About Augmentin

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About Augmentin

Amoxicillin is used to treat acute and chronic infections caused by bacteria that are sensitive to amoxicillin. These include

  • Ear, nose and throat diseases such as otitis media, sinusitis, tonsillitis,
  • Eye infections by bacteria,
  • Upper and lower respiratory tract infections such as pneumonia or whooping cough,
  • Sepsis (blood poisoning),
  • Meningitis (meningitis),
  • Urinary tract infections,
  • STDs (such as gonorrhea),
  • Biliary tract infections,
  • Gastrointestinal infections,
  • Skin and soft tissue infections,
  • Listeriosis (infectious disease with flu-like symptoms, sometimes associated with sepsis and meningitis),
  • Inflammation of bone and bone marrow (osteomyelitis),
  • Inflammation of the endocardium (endocarditis).

In addition, the active ingredient, for example, during surgery in the jaw area, for the prevention of bacterial infection.
It can also be used for the treatment of salmonella and typhoid persistence. Such persons excrete the bacteria with the stool, although they themselves show no disease symptoms. But they are a source of infection for their fellow humans.

Amoxicillin is not decomposed by stomach acid. It is therefore acid-stable and can therefore be absorbed into the body via the gastrointestinal tract. Sometimes, however, tablet or juice administration is not sufficient to achieve bactericidal levels in certain areas of the body. In severe infectious diseases such as sepsis or meningitis amoxicillin is therefore usually given directly into the blood (intravenous administration). It is also possible to inject the active substance into the muscle (intramuscular administration).

What is the purpose of this ingredient?

  • treat bacterial infections
  • Treat throat, nose and throat infections
  • Treat infections in the gastrointestinal tract
  • Alleviate bile duct infections
  • Treat infections of the urinary tract and kidneys
  • Treat inflammation of the respiratory tract
  • Prevent inflammation of the heart’s lining and heart valves
  • Fight salmonella and typhoid fever
  • Relieve inflammation of the bones.
  • inhibiting build-up of the bacterial wall
  • Kill bacteria

This is how Amoxicillin works

Below you will learn more about the fields of application and the mode of action of amoxicillin.
Please also read the information on the drug classes penicillins, antibiotics, to which the active ingredient amoxicillin belongs.

Areas of application of the active substance amoxicillin

Amoxicillin is used to treat acute and chronic infections caused by bacteria that are sensitive to amoxicillin. These include

  • Ear, nose and throat diseases such as otitis media, sinusitis, tonsillitis,
  • Eye infections by bacteria,
  • Upper and lower respiratory tract infections such as pneumonia or whooping cough,
  • Sepsis (blood poisoning),
  • Meningitis (meningitis),
  • Urinary tract infections,
  • venereal diseases (such as gonorrhea),
  • Biliary tract infections,
  • Gastrointestinal infections,
  • Skin and soft tissue infections,
  • Listeriosis (infectious disease with flu-like symptoms, sometimes associated with sepsis and meningitis),
  • Inflammation of bone and bone marrow (osteomyelitis),
  • Inflammation of the endocardium (endocarditis).

In addition, the active ingredient, for example, during surgery in the jaw area, for the prevention of bacterial infection.
It can also be used for the treatment of salmonella and typhoid persistence. Such persons excrete the bacteria with the stool, although they themselves show no disease symptoms. But they are a source of infection for their fellow humans.

Amoxicillin is not decomposed by stomach acid. It is therefore acid-stable and can therefore be absorbed into the body via the gastrointestinal tract. Sometimes, however, tablet or juice administration is not sufficient to achieve bactericidal levels in certain areas of the body. In severe infectious diseases such as sepsis or meningitis amoxicillin is therefore usually given directly into the blood (intravenous administration). It is also possible to inject the active substance into the muscle (intramuscular administration).

For the following application areas of Amoxicillin , in-depth information is available:

  • Inflammation of the oropharynx
  • pneumonia
  • urinary tract infections
  • osteomyelitis
  • skin infections
  • Streptococcal infections
  • tonsillitis
  • Cold, sinusitis

  • otitis media
  • inflammation
  • gastritis
  • Gastric and duodenal ulcers
  • acute bronchitis
  • chronic bronchitis

Mode of action of amoxicillin

Amoxicillin Belongs to the drug group of antibiotics and there to the subgroup of penicillins. It prevents the bacteria from building up a functional cell wall during their growth phase. As a result, the microorganisms die off; This is called a bactericidal effect.

