How do you use amoxicillin and potassium clavulanate oral suspension for babies?
Neonates and Infants Aged <12 weeks (<3 months): The recommended dose of amoxicillin and clavulanate potassium for oral suspension is 30 mg/kg/day divided every 12 hours, based on the amoxicillin component.
How much amoxicillin and clavulanate potassium should I take?
The usual adult dose is one 500 mg/125 mg Amoxicillin and Clavulanate Potassium Tablet every 12 hours or one 250 mg/125 mg Amoxicillin and Clavulanate Potassium Tablet every 8 hours.
How much Augmentin can 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 long can you take co-amoxiclav?
Do not take Co-amoxiclav for more than 2 weeks. If you still feel unwell you should go back to see the doctor. If you take too much Co-amoxiclav, signs might include an upset stomach (feeling sick, being sick or diarrhoea) or convulsions. Talk to your doctor as soon as possible.
How many days should Augmentin 875 be taken?
Typical dosage: One 875-mg tablet every 12 hours, or one 500-mg tablet every 8 hours. Treatment length: Usually five to seven days.
How much amoxicillin do I give my 1 year old?
For ages 1 month to 18 years only. General Dosing: 1 month – 18 years 15 – 30mg/kg (maximum 1,000mg) three times daily.
How long is amoxicillin and clavulanate potassium good for?
Finish all of the medication your provider gives you, even if you start to feel better. Stopping it early can cause the bacteria to develop resistance. Shake the liquid well before using. Store the liquid in the fridge, and throw away after 10 days as this medication is no longer considered safe to use.
How long do you take AMOX CLAV?
Typical dosage: One 500-mg or 875-mg tablet every 12 hours, or one 250-mg or 500-mg tablet every 8 hours. Treatment length: Usually seven days.
How long is Augmentin suspension good for?
Storage. Augmentin tablets or powder and Augmentin XR should be stored in the original container at temperatures of 77 degrees F (25 degrees C) or less. Reconstituted Augmentin suspensions should be stored in a refrigerator and discarded after 10 days.
What is Augmentin suspension?
AUGMENTIN suspension (228 mg/5 mL and 457mg/5 mL), for twice daily oral dosing, is indicated for short term treatment of bacterial infections at the following sites when amoxicillin resistant beta-lactamase producing strains are suspected as the cause.