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    What is Augmentin Dds?

    Augmentin Dds Syrup is used for Bacterial infections, Bacterial infections of respiratory tract, Bacterial infection, Lower respiratory tract infections, Bacterial infections of ear, Lower respiratory tract infection and other conditions. Augmentin Dds Syrup may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
    Augmentin Dds Syrup contains Amoxicillin and Clavulanic Acid as active ingredients.
    Augmentin Dds Syrup works by inhibiting the production of bacterial cell wall; inhibiting the growth of bacteria;
    GlaxoSmithKline Pharmaceuticals manufactures Augmentin Dds Syrup.
    Detailed information related to Augmentin Dds Syrup's uses, composition, dosage, side effects and reviews is listed below.

    Augmentin Dds Syrup Uses

    Augmentin Dds Syrup is used for the treatment, control, prevention, & improvement of the following diseases, conditions and symptoms:
    References: 1, 2
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    Augmentin Dds Syrup Working, Mechanism of Action and Pharmacology

    Augmentin Dds Syrup improves the patient's condition by performing the following functions:
    References: 1, 2

    Augmentin Dds Syrup - Composition and Active Ingredients

    Augmentin Dds Syrup is composed of the following active ingredients (salts)
    Please note that this medicine may be available in various strengths for each active ingredient listed above.

    Augmentin Dds Syrup - Side-effects

    The following is a list of possible side-effects that may occur from all constituting ingredients of Augmentin Dds Syrup. This is not a comprehensive list. These side-effects are possible, but do not always occur. Some of the side-effects may be rare but serious. Consult your doctor if you observe any of the following side-effects, especially if they do not go away.
    If you notice other side-effects not listed above, contact your doctor for medical advice. You may also report side-effects to your local food and drug administration authority.
    References: 1, 2
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    Augmentin Dds Syrup - Precautions & How to Use

    Before using Augmentin Dds Syrup, inform your doctor about your current list of medications, over the counter products (e.g. vitamins, herbal supplements, etc.), allergies, pre-existing diseases, and current health conditions (e.g. pregnancy, upcoming surgery, etc.). Some health conditions may make you more susceptible to the side-effects of the drug. Take as directed by your doctor or follow the direction printed on the product insert. Dosage is based on your condition. Tell your doctor if your condition persists or worsens. Important counseling points are listed below.
    • Clostridium difficile associated diarrhea
    • Consult your doctor immediately if you develop watery or bloody diarrhea during or after this medication
    • Diarrhea is a common problem
    • Do not take it for more than 2 weeks
    • Do periodic assessment of renal, hepatic or hematopoietic functions
    • Hepatic dysfunction
    References: 1, 2, 2

    Augmentin Dds Syrup - Drug Interactions

    If you use other drugs or over the counter products at the same time, the effects of Augmentin Dds Syrup may change. This may increase your risk for side-effects or cause your drug not to work properly. Tell your doctor about all the drugs, vitamins, and herbal supplements you are using, so that you doctor can help you prevent or manage drug interactions. Augmentin Dds Syrup may interact with the following drugs and products:
    • Allopurinol
    • Chloramphenicol
    • Macrolides
    • Oral contraceptives
    • Probenecid
    • Sulfonamides
    References: 1, 2
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    Augmentin Dds Syrup - Contraindications

    Hypersensitivity to Augmentin Dds Syrup is a contraindication. In addition, Augmentin Dds Syrup should not be used if you have the following conditions:
    References: 1, 2
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    Where to Buy Augmentin Dds Syrup

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    Augmentin Dds Syrup - Frequently asked Questions

    • Is Augmentin Dds Syrup safe to consume or apply when pregnant?
      • Amoxicillin: Please consult with your doctor for case-specific recommendations.
      • Clavulanic Acid: Please consult with your doctor for case-specific recommendations.
      References: 1 2
    • Is Augmentin Dds Syrup safe while breastfeeding?
      • Amoxicillin: Please discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.
      • Clavulanic Acid: Please discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.
      References: 1 2
    • Can Augmentin Dds Syrup be used for bacterial infections and bacterial infections of respiratory tract?
      Yes, bacterial infections and bacterial infections of respiratory tract are among the most common reported uses for Augmentin Dds Syrup. Please do not use Augmentin Dds Syrup for bacterial infections and bacterial infections of respiratory tract without consulting first with your doctor. Click here and view survey results to find out what other patients report as common uses for Augmentin Dds Syrup.
    • How long do I need to use Augmentin Dds Syrup before I see improvement of my conditions? website users have reported same day and 3 days as the most common time it takes before they saw improvements in their conditions. These times may not be reflective of what you may experience or how you should use this medicine. Please consult with your doctor to check how long do you need to use Augmentin Dds Syrup. Click here and view survey results to find out what other patients report as time for effectiveness for Augmentin Dds Syrup.
    • At what frequency do I need to use Augmentin Dds Syrup? website users have reported twice a day and thrice a day as the most common frequency of using Augmentin Dds Syrup. Please follow your doctor's advice on how often you need to Augmentin Dds Syrup. Click here and view survey results to find out what other patients report as frequency of using Augmentin Dds Syrup.
    • Should I consume Augmentin Dds Syrup empty stomach, before food or after food? website users have most commonly reported consuming Augmentin Dds Syrup after food. However, this may not be reflective of how you should consume this medicine. Please follow your doctor's advice on how you should use this medicine. Click here and view survey results to find out what other patients report as timing of using Augmentin Dds Syrup.
    • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?
      If you experience drowsiness, dizziness, hypotension or a headache as side-effects when using Augmentin Dds Syrup medicine then it may not be safe to drive a vehicle or operate heavy machinery. One should not drive a vehicle if using the medicine makes you drowsy, dizzy or lowers your blood-pressure extensively. Pharmacists also advise patients not to drink alcohol with medicines as alcohol intensifies drowsiness side-effects. Please check for these effects on your body when using Augmentin Dds Syrup. Always consult with your doctor for recommendations specific to your body and health conditions.
    • Is this medicine or product addictive or habit forming?
      Most medicines don't come with a potential for addiction or abuse. Usually, government's categorizes medicines that can be addictive as controlled substances. Examples include schedule H or X in India and schedule II-V in the US. Please consult the product package to make sure that the medicine does not belong to such special categorizations of medicines. Lastly, do not self-medicate and increase your body's dependence to medicines without the advice of a doctor.
    • Can it be stopped immediately or do I have to slowly ween off consumption?
      Some medicines need to be tapered or cannot be stopped immediately because of rebound effects. Please consult with your doctor for recommendations specific to your body, health and other medications that you may be using.

