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Augpen IV
Composition: Each vial contains: Sterile mix of Amoxicillin sodium eq. to amoxicillin 125/250/500/1000 mg, Clavulanic acid 25/ 50/100/200 mg.

Indications: Lower Respiratory Tract Infections including pneumonia and empyema, intra-abdominal infections, peritonitis, pre-operative prophylaxis, post surgical infections, gynaecological surgery, non-invasive childhood diseases, perforated appendicitis.

Side effects: Mild in nature. Diarrhoea, indigestion, nausea, vomiting, candidiasis and pseudomembranous colitis, urticarial and erythematous rashes.

Precaution: In renal impairment, dosage to be adjusted.

Contraindication: Hypersensitivity to penicillins or any other component of the product.

Dosage and Administration: The usual adult dose is 1.2 g augpen i.v 8- hourly. In case of serious infections the dose will be 1.2 g i.v every 6 hourly. The usual pediatric dose of i.v augpen is 30 mg/kg, given 8 hourly,increase frequency to 6 hourly intervals.each administered as a 30 min infusion. (For detailed information please write to Zuventus Healthcare Limited, 5119, 5th floor, D-Wing, Oberoi Garden Estates, Chandivali, Andheri (E), Mumbai 400 072 or email to medico@zuventus.com).

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