Augmentin is an antibiotic that kills various types of bacteria that cause infections. It contains two active ingredients, being amoxicillin and clavulanic acid. Amoxillin is a penicillin and clavulanic acid helps to broaden the spectrum of this penicillin.
- Used for treating: cystitis (bladder infections), skin infections, bone and joint infections.
- Tablets: swallow the tablets whole with a glass of water right before a meal.
- Course: usually takes 1 – 7 days.