Augmentin 500 mg/125 mg 21 film-coated tablets (amoxicillin/clavulanic acid)
WHAT AUGMENTINE IS AND WHAT IT IS USED FOR
Augmentin is an antibiotic and acts by killing bacteria that cause infections. It contains two different drugs called amoxicillin and clavulanic acid.
Amoxicillin belongs to a group of medicines called “penicillins”, the action of which can sometimes be stopped (becoming inactive). The other active ingredient (clavulanic acid) prevents this from happening.
Augmentin is used in adults and children to treat the following infections:
infections of the middle ear and sinuses;
respiratory tract infections;
urinary tract infections;
infections of the skin and soft tissues including dental infections;
bone and joint infections.
SmithKline Beecham Pharmaceuticals, UK;
Glaxo Wellcome Production, France;
GlaxoSmithKline Pharmaceuticals S.A., Poland.