COVID-19 SERVICE UPDATE – JANUARY 2021

HAPPY NEW YEAR AND ALL THE BEST IN 2021


Shipping Update

We are now seeing improvements in our shipping times. However, things are not yet back to normal and there are still some delays occurring.

Our normal shipping time averages 1 - 2 weeks. Shipments may potentially take an additional 2 – 4 weeks to arrive, depending on the source country of your order. Shipments from the United Kingdom and Canada are generally quicker than from other countries.

Please note that these times are averages and individual shipping times will vary. We highly recommend that you place your order at least 2 – 4 weeks or more ahead of your normal reorder time to avoid running out of your medication.

These delays are temporary, and we thank the shipping and delivery personnel who are working hard for all of us during this global crisis.

Please Note: We have resumed our normal 30-Day Shipping Guarantee. We will provide updates as the situation changes.

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If you have any questions about any changes in our service please do not hesitate to contact us. Our staff are working tirelessly to ensure the timely fulfillment and delivery of all orders. The health and safety of our customers and staff is our highest priority and we remain committed to providing service at the highest level.

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Augmentin
(Amoxicillin/Clavulanate Potassium)

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Brand Name Choices

Augmentin 250/125mg
Augmentin 250/125mg

Amoxicillin/Clavulanate Potassium

Manufactured by GlaxoSmithKline UK Ltd

Product of United Kingdom

Dispensed by a licensed pharmacy in the United Kingdom

Prescription Required

Parallel Import

Augmentin 500/125mg
Augmentin 500/125mg

Amoxicillin/Clavulanate Potassium

Manufactured by Glaxo Smithkline

Product of New Zealand

Dispensed by an international pharmacy partner

Prescription Required

Generic Choices

Amoxicillin/Clavulanate Potassium 250/125mg
Amoxicillin/Clavulanate Potassium 250/125mg

Marketed as Co-Amoxiclav in United Kingdom

Generic Equivalent of Augmentin 250/125mg

Manufactured by Various UK Generic Manufacturers (MHRA Approved)

Product of United Kingdom

Dispensed by a licensed pharmacy in the United Kingdom

Prescription Required

Amoxicillin/Clavulanate Potassium 500/125mg
Amoxicillin/Clavulanate Potassium 500/125mg

Marketed as Co-Amoxiclav in United Kingdom

Generic Equivalent of Augmentin 500/125mg

Manufactured by Various UK Generic Manufacturers (MHRA Approved)

Product of United Kingdom

Dispensed by a licensed pharmacy in the United Kingdom

Prescription Required

Amoxicillin/Clavulanate Potassium 500/125mg
Amoxicillin/Clavulanate Potassium 500/125mg

Marketed as Apo-Amoxi Clav in Canada

Generic Equivalent of Augmentin 500/125mg

Manufactured by Apotex Inc.

Product of Canada

Dispensed by an approved Canadian pharmacy partner

Prescription Required

Amoxicillin/Clavulanic Acid 875/125mg
Amoxicillin/Clavulanic Acid 875/125mg

Marketed as Apo-Amoxi Clav in Canada

Generic Equivalent of Augmentin 875/125mg

Manufactured by Apotex Inc.

Product of Canada

Dispensed by an approved Canadian pharmacy partner

Prescription Required

More Generic Choices

What Augmentin is and what it is used for

Augmentin is an antibiotic and works by killing bacteria that cause infections. It contains two different medicines called amoxicillin and clavulanic acid. Amoxicillin belongs to a group of medicines called “penicillins” that can sometimes be stopped from working (made inactive). The other active component (clavulanic acid) stops this from happening. Augmentin is used in babies and children to treat the following infections:
• middle ear and sinus infections
• respiratory tract infections
• urinary tract infections
• skin and soft tissue infections including dental infections
• bone and joint infections.

How to take Augmentin

Always give this medicine exactly as your doctor or pharmacist has told you. Check with your doctor or pharmacist if you are not sure. Adults and children weighing 40 kg or over
• This suspension is not usually recommended for adults and children weighing 40 kg and over. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for advice. Children weighing less than 40 kg All doses are worked out depending on the child’s bodyweight in kilograms.
• Your doctor will advise you how much Augmentin you should give to your baby or child.
• You may be provided with a plastic measuring spoon or plastic measuring cup or dosing syringe. You should use this to give the correct dose to your baby or child.Recommended dose
•20 mg/5 mg to 60 mg/15 mg for each kilogram of body weight a day, given in three divided doses. Patients with kidney and liver problems
• If your child has kidney problems the dose might be lowered. A different strength or a different medicine may be chosen by your doctor.
• If your child has liver problems they may have more frequent blood tests to see how their liver is working. How to give Augmentin
• Always shake the bottle well before each dose
• Give with a meal
• Space the doses evenly during the day, at least 4 hours apart. Do not take 2 doses in 1 hour.
• Do not give your child Augmentin for more than 2 weeks. If your child still feels unwell they should go back to see the doctor. If you give more Augmentin than you should If you give your child too much Augmentin, signs might include an upset stomach (feeling sick, being sick or diarrhoea) or convulsions. Talk to their doctor as soon as possible. Take the medicine bottle to show the doctor. If you forget to give Augmentin If you forget to give your child a dose, give it as soon as you remember. You should not give your child the next dose too soon, but wait about 4 hours before giving the next dose. Do not take a double dose to make up for a forgotten dose. If your child stops taking Augmentin Keep giving your child Augmentin until the treatment is finished, even if they feel better. Your child needs every dose to help fight the infection. If some bacteria survive they can cause the infection to come back. If you have any further questions on the use of this medicine, ask your doctor, pharmacist or nurse.