    Other important Information on Augmentin Dds Syrup

    Missing a dose

    In case you miss a dose, use it as soon as you notice. If it is close to the time of your next dose, skip the missed dose and resume your dosing schedule. Do not use extra dose to make up for a missed dose. If you are regularly missing doses, consider setting an alarm or asking a family member to remind you. Please consult your doctor to discuss changes in your dosing schedule or a new schedule to make up for missed doses, if you have missed too many doses recently.
    References: 3, 4, 5, 6

    Overdosage of Augmentin Dds Syrup

    • Do not use more than prescribed dose. Taking more medication will not improve your symptoms; rather they may cause poisoning or serious side-effects. If you suspect that you or anyone else who may have overdosed of Augmentin Dds Syrup, please go to the emergency department of the closest hospital or nursing home. Bring a medicine box, container, or label with you to help doctors with necessary information.
    • Do not give your medicines to other people even if you know that they have the same condition or it seems that they may have similar conditions. This may lead to overdosage.
    • Please consult your physician or pharmacist or product package for more information.
    References: 7, 8, 9

    Storage of Augmentin Dds Syrup

    • Store medicines at room temperature, away from heat and direct light. Do not freeze medicines unless required by package insert. Keep medicines away from children and pets.
    • Do not flush medications down the toilet or pour them into drainage unless instructed to do so. Medication discarded in this manner may contaminate the environment. Please consult your pharmacist or doctor for more details on how to safely discard Augmentin Dds Syrup.
    References: 10, 11, 12, 13

    Expired Augmentin Dds Syrup

    • Taking a single dose of expired Augmentin Dds Syrup is unlikely to produce an adverse event. However, please discuss with your primary health provider or pharmacist for proper advice or if you feel unwell or sick. Expired drug may become ineffective in treating your prescribed conditions. To be on the safe side, it is important not to use expired drug. If you have a chronic illness that requires taking medicine constantly such as heart condition, seizures, and life-threatening allergies, you are much safer keeping in touch with your primary health care provider so that you can have a fresh supply of unexpired medications.
    References: 14, 15

    Dosage Information

    Please consult your physician or pharmacist or refer to product package.

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    Augmentin Dds Syrup - Packages and Strengths

    Augmentin Dds Syrup is available in the following packages and strengths
    Augmentin Dds Syrup - Packages: 30ML Syrup
    Augmentin Dds Syrup - Strengths: 400MG+57MG

    Augmentin Dds Syrup - Manufacturers

    The medicine is manufactured by the following companies

    Augmentin Dds Syrup - Demographic Information


    1. DailyMed LABEL: AMOXICILLIN- amoxicillin capsule - Accessed: October 12, 2016.
    2. Accessed on 11/06/2016. DailyMed LABEL: AMOXICILLIN AND CLAVULANATE POTASSIUM- amoxicillin and clavulanate potassium powder, for suspension - Accessed: October 12, 2016.
    3. - Accessed: July 14, 2016.
    4. - Accessed: July 3, 2016.
    5. Cancer.Net (2014). - Accessed: July 3, 2016.
    6. Schachter, S.C., Shafer, P. O. &; Sirven, J.I. (2013). - Accessed: May 28, 2016.
    7. National Institute of Drug Abuse (2010). - Accessed: July 21, 2016.
    8. eMedicinehealth (2016). - Accessed: July 21, 2016.
    9. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (2010). - Accessed: July 21, 2016.
    10. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. December 12, 2011. - Accessed: June 10, 2016.
    11. The Center for Improving Medication Management and the National Council on Patient Information and Education. - Accessed: June 10, 2016.
    12. U.S. Food and Drug Administration. December 24, 2013. - Accessed: June 10, 2016.
    13. World Health Organization: - Accessed: July 1, 2016.
    14. Lyon, R. C., Taylor, J. S., Porter, D. A., et al. (2006) Stability profiles of drug products extended beyond labeled expiration dates. Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences; 95:1549-60 - Accessed: July 3, 2016.
    15. Harvard Medical School (2016). - Accessed: May 1, 2016.

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