Augmentin is often used to treat infectious and inflammatory diseases of bacterial origin in children.This is an effective and safe enough antibiotic which, however, a child may appoint a doctor with all the indications, contraindications and possible side effects.
Features diseases of upper respiratory tract and respiratory tract infections in children
peculiarity of the child's body is the gradual maturation of the immune system.The three - four years, when the child begins to attend kindergarten, the immune system, as a rule, is not yet fully ready to fight with many infectious agents, which circulate in the children's collective.The result is multiple infections, which are often caused by viruses, and then complicated by bacterial infections.Often and long ill children at risk to acquire chronic infectious and inflammatory diseases of upper respiratory tract and respiratory tract.
real disaster for some of the children are adenoids adenoids - growth of the pharyngeal tonsil - proliferation in the lymphoid tissue of the nasal cavity, whose main function - to protect the body from infection.But if the child is frequently ill, lymphoid tissue is forced to grow, so as not to miss an infection inside the body.As a result, breathing is disturbed and proliferation of lymphoid tissue (adenoids) are themselves constantly inflamed (adenoids) are the source of infection.
Augmentin in the complex treatment of infectious and inflammatory diseases of upper respiratory tract and respiratory tract infections in children
for the treatment of infectious and inflammatory diseases of upper respiratory tract and respiratory tract infections in children today often used Augmentin - a combination of antibiotics,which consists of amoxicillin and clavulanic acid.Amoxicillin - a semi-synthetic penicillin with a broad spectrum of action, which, however, "bows down" to certain bacteria that produce special enzymes - beta-lactamases, which destroy all drugs penicillin group.To protect amoxicillin from beta-lactamase in the augmentin clavulanic acid is present, which copes with these enzymes, as similar to them in its chemical structure.Furthermore, clavulanic acid itself has a slight antimicrobial effect.The result is augmentin broad-spectrum antibiotic, and resistant to degrading enzymes, penicillins.
When minor illnesses of upper respiratory tract and respiratory tract infections in children who receive treatment on an outpatient basis, Augmentin appointed interior in the form of a suspension (for children up to 12 years) or in the form of tablets (for older children).In severe disease Augmentin administered intravenously (very slowly) or drip in hospital.
Augmentin in the complex treatment of infectious and inflammatory diseases of the kidneys and urinary tract in children
Kidney and urinary tract in children rarely develop without breaking the passage of urine.Most often, the child has a more or less pronounced obstacle to urine flow (passage) innate character.This obstacle may be insignificant and for the time being does not manifest itself.However, the child in this place there is a small obstacles from flowing back into urine (reflux), which contributes to stagnation of urine.
If such urinary tract becomes infected (through the urethra or through the bloodstream from distant foci of infection, such as chronic tonsillitis Chronic tonsillitis - inflammation of the tonsils or adenoiditis), it may happen "fire" in the formsevere inflammatory process in the kidneys and urinary tract, which then will be repeated continuously.
Therefore all children undergoing pyelonephritis Pyelonephritis - kidney , carefully examined, and the detection of congenital anomalies spend their correction.Often, such a correction must be carried out surgically.
Augmentin is used for the treatment of acute pyelonephritis and cystitis, and exacerbation of chronic pyelonephritis and cystitis in children.Since pyelonephritis usually occur quite difficult, they are treated in the hospital and augmintin intravenously.When cystitis may use augmentin inside.Often Augmentin administered intravenously before surgery on the kidneys and urinary tract in children for the prevention of postoperative complications.
At what other diseases in children prescribed Augmentin
Augmentin administered in infectious and inflammatory diseases of the skin and subcutaneous tissue in children.With the weakening of the immunity of the child may appear on the skin boils Boils and carbuncles - will warm compress or carbuncles (several adjacent boils).And with festering wounds can begin or abscess.
may occur in a child as bone and joint diseases infectious nature - arthritis and osteomyelitis.
In all these cases fit Augmentin, which, depending on the severity of the child shall be appointed by mouth or by injection.In all diseases in children Augmentin may be administered only by a physician.