However, only amoxicillin-sensitive pathogens can be controlled with the drug. Other bacteria have natural or acquired defense mechanisms against the substance and can decompose them before they harm them. Since they do not respond to a treatment, such pathogens are called insensitive or resistant.

Amoxicillin is well tolerated because, to a large extent, it is rapidly absorbed from the intestine into the body. This protects the bacteria that are naturally found in the human intestine, the so-called intestinal flora.

Potential Augmentin side effects may include:

Effect
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28%

22%

Augmentin used to treat the following diseases:

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  1. Jennie L. Hartigan says:
    2.0 rating

    After taking the second tablet I had an extreme drop in blood pressure (chills), chills, breathlessness, etc. In the hospital, I received an infusion, so that my condition improved rapidly. The subsequently administered antibiotics I tolerated better and the inflammation went down quickly.

  2. James R. Tobey says:
    2.0 rating

    Augmentin for Erysipelas

    Led to severe hepatitis about two weeks after the end of the application

  3. Lupe H. Thomas says:
    2.0 rating

    Augmentin for Erysipelas

    hepatitis

  4. Mary B. Hasting says:
    3.0 rating

    Augmentin for Erysipelas

    On the 3rd day of taking the tablet I bakam strong rash all over the body with unbearable itching that I have with a homeopathic remedy under control (Cardiospermum) I hope the pustules and swelling on the face are soon back – currently I could occur in a horror movie! I dropped the tablets!

    Side effects: Allergic skin reaction
  5. Flo A. Grossi says:
    4.0 rating

    pro: my inflamed wound in the mouth was completely gone after a few days contraindicated: during the intake I suffered from extreme fatigue, so that sometimes I could not keep my normal daily routine. on the 5th day, extreme rashes / smallpox on the arms, on the neck and on the face. My hands swelled extremely. the itching was as bad as with a redness disease or as with chickenpox. I even itched on the swollen hands once bloody. i got fenistil drops and an antiallergic. and — I should have patience, because the body takes at least 7-10 days, until he has completely liberated the drug from the body … I would never take this drug again!

    Side effects: Allergic skin reaction
  6. Virgie W. Hudnall says:
    3.0 rating

    After about 6 days of augmentaneinnahme I got a violent rash (hives) on the arms, legs, face, neck, stomach and back. In the evening it was always very bad and during the day it went back a bit. first I then got cortisone against the rash and itch Fenistil. The doctor now told me that Augmentan caused every ten hives. Side effect: Neselsucht, itching

    Side effects: Allergic skin reaction
  7. Daniel M. Silva says:
    3.5 rating

    About two days after initial infusion in the hospital, both diarrhea and itching were particularly severe on the arms and torso. After discontinuation of the medication, the diarrhea resolved within 4 days, while the itching was not subsided for 24 days after weaning.

    Side effects: Diarrhea
  8. Brenda W. Hardman says:
    2.0 rating

    I got on the second day of the intake so diarrhea, did not come down 🙁 Dizziness was also there (think due to the diarrhea).

    Side effects: Diarrhea; Dizziness
  9. John J. Brown says:
    2.0 rating

    Diarrhea, itching, rapid heartbeat, dizziness

    Side effects: Diarrhea; Dizziness
  10. Beatrice L. Harada says:
    4.0 rating

    Bad trip! It started after about 20 minutes after ingestion: Walling nausea, dizziness, balance disorders, fog in the brain, loss of ability to concentrate, recurring panic attacks, blurred vision (could no longer properly focus on an object), restlessness, depression, insomnia , Duration: slight improvement after 3-5 hours, after 8 hours much better (only dizziness and restlessness), the next morning still nausea, restlessness. The third pill I have taken lying in bed – which works much better. It’s best not to move your head for the next few hours. On the advice of another doctor, I dropped the devil’s stuff on the 3rd day and got Augmentan. This works quite well so far, a bit of nausea and a bit of air in the stomach – everything in the green area. I would recommend the use of Avalox only in absolute emergencies, if nothing else helps, certainly not as a first resort of choice. I will never see the doctor again. A mental and physical hell trip.

    Side effects: Dizziness