Augmentin Duo 625mg Strip Of 10 Tablets
Augmentin Duo 625mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

Augmentin Duo 625mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

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Augmentin Duo 625mg Strip Of 10 Tablets Description

Augmentin 625 Duo tablet is an antibiotic medicine. It is used for the treatment of a wide range of bacterial infections. Lungs, airways, ears, urinary tract, skin, bone, joints, soft tissue and tooth...
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ContainsAmoxycillin / Amoxicillin(500.0 Mg),Clavulanic Acid(125.0 Mg)
UsesBacterial infections
Side effectsVomiting, nausea, skin rashes, irritation
ClassificationANTIBIOTIC
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Uses of Augmentin Duo 625mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

Augmentin 625 Duo tablet is used for the treatment of bacterial infection of sinus, respiratory tract, urinary tract, bone, skin, tooth and joints. It is also used in the treatment of lung infection.

Contraindications of Augmentin Duo 625mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

  • If you are allergic to amoxicillin, clavulanic acid or any other ingredients of the Augmentin 625 Duo tablet.
  • If you have a history of allergic reactions after using any antibiotics (cephalosporins, monobactam, carbapenem).
  • If you have had liver problems & jaundice after using this medicine before.

Side effects of Augmentin Duo 625mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

  • Vomiting
  • Nausea
  • Diarrhoea
  • Stomach upset
  • Skin rashes
  • Irritation
  • Headache
  • Dizziness

Precautions and Warnings of Augmentin Duo 625mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Augmentin 625 Duo tablet?
A:
Augmentin 625 Duo tablet should be avoided during pregnancy due to the lack of safety information. However, if considered essential by the treating doctor, it can be taken. Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or think you may be pregnant while he prescribes you this medicine.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Augmentin 625 Duo tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Components of Augmentin 625 Duo pass into breast milk and it can cause fungal infection of mouth and diarrhoea in your baby. Hence, it is advisable not to breastfeed while taking this medicine.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Augmentin 625 Duo tablet?
A:
It is advised not to drive or use machines when you have taken Augmentin 625 Duo tablet as it may cause dizziness, fits and allergic reactions.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Augmentin 625 Duo tablet?
A:
There is no known interaction between alcohol and Augmentin 625 Duo tablet. However, long term use of alcohol can weaken your immune system and body's response to pathogens and infections. Consult your doctor for more information if you drink too often.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have experienced allergy after the use of antibiotics like amoxicillin (penicillin, cephalosporins).
  • You are an elderly patient, the chances of getting side effects are more and also if you have any comorbidities it should be discussed with the doctor while he prescribes you this medicine.
  • You have liver problems or kidney problems.
  • You experience redness of the skin followed by eruptions, swelling and irresistible itching.
  • You experience fatigue, fever, rash and swelling in the neck after taking this medicine.
  • You have diarrhoea and abdominal pain even after stopping treatment with Augmentin 625 Duo tablets.
  • You have difficulty in passing urine or holding the urine in the bladder.

Mode of Action of Augmentin Duo 625mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

How Does It Work?

Augmentin 625 Duo tablet works by the combined action of its two ingredients. Amoxicillin acts by killing the bacteria responsible for infections. Whereas clavulanic acid does not have any actions aga...
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Directions for Use of Augmentin Duo 625mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

  • Take Augmentin 625 Duo tablet as a whole with water, preferably after meals.
  • Complete the course of Augmentin 625 Duo tablet, as suggested by your doctor.

Interactions of Augmentin Duo 625mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

Interactions with other medicines

  • Concomitant use of blood thinners such as warfarin or acenocoumarol may increase the risk of bleeding, regular monitoring of blood clotting parameters such as PT-INR is advised.
  • There is an increased risk of getting the side effects of a medicine methotrexate (used in the treatment of cancer) if taken along.
  • Medicines such as allopurinol and probenecid (used for the treatment of gout) and medicines used to modify immune response during organ transplant like mycophenolate mofetil should be used cautiously ...
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  • Tell your doctor about any other medicine, supplement or herbal preparations you are currently taking or might take to avoid any interaction.

Storage and disposal of Augmentin Duo 625mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

  • Store the medicine at or below 25°C in the original package.
  • Keep the medicine out of the reach of children and pets.

Dosage of Augmentin Duo 625mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

Overdose

Overdose of Augmentin 625 Duo tablets can cause symptoms such as upset stomach, diarrhoea, vomiting, oedema or fluid retention and drowsiness. If you think you have taken too much of this medicine, th...
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Missed a Dose

It is advised not to miss any dose of antibiotics as it can result in the treatment ineffective against the infection. If you have missed taking any dose of Augmentin 625 Duo tablet, then take it as s...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
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Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Can I take Augmentin 625 Duo tablet for stomach infection?

A: Augmentin 625 Duo tablet should only be used for the condition it is prescribed for. Do not use any antibiotic when you are not sure if the infection is due to bacteria, unnecessary use of antibiotics can make it ineffective for future treatment.

Q: Does Augmentin 625 Duo tablet causes loose motions?

A: Yes, diarrhoea or loose motion is a common side effect during the treatment with this antibiotic. However, if you experience diarrhoea for more than two days and diarrhoea with blood and mucus along with stomach pain and fever. It can be a sign of inflammation of the large intestine and should be reported to the doctor immediately.

Q: Can I take Augmentin 625 Duo tablet if I am allergic to it?

A: No, you should not take this medicine if you are allergic to it or any penicillin antibiotics. Serious side effects can result due to the same. Inform your doctor about your allergy to any specific medicines.

Q: Is it safe to use Augmentin 625 Duo tablet?

A: Yes, Augmentin 625 Duo tablet is safe to use when taken under the supervision of your doctor. However, in some patients, it may show some side effects like nausea, vomiting & diarrhoea.

