxiety, Dry mouth, Hyperventilation, Sleeplessness, Restlessness, Tooth discoloration, Sleeping difficulties, Chest pain and others not listed here.

Precautions

People who suffer from hepatic or renal problems or jaundice and those who are allergic to penicillin or cephalosporins should not take this drug. Let your doctor know if you’re pregnant or planning to get pregnant because this drug can make birth control pills less effective.  

Interactions

It is important that you let your doctor know about any pre-existing illnesses or allergies and medication you’re on.

How fast do Amoxicillin and Clavulanate Potassium work?

The effect of this combination should be seen after 1.5 hours of taking it. However, it might take up to 48 hours for you to begin to see significant improvement in your condition.

Is Amoxicillin and potassium Clavulanate an antibiotic?

Amoxicillin is a penicillin antibiotic while Clavulanate Potassium helps to prevent bacteria from developing resistance to Amoxicillin.

What does Augmentin do to the body?

Augmentin is an antibiotic that helps in the treatment of different bacterial infections such as Pneumonia, Sinusitis, Ear Infections, and Bronchitis.

What are the side effects of Amoxiclav?

Possible side effects from the use of Amoxiclav include Nausea, Vomiting, Headache, Stomach pain, Diarrhea, Gas, Itching, Skin rash, and some others not listed here.

Does Amoxicillin and Clavulanate Potassium make you sleepy?

Drowsiness can be experienced as a side effect of this combination.

Does Amoxicillin and Clavulanate Potassium make you tired?

Consult your doctor if you experience any of the following side effects: Itching, Hives, Pain during sexual intercourse, Redness of the skin, Vaginal itching, Skin rash, Thick white vaginal discharge with or without odor, Cloudy urine, Fever, Reduced frequency of urination or quantity of urine, Seizures, Swelling of the feet or lower legs, Stomach cramps, Black hairy tongue, Black or tarry stools, Back, leg or stomach pains, Bleeding gums, Peeling or loosening of the skin, Bloating, Bloody nose, Anxiety, Dry mouth, Hyperventilation, Sleeplessness, Restlessness, Tooth discoloration, Sleeping difficulties, Chest pain and others not listed here.

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