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Amoxicillin with Potassium Clavulanate

Amoxicillin with Potassium Clavulanate

Amoxicillin belongs to a penicillin-like antibiotics class, and potassium clavulanate belongs to a group of drugs known as beta-lactamase inhibitors. Amoxicillin with Potassium Clavulanate is a combination antibiotic medication that contains two active ingredients: amoxicillin and clavulanic acid. Amoxicillin is a penicillin-type antibiotic, while clavulanic acid enhances the effectiveness of amoxicillin by preventing the destruction of the antibiotic by certain bacteria.


-Respiratory tract infections like pneumonia, bronchitis, urinary tract infections, and skin infections. -This medication is commonly prescribed for the treatment of various bacterial infections, including respiratory tract infections, urinary tract infections, skin and soft tissue infections, and other susceptible conditions caused by bacteria.


The dosage of Amoxicillin with Potassium Clavulanate is determined by the severity of the infection and the patient's medical condition. It is essential to follow the prescribed dosage and complete the entire course of treatment as directed by the healthcare provider.


-This medication is contraindicated in individuals with a history of allergic reactions to penicillins or cephalosporins. It should be used cautiously in patients with a history of liver disorders. -Liver diseases, hypersensitivity, kidney disorders.

Special Precautions

-It is safe to use during pregnancy and lactation. -Patients with a history of allergic reactions should be closely monitored. -Individuals with renal impairment may require dosage adjustment. -Use caution in patients with a history of gastrointestinal diseases. -Pregnancy and lactation: Consultation with a healthcare professional is advised.

Side Effects

-Common side effects may include nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, and rash. Severe side effects such as allergic reactions (e.g., anaphylaxis) or liver problems are rare but require immediate medical attention. -Allergic reactions like rash, itching, redness, inflammation, vomiting, diarrhoea, gastrointestinal discomfort, dizziness, and difficulty in breathing.

Drug Interactions

-Inform the healthcare provider about all medications being taken, including over-the-counter drugs and herbal supplements. Possible interactions may occur with certain antibiotics, anticoagulants, and methotrexate. -Antacids, anti-platelet drugs, antigout drugs and contraceptive medications.

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