Q: How many times should I take the Augmentin 625 Duo tablet in a day?

A: The exact frequency of consumption of this tablet depends upon your infection or disease. Your doctor will decide this after accessing the problem. Take this medicine as advised by your doctor. Refrain from self-medication of any antibiotics. Do not take it in excess or less.

Q: How long does it take for Augmentin 625 tablet to show its effects?

A: Augmentin 625 Duo tablet can start showing its effect approximately after 1 hour of its consumption. However, it varies among individuals and can also vary due to the physiology of an individual and the severity of the infection. As it is an antibiotic medicine, the complete effect towards infection could be seen after you complete the course of antibiotic treatment.

Q: Can Augmentin 625 Duo be used for a toothache?

A: Yes, it is used for toothache caused by a bacterial infection. However, you should never self-medicate this medicine for toothache, as that could be due to several other reasons. Always take your doctor's advice before taking any antibiotics.

Q: Are Advent 625 vs Augmentin 625 the same?

A: Advent 625 and Augmentin 625 both are antibiotic medicines containing a combination of amoxicillin and clavulanic acid. These are used to treat various bacterial infections such as infections of the respiratory and urinary tract, bone, skin and tooth infections, etc. However, it is recommended not to self-medicate any of these medicines, always consult with your doctor and take the medicine as prescribed by your doctor.

Q: Augmentin 625 vs Ceftum 500, which one of these is a better medicine for bacterial infections?

A: Augmentin 625 contains a combination of amoxicillin and clavulanic acid whereas Ceftum 500 tablet is a higher antibiotic containing cefuroxime as it's active ingredient. Both these medicines are used in bacterial infections, based on the cause and your medical history your doctor shall prescribe you one of these medicines. Do not self-medicate without consulting your doctor.

Q: Can Augmentin Duo 625 be used for fever?

A: No, Augmentin Duo 625 should not be used for reducing fever. It is an antibiotic medicine. It should be only used for the treatment of bacterial infection.

Q: Can I take Augmentin 625 Duo when planning a pregnancy?

A: Augmentin 625 Duo does not affect one's fertility thus it can be taken if you are planning pregnancy. However, once pregnancy is confirmed use of Augmentin 625 Duo should be avoided especially during the first trimester unless considered essential by the physician.

Q: Is Augmentin Duo 625 used for tonsilitis?

A: Yes, Augmentin 625 Duo tablet is used for the short term treatment of infection of tonsils also known as tonsilitis. It should only be used if prescribed by a doctor to avoid antibiotic resistance.

Q: Can I take the Augmentin 625 after food?

A: You should take the Augmentin 625 tablet as a whole with water, preferably after meals to avoid stomach discomfort. It is advisable to take it at the fixed time daily or as per the schedule prescribed by your doctor. Taking it at the same time will reduce the chances of missing the dose and it will also help you to get optimum results.

Q: Can I take the Augmentin 625 twice a day?

A: The dose and frequency of taking antibiotic medicine generally depend on the type and severity of infection. Do not exceed the prescribed dose and duration. Also, it should be taken regularly at evenly spaced intervals as per the schedule prescribed by your doctor. Taking the medicine regularly at the right times increases its effectiveness.

Q: What is the function of Augmentin 625?

A: Augmentin 625 Duo tablet works by the combined action of its two ingredients. Amoxicillin acts by killing the bacteria responsible for infections. Whereas clavulanic acid does not have any actions against bacteria but it inactivates an enzyme called beta-lactamases produced by bacteria which can destroy amoxicillin. Hence, it helps amoxicillin to function optimally.

Q: What is the dose of the Moxikind Cv 625 for adults?

A: The doctor will decide the specific dose for a specific duration depending upon the severity of the condition. Do not take it endlessly on your own without consulting a doctor.

Q: Is Augmentin 625 a painkiller?

A: No, Augmentin Duo is not a painkiller. It is an antibiotic medicine containing a combination of two medicines amoxicillin and clavulanic acid. It is used for the treatment of various bacterial infections such as infections of the lungs, airways, ears, urinary tract, skin, bone, joints, soft tissue and tooth.

Q: When should I take the Augmentin 625 Duo?

A: You should take the Augmentin 625 Duo tablet as a whole with water, preferably after meals to avoid stomach discomfort. It is advisable to take it at a fixed time daily or as per the schedule prescribed by your doctor. Taking it at the same time will reduce the chances of missing the dose and it will also help you to get optimum results.

Q: What is Augmentin duo used for?

A: Augmentin 625 Duo tablet is used for the treatment of bacterial infection of sinus, respiratory tract, urinary tract, bone, skin, tooth and joints. It is also used in the treatment of lung infection.

Q: Can you drink alcohol while taking Augmentin duo?

A: There is no known interaction between alcohol and Augmentin 625 Duo tablet. However, long term use of alcohol can weaken your immune system and body's response to pathogens and infections. Consult your doctor for more information if you drink too often.

Q: Is Augmentin Duo the same as amoxicillin?

A: Yes, Augmentin Duo contains amoxicillin, as one of its active ingredients. It belongs to an antibiotic class of medicines.

Q: Is Augmentin Duo a steroid?

A: No, Augmentin duo is not a steroid. It is an antibiotic medicine. It contains a combination of amoxicillin and clavulanic acid as its active ingredients.

Q: Can I stop taking Augmentin Duo if I feel better?

A: No, Augmentin duo is an antibiotic medication so must complete the course of treatment prescribed by the doctor. Do not stop taking the medicine, even if you feel better as incomplete treatment may result in treatment failure and the infection might reoccur.
Product Details
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AUGMENTIN DUO
Expires on or After
29/06/2023
Last Updated on: 02 Jun 2022 | 05:57 PM (IST)

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