Amosin is a broad-spectrum antibiotic for the penicillin group.
Release form and composition
The drug is available in the form of gelatin capsules, tablets and powder for the preparation of a suspension for oral administration. Amoxicillin (in the form of trihydrate) is used as an active ingredient.
Indications for use
According to the instructions, Amosin is used for infectious diseases caused by microorganisms sensitive to the drug, including:
- Infections of ENT organs;
- Respiratory infections;
- Gynecological infections;
- Urogenital infections;
- Infections of the skin and soft tissues;
- Infections of the digestive tract;
- Lyme disease;
- Endocarditis (prophylaxis).
Contraindications to the use of Amosin are the following diseases and conditions:
- Bronchial asthma, pollinosis;
- Allergic diathesis;
- Liver failure;
- Diseases of the digestive tract in history;
- Lymphocytic leukemia;
- Increased patient sensitivity to the drug components;
- Children's age up to 3 years;
- Lactation period;
- Increased patient sensitivity to other penicillins, carbapenems, cephalosporins.
With caution, the drug is prescribed for renal failure, pregnancy and indications of a history of bleeding.
Dosing and Administration
Amosin is taken orally, before or after meals. The dosage is set individually, taking into account the age of the patient, the severity of the disease and the sensitivity of its pathogen to the drug.
Adults and children aged 10 years and older are prescribed 500 mg of Amosin 3 times a day (if the disease is severe, 0.75-1 g 3 times a day). Children younger than 5 years old are prescribed the drug in the form of a suspension. The course of treatment is 5-12 days.
According to the instructions to Amosin, taking the drug may cause the following undesirable effects:
- On the part of the digestive system - a change in taste, nausea, vomiting, dysbiosis, diarrhea, glossitis, stomatitis, abnormal liver function, pseudomembranous enterocolitis;
- On the part of the urinary system - interstitial nephritis;
- From the side of the central and peripheral nervous system - anxiety, agitation, ataxia, insomnia, behavior change, confusion, peripheral neuropathy, convulsive reactions, dizziness, headache;
- Allergic reactions - skin hyperemia, urticaria, erythema, rhinitis, angioedema, conjunctivitis, joint pain, fever, exfoliative dermatitis, eosinophilia, Stevens-Johnson syndrome, multiforme exudative erythema, skin shape, skin type, skin type, skin tension, heart rate, heart rate, heart rate, heart rate, skin cramps, exfoliative dermatitis, eosinophilia, Stevens-Johnson syndrome
- From the side of the hematopoietic system - neutropenia, leukopenia, anemia, thrombocytopenic purpura.
In addition, the use of Amosin can cause tachycardia, superinfection, difficulty breathing and vaginal candidiasis.
In Amosin treatment, the state of the function of the liver, kidneys and blood-forming organs should be monitored. The development of superinfection is possible due to amoxicillin insensitive microflora. In this case, it is necessary to change the antibiotic therapy.
When treating diarrhea while using this drug, it is recommended to avoid drugs that reduce intestinal motility. In severe diarrhea, differential diagnosis should be made and appropriate therapy should be selected.
The course of treatment may continue for another 48-72 hours after the disappearance of clinical signs of the disease.
Amosin may affect the effectiveness of oral contraceptives, therefore, during the period of treatment, you should additionally use barrier methods of contraception.
Analogues of this drug are drugs Ospamox, Amoxillicine and Hikontsil.
Terms and conditions of storage
According to the instructions, Amosin should be stored in a dry and protected from children place. Capsules and tablets are stored at temperatures up to 25 ° C, powder for suspension is at a temperature of 15-25 ° C. The shelf life of the drug is 2 years.