Bactoclav

Bactoclav

amoxicillin + clavulanic acid

Manufacturer:

Micro Labs

Distributor:

Zizawa Healthcare
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Co-amoxiclav: Per 375 mg FC tab Amoxicillin 250 mg, clavulanic acid 125 mg. Per 625 mg FC tab Amoxicillin 500 mg, clavulanic acid 125 mg.
Indications/Uses
Lower resp tract, otitis media & sinusitis; skin & skin-structure infections; UTI.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Adult 250-500 mg 8 hrly. Childn <10 yr 125-250 mg 8 hrly. <20 kg 20-40 mg/kg in divided doses 8 hrly. Neonate & infant <12 wk (3 mth) Recommended dose: 30 mg/kg/day in divided doses 12 hrly.
Administration
May be taken with or without food: May be taken at the start of meals for better absorption & to reduce GI discomfort.
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity to penicillins. History of amoxicillin w/ clavulanate K-associated cholestatic jaundice/hepatic dysfunction.
Special Precautions
Superinfection. Not to be used by patients w/ mononucleosis. Pregnancy & lactation.
Adverse Reactions
Diarrhoea/loose stools, nausea, skin rashes & urticaria, vomiting, vaginitis.
Drug Interactions
Increased levels in concomitant use w/ probenecid. May reduce efficacy of OCs. Prolonged bleeding w/ anticoagulants.
MIMS Class
ATC Classification
J01CR02 - amoxicillin and beta-lactamase inhibitor ; Belongs to the class of penicillin combinations, including beta-lactamase inhibitors. Used in the systemic treatment of infections.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Bactoclav FC tab 375 mg
Packing/Price
1's;6's
Form
Bactoclav FC tab 625 mg
Packing/Price
3's;6's
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