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Formentin 228.5 Kid Tablet DT

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Introduction

Formentin 228.5 Kid Tablet DT is a penicillin-type of antibiotic that helps your body fight infections caused by bacteria. It is used to treat infections of the lungs (e.g., pneumonia), ear, nasal sinus, urinary tract, skin and soft tissue. It will not work for viral infections such as the common cold.

Formentin 228.5 Kid Tablet DT is best taken with a meal to reduce the chance of a stomach upset. You should take it regularly at evenly spaced intervals as per the schedule prescribed by your doctor. Taking it at the same time every day will help you to remember to take it. The dose will depend on what you are being treated for, but you should always complete a full course of this antibiotic as prescribed by your doctor. Do not stop taking it until you have finished, even when you feel better. If you stop taking it early, some bacteria may survive and the infection may come back or worsen.

The most common side effects of this medicine include vomiting, nausea, and diarrhea. These are usually mild but let your doctor know if they bother you or will not go away.

Before taking it, let your doctor know if you are allergic to any antibiotics or have any kidney or liver problems. You should also let your healthcare team know about all other medicines you are taking as they may affect, or be affected by, this medicine. This medicine is generally regarded as safe to use during pregnancy and breastfeeding if prescribed by a doctor.

Uses of Formentin Tablet DT

Benefits of Formentin Tablet DT

In Bacterial infections

Formentin 228.5 Kid Tablet DT contains two different medicines, Amoxycillin and Clavulanic Acid, that work together to kill the bacteria that cause infections. Amoxycillin works by stopping the growth of bacteria. Clavulanic Acid reduces resistance and enhances the activity of Amoxycillin against bacteria.

This combination medicine can be used to treat many different bacterial infections such as ear, sinus, throat, lung, urinary tract, skin, teeth, joints, and bones. It usually makes you feel better within a few days, but you should continue taking it as prescribed even when you feel better to make sure that all bacteria are killed and do not become resistant.

Side effects of Formentin Tablet DT

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Formentin

  • Vomiting
  • Nausea
  • Diarrhea

How to use Formentin Tablet DT

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Dissolve it in a glass of water before taking it. Formentin 228.5 Kid Tablet DT is to be taken with food.

How Formentin Tablet DT works

Formentin 228.5 Kid Tablet DT is a combination of two medicines: Amoxycillin and Clavulanic Acid. Amoxycillin is an antibiotic. It works by preventing the formation of the bacterial protective covering which is essential for the survival of bacteria. Clavulanic Acid is a beta-lactamase inhibitor which reduces resistance and enhances the activity of Amoxycillin against bacteria.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
SAFE
Consuming alcohol with Formentin 228.5 Kid Tablet DT does not cause any harmful side effects.
Pregnancy
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Formentin 228.5 Kid Tablet DT is generally considered safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effects to the developing baby; however, there are limited human studies.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Formentin 228.5 Kid Tablet DT is safe to use during breastfeeding. Human studies suggest that the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in a significant amount and is not harmful to the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Formentin 228.5 Kid Tablet DT may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Formentin 228.5 Kid Tablet DT may cause side effects such as allergic reactions, dizziness or fits that may make you unfit to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Formentin 228.5 Kid Tablet DT should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Formentin 228.5 Kid Tablet DT may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of this medicine is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Formentin 228.5 Kid Tablet DT should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Formentin 228.5 Kid Tablet DT may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Regular monitoring of liver function tests is recommended while you are taking this medicine

What if you forget to take Formentin Tablet DT?

If you miss a dose of Formentin 228.5 Kid Tablet DT, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

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Quick Tips

  • You have been prescribed this combination medicine to treat bacterial infections even if they have developed resistance. 
  • Finish the prescribed course, even if you start to feel better. Stopping it early may make the infection come back and harder to treat.
  • Diarrhea may occur as a side effect. Taking probiotics along with Formentin 228.5 Kid Tablet DT may help. Talk to your doctor if you notice bloody stools or develop abdominal cramps.
  • Take it with food and plenty of fluids to avoid an upset stomach.
  • Stop taking Formentin 228.5 Kid Tablet DT and inform your doctor immediately if you develop an itchy rash, swelling of the face, throat or tongue or breathing difficulties while taking it.
  • Do not use leftover medicine for treating any infection in the future. Always consult your doctor before taking any antibiotic.

