Megamentin 1000 is an antibacterial agent whose main ingredient is Amoxicillin. It is an antibiotic with a wide spectrum of activity against many microorganisms. Potassium clavulanate has the ability to reduce the activity of beta-lactamase produced by microorganisms, making them vulnerable to antibiotics. The presence of this acid in the preparation protects Megamentin from disintegration, expanding the spectrum of antibacterial action.
Amoxicillin is prescribed to treat an infection caused by microorganisms that are susceptible to it. Megamentin is also prescribed for out-of-hospital pneumonia, acute bacterial sinusitis, otitis media, exacerbation of chronic bronchitis, pyelonephritis, cystitis, cellulitis, skin infections, animal bites, dentoalveolar abscesses with cellulitis, infections of bones and joints.
Powder for Amoxicillin is indicated for the treatment of severe upper respiratory infections, namely, mastoiditis, peritonsillar infections, epiglottitis, severe sinusitis, community-acquired pneumonia, cystitis, pyelonephritis, skin infections, soft tissue infections, animal bites, dentoalveolar abscesses, infections of the bones, joints, infections genital organs in women, intra-abdominal infections. Also, the drug is used to prevent bacterial infections with significant operations.
Amoxicillin cannot be used for allergies to any antibiotic penicillin, as well as the presence in the past of severe allergic reactions and disorders of the liver or jaundice associated with taking amoxicillin.