Sawacillin capsules 250 mg (amoxicillin, antibiotics)
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General information on Japanese Sawacillin capsules 250 mg (amoxicillin, antibiotics)
Package details: 100 capsules
Manufacturer: LTL Pharma Co., Ltd., Japan
Active ingredient: amoxicillin hydrate (chemical formula C16H23N3O7S)
Medical effect: Sawacillin capsules are effective for the treatment of various bacterial infection, including respiratory, skin, otorhinolaryngological, oral and dental infections. In combination with other medicines, they are also used for the treatment of Helicobacter pylori infection of:
- stomach / gastric ulcer,
- duodenal ulcer,
- gastric MALT lymphoma,
- idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura,
- after endoscopic therapy for early-stage gastric cancer,
- Helicobacter pylori-associated gastritis.
Contraindications and precautions: do not use in patients with infectious mononucleosis, pregnant or breastfeeding women. If an allergic reaction occurs, stop using the medication and consult with your doctor. If you’re taking any other medication, please consult with your doctor before use.
Dosage and administration of Japanese Sawacillin capsules 250 mg (amoxicillin, antibiotics)
For Helicobacter pylori infection and Helicobacter pylori-associated gastritis: For adults, take 3 capsules with other two medicines (combination of clarithromycin or metronidazole and proton-pump inhibitor, like lansoprazole, omeprazole, rabeprazole sodium, esomeprazole, or vonoprazan) at a time, 2 times a day, for 1 week.
For other infections: For adults, take capsule 3-4 times a day. For children, take 20 to 40 mg of the active ingredient per 1 kg of body weight a day, dividing into 3-4 doses.
The dosage may be adjusted according to the age or symptoms by the consulting doctor. But for children the maximum dosage of 90 mg/kg body weight a day should not be exceeded.
How effective are Sawacillin capsules 250 mg from Japan (amoxicillin, antibiotics)?
Sawacillin capsules’ active ingredient is the amoxicillin hydrate, a penicillin wide-range antibiotic. It inhibits the bacterial growth and destroys bacteria by inhibiting synthesis of polymer chains in bacterial cell wall. Amoxicillin has an onset of just 30 minutes and diffuses easily into tissues and body fluids. That’s why Sawacillin capsules work fast and kill the bacteria quickly and effectively.
Who should use Sawacillin capsules 250 mg from Japan (amoxicillin, antibiotics)?
Sawacillin capsules are effective for the treatment of a wide range of infections such as respiratory infection, skin infection, otorhinolaryngological infection, urinary tract infection and oral and dental infection. They can be used in both adults and children, as amoxicillin is one of the safest and most effective antibiotics for the pediatric patients, it’s even used in hospitals for the treatment of premature neonates (Bo-Hao Tang, Yue-E Wu, Chen Kou et al. Population Pharmacokinetics and Dosing Optimization of Amoxicillin in Neonates and Young Infants // Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy. 2019, February, 63(2)). Also, Sawacillin capsules can be used for the treatment of Helicobacter pylori infection and Helicobacter pylori-associated gastritis in combination with other medicines.