Augmentin is an antibiotic, which is used to treat bacterial infections like pneumonia and sinus infection. It belongs to the penicillin group of medicines.
The three major forms of Augmentin available in the market are:
- Extended-release tablet
- Immediate-release tablet
- Liquid suspension
The major compositions of Augmentin are two drugs – amoxicillin and clavulanic acid, which make it more effective on bacterial infections than any other antibiotic that contains amoxicillin only.
These infections include:
- Skin infections
- Ear infections
- Urinary tract infections
- Sinus infections
Amoxicillin/clavulanate potassium is the generic name of Augmentin.
Augmentin is a commonly available antibiotic drug, which is widely used for the treatment of bacterial infections in children and adults. These infections can be related to the urinary tract, ear, sinus, skin, and respiratory tract.
While not all of these uses of Augmentin are not approved by the FDA (Food and Drug Administration) and these are … Read more “Augmentin: Uses & Side Effects”