Augmentin/Augmentin ES

Augmentin/Augmentin ES Overdosage

amoxicillin + clavulanic acid

Manufacturer:

GlaxoSmithKline

Distributor:

Zuellig
Full Prescribing Info
Overdosage
Augmentin: Symptoms and Signs: Gastrointestinal symptoms and disturbance of the fluid and electrolyte balances may be evident.
Amoxicillin crystalluria, in some cases leading to renal failure, has been observed (see Precautions).
Treatment: Gastrointestinal symptoms may be treated symptomatically, with attention to the water/electrolyte balance.
Co-amoxiclav can be removed from the circulation by haemodialysis.
Children (Additional Statement): A prospective study of 51 paediatric patients at a poison control centre suggested that overdosages of less than 250 mg/kg amoxicillin are not associated with significant clinical symptoms and do not require gastric emptying.
Drug Abuse and Dependence: Drug dependency, addiction and recreational abuse have not been reported as a problem with this compound.
In injection: Amoxicillin has been reported to precipitate in bladder catheters after intravenous administration of large doses. A regular check of patency should be maintained.
Augmentin ES: Gastrointestinal symptoms and disturbance of the fluid and electrolyte balances may be evident. Gastrointestinal symptoms may be treated symptomatically, with attention to the water/electrolyte balance.
Amoxicillin crystalluria, in some cases leading to renal failure, has been observed (see Precautions).
Co-amoxiclav (Augmentin ES) can be removed from the circulation by haemodialysis.
A prospective study of 51 paediatric patients at a poison control centre suggested that overdosages of less than 250 mg/kg of amoxicillin are not associated with significant clinical symptoms and do not require gastric emptying.
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