Dexyclav 500/DS/FDS

Dexyclav 500/DS/FDS Dosage/Direction for Use

amoxicillin + clavulanic acid


Dexa Medica
Full Prescribing Info
Dosage/Direction for Use
Forte Caplet: Adults and Children >12 years: Mild to Moderate Infections: 250 mg 3 times a day.
Severe Infections: 1 forte caplet 3 times a day.
Children <12 years: 25-50 mg/kg body weight/day. Dosage depends on the severity of infection. Reduce dose accordingly. Dexyclav is well absorbed whether it is administered before or with meals.
For severe infections, dosage can be doubled.
Syrup: Children 7-12 years: 2 tsp; 2-7 years: 1 tsp; 9 months to 2 years: ½ tsp.
Forte Syrup: Children 7-12 years: 1 tsp. All doses to be taken thrice daily.
For severe infections, dosage can be doubled.
Use of Dexyclav should not exceed 14 days.
Preparation of Syrup: Shake the bottle well to loosen the powder, then add water. Shake well. Allow the suspension to stand for 5 min to ensure full dispersion. Once reconstituted, Dexyclav syrup must be stored in the refrigerator. Shake well before taking each dose. Dexyclav syrup should be consumed within 7 days after reconstitution.
Patients with Renal Impairment: Mild (creatinine clearance >30 mL/min): No change in dosage.
Moderate (creatinine clearance 10-30 mL/min): 1 caplet 250 or 500 mg every 12 hrs.
Severe (creatinine clearance <10 mL/min): Not more than 1 caplet 250 mg every 12 hrs.
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