More Information on Augmentin

What If I Take an Overdose?

People who take too much of the medication may have overdose symptoms that could include:
 
  • Abdominal pain (stomach pain)
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Rash
  • Hyperactivity
  • Drowsiness
  • Kidney damage.
     
If you happen to overdose, seek immediate medical attention.
 
(Click Augmentin Overdose for more information.)
 

How Should It Be Stored?

Store Augmentin tablets and chewable tablets at room temperature, away from moisture and heat. Keep Augmentin suspension in the refrigerator after it has been mixed by your pharmacist. The suspension must be discarded 10 days after it is mixed.
 
Keep this medication and all other medications out of the reach of children.
 

What Should I Do If I Miss a Dose?

If you do not take your Augmentin as scheduled, take your missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with your regular schedule. Do not take a double dose, and try to evenly space out your doses throughout the day.
 

Strengths of Augmentin

Augmentin suspension (liquid) is available in the following strengths:
 
  • Augmentin 125 mg per 5 mL (available in 75, 100, and 150 mL bottles) -- banana flavor, containing 125 mg of amoxicillin and 31.25 mg of clavulanic acid per teaspoonful (per 5 mL)
 
  • Augmentin 200 mg per 5 mL (available in 50, 75, and 100 mL bottles ) -- orange flavor, containing 200 mg of amoxicillin and 28.5 mg of clavulanic acid per teaspoonful (per 5 mL)
 
  • Augmentin 250 mg per 5 mL available in 75, 100, and 150 mL bottles) -- orange flavor, containing 250 mg of amoxicillin and 62.5 mg of clavulanic acid per teaspoonful (per 5 mL)
 
  • Augmentin 400 mg per 5 mL (available in 50, 75, and 100 mL bottles) -- orange flavor, containing 400 mg of amoxicillin and 57 mg of clavulanic acid per teaspoonful (per 5 mL).
     
Augmentin chewable tablets are available in the following strengths:
 
  • Augmentin 125 mg -- lemon-lime flavor, containing 125 mg of amoxicillin and 31.25 mg of clavulanic acid per tablet
 
  • Augmentin 200 mg -- cherry-banana flavor, containing 200 mg of amoxicillin and 28.5 mg of clavulanic acid per tablet
 
  • Augmentin 250 mg -- lemon-lime flavor, containing 250 mg of amoxicillin and 62.5 mg of clavulanic acid per tablet
 
  • Augmentin 400 mg -- cherry-banana flavor, containing 400 mg of amoxicillin and 57 mg of clavulanic acid per tablet.
     
Augmentin tablets are available in the following strengths:
 
  • Augmentin 250 mg -- 250 mg of amoxicillin and 125 mg of clavulanic acid per tablet
  • Augmentin 500 mg -- 500 mg of amoxicillin and 125 mg of clavulanic acid per tablet
  • Augmentin 875 mg -- 875 mg of amoxicillin and 125 mg of clavulanic acid per tablet.
     
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