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Patient Concerns

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Scar on face due to bacterial infections
Dr. Atul Jain
Dermatology
Pic is not clear, plz visit for proper opinion
Coughing continuously, which results vomiting. local doctor suggests Beridil (Viibery), Clamp kid 228.5 mg & Leconfield my kid (mankind) But now same not stop
Dr. Gopal Samdani
Paediatrics
For cough, cold -- Prevent dehydration. Fluids may help thin secretions and soothe an irritated throat. Dry, hacking coughs respond to honey in hot water, tea, or lemon juice. Drink plenty of fluids to replace those lost from sweating and having a runny nose, get plenty of rest, eat healthily ? a low-fat, high-fibre diet is recommended, including plenty of fresh fruit and vegetables. OTC drugs, gargling with salt water and sucking on menthol sweets can help relieve a sore throat and blocked nose, are generally safe for older children and adults to take, but might not be suitable for babies, young children. Avoid applying Vicks VapoRub to babies and toddlers.You should never give children under 4 years of age over-the-counter cough and cold products without checking with your child's doctor. These medicines may harm young children. There are many underlying causes of cough and cold. Different cause needs different treatment. Specific treatment cannot be given unless we establish exact underlying cause. Final and perfect diagnosis cannot be done without doing clinical examination of patient. Please consult me or any other Paediatrician. will take detail history and will examine patient in detail. All information will be used to determine exact underlying cause of problem. Depending upon cause will prescribe you specific treatment. Advice given without doing clinical examination can be imperfect or some time harmful to patient.
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FAQs

Q. What is Formentin 228.5 Kid Tablet DT?

Formentin 228.5 Kid Tablet DT is a combination of two medicines: Amoxycillin and Clavulanic acid. It is used to treat bacterial infections like, tonsillitis, sinusitis, otitis media, respiratory tract infections, urinary tract infections, boils, abscesses, cellulitis, wound infection, bone infection, and oral cavity infections. The medicine works by killing the harmful bacteria that cause infections.

Q. Is it safe to use Formentin 228.5 Kid Tablet DT?

Formentin 228.5 Kid Tablet DT is safe to use when taken as advised by the doctor. However, in some patients, it may cause common side effects like diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, rash, allergic reaction and other uncommon or rare side effects. If you experience any persistent problem during the course of your treatment, inform your doctor as soon as possible.

Q. Are there any specific cautions associated with the use of Formentin 228.5 Kid Tablet DT?

The use of Formentin 228.5 Kid Tablet DT is considered to be harmful for patients with known allergy to penicillins or any other ingredient of the medicine. It should not be used in patients with a history of liver disease. Therefore, inform your doctor if you are allergic to any medicines.

Q. Can the use of Formentin 228.5 Kid Tablet DT cause contraceptive failure?

Yes, the use of Formentin 228.5 Kid Tablet DT can lower the efficacy of birth control pills. Consult your doctor and seek advice regarding the use of other methods of contraception (e.g., condom, diaphragm, spermicide) while you are taking Formentin 228.5 Kid Tablet DT.

Q. Can I take a higher than the recommended dose of Formentin 228.5 Kid Tablet DT?

No, taking a higher than the recommended dose of Formentin 228.5 Kid Tablet DT can increase the risks of side effects. Formentin 228.5 Kid Tablet DT takes time to show its full effect and treat your infection. If you are experiencing increased severity of your symptoms, please consult your doctor for re-evaluation.

Q. What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of Formentin 228.5 Kid Tablet DT?

Keep this medicine in the container or the pack it came in, tightly closed. Store it according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose off the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children and other people.

Q. Can I stop taking Formentin 228.5 Kid Tablet DT when my symptoms are relieved?

No, do not stop taking Formentin 228.5 Kid Tablet DT before completing the full course of the treatment, even if you feel better. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cured. Hence, continue taking the medicine for the due course as the medicine may still be showing beneficial effects.

Q. Can Formentin 228.5 Kid Tablet DT cause an allergic reaction?

Yes, Formentin 228.5 Kid Tablet DT can cause an allergic reaction. It is considered to be harmful for patients with known allergy to penicillins. Get emergency medical help if you have any signs of allergic reaction like hives, difficulty breathing, or swelling of your face, lips, tongue or throat.

Q. Can the use of Formentin 228.5 Kid Tablet DT cause diarrhea?

Yes, the use of Formentin 228.5 Kid Tablet DT can cause diarrhea. It is an antibiotic which kills the harmful bacteria. In addition to that, the medicine may affect the helpful bacteria in your stomach or intestine as well and cause diarrhea. In case you experience diarrhea, drink plenty of water or other fluids. Talk to your doctor if diarrhea persists and you notice any signs of dehydration, like less frequency of urination with dark colored and strong-smelling urine. Do not take any other medicine without consulting a doctor.

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