Possible side effects

Like all medicines, this medicine can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them. The side effects below may happen with this medicine. Conditions you need to look out for Allergic reactions:
• skin rash
• inflammation of blood vessels (vasculitis) which may be visible as red or purple raised spots on the skin, but can affect other parts of the body
• fever, joint pain, swollen glands in the neck, armpit or groin
• swelling, sometimes of the face or throat (angioedema), causing difficulty in breathing
• collapse.  Contact a doctor immediately if your child gets any of these symptoms. Stop taking Augmentin. Inflammation of large intestine Inflammation of the large intestine, causing watery diarrhoea usually with blood and mucus, stomach pain and/or fever.  Contact your doctor as soon as possible for advice if your child gets these symptoms.

Very common side effects These may affect more than 1 in 10 people
• diarrhoea (in adults).

Common side effects
• These may affect up to 1 in 10 people thrush (candida
•a yeast infection of the vagina, mouth or skin folds)
• feeling sick (nausea), especially when taking high doses  if affected take Augmentin with a meal
• vomiting
• diarrhoea (in children).

Uncommon side effects These may affect up to 1 in 100 people
• skin rash, itching
• raised itchy rash (hives)
• indigestion
• dizziness
• headache.

Uncommon side effects that may show up in blood tests:
• increase in some substances (enzymes) produced by the liver.

Rare side effects These may affect up to 1 in 1000 people
• skin rash, which may blister, and looks like small targets (central dark spots surrounded by a paler area, with a dark ring around the edge
•erythema multiforme)  if you notice any of these symptoms contact a doctor urgently.

Rare side effects that may show up in blood tests:
• low number of cells involved in blood clotting
• low number of white blood cells. Frequency not known Frequency cannot be estimated from available data.
• Allergic reactions (see above)
• Inflammation of the large intestine (see above)
• Inflammation of the protective membrane surrounding the brain (aseptic meningitis)
• Serious skin reactions:
•a widespread rash with blisters and peeling skin, particularly around the mouth, nose, eyes and genitals (Stevens-Johnson syndrome), and a more severe form, causing extensive peeling of the skin (more than 30% of the body surface
•toxic epidermal necrolysis)
•widespread red skin rash with small pus-containing blisters (bullous exfoliative dermatitis)
•a red, scaly rash with bumps under the skin and blisters (exanthemous pustulosis).
•flu-like symptoms with a rash, fever, swollen glands, and abnormal blood test results (including increased white blood cells (eosinophilia) and liver enzymes) (Drug Reaction with Eosinophilia and Systemic Symptoms (DRESS)).  Contact a doctor immediately if your child gets any of these symptoms.
• inflammation of the liver (hepatitis)
• jaundice, caused by increases in the blood of bilirubin (a substance produced in the liver) which may make your child’s skin and whites of the eyes appear yellow
• inflammation of tubes in the kidney
• blood takes longer to clot
• hyperactivity
• convulsions (in people taking high doses of Augmentin or who have kidney problems)
• black tongue which looks hairy
• stained teeth (in children), usually removed by brushing. Side effects that may show up in blood or urine tests:
• severe reduction in the number of white blood cells
• low number of red blood cells (haemolytic anaemia)
• crystals in urine.

Reporting of side effects If you get any side effects, talk to your doctor or pharmacist. This includes any possible side effects not listed in this leaflet. You can also report side effects directly via the Yellow Card Scheme at: www.mhra.gov.uk/yellowcard or by searching for MHRA Yellow Card in the Google Play or Apple App Store. By reporting side effects you can help provide more information on the safety of this medicine.

How to Store Augmentin

Keep this medicine out of the sight and reach of children. Dry powder Store in the original package in order to protect from moisture. Do not store above 25°C. Do not use this medicine after the expiry date (EXP) which is stated on the carton. The expiry date refers to the last day of that month. Liquid suspension Store in a refrigerator (2°C
•8°C). Do not freeze. Once made up, the suspension should be used within 7 days. Do not throw away any medicines via wastewater or household waste. Ask your pharmacist how to throw away medicines you no longer use. These measures will help you to protect the environment.

Fast Shipping

2 to 3 weeks on average

The average shipping time is 2 weeks in North America and 4 weeks internationally. We offer free shipping on all orders shipped to North America. Shipping is a flat rate of $20.00 for all other countries.

Price Match Guarantee

If you have been prescribed medication by your doctor and cannot afford the high price at your local pharmacy, Medix Pharmacy is the solution for you. All orders are backed with a price match and satisfaction guarantee.

Your Trusted Pharmacy Referral Service

Medix Pharmacy is an international pharmacy referral service. With a network of licensed pharmacy partners in Canada, United Kingdom, Australia, and New Zealand, we are able to help you lower the costs of your medications.

Our pharmacy partners are all thoroughly vetted and qualified to ensure that the medication you receive is cost effective, safe and effective. Because we only work with licensed pharmacies, you can rest assured that your medication is safe, effective, and genuine.

  • Free standard delivery to your door, to any international address
  • Option to add Tracked Deliveries
  • Handy reminders to re-order so you do not run out
  • Professional & Knowledgeable Customer Services Team
  • Save time, with no need for repeated trips to your physician or local drugstore

With a dedicated customer service team, free standard shipping, and a record of providing significant saving for our customers, we believe that you do not need to compromise quality or safety in your search for value.

If you are unable to find your prescribed medicine on our website, please fill out the form below and we will confirm pricing and availability within 1 business day. You may also call us at 1-866-500-6633 and one of our patient care representatives will be happy to assist you.