Amoksikar - antibacterial medication from the group of penicillins, which suppresses staphylococcus, streptococcus, gonorrhea, salmonellosis, meningitis, sepsis, purulent, and E. coli, Shigella and klebsiellu.
Release form and composition
Amoksikar provided in the form of capsules 250 and 500 mg of granulate for the preparation of oral suspensions of 125 and 250 mg / 5 ml.
The active ingredient - amoxicillin.
According to the instructions, Amoksikar prescribed for a variety of bacterial infections, including:
- Sore throat;
- Acute otitis media;
According to the instructions, Amoksikar is also used:
- Secondarily infected dermatitis;
- Lyme disease;
According to the instructions, Amoksikar contraindicated in infectious mononucleosis, hypersensitivity to the drug, phenylketonuria, jaundice and liver dysfunction caused by intake of amoxicillin in the past.
Dosage and Administration
Amoksikar intended for ingestion.
Adults, children over 10 years, as well as children whose weight more than 40 kg, prescribers 2 times daily or 500 mg 3 times daily 250 mg.
For treatment of severe infections and respiratory infections administered 875 mg 2 times a day, or 500 mg three times a day.
Amoksikar children under 10 years prescribed in the form of a suspension. For its preparation you can use boiled water. The dosage depends on age:
- For children under 2 years prescribers in 3 divided doses of 20 mg / kg / day. In severe infections in 3 divided doses of 40 mg / kg / day;
- For children aged 3-5 years prescribers in 3 divided doses of 125 mg;
- Children aged 5-10 years prescribed drug in 3 doses of 250 mg.
The maximum tolerated dose of the active ingredient Amoksikara - amoxicillin for adults and children after 10 years - 6 g / day, for children up to 10 years - 45 mg / kg / day.
Drug treatment usually lasts up to 2 weeks and for an average acute otitis - no more than 10 days.
In chronic renal failure means you need to adjust the dosage.
Patients who are on hemodialysis, drug is given at a dose of 250 or 500 mg. One dose of the antibiotic is given in the initiation and another at its end.
Application Amoksikara can cause:
- Exfoliative dermatitis;
- Exudative erythema;
- Anaphylaxis (rarely);
- Epileptopodobnye seizures;
- Increased activity of liver enzymes.
Against the background of Amoksikara can also develop leukopenia, anemia, thrombocytopenic purpura, tachycardia and vaginal candidiasis.
If overdose nausea, vomiting, disturbed water and electrolyte balance.
With care prescribe medication lactating and pregnant women, patients suffering from liver failure, severe gastrointestinal diseases, chronic renal failure, with hay fever and hives.
After the disappearance of the clinical signs of the disease should continue to use Amoksikara for another 2-3 days.
The most common is an integrated analogue Amoksikara drug Amoksikar Plus, which, in addition to amoxicillin, clavulanic acid is included, the reinforcing effect of the agent.
Terms and conditions of storage
Amoksikar should be stored in a dry place inaccessible to children at temperature not exceeding 25 ° C.
Shelf life - 3 years.