Vemox 500


Condition: New Tablet Content: 500mg (30 capsules) Tablet Manufacturer: Zee Drugs Tablet Chemical Name: Amoxicillin

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Vemox 500 a combined antibiotic comprising amoxycillin and clavulanic acid, with a broad spectrum bactericidal action, resistant to beta-lactamase.

Amoxicillin – is a semi-synthetic broad-spectrum antibiotic active against many gram-positive and gram-negative microorganisms.Amoxicillin collapses under deystviembeta-lactamases, and has no effect on the microorganisms which produce etoferment. Its mechanism of action is to inhibit biosintezamukopeptidov cell wall.

Clavulanic acid – a beta-laktamat structurally related penicillins, which has the ability to inactivate a wide spektrbeta-lactamase. Beta-lactamases are produced by many gram-positive bacteria igramotritsatelnymi. Clavulanic acid blocks the action of enzymes, bacteria vosstanavlivayachuvstvitelnost to amoxycillin.

The presence of clavulanic acid in the Vemox 500 protects amoxicillin from the destructive action of beta-lactamases. And extends its spectrum of antibacterial activity to include the microorganisms normally resistant to other cephalosporins and penicillins.

Dosing of Vemox 500

Doses set individually depending on the severity, localization of infection and susceptibility.
Children under the age of 1 year, the drug is administered as drops. Single dose for children up to 3 months. – 0.75 mL for children from 3 months. Up to a year – 1.25 ml. In severe cases, intravenous single dose for children aged 3 months. Up to 12 years is 30 mg / kg body weight; preparation is administered every 6-8 hours for children up to 3 months are administered a single dose of 30 mg / kg body weight.

Side effects of Vemox 500

Rarely – dyspepsia (indigestion). Described isolated cases of impaired liver function, the development of hepatitis, cholestatic jaundice. Rarely -krapivnitsa, angioedema (allergic edema); very rarely – anaphylactic (allergic) shock poliformnaya erythema (infectious-allergic disease characterized by redness symmetric skin and temperature rise), cider Stevens-Johnson (disease characterized by redness and bleeding into mucous membranes of the mouth, urethra and conjunctiva / outer coat of the eye /), exfoliative dermatitis (redness of the whole body with its expressed ecdysis). In some cases, the opportunity to develop phlebitis (vein inflammation) at the injection site.