Augmentin Action Mechanism
Augmentin carries out its action by inhibiting the cross linkage of peptidoglycan linear polymer chain, the main component of bacterial cell wall and ultimately inhibits the synthesis of bacterial cell wall. Whereas clavulanate potassium impedes the action of beta lactamase enzymes which indirectly helps in potentiating the effect of its other component in making the bacteria die.
Augmentin posses the capability to remove you from the den of delirious infections and provide you ultimate healthy life. Factors such as your age, type of bacterial infection and its severity as well as other medications you are taking plays a critical decisive role in your dosage requirement. The normal recommended dosage of Augmentin is 500 mg to be taken at 12 hours gap or 250 mg after every 8 hours.
Augmentin emerged as the most efficient and accurate antibiotic medicament due to it wide range of distinguishing qualities as well as its ability to remove the main cause of infection.
Augmentin may emerge as a winner in its battle against various dreadful bacterial infections only after following some really important precautionary measures. Avoid Augmentin in case you are allergic to any of its active or inactive components, pregnant (or planning to become pregnant), breastfeeding or have any kidney or liver ailments and phenylketonuria.
Augmentin Side effects
Common side effects generally observed after Augmentin treatment are vomiting, nausea, headache, skin rash or itching, mild diarrhea, vaginal yeast infection and pain in stomach or gas problem.
Whereas serious side effects of Augmentin that were reported in some extremely rare cases include stomach pain, weakness, bruising as well peeling of skin, watery or bloody diarrhea, loss of appetite, dark urine, muscle numbness or pain, clay-colored stools, seizures, severe skin reaction and jaundice.