How much liquid AUGMENTIN should I take?
May use 125mg/5mL or 250mg/5mL susp in place of 500mg tab; or 200mg/5mL or 400mg/5mL susp in place of 875mg tab. Severe infections or respiratory tract infections: 875mg every 12 hrs or 500mg every 8 hrs. Others: 500mg every 12 hrs or 250mg every 8 hrs.
Is AUGMENTIN available in liquid form?
Adults who have difficulty swallowing may be given the 125 mg/5 mL or 250 mg/5 mL suspension in place of the 500 mg tablet. The 200 mg/5 mL suspension or the 400 mg/5 mL suspension may be used in place of the 875 mg tablet. Two 250 mg tablets of AUGMENTIN should not be substituted for one 500 mg tablet of AUGMENTIN.
How many mL of AUGMENTIN should a child take?
Children 9 months – 2 years: 2.5 mL of AUGMENTIN 125 three times a day. Children 2-6 years: 5 mL of AUGMENTIN 125 three times a day. In severe infections this may be increased to 10 mL AUGMENTIN 125 three times a day.
How do you take AUGMENTIN syrup?
AUGMENTIN SYRUP should be taken immediately before or with the first mouthful of food. AUGMENTIN SYRUP works best when taken this way. It may also help to prevent stomach upsets. However, AUGMENTIN SYRUP will still work if taken without food.
Does AMOX CLAV come in liquid?
The 200 mg/28.5 mg per 5 mL suspension or the 400 mg/57 mg per 5 mL suspension may be used in place of the 875 mg/125 mg tablet.
What strengths does Augmentin come in?
The three forms of Augmentin come in different strengths: immediate-release tablet: 250 mg/125 mg, 500 mg/125 mg, 875 mg/125 mg. extended-release tablet: 1,000 mg/62.5 mg. liquid suspension: 125 mg/31.25 mg per 5 mL, 250 mg/62.5 mg per 5 mL.
What color is AMOX CLAV liquid?
Dosage Forms and Strengths Amoxicillin and clavulanate potassium for oral suspension USP, 400 mg/57 mg per 5 mL is a white to off-white powder – Each 5 mL of reconstituted white to off-white, orange-golden caramel-raspberry-flavored suspension contains 400 mg amoxicillin and 57 mg clavulanic acid as the potassium salt.
How do I give my 2 year old AUGMENTIN?
Mix the dose of medicine with a strong-sweet flavor. You can try chocolate syrup, strawberry syrup, or any pancake syrup. You can also use Kool-Aid powder. Medicines can safely be mixed with any flavor your child likes.
What is AMOX CLAV es 600mg 5ml susp 125ml?
Amoxicillin/clavulanic acid is a combination penicillin-type antibiotic used to treat a wide variety of bacterial infections. It works by stopping the growth of bacteria. This antibiotic treats only bacterial infections. It will not work for viral infections (such as common cold, flu).
How do I give my toddler Augmentin?
Open your child’s mouth by pushing down on the chin. You can also run your finger inside the cheek and push down on the lower jaw. Insert the syringe between the teeth. Drip the medicine onto the back of the tongue.